Apartments for rent in Iowa

From the scenic rolling hills in the northeast to the museums and galleries in the south, there are many beautiful places to find great apartments in Iowa.

You can search for apartments in northeast Iowa in Cedar Falls if you love the beautiful outdoors. You can enjoy more than 80 miles of recreational trails in the beautiful, rolling countryside around Cedar Falls, which may explain why people often refer to the community as the "Gateway to the Trails." Enjoy the autumn leaves or the spring flowers during leisurely hikes through the winding trails; stay active in the winter with cross-country skiing, or grab your water bottle and throw on your bike shorts for summer rides on shady paths cleared just for you. Cedar Falls is near the University of Northern Iowa and has plenty of unique shops, boutiques and pedestrian malls where you can find just about anything you'll need - and then some.

Maybe you'd rather stay in an apartment in Cedar Rapids, where you'll get to enjoy five seasons instead of four. Locals jokingly claim to have a fifth season they call "the time to enjoy." And given the number of parks and sports venues in this city, you'll need it. The parks department manages and maintains a large number of parks, trails and sports facilities. You'll also find plenty of walking trails winding through city parks, along streams, by the Cedar River and even through downtown. This city also enjoys a stable and growing economy. Cedar Rapids is also blessed with a diverse economy that benefits from big business in agriculture and technology. There are more than 275 manufacturing plants, and around two dozen Fortune 500 companies in Cedar Rapids, and the city has had an impressive amount of success in international exports.

Move to an apartment in Iowa City and you'll find yourself on the road to living among a city of people who value quality of life. This is apparent in the way Iowa City residents balance their value of education and work ethic with their appreciation of culture and outdoor recreation. Many students find Iowa City apartments near the University of Iowa. Whether you or someone in your family plans to take classes or not, the university is great for the city's economy. The University of Iowa employs more people than any other employer in the city. Downtown Iowa City is fabulous for dining, shopping, fun activities and cultural attractions. Have lunch at an outdoor café while listening to a local band playing on the outdoor mini stage. Or, browse for clothing, gifts, toys, books and more at one of the area's specialty shops. Plus, with more than 40 public parks and miles of trails throughout the city, you'll always be within easy reach of outdoor activities from your apartment.

Search for apartments in Des Moines for proximity to culture and small-city warmth. Residents love to celebrate the multicultural population of their city with annual celebrations. And if you're a foodie, you're about to get very excited about your new Des Moines apartment. In addition to the diverse, quality restaurants in Des Moines and the delicious ethnic food offered at the cultural festivals, this city puts on several food-oriented festivals, such as the Rib America Festival, the World Food Festival and Winefest, featuring local and national wines.

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