Retire in Blountville, TN

Livability Score
47
** 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. Lacorona Mexican Restaurant

This is definitely the most authentic Mexican in the area. Try the hot salsa with the regular salsa they bring you. The service was great, as was the food,...

2. Cafe Alona

This place is truly the best restraunt in the area. It very quant with a cozy atmosphere. The staff was great, helpful and friendly. We enjoyed the...

3. Dixie Outpost BBQ

This place should be your go-to stop if you need a lunch break close to hwy 81. You can eat inside, outside at benches (my choice), or in the bus they've...

4. Mad Greek Restaurant

Fantastic. I got a Greek pizza and salad. Quite possibly one of the best pizzas that I've ever had. The salad was fresh and had a ton of different veggies,...

5. Bluff City Diner

Awesome home cooked food and friendly staff. I recommend the Philly cheese steak or cube steak.

Golf
1. Graysburg Hills Golf Course

Best course in area hands down! The course is always in great shape and always challenging! It also has the prettiest hole in the world!

2. Cattails At Meadowview

Nice pro shop. Cart guys, practice green, No starter, snadwiches available at the turn. cold water coolers, and cart gal on course. Five different...

3. Pine Oaks Golf Course

In Johnson City on Buffalo St less than a mile from downtown is Pine Oaks Golf course. Convenient and in expensive it a good course. Weekdays it's $28 for...

4. K & G Golf

Pretty good range, but it has very erratic schedule. You have to call before going to ensure they are open.

5. Crockett's Ridge Golf Club

Beautiful setting through challenging, rolling woodland. Pin placement can be tough due to multiple bunkers guarding the greens. Surprisingly powerful golf...

Active
1. Watauga Kayak Tours & Outfitters

Great place to Kayak. Teresa was our guide and we couldn't have asked for anyone better. We were all beginners but she helped us catch on quick. I can't...

2. Zenda's On Boone

I have been hesitant to write this review and rehearsed it and dozen times. This is a private place not open to the public. So yelp may delete it. If...

3. Whitetop Creek Park

Whitetop is more than a park.I guess you could say it's a mini outdoor sports complex with the benefits of a park. Baseball/Softball fields, soccer...

4. Bass Pro Shops

Rolling threw the hills of southern Virginia hunting down Daddy's Christmas gift just became extra intense. No worries, the service delivered by way of...

5. Cbk Watersports

I bought my Ronix wake board at this store. The staff was knowledgeable about all of their products and whats best on the market now. They had a good...

Arts
1. Bristol Motor Speedway

I traveled from New Jersey to Charlotte and then drove three hours to take in the Irwin Tool 250. This was awesome! The Midway here was fantastic....

2. Marquee Cinemas - Pinnacle 12

This place is perfect! I love the seats and how clean everything is! It's a little pricey, but nothing different than most places. I feel it's exactly what...

3. Twin City Drive-In Theatre

A throwback to a simpler time. TCDI is awesome! Great sound through the hang-on-your-window speaker boxes and/or FM station 93.3 for your car stereo or...

4. Corey Ippolito Winery & Wedding Venue

Beautiful Winery! This is a beautiful place and I'm very glad I finally made it to the area for a visit. There were many wine themed items for sale and...

5. Countryside Vineyards & Winery

Spaghetti Red The tasting room had a large variety of wines and plenty of other wine related items. Jim greeted us and did our wine tasting. I tasted...

Shopping
1. Watauga Kayak Tours & Outfitters

Great place to Kayak. Teresa was our guide and we couldn't have asked for anyone better. We were all beginners but she helped us catch on quick. I can't...

2. Shady Business

Adorable shop full of custom made lamps and gorgeous shades of all shapes and sizes. Nancy, the owner, is incredibly knowledgeable about lighting and design...

3. Michaels

Really nice brand new Michael's location in the pinnacle shopping Center near Bristol Tennessee it's very well stocked in brand spanking new and all the...

4. Medical Mall Pharmacy

I ended up visiting the pharmacy because my medicine was lost and I wound not be able to managed even a few days without my allergy medicine - the inching...

5. Viking Candle Company

VIKING CANDLES! I really enjoyed meeting and talking with Kellie at a recent festival where she was showing her candles. Her candles are hand-poured, made...

Health
1. Blountville Family Eyecare

I visited Blountville Family Eyecare (the name of Dr. Bowers' optometry practice) because my vision had changed and I needed a new pair of glasses. They...

2. Medical Mall Pharmacy

I ended up visiting the pharmacy because my medicine was lost and I wound not be able to managed even a few days without my allergy medicine - the inching...

3. Townsend Tom MD

He is very nice. He listens and takes time with you. I would recommend him to a friend or family.

4. Culp John MD

He's a great doctor who actually cares about his patients!

5. Mountain Empire Eye Physicians

Dr Bunning is very caring and thorough. He takes his time and explains everything. While I don't care for the "assembly line" process, I do like the...