If you're looking to rent a modest apartment in Aurora or a luxury apartment in Aurora, there are plenty of apartments to choose from in Aurora and its surrounding cities. With a cost of living below the national average, a diversified economy and a convenient location, Aurora is a great place to look for your next apartment. In fact, a lot more people might be looking for apartments in Aurora after reading that Aurora was ranked 74 on CNN Money's list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live.
Apartments in the heart of Aurora are about 35 miles from Chicago Ð not a bad drive for a weekend getaway to the big city. If you like living in a smaller city of say, about 170,000 people, but enjoy being close to a metropolitan city like Chicago, Aurora could be the perfect place to search for your next apartment.
Living in an apartment near downtown Aurora would allow you convenient access to the Paramount Theatre and Hollywood Casino. Also, imagine how nice it would be to walk to downtown Aurora from your new apartment on Friday nights in the summer to enjoy Downtown Alive Ð a free festival featuring live music and culinary delights.
If you're looking for work in Aurora, or looking for an apartment near a job you already have, it may be helpful to know that Aurora's economy is strongest in the retail, office, manufacturing, distribution and entertainment industries. Several Fortune 500 companies are located in some of the 16 business parks sprinkled throughout Aurora.
With an apartment in a lower cost of living city like Aurora, maybe you'll have some money left over to shop at the Westfield Fox Valley regional shopping mall on the far-east side of the city, or you can try to stretch your dollars further at the Chicago Premium Outlets.
It should be easy to get just about anywhere you want from your new apartment in Aurora, since the city has several four-lane highways and is located within 20 minutes of major interstates. If you're a cross-country or international traveler, you need not worry. You can drive from your new Aurora apartment to O'Hare International Airport in about 40 minutes and to the Chicago Midway Airport in about 45 minutes.
For local public transportation, consider an apartment in downtown Aurora near the city's two passenger train stations Ð the Burlingtown Metro and the AmTrak. Aurora also has Greyhound bus service and local and regional shuttle bus service.
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