Retire in Sewanee, TN

Livability Score
43
** 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. Mountain Goat Market

Easily in my top 5 favorite restaurants in the South. MGM was a road trip discovery and on a whim, decided to give it a shot. My reaction upon entering was...

2. Dutch Maid Bakery & Cafe

The pancakes and gravy and biscuits were wonderful! We sampled (and bought) the banana nut bread and it was yummy. Also bought some cinnamon rolls and apple...

3. Sunrise the Breakfast Place

Great service and quick delivery of food for breakfast. Had the meat lovers omelet and it was pretty damn good. The home fries were good too and the money...

4. IvyWild Sewanee

You MUST try this place!! Every detail was tended to! The bread/butter from the beginning to the dessert was phenomenal! The service was great and the...

5. John T's BBQ Smokehouse

The food was awesome the onion rings were real and delicious. I had the John T's rodeo burger which more than filled me up. Will definetly eat here again...

Golf
1. Sweetens Cove Golf Club

Great course. Lots of contours and huge greens. Likely a couple of elephants buried out there. I'll be back. Lots of fun to play.

2. Chattanooga Golf & Country Club

I have played Belle Meade C.C. (in Nashville) to Memphis C.C. and lots of country clubs in Tennessee. Chattanooga Golf & Country Club is the best club in...

3. Madison Golf Center

SO a few months ago I got bored and said to myself I was going to take on the game of golf. So I went and bought some clubs and all of the essentials for...

4. Windstone Golf Club

Great local course on GA and TN line. Pleant of hills and challenging greens. Don't thinlk they have many flat greens on this course. You would think...

5. Bear Trace At Tims Ford

An awesome course, pretty hard though. The staff is SUPER nice and the golf shop is pretty cool. They have tons of awesome merchandise like clubs, shirts,...

Active
1. Walnut Street Bridge

The Walnut Street Bridge is a bridge that is intended for walking on. It accomplishes that purpose adequately. I myself have successfully walked upon the...

2. The Chattanooga Riverfront

What a great place to just hang out! It was nice to see how many people enjoy the area and how nicely it is kept. We observed the paddle boats, paddle...

3. Cherokee Rafting Service

Aaron was a great guide! Very personable and also very knowledgeable about the river. We definitely had a great time!!!

4. Cloudland Canyon State Park

Super nice staff, well maintained trails. Great views. $5 to park. Did 5 miles in 1.5 hours.

5. 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!

Arts
1. John T's BBQ Smokehouse

The food was awesome the onion rings were real and delicious. I had the John T's rodeo burger which more than filled me up. Will definetly eat here again...

2. Sewanee Summer Music Festival

The Sewanee Summer Music Festival, located in Tennessee, is an internationally acclaimed program where young musicians develop their artistry alongside...

3. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1893

My husband and I are both lifetime VFW members. This would be a typical slightly smoky VFW except that it is large and has an amazing location waterfront on...

4. The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins

The lodge is 5 stars plus. Very friendly service. The lady that greeted us smiled and was very helpful and informative. The lodge itself is awesome the...

5. VFW Post 9586

This is the place where locals meet for a beer. The beers are cheap and they offer free wi-fi. What more could you want.

Shopping
1. Mountain Outfitters

Been meaning write this review for ages. Came in looking for tips for our first backcountry weekend. Hanes, the owner I believe, spent the good part of an...

2. Larry's Army & Navy

We stopped in here after seeing a billboard for this place on the side of I-75. We pulled into the parking lot, wondering if it was open because there was...

3. The Amish Hippie

The is a very cute store. A one of a kind shopping experience! They have all kinds of cute jewelry, Amish items, lots of books to read and really nicely...

4. Mooney's Market & Emporium

So much yes! Off the beaten path & GPS marks it a hair off but look for the yellow moon sign out front. Eclectic, artistic store. Outdoor cafe and benches....

5. Corners Custom Framing

High quality work. The owner will help you get the best frame for you needs. You might call ahead to be sure they are open as hours seem to very.

Health
1. Bryan Elkins, DDS

I had a emergency Friday night I called a dear friend and a dentist. And I ask him if he could help me or give me a name or a dentist that could help me....

2. Southern Tennessee Medical Center

Offering the finest imaging services in TN. ACR Accredited in digital mammography, ultrasound, cat scan, MRI and Nuclear Medicine Double Board Certified...

3. Premier Women's Health Center

The best around, hands down! Won't find any better or any more caring. You won't be disappointed with any of the Dr's here. They all truly care for their...

4. Southern Tennessee

The finest imaging you will encounter. Great staff, all advanced area's are ACR Accredited. Our staff follows the guidelines of Image Gently and Image...

5. Glenn N Cory DDS

Unfortunately since Dr. Glenn has been sick, another Dentist is covering his practice. The new guy doesn't seem trustworthy in his intentions and I feel...

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