Everyone secretly dreams of an exciting life in the city, and apartments for rent in Second Ward can fulfill the desire to be right at the heart of the action in Houston. This neighborhood is situated blocks from the downtown area, and right across the street from Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros. You'll never run out of things to do in Second Ward, as there are multiple green parks around as well as sports arenas and bike paths - sports lovers will never want to leave.
It's impossible to live in Second Ward apartment rentals without visiting Minute Maid Park at least once. Whether or not you're a baseball aficionado, everyone's sure to enjoy the lively atmosphere and a hot dog or two while rooting for the Astros. The baseball stadium is also a great destination for special events such as weddings and corporate festivities. If you're interested in other sports besides baseball, try visiting the newly constructed BBVA Compass Stadium, also just a short distance from apartments in Second Ward. This multi-sport arena is home to college football's Texas Southern Tigers of Texas Southern University, but mainly serves as the home turf of the two-time MLS Cup-winning Houston Dynamo. Soccer fans flock here to cheer on the Dynamo, and international visitors such as Spanish giants FC Barcelona have also made their presence known in the stadium.
The University of Houston, Downtown is minutes from many Second Ward apartment rentals, so students looking to live off-campus can easily find a home here. Texas Southern University is a short drive away as well. The fast-paced city life is great for students and young professionals looking to meet new people and have a good time.
Apartments for rent in Second Ward are about a mile away from US-59, making access to Houston suburbs very simple. Most Texans have cars to travel around, as some services are only reachable by driving, so it is recommended that you own a car. However, the advantages of city life are that public transportation is in supply if you prefer not to rely on automobiles. Downtown Houston has a train system, plus there are many bus routes that crisscross the city, providing residents with a more economical way of getting around.