The best thing about living in Beaumont apartments is all the exciting attractions so close to home. Within a reasonable 1 hour drive to either Houston or Lake Charles, this East Texas town has a big city heart and does not fall short on fun for its residents.
As your apartment search experts it's our goal to help you find the perfect place by showcasing the best apartments in Beaumont, Texas with all of the photos, floor plans, amenities and community details that you need to make an informed decision on your next place to live. Whether you are looking for an affordable 2 bedroom apartment near I-10, a family friendly community near Parkdale Mall, or are a water baby who wants to live closer to the water in a Nederland, Port Neches or Port Arthur, you are sure to find top options to choose from for your new Beaumont apartment at ApartmentHomeLiving.com.
Once you've moved into the perfect place in Beaumont, the next step is knowing what to get out and enjoy. Of course there is always a short trip out to visit the casinos in Lake Charles, but Beaumont itself also has a lot to offer. The city touts itself as Texas- with a little something extra and it is a description right on the money. The Beaumont Civic Center Complex is the place to go when you want a little excursion into something spectacular. Here at the complex you can visit the Julie Rogers Teater, the Jefferson theater, the Harvest Club and the Riverfront Park. Check out the many events and shows each day and the special events each month.
If you love great dining, live music, street festivals and a wonderfully restored historic district to romp around in, you might consider an adventure out to Crockett Street for all those reasons and more. There are fine dining establishments in every cuisine you can imagine along with at least 7 unique and exciting bars and night clubs to dance the night away. Take in one of the fun filled street festivals complete with live music, authentic food and vendors galore.
What more could you ask for in a hometown? Start your search today and find your new home among the many available Beaumont apartments for rent available at ApartmentHomeLiving.com!
" The beautiful city of Beaumont Texas is home to over 100,000 Beaumonters. A river city located on the Neches River, Beaumont is a wonderful place to live, love and make all of your dreams come true. Before we help you find your dream apartments in Beaumont, get to know the city a little better itself."
Known for its beautiful proximity to water, originally Beaumont thrived in port industries, farming and lumber. In 1901 oil was discovered in Beaumont and consequently petroleum refining came to the area and continues to be a driving industry today.
Residents enjoy good weather year round in this 24th most populous city in the state of Texas with lows on average never falling below 44 and average highs reaching into the low 90’s at the peak of summer. A port city, Beaumont and its surrounding areas have a great deal of rainfall with over 48 inches annually. Hurricanes have affected the area but are not a common nuisance with the last landfall of Hurricane Ike in 2008. Overall Beaumont has beautiful weather that is typical of the four seasons, however it snows very seldom there.
As part of The Golden Triangle along with Orange, TX and Port Arthur, TX Beaumont is home to television channels KBMT TV12 (ABC), KBTV 4 (FOX), KFDM TV 6 (CBS), and KITU TV 34. National Public Radio can be heard in Beaumont on KVLU FM 91.3. Local Beaumont newspapers include the Beaumont Enterprise, The Beaumont Examiner, and The Beaumont Journal. For all the latest sounds on your Beaumont, TX local radio, tune to the ever-popular 88.1 FM, (KLBT), 88.5 FM (KGHY), 89.1 FM (KRLR) and 89.7 FM (KTXB).
There are a plethora of fun and exciting things to do in this enchanted town. Take a day trip to the Fire Museum of Texas, McFaddin-Ward House Museum, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, the Edison Museum (yes, for Thomas Edison). There is also the lovely Ford Park and the Spindletop-Gladys City Boontown to visit all in or near Beaumont. That is just a glimpse into the many wonderful pastimes that Beaumont residents enjoy.
Being on the Neches River makes this a wonderful place to enjoy many water sports and fishing opportunities. The area boasts many parks and recreational outlets as well as great things to do for day trips and excursions such as the various museums, a botanical garden, and Neches River tours. Golfing is a popular sport around town and the area has many gorgeous manicured courses.
The Neches River Festival held since 1948 occurs in April of each year in Beaumont’s downtown area. The South Texas State Fair and the Gusher Marathon are two other examples of annuals festivities that the town proudly sponsors.
With a major airport that connects to Ft. Worth, residents can venture to any destination in the world. Nearby destinations include Houston and New Orleans as well as several other Texas towns for a quick weekend jaunt.
Primarily folks who reside in this picturesque city travel by car. Residents pride themselves on being able to get from any one point to any other point in Beaumont in ten minutes or less. However if you are committed to staying green in utilizing as little fuel as possible, Beaumont is served by a municipal bus service that will get you around the city in environmentally friendly style and comfort.
Beaumont is known as the city of the “ten minute commute”. Congested traffic is not an issue in this city. US 69 connects with Interstate I-10 in the south part of Beaumont going north through town for miles. I-10 is the coastal evacuation route for the town as well.
If you are looking for a family friendly place to raise your children and enjoy life away from the hustle and bustle of a cramped city then Beaumont, TX is for you. I think it is an ideal place to rent an apartment to get a good feel of the area before purchasing a condo or more permanent home. Water views are plentiful and it never really gets too cold here. In the dead of winter, a jacket will do. From golfing to rafting, Beaumont has it all for you and your family. The travel time to Houston, New Orleans and other hot spots is short. Living in Beaumont is like being on vacation every day.
The cost of living is more than 20% lower in Beaumont than the national average. Affording an apartment here is easy and comfortable. Lamar University has seen an influx of students lately but the feel of the city remains conducive to both apartment dwellers and condo owners. People find living closer to downtown to be easier if they work in that area. There are many great wooded and more rural looking areas to try if you are looking for something with a more homey feel. You will be amazed at our listings.