Retire in Canyon Lake, TX

Livability Score
47
** 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
13882
Median Househould Income
41080
Median Age
27.1
65 Years and Over
1380
Median Home Value
144400
Unemployed
241
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Jay & Diane's Horseshoe Grill

Read with a texan drawl: Imagine granny JoJo asking you to fetch vegetables from her lovingly tendered garden. While you are outside picking them...

2. Momma Jean's Kitchen

Stop here!! This tiny kitchen is easy to miss if you're buzzing down 281 but it is a MUST! We met Gina, the friendly owner who does it all. She's the...

3. D'Vine Home Cooking

This is a treasure. The food is delicious and there is a good variety on the menu. Everything is fresh!

4. Copalli Cafe

I came a second time and had a different employee help me. She was not as nice as the first two employees I worked with when I first came. She was paying...

5. Bare Bull BBQ

Awesome serving sizes, awesome food, awesome team. Prices are really fair also. Also a great new convenience, I just used Yelp to place my order online for...

Golf
1. Palmer Course at La Cantera

This course is unreal. Stunning views, superb service.... super, super tough. Makes for the perfectly frustrating day of bliss. That said, I am not a...

2. Canyon Springs Golf Club

We booked Canyon Springs Golf Club for our October 2016 wedding and could not be happier with our decision. We worked with Ashlee and Guillermo, who was our...

3. Rolling Oaks Golf Club Bar & Grill

Beautiful driving range with live music every weekend! Love coming here to unwind with a bucket of beer and balls!

4. Cedar Creek Golf Course

Fantastic golf course (municipal or not) that is a challenge for all skill levels. I really enjoyed the unexpected scenery and elevation changes at this...

5. TPC San Antonio

We had a wonderful experience at HW Marriott TPC Golf. It was a Girls Golf Day. Mondays are easy. Staff was friendly and views were breathtaking!!

Active
1. Wimberley Zipline Adventures

Okay, First of all I suspect everybody who gives this place 5 stars is a first timer like me. So if you're an experienced zipper you may disagree. This, as...

2. Bastrop River Company

Great place to kayak! So beautiful on the Colorado river! First I would like to say the staff here make it so easy and they seem like they are having a...

3. Cypress Valley Canopy Tours

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary this week. Checked in to the Nest on Tuesday. The accomodations are unique. This is mostly like glamping. The round...

4. Natural Bridge Caverns

It's a pretty nice place to go for a short tour and hike. It's really shocking something like this even exists in Texas to be honest. Lots of interesting...

5. Jacobs Well Natural Area

This place is pretty fun! I love how they limit people to 2 hour time slots so the big crowd doesn't kill the experience. Came at the 10am-12pm slot and had...

Arts
1. Guadalupe Brewing Company

Yummy grapefruit IPA, great vibe, chill music, Cons weird Texas weather for someone used to social weather Pros weird weather led us here

2. Dick's Classic Garage

Dick's is a cool must see spot for all car lovers in San Marcos. The cashier was really nice and told us some stories of some of the cars up front, don't...

3. La Cruz de Comal

Beautiful atmosphere, beautiful winery. The owner himself served us and made the tasting ever more unique, he's definitely a character. Definitely deserves...

4. Pure Soul Alchemy

Gabriella is an incredibly gifted healer and one of the kindest souls I have ever met. I first contacted her because I was struggling with profound grief...

5. Wimberley Glassworks Gallery

Enjoyed the 15 minute presentation on glass blowing and was thrilled to purchase some items to remember my trip. The presentation is also good for children.

Shopping
1. Gruene Market Days

I was glad to have found out about Gruene Market Days - a friend and I had a great time looking at all of the neat boutiques, shops, and the actual vendor...

2. Harway Appliances

After the headache of dealing with a lemon of a dishwasher purchased from a big box retailer for 12 months (which included having the machine "repaired" 10...

3. Laurel Kinney Personal Styling

I was born with a lot of gifts, but, sadly, shopping for and assembling cute outfits is nowhere on the list. After having worked with a stylist a few years...

4. Gruene General Store

This is an old timey general store! They have sodas in glass bottles, ice cream cones, candies you buy by the bushel, and fudge too! Lots of homemade...

5. Got Toys Gruene

Are you kidding me? I can't check-in because my GPS says I'm "too far" from here? I'm standing in the middle of this place talking to one of the...

Health
1. Watson Lane Chiropractic and Wellness

I'm from Los Angeles, and travel for a living. I'm always in search of a good Chiro or MT. I luckily found Dr. Vajdos, I've seen her now 6 times since I...

2. Treetop Pediatric Dentistry

We found Treetop after many visits to other dental facilities in town. The moment we stepped into their office it was like a breath of fresh air! The staff...

3. Wimberley Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

This review is aimed at the Tiger Clinic in Dripping Springs where Dr. Pruitt practices also. A big thank you and shout out to Nancy at the front desk at...

4. Rivercrest Family Dental

The entire staff at Rivercrest Dental is friendly and helpful! While in the chair, I felt comfortable and knew I was in good hands. I have returned to...

5. 10 Minute Pharmacy

Been here several times and it is hands down the best customer service and fastest I have ever had at a pharmacy! I have never waited more than 10 mins and...