Retire in Hendersonville, TN

Livability Score
50
** 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
53257
Median Househould Income
61514
Median Age
39.1
65 Years and Over
7241
Median Home Value
197300
Unemployed
1618
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. El Grullense Taqueria

Best Taco's in Nashville! Yes, there are more trendy hipster taco places all over town, yes, some have pretty good tacos too, but for $1.25 each you can't...

2. The Lost Cajun

This little place is in one of the strip mall sections in the Hendersonville, TN Walmart Shopping Center area. It is hard to find any decent Cajun food...

3. Moore's Famous Fried Chicken

We loved the chicken. Mac and cheese is our favorite. The baked beans are wonderful. Definitely will be back to try more.

4. Cafe Rakka

This is the best restaurant in the Greater Nashville area. Fresh, authentic ingredients. Friendly service. Try the hummus, falafel, or lamb burger. The...

5. The Chop House

I really wanted a steak with a baked potato tonight so I decided to do a carry out order at the chop house. They were quick to take my order and told me it...

Golf
1. Hermitage Golf Course

- Wedding Venue Review - My friend got married here earlier this month. The venue itself is very pretty and allows for an outdoor event under a covered...

2. Percy Warner Golf Course

A tremendous value for anyone in Nashville who wants to play golf. It's cheap ($9 for 9 holes, a similar price to a bucket of rocks at any driving range),...

3. Two Rivers Golf Course

After the driving range, my husband and I decided to schedule tee time at two rivers. Best thing ever. Played 9-holes and loved it. They definitely take...

4. Family Golf Center At Hickory Hollow

Friendliest staff ever!! Today, we did the mini golf and the go karting. Both were excellent! It was a hot day and driving those karts really cooled me off....

5. VinnyLinks Golf Course

I love the Vinny Links. Cheap and not really busy. Great if you're learning or if you suck. It's basically down the street from my house and has a driving...

Active
1. Higher Pursuits

Higher Pursuits is great! The owners and staff are all so nice!! This is our favorite place to paddle and their kayak selection is AWESOME!

2. The Escape Game

Oh, man, this was funnnnn. I did the Mission: Mars experience and the set was SO cool! The puzzles were very challenging and I poured with sweat from the...

3. Big Willie's Action Sports

We went kayaking at Percy priest lake. Such a blast! It was a beautiful day for a picnic. We loved doing an outdoor activity out of the hustle and...

4. nRange

Ted Murrell was an awesome instructor, took the Sunday carry class. Passed class was great experience.

5. Hermitage Golf Course

- Wedding Venue Review - My friend got married here earlier this month. The venue itself is very pretty and allows for an outdoor event under a covered...

Arts
1. The Soda Parlor

This is an adorable hang out spot! It has soda, floats, and sundaes to eat and drink. My husband and I tried a float and a sundae and both were fantastic!!...

2. Live On The Green Music Festival

We sadly only were able to go on Saturday night, but it was an amazing atmosphere! Who doesn't love amazing atmospheres, local brews, and free music from...

3. Lane Motor Museum

This place is totally awesome if you're a car lover! I'm a fan of all things automotive, so it was very cool to see such a variety of different things,...

4. Ryman Auditorium

Where do I begin with the Ryman? From Bright Eyes to Broods to John Legend to Hurray for the Riff Raff to Broken Social Scene and to the most recent show,...

5. East Nashville Beer Festival

Full disclosure: Yelp Nashville has been a sponsor of this event since it's inception 3 years ago. (Hint: You don't see me writing rave reviews about all...

Shopping
1. Local Honey

I am so glad I live so close to this salon! I made the mistake of trying a different place first in 12 South and called in a panic the next day to have...

2. Old Made Good

I like this eclectic shop. It's fun, utilitarian, interesting, and the old stuff spans the last 50 years of collections. Want something mid-century? Got...

3. The Chocolate Covered Strawberry

A hidden gem probably one of my favorite places for Brunch with my girls! The service is amazing, food is delicious. Love every bit of this place!

4. Vision Source of Hendersonville

So Far VERY I'm impressed with this office-friendly staff, great waiting area AND they worked me in a day earlier than my scheduled appt. Dr.Stamper was...

5. Ms B's Used Books & Cd's

The new wave of Amazon, Kindle, etc have made book buying more friendly to the buyer by going to electronic books. I find it MUCH cheaper to go here for...

Health
1. TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center

This hospital really cares about people. If your planning on having a baby, look no further. The staff at the women's center are so attentive, and truly...

2. Vision Source of Hendersonville

So Far VERY I'm impressed with this office-friendly staff, great waiting area AND they worked me in a day earlier than my scheduled appt. Dr.Stamper was...

3. Hendersonville Family Dentistry

I've never liked going to the dentist, but everyone here is so friendly, and the work they do is so top notch, that I actually enjoy my time at...

4. Tankersley Chiropractic

Dr. Craig and Mckenna are the best! The office is friendly and helpful. They recommend natural treatment options and don't push drugs. I have been raving to...

5. Profiles Laser and Medical Aesthetics

I found this place on Yelp. I wanted to get a microdermabrasion but I was eased into going with their more popular service the "micro peel". I was not...