If you're looking for an affordable apartment in a growing community with good schools and plenty of activities, then you'll love living in Garland.
Garland apartments are located in Dallas County about 25 minutes from downtown Dallas and are bordered by the communities of Richardson, Dallas, Mesquite and Rowlett. Garland is a fast-growing city. In fact, the Garland Independent School district, which serves some 57,000 students and is one of the largest districts in the state, receives about 100 new students each fall. The district currently has 47 elementary schools, 13 middle schools, 7 high schools and a handful of other specialized facilities to accommodate the burgeoning population. Garland ISD is well respected, with many of its campuses having earned Exemplary and Recognized ratings under the accountability standards set by the Texas Education Agency.
When you rent an apartment in Garland, you'll have access to tons of parks and activities. Though the city's boundaries encompass roughly 57 square miles, Garland still retains its small town charm. It is largely made up of residential neighborhoods with affordable multi-family housing and has numerous parks and playgrounds for everyone to enjoy. The city maintains 2,300 acres of park land, seven recreation centers and four public pools. Spend your summer weekends at the beautiful Audubon Park where you can cool down at the surf and swim wave pool, play a game of softball or disc golf, and picnic at the pavilions. Golf enthusiasts will want to hit the greens at Firewheel Golf Park. This PGA qualifying course features 63 holes. Improve your serve at the Garland Tennis Center in Oden Park or hang out with your best friend at Garland Bark Park.
Garland caters to young adults and families who enjoy being active. Rent an apartment near the city center if you have a taste for Old West history. Downtown square has its fair share of boutiques and restaurants with well-preserved 100-year-old buildings. On Saturday nights during the summer it's not uncommon for locals to come together to play music and sell goods. Visit Spring Creek Forest Park Preserve for a gorgeous mile-long hike among 300- to 500-year-old trees. Or just cut loose at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark, with a large wave pool, water features and Dive In Movie Nights.
Discover good fun and a great community in your Garland apartment.