Retire in Pigeon Forge, TN

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.
Total Population
6004
Median Househould Income
30885
Median Age
44.9
65 Years and Over
1228
Median Home Value
171700
Unemployed
285
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Lil Black Bear Cafe

Had a great breakfast here with our crew of 9. Debated 4 stars, but gave five because my Mother-in-law said she had the best pancakes she's ever had. They...

2. Pigeon Forge Deli

Delicious!!! My husband and I decided to stop by here after reading good reviews and we were not disappointed. It's hidden in the back corner of a shopping...

3. Billy Goat Tavern

I typically try and find something that a restaurant can work on, but I got nothin'! First I'll start with the food, we had clam chowder to start which was...

4. Smokies Cuban Cafe

THIS PLACE IS LEGIT. We left here a few hours ago and I am still thinking about how amazing it was. I've only had cuban food once before but this...

5. Sawyer's Farmhouse Breakfast

Came here for Breakfast. Very good and friendly service. Would recommend to anyone looking for a good variety of breakfast foods. 5stars

Golf
1. Bent Creek Golf Village

Fantastic stay at a fantastic place. This place is an absolute steal if you book through price line or orbitz. We were able to get a one bedroom condo with...

2. Bent Creek Golf Course

3 stars belong to the course and 5 belong to the staff! Back 9 is difficult as you can't see much. Gnats were a pain in the butt. HOWEVER dear Diamond...

3. Gatlinburg Golf Course

We were vacationing and found this gem. It isn't hidden really but call ahead for a tee time. It is rather busy and a bit expensive but we love it. There's...

4. Creekside Plantation Golf Course

Some of the best greens in the area. This is a 9 hole course but will challenge tour placement and iron play. Great new owners and a very pleasant place to...

Active
1. Wahoo Ziplines

So I decided for my favorite guys bday, I would take him to do something he's never done before.....zip-lining. After researching a few places online I...

2. Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

My boys loved this ride. Went mid afternoon and didn't have to wait long at all. You get a discount if you by more than once on the same day. You can sit...

3. Rafting In the Smokies

We had a great trip down the river. The website explained everything. We printed our waivers and had them filled out before we arrived. We rode a bus to the...

4. The Escape Game

Our first time playing any game like this. My 14 yr old son and I played with another family of 4 we had never met before. We loved it! It was fun playing...

5. Outdoor Gravity Park

went here for the 3rd time. it's just as much fun as the first time! make sure you bring your bathing suit, they put water in the balls, not much but you...

Arts
1. Adventure Park Zip Lines of Sevierville

This place is a great place to get your feet off the ground for a first time zip liner. I am not new to zip lines, but my friend was. The guides we had were...

2. Tennessee Homemade Wines

Very friendly staff. Pours your wines tastings in order they will be best on your palette. Some of the best wine I have had! This is a must go!

3. Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

I loved the salt and pepper shaker museum! It was very awesome. The admission is $3 but you receive $3 off a purchase if you buy a set. They have a ton of...

4. Terry Evanswood: The Wonders of Magic

I really enjoyed the performance and was still in awe of all the magic tricks performed. Terry is a traditionalist and just when you think, yeah I know how...

5. Smoky Mountain Opry

Very entertaining, the talent was above par, so was the choreography, lighting and sound. They had a jungle that was hilarious. Would go back.

Shopping
1. Earthbound Trading Company

Friendly staff, good sale prices and a great selection. I love the way it smells! I think they had a sage going. The atmosphere is chic for a chain.

2. The Incredible Christmas Place

Everything you need for Christmas is here. Too bad Santa's not here :(

3. The Apple Barn & Cider Mill

Great, wonderful, such a treat!!! Great aervice, food and yummy comfort food! Such a fun family place!! Love the shoppes and such a clean friendly place!!!

4. Stages West Western Store

If you want a great selection of boots, all types of hats, clothing, belts, wallets, and western wear, this is the place. Best place in the area. The...

5. Old Dad's General Store

Right in front of our hotel, but I would walk to it. I love this little store. They have Stewart's Black Cherry Soda which is why I gave them a 5 star...

Health
1. Gatlinburg Mobile Massage

Best massage I have ever had! The convenience that he comes to you is so nice when you're on vacation. He was very professional and pleasant. I would use...

2. Well-Key Urgent Care

Unfortunately, I had to visit this location while on vacation. However, we came in and went right in back. They accepted my insurance just fine. The NFP...

3. Quiet Reflections Massage

We thoroughly enjoyed our 90 minute couples massage. We equally enjoyed meeting Nancy and her husband. They are a precious couple. Quiet Reflections...

4. Sevierville Massage Therapy

I had the most amazing massage today! If I had more stars to give, I would. Dean was great at making me comfortable and stretching & massaging me exactly...

5. Tennessee Spine & Performance Enhancement Center

i go weekly and all the staff is super friendly and price is spot on and Dr. Chambers always says hi and talk to everyone