Retire in Memphis, TN

Livability Score
46
** 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
656715
Median Househould Income
37099
Median Age
33.3
65 Years and Over
70142
Median Home Value
95400
Unemployed
43747
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Derae Restaurant

I would tell you what I ordered but let's be honest- the owner is going to be the guide for you and your dining party with a one way ticket to TASTY TOWN....

2. The Office at Uptown

I stopped here for lunch on a whim. I was exploring the area, having never been here before, and saw this place and felt it was exactly what I needed for...

3. Bounty On Broad

We came here on a Thursday night (and it was super busy!) as a party of 5 to celebrate a bday. Service was super nice and easy pace. We tried a lot and it...

4. Maciel's Tortas & Tacos

Service was quick and friends and the tacos were tasty, unexpected authentic taste of Mexican in Memphis. The lunch special looks worth it!

5. Sabrosura Mexican & Cuban Restaurant

I love chorizo sopes with chicken soup... The cuban sandwich is a must and also the fajitas (no matter chicken, shrimp or mixed). If you are looking for a...

Golf
1. Mirimichi

The golf course was great. It exceeds all expectations. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I played from white tees but their are several sets of tees...

2. Vantage Point Golf Center

Great and friendly staff; nice place to bring out the driver and go "big dawg" and hit em straight! Grip it and rip it.

3. Libertyland Disc Golf Course

Just opened about a week ago. Haven't played it yet but drove by over the weekend and saw lots of folks out on the course. The first hole is at the SE...

4. Quail Ridge Golf Course

Hi gang, Played here Aug 2013. On my first impression I wasn't wowed by pulling up to park. But once I got checked in and was notified when to play, I...

5. Southaven Golf Center Driving Range Golf Course

Great little course. Very inexpensive and not busy. Nothing fancy but great place to get out and bring someone just starting.

Active
1. Shelby Farms Greenline

We always enjoy biking on the Greenline. We normally start out at Shelby Farms and head to Highpoint Terrace and hit Cheffie's or Highpoint Pizza and...

2. Levitt Shell

I am in love with Memphis for a few reasons. One is its music, and another is its green space. When both of those Memphis loves collide in one place called...

3. Shelby Farms Park

It's the middle of the summer in Memphis, temperature is hitting 80 degrees before 9am, but a walk around the trails at Shelby Farms Park is worth it (if...

4. Woodland Discovery Playground at Shelby Farms

Great find on a sunny day! Located in Shelby farms with easy parking and clean restrooms this playground is super cool. Everything is creative and...

5. Overton Park

Excellent spot in the city. . . to get out of the city. Sometimes you just gotta get away. Get away to this lovely green space with a lot to offer. Home...

Arts
1. Levitt Shell

I am in love with Memphis for a few reasons. One is its music, and another is its green space. When both of those Memphis loves collide in one place called...

2. The Orpheum Theatre - Memphis

I'm pretty sure there isn't a bad seat in this theatre. I was sitting all the way in the back and the seating and sound was still incredible. At no point...

3. Stax Museum of American Soul Music

The history!!!! While I may not have been a blues or soul scene I was mesmerized by The Stax. The movie at the beginning is amazing! Puts you back in time &...

4. Sun Studio

This tour was phenomenal, & it all started with the friendly service of Lisa & Plez. This place will not function without the two of them! Lisa has been...

5. Dixon Gallery & Gardens

Attendant in booth at entrance was wonderful and friendly What beautiful grounds!!! We went right in when they opened on Free Museum Day on Saturday and...

Shopping
1. Coco & Lola's

This place is awesome! I went to another shop in town looking for a corset and instead found overpriced cotton nightgowns my grandma might be interested in...

2. Goner Records

I love this place. They've got an amazing selection. I'm addicted to buying records and while I've amassed quite a collection, I still manage to walk out of...

3. Red Velvet Vintage

My husband and I spotted this cute little shop while walking back to our hotel from the Civil Rights Museum. Vera is just the sweetest! I bought a cute...

4. Shangri-La Records

Awesome little record store in Memphis! It was recommended by a friend here in Louisville to go there and check out their collection! Awesome Blues/Memphis...

5. Havana Mix

The best cigar lounge I've ever been too. It's roomy, they have a good selection of beer, it's well ventilated, and they have a really great selection of...

Health
1. Midtown Massage & Bodywork

Incredible massage, beautiful decor, unbelievably clean and professional--my experience at Midtown Massage and Bodywork was perfection. I didn't have a...

2. St Jude Children's Research Hospital

I serve as both the Executive Director and the Public Relations Director for George Mason University's chapter of Up 'Til Dawn, an event put on to benefit...

3. Body Mechanix, LLC

I've never really been a "get a massage" person. I'm modest and really hinky about people I don't know touching me. I've resisted it for years, until I just...

4. Ultimate Foods

I've been meaning to come and try out this place as Lauren C posts the most beautiful pictures of the food she buys from here, but despite having 4 branches...

5. Delta Groove Yoga

I had a really great first-time experience. I love the sense of community and I look forward to participating more.

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