Retire in Rutland Town, VT

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
16217
Median Househould Income
38558
Median Age
43.8
65 Years and Over
2920
Median Home Value
156000
Unemployed
750
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Sandwich Shoppe

What a gem of a find this place was to find. Traveling from upstate VT we stopped at this place on a whim. We were not disappointed! You walk in and the...

2. Southside Steakhouse

A very classy joint with a delicious menu. Great wedge salad with side of steak was perfect dinner. Candied bacon app was to die for.

3. Roots the Restaurant

Ran in for a quick lunch while working at a nearby town in VT for the summer. Had a ceasar salad with chicken and it was amazing! Real dressing, tender...

4. Johnny Boy's Pancake House

Stopped for breakfast. Big portions! Food was good!!! Very friendly and attentive staff

5. Maple Sugar & Vermont Spice

Finally, biscuits and gravy done right. Wife had the maple sugar pancakes that came in a huge order of 4. She ate maybe 2.5 and tapped out, so I got 1 to...

Golf
1. Green Mountain National

An absolute must play. This course is gorgeous, the mountains are in full view at all times. The people were incredibly friendly and welcoming. No two...

2. Neshobe Golf Club

I wish this place had more reviews it is a beautiful hidden gem! Very good price $30/person with cart for 9. The course was well kept and the views are...

3. Okemo Valley Golf Club Pro Shop

This is also the location for the Okemo Valley Nordic Center. I went to Ludlow, Vermont for the weekend with friends and since the majority of the group (6...

4. Rutland Country Club

This is a duplicate entry - see review at the other one or continue reading as it states: 08/10/2010 Wow. Deep, gnarly rough. Lightning-fast greens. Just...

Active
1. Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center

Had a hot stone massage from Lisa and absolutely loved it. It was so incredibly relaxing and she was very accommodating. We had a little chat first where...

2. Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center

Such a great overall experience. I haven't climbed for 15+ years and needed a refresher to help my 6 and 9 year old children. Steve was amazing, nice,...

3. Appalachian Trail Adventures

Appalachian Trail Adventures provided us with a fun and unforgettable vacation! The hiking, food, accommodations and especially the service was top notch....

4. Square Eddy Expeditions

Our experience began with a phone conversation with Linc who patiently and enthusiastically described the company and the rafting trip. It was immediately...

5. Mountain Yoga

I have attended class at Mountain Yoga since 2005. The space that it is in is comfortable, warm, carpeted...and when I walk in the door I am home. Margery...

Arts
1. Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont

Staff friendly knowledgeable nice large assortment of collectible items good prices close to all local hotels

2. 2kUL Entertainment

We chose 2 Kul Entertainment to be at our wedding. Chris definitely exceeded our expectations and we were incredibly satisfied!! We had lots of requests,...

3. Paramount Theatre Box Office

I love this theater so much, that I'll travel four hours to see a show there. The theater has been exquisitely restored to what looks like its original...

4. Carving Studio and Sculpture Center

I had a wonderful visit to this special place. I arrived on a quiet day to a place that is obviously a beehive of activities on other days. As a combination...

5. Rutland Country Club

This is a duplicate entry - see review at the other one or continue reading as it states: 08/10/2010 Wow. Deep, gnarly rough. Lightning-fast greens. Just...

Shopping
1. Rutland Area Food Co-Op

I was thrilled to find a store with organic wine, gluten free, dairy free and natural foods. The staff was helpful in picking out wine.

2. Rocking Horse Country Store

I'm a long time visitor of Vermont - originally from Northern NJ - moved to CA in 2013 - was looking for the 2016 Vermont Life Classic Wall Calendar but...

3. Fruition Fineries

Really loved this store AND their sister store, Raw Honey. I was visiting Rutland for work and had a quick bit to stop into town and explore. They had...

4. Burlington Furniture

Great, modern selection, competitive prices with other furniture stores in the area, friendly staff and a no-pressure sales experience. When I told them I...

5. Haze Glass Creations

Awesome little discovery we made in Rutland this weekend. Awesome little shop with amazing hand blown glass pipes and trinkets. All the glass is blown on...

Health
1. Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center

Had a hot stone massage from Lisa and absolutely loved it. It was so incredibly relaxing and she was very accommodating. We had a little chat first where...

2. Aboutface Orthodontics - Mark A Price DDS

Our son had to get an emergency treatment whlle in camp in VT and this office handled it in the most friendly and efficient way. Dr. Price was very kind,...

3. Abundant Life Chiropractic

Excellent chiropractic care for the whole family. Affordable fees and most insurance accepted.

4. Vermont Orthopedic Clinic

Dr Boynton and his staff are the most accommodating and knowledgable in the state. After almost a year with a degenerative knee issue...they were the only...

5. Rutland Regional Medical Center

We recently had to take my Mother here. Both the emergency room and hospital staff were extremely attentive and kind. There was not one grumpy person in...