Retire in Provo, UT

Livability Score
55
** 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
114804
Median Househould Income
40359
Median Age
23.7
65 Years and Over
6967
Median Home Value
200300
Unemployed
4574
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Brasas Mexican Grill

Great authentic street tacos as advertised. Its all about the food. Carne Asada rules here, and the hot sauce bar is no joke. Don't let the cover of this...

2. Ohana Grill

I dropped in to their new location around 8:30 PM on a Tuesday (they close at 9:00 PM). They weren't overly busy and my order was taken with a smile. I...

3. Fruta Crush

What a cute little place on Center Street, perfect for a quick stop or a late night snack. I've only ever been here at night, and they've managed to always...

4. Taste

My first time at Taste was confusing. I'd seen it open for months but had no real concept of what to expect. Something about chocolate? Anyway, I walked...

5. Yuki

Just FYI, it's right by Waffle Love and Mountain West Burrito for now. Holy crap, this was the best shaved ice ever. The flavors are unbelievably...

Golf
1. Wasatch Mountain State Park Golf

One of my favorite golf courses on this planet. I grew up playing this course and always have a great experience when I return. They tend to get a little...

2. Hobble Creek Golf Course & Pro Shop

I love Hobble Creek, beautiful course and even better back drop. Semi challenging course but the true draw is the mountain layout and the creek that runs...

3. Soldier Hollow Golf Course

Vacationing in Park City, we played this links course in nearby Midway. Reservations were via their website and were a piece of cake to make. Reasonable...

4. Ranches Golf Club

2/8/13 To cold to golf right now .. too much snow But a nice little course

5. Thanksgiving Point Golf Club

Gorgeous, gorgeous course. I can see the pro tour comes here and with good reason. This thing is awesome. Lots of various greens, putting, chipping, the...

Active
1. Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Gorgeous views hiking up to the cave, and the cave itself is spectacular. Here's what to expect: 1.) Buy a ticket and wait for a ranger to give you a...

2. Provo Recreation Center

I LOOOOVE the Provo Rec Center. Every time I go, I wonder why I don't come more often. If I couldn't work out at BYU for free, I would definitely be here...

3. 3B Yoga

Thanks 3B Yoga! this was the best place for me to be on a Saturday morning. Much needed and the perfect stretch and strength building. The instructors are...

4. Xtend Barre Provo

My belief is the more you enjoy the work out, the more you lose. And I love the instructors here. They're super friendly, upbeat and you can't help but get...

5. Bridal Veil Falls

Beautiful area and scenery to soak up! I came here visiting family at the end of November...so it was COLD! Waaaaay colder near the water...bring a hat,...

Arts
1. Hale Center Theater Orem

This place is great! It's small theater but that's what I love about it the middle of the floor is the stage and it's literally right in front of your face....

2. Megaplex At Geneva

We love this movie theater. It is my number one favorite theater in the area. They are always nice and usually have seats. I love you can pick your seats in...

3. The Wall

The wall is BYU's attempt at making a hip cool place to hang out and eat, and they have definitely won me over. It's a central location where bands can rent...

4. LaVell Edwards Stadium

So excited to go! My daughter danced in the Stadium for years and she danced with Jazz nn Place Dance Studio. Tomorrow we will be going together!

5. BYU Museum of Art

We came for the Norman Rockwell exhibition, my 4th visit or so to the museum over the years and I have to say, even after living in Washington D.C. and...

Shopping
1. Forge Jewelry Works

Forge is great! After shopping around we found them and we would never go anywhere else again. We went in to get rings for our wedding, and felt no...

2. Pioneer Book

A highly underrated used bookstore! I'll break this down nice and simple: The good: 1. The prices here are the lowest I've seen in any bookstore I've been...

3. SuperTarget

Disclaimer: I am VERY biased when it comes to Target. I LOVE this place so so much. If Rebekah H. hadn't claimed and secured the Duchess title already, you...

4. Holladay Furs & Alterations

I was told by friends to come here to have my wedding dress altered. Pros: My dress turned out wonderfully. I had a deadline that I needed to have my...

5. Perfectly Suited By Garth

Stop buying suits at other places. You just need to come here and stick with it. Bought tons of suits for myself, friends and family and had amazing deals...

Health
1. Ninth East Dental

AWESOME. I am always hesitant going to a new dentist, but I don't regret the choice I've made to come to Ninth East Dental. The entire staff was flawless in...

2. Steve Baker, DC

I was very happy with the adjustment I received at Dr. Baker's office. The office was clean and neat and I was admitted very quickly. The electrical...

3. Jeppson Dental

Honestly, Dr. Jeppson is the best dentist in Provo! He truly is amazing. I have been going to him for over a year now, and my experience has been great!...

4. Rock Canyon Dentistry

I am the luckiest person to have such an amazing dentist! Dr. Tidwell is kind and has a great smile! He genuinely cares about his patients and has a wealth...

5. Utah Valley Regional Medical Center

Had a minor medical procedure done at UVRMC outpatient yesterday. Had a great experience with the staff from Check-in to nurses, intern, and post surgery...

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