Retire in Elizabethton, TN

Livability Score
55
** 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
14322
Median Househould Income
28721
Median Age
43.1
65 Years and Over
3284
Median Home Value
110100
Unemployed
625
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Buffalo Street Downtown Deli

Excellent style and staff with a side of friendly. Between the Cuban sandwich and the selection of local beer, Buffalo Street Downtown Deli is classy for...

2. Scratch Brick Oven

Delicious and fresh! We did their trust option and the creation we got was delicious! Pesto sauce on one side, red sauce on the other, apples, garlic,...

3. Mid City Grill

While Mid City Grill doesn't look like much from the outside, you should go in and give it a try. Excellent burgers with some unique sides, I will be going...

4. Smoky Mountain Bakers

Out in the middle of nowhere in Tennessee, it's a great pizza place that seems to get it. Maybe it's the AT being nearby that brings in some worldly people...

5. La Herencia Mexican Taqueria

Let me preface with the fact that I am a critical reviewer and despise eating places that don't blow me away. I've been all over America eating food. I...

Golf
1. 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...

2. Linnville Land Harbor

Beautiful Real Estate Community with numerous outdoor recreations. As children, we enjoyed the swimming pool and lake beaches. As adults, we enjoyed the...

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. French Broad Rafting and Ziplines

Our guide Jonah was great. Very laid back and made our trip just right for our family. It was our family of 5 in one raft. Girls were 17 and 14 and son was...

2. Roan Mountain State Park

Absolutely beautiful, if you're passing through, definitely pull off the road, spent about 20 minutes, and take a look!

3. Edge of the World

For a family friendly, intro to rafting experience, this ROCKS! My kids thoroughly enjoyed it and have asked to go rafting again. The guides are all-in...

4. Bays Mountain Park

Fantastic place for a trip. I have been on the lake side trail and the firetower trail. Both trails were well maintained and provided a good workout. The...

5. USA Raft French Broad River

If you are looking for a 1/2 day or full day to raft on the French Broad this is a great place to use for your outing. Our guide, Tim, was the best. He...

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. 620 State

Great place. Meatloaf rocked!!!! Drinks were splendid. Tuna tower was also a favorite. ...;.................

3. The Willow Tree Coffeehouse & Music Room

So good, my husband and I both had the pb and banana sandwich. However they were out of bananas so they used apples instead which was delicious! Great...

4. International Storytelling Center

We have been going for the 4th year now and we love it. Who would have thought that listening to a professional story teller would be a great way to spend...

5. Tinseltown USA

Want to go see a movie? Of course you do. Save your money and skip the other theaters in this area, Tinseltown delivers a fantastic viewing experience for...

Shopping
1. Bedinabox

Read the reviews and couldn't quite believe it. So, I stopped by the factory to see for myself if the product was as good as the claims online. I drove 4...

2. Beaty Shoes

Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Jessica Simpson. Yeah, they've got all that. And then some. I mean this warehouse has rows and rows of shoes. For $20 maybe $30...

3. The Willow Tree Coffeehouse & Music Room

So good, my husband and I both had the pb and banana sandwich. However they were out of bananas so they used apples instead which was delicious! Great...

4. Simply Mac

I also have to add my compliments to the other reviews. The people who work here are very friendly and knowledgeable without ever being condescending. I can...

5. Fred's General Mercantile

Very friendly staff and they really do have everything you need. Decent selection of great beer as well, very surprised to see that. Definitely worth a...

Health
1. Amanda Thurman Licensed Massage Therapist

I am now a regular customer (2 times/month) and in a short time she went from 4 to 5 stars. Try her and I guarantee you won't regret it.

2. TLC Laser Eye Centers

From the first call TLC made me feel important. They are very informative and knowledgable. The office on arrival is impressive. They go out of their way to...

3. Pure Life Chiropractic

Dr. Christina Christiansen is absolutely amazing. She is my favorite type of Dr. She is passionate about her work and compassionate to her patients. I...

4. Don Ratliff, DDS - Sunset Dental

Best Dental office ever! The staff is kind and the tech's gentle and knowledgable! Dr. RATLIFF is personable, knowledgable and gentle on your mouth!

5. Ward Chiropractic Center PC

Dr. Warlick is one of the finest chiropractors I know. Kind, skilled, ethical, experienced.