270 apartments for rent in Tyler, TX
Located in East Texas, the city of Tyler takes it name from the 10th president of the United States, John Tyler. Today, Tyler is more well-known for being the “Rose Capital of the Nation,” as it is home to the largest rose garden in the country, the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden. This 14-acre park contains over 38,000 rose bushes of more than 500 varieties. Tyler’s history in the rose-growing industry is chronicled at the Tyler Rose Museum, and every year Tyler hosts the Texas Rose Festival to celebrate their history and pick a new Rose Queen.
Top area employers include East Texas Medical Center, Trinity Mother Frances Health System, Brookshire Grocery Company, and Wal-Mart. Employment opportunities are also available with several educational institutions in the area. Tyler Independent School District employs around 2,500, while Tyler Junior College and the University of Texas at Tyler also rank as top employers.
Children love visiting the Caldwell Zoo, where they can see over 2,000 animals living in environments made to mimic their natural habitats of East Africa, North America, and South America. Other family-friendly sites include Discovery Science Place and the Hudnall Planetarium. While renting an apartment in Tyler, you’ll have ample opportunities for recreation with the Tyler State Park and the Azalea and Spring Flower Trail nearby. Visit Lake Tyler for a day on the water, or go camping at the Texas Rose Horse Park, where there is 1,700 acres for recreation and horse-back riding. A city of natural beauty and rich history, Tyler is an ideal place for apartment renting.