Retire in Carson City, NV

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.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Lady Tamales

I recently moved to Carson City and have heard co-workers rave about The Lady Tamales, but never got a chance to go where. Now that I live so close by, it...

2. La Santaneca Restaurant

My husband and I are here for a potential job opportunity and didn't want to wait 30 min for dinner at the hotel so we started looking around. Found this...

3. U S Submarine Base

Came in and ordered a 12" Abyss with almost everything on it. The gentleman behind the counter was courteous and quick. I sat down and inhaled the first...

4. Villa Basque Cafe

I love breakfast foods! Any place that has house made items is worth a try for me. The first time I came here, I had a hard time deciding what to order...

5. LA Bakery

Today was my first time here. The venue is adorable and the service was fast. I'm currently 19 weeks pregnant and had my 4 and 6 year old sons with me so I...

Golf
1. Toiyabe Golf Club

Vesta and I drove out to Thunder Canyon to meet Denise Sullivan, a couple days before we were going to shoot Deidre and Erick's wedding. If possible, we...

2. Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course

We visited the restaurant twice this summer the week before the American Century tournament and vowed to return to play. Finally made it back 4 days before...

3. Sierra Bay Aqua Golf

Such an interesting concept! Beginners: Rent 3 golf clubs and ask for recommendations. Two people can share a bucket of golf balls Pick your spot and...

4. Old Greenwood Golf Club

We have been here for a week as guests of friends who have a fractional ownership. What a lovely spot. The large and beautiful homes are situated so that...

5. Montreux Golf Club

For me, golf is an activity I do because my dear husband loves it, but Montreux goes above and beyond to make sure the experience is grand. Our friends...

Active
1. Full Access Tahoe

This had to be the best time I've had in a long time. The scenery alone is worth every penny. When he said this is the best way to see the lake, he was not...

2. Tahoe Lake Tours

Captain Troy is the best! We reserved the boat for two hours for a bachelorette weekend and it was the highlight of our trip! Captain Troy took us around...

3. Secret Cove

Beautiful and safe place to hike to and to relax in an "off the beaten path" location. Locals are friendly and even stay to pick up trash after all the...

4. Sand Harbor Beach

Just love this place!! Three beaches, rocks and soft sand. June to mid September literally hundreds of people there Friday-Sunday. Get there by 8/8:30 am!!...

5. Sand Harbor

The jewel of tahoe. Majestic view of the lake and surrounding landscape. Able to see the sunset. The water is very clear and clean. Able to have bbq...

Arts
1. Shake, Rattle and Pole

Edee was by far the highlight of my sister's bachelorette party. I am so grateful to have found Shake, Rattle, and Pole and could not have been more...

2. Alex Ramon IMpossible

Wasn't expecting such an amazing and great show. Alex is very natural with the audience and makes ppl laugh and enjoy his show. The performance is good for...

3. Trunk Show

Awesome store! If you're in Tahoe city it's a must stop for locally made items. I found some jewelry for my wife and some shirts for my son.

4. Tahoe Art Haus and Cinema

Couch seating, good beer, super friendly owners--what more could you want? I went backpacking on the Tahoe rim with my girlfriend and we spent some time...

5. Tallac Historic Site

Now this was a complete surprise. My wife were in Lake Tahoe for my cousin's wedding and decided to stay a few days afterwards since we've never been to...

Shopping
1. The Purple Avocado

This great gift shop has something for everyone. If you want to find something unique give this great little place a try, it won't disappoint.

2. C-A-L Ranch Stores

I'm not a rancher, cowgirl or farmer type by any means. I don't have horses or livestock nor should I even be allowed to but I absolutely love this store....

3. Aquariuz

Trinity is a magician with a sewing machine and a needle! I took an evening dress, a nylon puffer jacket, and a wool wrap jacket to her and she altered them...

4. Just Brew It

I love supporting locals, Trevor is a very knowledgeable guy on any type of brewing! I rented an apple press from him and he basically saved my event after...

5. Sleep Train Mattress Centers

Love the customer service!! Great choices and excellent help!! Kids were made to feel welcome too!!!

Health
1. Palazzolo S Stephen, OD

I have been going to Dr Palazzolo for about 20 years. He is very thorough and super friendly. I know my eyes are in good care especially since our family...

2. Victoria Melhuish, DPM - Sierra Foot & Ankle

I'm seeing Dr. Melhuish for ingrown toenails & a fungus problem relating to the ingrown toenails. She & her staff are wonderful! You will not be...

3. Carson Dental Designs

I used a Groupon to get my teeth cleaned & x-rayed here. The staff were so polite & the hygienist who worked on me did a SUPER job! Unfortunately, 4 surface...

4. Carson Dermatology Associates

This practice has moved to a new location. 1505 Medical Parkway Carson Tahoe Hospital Medical Campus Carson City, NV 89703

5. Eastern Sierra Eyecare

Dr. Ruckman gives a very thorough exam and answers all questions. He never rushes the patient and really makes you feel like you matter. He seems to have...

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