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Searching for apartments for rent in Houston, Texas, is now easier than ever using the tools and resources available at Apartment Guide. With hundreds of listings, we make it easy to drill down using our advanced search functionality and guide your search for the right apartment in Houston. Whether you are looking for a pet-friendly apartment or a one bedroom apartment in downtown Houston, our tools are designed to make apartment hunting easy and fast.

Search Houston apartments for rent in a city that's known for the Johnson Space Center, loved for the Houston Rockets and visited for the annual Livestock Show and Rodeo. Attractions like these keep visitors returning to the city year after year, so it's safe to say you'll find plenty of great things to do. As a Houston resident, you'll come to appreciate all of these attractions and more. There's much to learn, so start exploring now.

Educational opportunities

If you're interested in moving to the city for a great education, you'll be pleased to know that the educational options in Houston are limitless. With over 60 colleges and universities in the metro area and another 100 trade, vocational and business schools nearby, those living in Downtown Houston apartments have extraordinary possibilities for advanced education.

You can rest assured knowing that you can find apartments for rent in Houston near whatever schools are of interest to you. Want to be a cougar? The University of Houston has nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate engineering programs. If that field doesn't pique your interest, there are literally hundreds of areas of study to choose from. Be sure to balance your time though. Division I Cougar athletics are an exciting part of being a University of Houston student.

Outdoor entertainment

As great as it is to live in one of the hundreds of available Houston apartments, you may want to escape for the day and get away from the stresses of your everyday school or work life. Leave your digs behind and head for Galveston Beach, where you can soak up the sun. Let the stress of the workweek melt away as you lounge on miles of scenic coastline. If you're up for some outdoor adventure, a couple of hours northeast of Houston is the Big Thicket National Preserve. If you enjoy outdoor recreation, you'll love hiking, kayaking and nature watching here.

Various living arrangements

After a day trip away from the bustle of the city you'll be refreshed and ready to return to apartments in Houston. One of the great things about Houston is the availability and variety of living options across the city. For example, the upscale River Oaks community is home to pricey real estate, with some gorgeous million-dollar properties. Like any other large metro area, Houston also features quite a large number of suburban communities. The downtown area is home to urban lofts in industrial buildings, high-rise luxury condo units with breathtaking views of the city and cheap single-family homes at the center of everything. No matter what your budget is, there are plenty of apartments for rent in Houston that will meet your specific needs.

Cultural attractions

Houston's Museum District is just what you'd think it is - a popular place for the cultured Houstonian and visitors alike. Located just southwest of the Downtown area, the Museum District is home to 18 cultural institutions in a gorgeous, tree-lined neighborhood. You'll be able to visit the nation's sixth-largest art museum and Houston's first and only 4D theater. The best part? More than a dozen of these attractions are free for locals and visitors alike, so you don't have to break the bank to enjoy some solid entertainment and while the day away with friends and family.

If you're into the performing arts, look for Houston apartments for rent near the downtown Theater District. Spanning 17 blocks and housing more than 13,000 seats, you'll find a diverse assortment of theaters offering headline plays, independent shows and plenty of live musical performances as well. The venue is perfect for theater buffs and novices alike.

Sports venues

If you're a sports fan, you won't be disappointed with the scores of available apartments in Houston. If you like baseball, feel free to check out an Astros game at the beautiful Minute Maid Park. With a retractable roof, you'll be able to enjoy open-air seating on balmy summer days or shelter from rainy conditions on not-so-nice evenings. Do you like soccer? Then try heading to a Dynamos game at the University of Houston's Robertson Stadium. If basketball is your thing, hit up the modern amenities at the Toyota Center, where hockey fans can also catch an Aeros game. If you're big on football, the Texans at Reliant Stadium are sure to please and guaranteed to provide a few solid hours of sports entertainment.

Fine dining

Whether you're a food fanatic or simply prefer to eat out most days of the week, there are plenty of places to help you enjoy a great meal outside of your Houston apartments. With more than 8,000 restaurants representing delicious cuisine from 35 countries and American regions, you're bound to find something that suits your fancy, whether you're dining alone, with a date or with the entire family.

Simplify your search. ApartmentGuide.com makes finding your new place extremely easy. Whether you're on the hunt for great Houston apartments downtown, in River Oaks or in Sugarland, you can browse photos, view floor plans and more. The faster you find your new digs, the soon you can get out to start exploring the city.