Retire in Red Wing, MN

Livability Score
62
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
16502
Median Househould Income
48431
Median Age
42.8
65 Years and Over
3272
Median Home Value
157500
Unemployed
611
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Red Wing Brewery

Awesome pizza. The Metro pizza with the Bleu cheese crumbles from Faribault is amazing! Beers are also great, but the star of the show is Zimmie's Root...

2. King House

My spouse and I were visiting from California for Father's Day, and my sister-in-law picked up take-out for 5 people. I've eaten plenty of [Americanized]...

3. King's Place

Er. Mer. Gerd. Soooo many burger choices! Some come served with a whole egg, a hotdog on top, peanut butter, guacamole, cheeses, hash browns, bacon...you...

4. Oliver's Wine Bar

We were in Red Wing to purchase boots and were looking for a nice place to eat and we lucked into Oliver's. Our server, Joan, was friendly and...

5. Shady Grove

Perhaps better deserving the to be renamed Chez d'Grove, this French restaurant shines well above every other establishment for many miles aroung. truly a...

Golf
1. Clifton Highlands Golf Club

Impeccable nine-hole par-three course at the top of the hill. Take your friends, wives, kids, even if it's just to tag along - exceptional view, reasonably...

2. Clifton Hollow Golf Club

Best value for a good challenging and scenic course in the twin cities area. The drinks at the bar are reasonable and the service is always friendly. The...

3. The Jewel Golf Club

Golf course was in fantastic condition. We played Friday after 3pm and only saw 2 groups, 3hr round. A little spendy but will play again. Great time.

4. Mount Frontenac Golf & Ski

Really Really fun time. This course has all the views and is always in perfect shape. Wish I was closer and this was my home course.

5. Cannon Golf Club

First time to this club and very happy with the experience. One thing before I continue. I stopped in as a single and asked if I could get out - alone or...

Active
1. Afton State Park

There aren't any words good enough to express how much I love this state park. I don't know who gets more excited once we enter the park, my dog or...

2. Crystal Cave

The gift shop is well-organized with items that are related to the cave. The tour guides - especially Sherry - are knowledgeable, entertaining and can speak...

3. Extreme Sandbox

Extremely fun, and an extremely cool experience. I came with my dad and we did the Dueling Excavators. It was a blast! We battled with 19 ton excavators by...

4. Cannon Valley Trail

Park at Welch Village parking lot and jump on the trail to Cannon Falls about 10 miles. It is very low grade uphill to Cannon Falls and then jump off your...

5. Welch Village Tubing

I've been here a few times tubing down the river. There is a lively crowd and it's a relaxing, fun way to spend a Saturday. You can rent a tube for your...

Arts
1. Alexis Bailly Vineyard Inc

a perfect autumn day. bluebird skies. peak fall color. charcuterie and a wine tasting with husband and pup. What could be better? A quick drive from the...

2. Cannon River Winery

We love this winery because all of the wines white to red all are outstanding. The service has always been good and the prices have always been good as...

3. Maiden Rock Winery & Cidery

Yes yes yes! This place is doing something super unique here in the Midwest, and probably even in America. They have brought in trees (or parts of...

4. Vino In the Valley

Wow! What a wonderful place!! We arrived about 5:30 PM on a Thursday and received a seat immediately. I was expecting to have to wait for a table based...

5. Maple Leaf Orchard

My bf and I searched high and low to find an orchard with cider that didn't have preservatives in it so that we could make hard cider. I searched the...

Shopping
1. Red Wing Shoe Store & Museum

This store has the best salespeople. Very knowledgeable, awesome service. Great boots.

2. Fair Trade Books

Great little independent book store in the town of Red Wing. Mostly used books, but still has some new titles, and local books. The owner is very friendly,...

3. Rush River Produce

My wife and I stopped on a day trip through the corner of Wisconsin, and this place is great! Though the workers said the blueberries were picked over, we...

4. Country Side Antique Mall

This is a terrific antique mall....the owners are just so nice and helpful. It's a clean, well-organized building, and you can find some pretty unique...

5. What In Yarnation!

This place was awesome! Friendly and helpful service. I was greeted and given brief pointers on what yarn was where, then left to browse for awhile. She...

Health
1. Psinergy Natural Health & Holistic Wellness

Psinergy Natural Health and Holistic Wellness has a Massage Therapist and Energy Worker named Matthew Cates. I have known Matt for over a decade and been...

2. Ripley Dental Care

I love Dr. Ripley's office. I'm a patient with lots of dental 'anxiety.' His staff care for my children, perform with skill and kindness, very patient!...

3. Associated Dentists & Orthodontics of River Falls

We live in Las Vegas & our daughter goes to college at UWRF. She was in an accident & experienced trauma to her mouth. Associated Dentists took such great...

4. Eyenique Vision Eye Care

I can't say enough good things about Eyenique and Gina. It's well worth the trip from Minneapolis to Hastings to get one on one assistance and truthful...

5. The Healing Place of Cottage Grove

Yesterday was my first experience with a hot stone massage , and though I enjoyed it I think I prefer a more traditional massage. I loved the calming...

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