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St. Paul Minnesota is situated on the north bank of the Mississippi river. When you take up a St. Paul apt listing you will see St. Paul and Minneapolis referred to as the twin cities as they share urban borders. Since Minneapolis is more recognized you will see once you start your St. Paul apartment search that you will have a number of available listings in Minneapolis show up.
St. Paul is the center of Minnesota’s political activity being home to the famous Xcel Energy Center, Science Museum of Minnesota, Minnesota Wild and is also where you will find the headquarters for companies such as Lawson Software and Ecolab. One of the things that may strike you as appealing when looking for St. Paul apartments for rent is the fact that the city has an extremely high literacy rate. This is especially appealing if you plan to move here with your family, children included.
You will find 17 original neighborhoods to choose St. Paul apartments. You will find that these change from time to time and sometimes overlap depending on the population. You will find in each; historically significant structures that mark a time and place in the past of ST. Paul. They are Greater Eastside, Sunray-Battle Creek-Highwood, West Side, Payne-Phalen, Dayton’s Bluff, North End, Thomas Dale, Summit-University, Como, West End, Hamline-Midway, Union Park, Saint Anthony Park, Macalester-Groveland, Downtown, Summit Hill and Highland.
When you rent apartments in St. Paul you will enjoy a continental climate. The seasons are distinct with hot and humid summers and cold and snow filled winters. It is said that the city of St. Paul is the only city in the world that experiences extreme ranges of temperatures. In summer it can be considered as a humid continental climate zone and the city has a number of weather systems including tornadoes, sleet, rain, thunderstorms fog and snow during the winter. The coldness of the winters is due largely by the Arctic air masses that pass over the nearby large bodies of water in late December to February. So keep this in mind as you look for St. Paul apartments for rent.
Though the winter will be cold you don’t have to be dreary during this season in your St. Paul apartments. Instead you can take part in the St. Paul Winter Carnival that occurs annually. Here you will find ice sculpting expeditions and you will be able to partake in the treasure hunt and visit the ice palace and eat some winter food and partake in other winter activities. Another place you can visit in the winter that you probably wouldn’t think about is the Como Zoo and Conservatory or the Japanese Garden. These two spots are popular no matter what time of the year you feel like you need to get out of your St. Paul apartments.
For those who love nature and the outdoors there are many means of entertainment available for you once you move into St. Paul Apartments. There are a number of Parks to include the Highland Park, the Indian Mounds Park, the Battle creek Regional Park and several others. There are also a number of fairs that take place throughout the year such as the Minnesota State Fair and The Irish Fair of Minnesota. There are also a host of museums including the Minnesota Children’s Museum, the Minnesota History Center, and the Traces Center for History Culture and the Twin City Model Railroad Museum among others.
In your hunt for apartments in St. Paul you will come upon mostly single family homes with a couple apartment complexes downtown. In keeping with the feel of the town you may find it more comfortable to live in a house than to live in an apartment especially if you don’t like to be in the center of the city and since this one part of the twin cities you will more than likely have a lot of city to deal with.