How would you like to live in a place surrounded by historic architecture and year-round outdoor recreation? What if that place had a cost of living less than the national average and experienced less violent crime than the average U.S. city? If this sounds like your kind of place, search for apartments in or near the Blandon community within Berk County, Pennsylvania.
Imagine living in an apartment in Blandon, where the historic bridges of Berk County still stand today and where three of them - The Dreibelbis Bridge, Griesemer's Bridge and The Kutz's Mill Bridge - are open to traffic. Approximately 10 miles from Blandon is the Fire Tower, which was built in 1939, stands 1,015 feet above the Schuykill River and features a 30-mile view of nearby Reading.
Any apartment in Blandon will put you about 15 miles from Blue Marsh Lake, which provides all sorts of fun recreational activities. On the lake, you can go swimming, fishing, motor boating, sailing and water skiing. In the forests, woodlands and open space around the lake, you can go hiking, horseback riding, bird watching, picnicking and cross-country skiing.
Travel a little farther (about 35 miles from your Blandon apartment) to the Schuykill River where you can also enjoy swimming and boating, as well as canoeing and kayaking. Head to the RiverPlace development along the Schuykill waterfront, and you'll find museums, art galleries, dining, nightlife and shops, as well as annual community events and festivals.
In the springtime, you can drive less than 15 miles from your apartment in Blandon to experience the 10-day Berks Jazz Festival held in Reading. Throughout the year, you can get tickets to see popular music concerts at the Sovereign Center in Reading.
There's so much to do in and around Blandon and Berk County that we couldn't possibly cover it all here. See for yourself how much fun you can have when you move to an apartment in Blandon. Search the best Blandon apartments today on ApartmentGuide.com.