Circled by key highways, major business centers, airports such as LAX, nightlife, shopping centers, and all that is Los Angeles, Cerritos is the center of this fast-paced, fast-moving metro area. As the heart of Orange County, Cerritos is wildly popular. Add to its great location the fact that this city is home to more than 18 parks, several major businesses, a beautiful downtown area complete with public art, and even a fishing lake, and it’s no wonder that so many new residents are looking for apartments in Cerritos.
Situated just northeast of Long Beach, Cerritos residents have easy access to area beaches, as well as to the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles. Cerritos is home to two colleges: Cerritos College and UEI College. Other major employers include UPS and AT&T Mobility.
Cerritos residents have all types of entertainment at their fingertips: the Pacific coast for surfing and swimming, the nearby mountains for hiking and climbing, and Los Angeles for restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Closer to home, residents enjoy shows, concerts, and other live performances at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. They also enjoy unique parks, such as Heritage Park and Liberty Park. The Cerritos Sculpture Garden is a peaceful place to enjoy unique works of art.
The city prides itself on being a green city and features several green buildings and green landscaping. The city protects trees with historical significance and encourages healthy tree maintenance, leading to beautiful tree-lined streets and neighborhoods. Thanks to these efforts, Cerritos is a Tree City. More than that, it is a beautiful oasis in the center of one busiest metro areas in California.