Located just outside of Columbus, Ohio, apartments for rent in Cherry Creek offer a family-friendly appeal and quieter environment, while remaining in close proximity to the downtown area. Although Columbus is a bustling city - the largest in Ohio - Cherry Creek offers a bit more serenity. A region of natural beauty and historic value, Columbus and the Cherry Creek neighborhood provide an abundance of recreational activities, outdoor opportunities and quick transportation to top locations across the state and nation.
Living in Cherry Creek apartment rentals, shoppers will find everything they desire at the nearby Lincoln Village Plaza, Westview Center and Westland Mall - each less than 10 minutes away. Of course, if you want an even larger selection, Columbus offers specialty retailers for a wide range of products, including floral arrangements, antiques and rare books, and even motorcycles at America's oldest Harley-Davidson dealer, A.D. Farrow, which celebrated 100 years of business in 2012. If you get hungry while you're downtown, check out one of the many casual or fine dining options. Local favorites include M At Miranova Restaurant and Bar, Spagio and Milestone 229.
A number of schools around Cherry Creek rentals make the location desirable for families with children of any age. For the youngest learners, consider the Cherry Creek or West Broad KinderCares, which can help them prepare for continued learning at local options like Prairie-Norton, Stiles or Darby Woods Elementary School that have been praised for their diverse student bodies and caring teachers. Education doesn't end after high school, though, and students have their pick of nearby academic institutes such as colleges, universities or trade-based schools.
Heading into Columbus? You can reach your destination in less than 20 minutes by traveling north on the Jack Nicklaus Freeway, then west via Highway 70. Major cities within the state are easily accessible on Highway 71, which runs northeast to Cleveland or southwest to Cincinnati. Out of state, popular nearby cities include Indianapolis, Louisville and Pittsburgh, each of which can be reached in as little as three hours' time, traveling by car. For nearby flights, consider the Columbus Southwest Airport, or head east to the Port Columbus International Airport.