Retire in Polson, MT

Livability Score
52
** 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
4580
Median Househould Income
36285
Median Age
32.1
65 Years and Over
771
Median Home Value
173700
Unemployed
181
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Vinny's

Great find! Glad we looked for restaurants on Yelp or we might not have found this little gem. It's not on a main road. Vinny is friendly and his food...

2. Cherries BBQ Pit

Sometimes Yelp really comes through, and this was a great example. Cherries BBQ is a tiny place in Polson, Montana. I wouldn't have driven by it if not for...

3. Richwine's Burgerville

I told the boss lady their burgers are better than IN & OUT! This is a family owned place for over 40 years. (I swear she said 53 years, but I can't be...

4. Stella's

Prices were reasonable, staff was exceptionally friendly, food was delicious, and the decor is adorable! My father and I shared a turkey sandwich (forgive...

5. East Shore Smoke House

Was very enjoyable. Stopped in for lunch and had a great salad and sandwich. I had the prime rib salad which was excellent. It's was not inexpensive....

Golf
1. Frontier Kitchen At the Creekside

We have eaten here nearly every week this summer. Food is always great, service can be a little slow but they are newly opened so I will give them a break...

2. Eagle Bend Golf Club

EAGLE BEND GOLF CLUB Bigfork, Mt. Eagle / Bear Terrain: Foothills Price: $$$ Semi-Private Driving Range: Yes Opened: 1984 Architect: William Hull, Jack...

3. Buffalo Hill Golf Club

Ah weather in Montana in late march..it snowed every day on my vacation there last week. So the golf clubs never came out. I have played this course many...

4. Double Arrow Golf Course

Great little track. Super condition easy to walk. Busy in summer with tournaments but to be expected. Only course in region.

5. Silver Fox Golf Course

Great little 9 hole golf course. It was nicely maintained. And only 7$ for nine holes!

Active
1. Flathead Boat Company

My husband is from Minnesota and really knows his boats. Julie & The gals really kept up with his detailed inquires to give us the perfect boat to enjoy...

2. Shockwave Watercraft and Sport Rentals

Shockwave rentals are the newest and best! Over the two day rental of pontoons and jetskis we had two small problems which they rectified immediately. Alana...

3. Big Arm State Park

One of our favorite places to swim on Flathead Lake. Lots of shade, usually quiet and uncrowded.

4. Finley Point State Park

Camped here several times, easy access to the park from highway 35. Finley Point is beautiful, as is anywhere on Flathead Lake. There isn't much of a beach,...

5. Flathead Raft Company

First time rafting, so we came out for my birthday. Our guide was Brett and he took great care of us! Great friendly crew that took care of us from...

Arts
1. Nickel Charlie's Casino

Glad we listened to people who told us that this was a good place to eat. Good food ,good service and a very nice atmosphere. We bought four dinners and the...

2. Spinnaker Bar & Grill

Wonderful food for a very reasonable price! Our waitress was also our cook and she was busting her butt to keep all her customers happy and we didn't wait!...

3. Homestead Cafe Bar & Casino

A great little restaurant. Charming (that's New Englander for "full of quirky junk",) clean, cheap, and tasty food! The service was great too. I didn't see...

4. Conrad Mansion

Went on a wonderful tour when visiting the area in the winter. They were supposed to be closed, but we called and they offered to take us in after a school...

5. The Village Roost

I came here for dinner with some friends a couple weeks back. It was mid-week, and we did not expect the place to be that busy. When we came in, the...

Shopping
1. Jackie M's Footwear

This is the very best shoe store in the country! I live in the shopping mecca of Seattle during the winter, but always wait to buy my shoes when I come to...

2. First Resort

Every time I wear a piece from here I get asked where I got it and then I have to explain how there is this great store in Polson, MT... I live in...

3. Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply

Great place - so glad to have one in Polson! I was in a pinch to get my dog vaccine update for an unexpected kennel stay. Didn't have time to get to the vet...

4. GoWireless Verizon Authorized Retailer

BEST VERIZON STORE- BETTER THAN VERIZON retail !! Shandice helped me with an issue- I was on vacation in Polson, Montana and had some issue with my phone....

5. Polson Liquor Store

Polson liquor has an amazing selection of Montana made liquor. The store is nicely laid out with a great wine selection too. It is surprising big inside and...

Health
1. Body Mind and Soul 4 Hands Massage

Great quality massage! I've never had a two person massage before. The pressure was perfect and both therapists checked in to make sure the pressure was...

2. Kalispell Regional Medical Center

This hospital is clean and modern, with a wide range of specialists.

3. Plaza West II Dental Group

I was on vacation and broke a crown off the evening of July 2nd. I called Dr. Pittaway's office at 8am (right when they opened they were in) and was told I...

4. Basler Family Chiropractic

After going to Carlson Chiropractic for almost 2 years I still highly recommend this office!!

5. Woodland Clinic

Dr. Redfield has been my primary care physician for a few years. She never makes the appointment fm feel rushed. You can tell she truly cares about you. She...