296 apartments for rent near Appleton, WI
Apartments in Appleton, WI
Halfway between Green Bay and Oshkosh, you’ll find the gorgeous riverside city of Appleton. The Fox River runs through the heart of the city, making Appleton one of the “Fox Cities” – the cities and villages located along the river. Lake Winnebago is just south of Appleton and is the largest lake in Wisconsin. This popular resort area offers boating, fishing, parks, and hiking trails. Appleton was chose as a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family by Money Magazine in 2010 – so apartments in Appleton are in high demand.
Lawrence University, a private liberal arts university, is located in Appleton. Established in 1847, Lawrence was the nation’s second coeducational college. The Fox River runs through the 84-acre campus, dividing it in two. Lawrence University is considered a top-ranking liberal arts school. The sports teams participate in NCAA Division III as part of the Midwest Conference. The football team plays and the 5,000-seat Banta Bowl stadium.
When you choose an Appleton apartment to rent, you’re getting two major cities just outside your door. Green Bay is just 30 miles northeast – a quick drive for commuting to work or to take in a Green Bay Packers football game. Oshkosh, home of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, is just 20 miles south of Appleton. And when you want a quick weekend getaway, Milwaukee is just over an hour away.
Taking full advantage of its beautiful landscape, Appleton is home to 24 parks. The largest park, Memorial Park, covers 139 acres and includes an indoor ice skating rink, a sledding hill, a playground, and picnic areas. When you move to an apartment in Appleton, you’ll be able to hike the Friendship Trail, visit the Fox Cities Children’s Museum, spend the afternoon at the Trout Museum of Art, go hiking and wildlife-watching at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Center, or go shopping at the Fox River Mall – the largest mall in northeast Wisconsin.
- Fox Valley Technical College
- Lawrence University
- University of Wisconsin Fox Valley
- St. Norbert College
- University of Wisconsin Oshkosh