Apartments for Rent in Merced, CA(show city information)
Life in Merced is exciting – this is, after all, the Gateway to Yosemite. It is also the home of the University of California-Merced. Just west of Merced, the gorgeous beaches of Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean await. And, when you rent your Merced apartment, you’ll be just a day’s drive from some of California’s biggest cities: Sacramento and San Francisco are both just over 100 miles away, while Fresno is 45 miles away. You’ll have access to bus lines and trains to make weekend excursions easier.
Just two hours from Yosemite National Park, Merced’s location is gorgeous. Living in Merced means picture-perfect weather and plenty of outdoor adventures. Yosemite’s 1,170 mile park is ideal for year-round adventures, from river rafting to snow skiing and from rock climbing to snowshoeing. Closer to home, Merced features an extensive bike path system, beautiful parks, the Applegate Park and Zoo, and several golf courses.
Downtown Merced is ideal for shopping, dining, and enjoying events and festivals. During the day, locally-owned businesses invite a stroll down wide sidewalks. In the evening, nightlife heats up with theaters and nightclubs. Downtown attractions include the Merced Courthouse Museum, built in 1875 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.