Anaheim Apartments for Rent
One may be a little intrigued by the name Anaheim, as it does not really sound American, however, Anaheim is very much a part of the USA, situated in Orange County, in the state of California. The name Anaheim is derived from two words “Ana" and “heim”, based on the nearby Santa Ana River and a commonplace Germanic word meaning "home", and roughly translates to ‘home by the river’. True to this name, there are Anaheim apartments, by the river side as well as scattered across the city. The city was founded in 1857 by 50 German American families, originating from Franconia in Bavaria, Germany.
As per the 2010 United States Census, Anaheim is most populous city in Orange County. The city is known mostly for its theme parks and sports teams. Anaheim maintains a Mediterranean climate, and the best time to visit it is March through May.
A visit to Anaheim can be really energy sapping what with all the entertainment, rides, treks, walks, fishing and all. You may want to look up some Anaheim apartments, offering vacation rentals where each family member can have an individual room, enough storage to boot and fully loaded and equipped kitchens. This is just in case you feel like putting your feet up with that famous Anaheim mug of beer and prefer giving a miss to the wonderful culinary experience outside.
Living in Anaheim
Anaheim apartments are aplenty and you can choose yours depending on your budget, place of work, study or the like. If you feel like getting away from all the hustle and bustle of the tourists, you could just take your car and head out for the Pacific Coast drive, the ultimate driving experience.
Anaheim has its own attractions like a growing job market; many notable companies have their presence here. There are very good education opportunities, both for graduate as well as undergraduate study, courtesy a few public and private colleges considered among the best in the country. The city also boasts of a very good and smooth public transportation system, that plays a major role in its tourism based economy. And if you love your mug of beer, there is no other place to be!
Top things to do in Anaheim
- The Disneyland Resort covers Disneyland, Disney California Adventure Park and Downtown Disney. You could plan a stay spanning a few days in any of the Anaheim apartments and chart out and cover all these. After all, this is a once in a lifetime experience and you would not want to miss out on anything.
- Disneyland – Don’t miss visiting the ultimate world of magic and fantasy, considered one among the world’s top tourist destinations, located in this city, built on what was originally 160 acres of orange and walnut trees, and a few of that is still seen on the property. Subsequent to Disneyland, the area saw major development and Anaheim apartments, shopping complexes etc. came up.
- Disney California Adventure Park – Big drops, small drops, thrill rides, water rides, character experiences, stage shows and an unending list of attractions catering to all age groups, making for an ultimate family experience. Downtown Disney – Designed to provide you with the ultimate outdoor shopping and dining experiences.
- Anaheim Convention Center – The largest convention center on the West Coast, spanning 53 acres, it is a 7500 seat arena, and it is estimated that about 1 million visitors attend various meetings, umpteen conferences, numerous trade shows and the likes every year.
Celebrities Living in Anaheim
Anaheim city is known as a sports haven and fittingly, one of the most famous names from this part is Tiger Woods, the Golfer who was born in Cypress. There are also a host of NFL, NHL and NBA players around.