American River College Off Campus Apartments
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Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus ARC apartment? Perhaps the options available from the American River College housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the ARC campus. If so, you can search for off campus American River College apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although American River College student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
ARC apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Sacramento, California. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the ARC games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus ARC apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search American River College apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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What neighborhoods in Sacramento are good for eating out?
Midtown Sacramento is a hip, vibrant region of the city with scores of eclectic restaurants to satisfy any food enthusiast's appetite. The streets are wide and the weather beautiful, and consequently many restaurants have patio seating to take advantage of these benefits. Stop by Temple Coffee for a world-class cappuccino or head over to local favorite Crepeville for some top-notch lunch cuisine. For more of a family neighborhood, check out East Sacramento which also boasts a number of good quality eateries. One Speed is the best pizza in the city, and is located in East Sacramento.
Is Sacramento a town where I'll need a car to get to work?
While public transportation in Sacramento is less than ideal, it is possible to get to work and around the city without a car. If you live in the central city you can get around pretty well by foot or bike. For those who work in Rancho Cordova, there is a light rail system that runs here. Also worth mentioning, travel to San Francisco by public transportation is fairly easy, and there is an hourly bus to the airport as well.
We are moving to to CA with a job in Sacramento we have 2 small children. What areas in or around Sacrmento is good to raise a young family? We want a safe & clean neighborhood w/ good schools&parks
Around Sacramento, many young families live in Elk Grove, or Greenhaven, or Rancho Cordova or North Sacramento. All of these cities are located very close to Sacramento, so commuting into the city is relatively easy.
how much are the condos in Swallows Nest rent for?Maritza
The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Sacramento is around $960 per month.
Does Sacramento have any famous museums or exhibitions?
Sacramento boasts an extensive array of fun and educational museums for visitors of all ages. Crocker Art Museum, located in downtown Sacramento, claims the state's largest collection of art with pieces from local, national, and international artists including Asian art, photography, and ceramics exhibits. The Discovery Museum of Sacramento is the city's interactive, kid-focused science and space center, with separate space and earth science wings, a planetarium, and a hands-on discovery room. The California State Railroad Museum is located in Sacramento's historic district and showcases the history of locomotion, even offering a six-mile train ride along the Sacramento River aboard a working steam engine during the summer months. Some other great Sacramento museums include the California Military Museum, Towe Auto Museum, and the Wells Fargo History Museum.
How is the school system in Sacramento?
The school system in Sacramento is on par with the national average for their test scores and curriculum. The district is expansive, with a public, public charter, or magnet school fit for every student. Many schools within the district received excellent scores of 9 and 10 out of 10 on Greatschools.org for their fantastic test scores. Some of the best include Crocker/Riverside Elementary, Genevieve Didion School, Sutter Middle School, West Campus High School, and Rio Americano High School, amongst many others. Many renowned private schools also reside within the district including Christian Brothers High School, Camelia Waldorf School, and Loretto High School.
What areas of Sacramento are safe for walking around at night?
McKinley Park is a safe Sacramento neighborhood just past midtown, with nice, mostly older homes. Carmichael is another safe and family-friendly neighborhood within the city with affordable housing. Some other safe Sacramento neighborhoods include parts of downtown, Land Park, River Park, Elk Grove, and Laguna. According to neighborhoodscout.com, Sacramento's neighborhoods with the lowest crime rates are Laguna, Pocket Road, Walsh Station, and, not surprisingly, the area around Sacramento City College.
What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around Sacramento?
River rafting is a very popular outdoor activity in Sacramento from late May through September. Self-guided, leisurely floating trips are possible on the Lower American River, usually from Sunrise Boulevard to River Bend Park, a six-mile trip that takes about three to four hous. For white water rafting, raft guides can be hired to run the Upper American River. For running or biking, The American River Bike Trail is a 32-mile stretch of automobile-free pavement running along lush parkland beside the Sacramento River.
Looking for a clean place to rent with easy acces to college and stores. Will be relying on public transportation for awhile. Must be clean and safe.
East Sacramento is close to stores (Sutter Square Galleria Center) and California State University, Sacramento. You can also easily get around with the 30, 31 busVillage Townhouses also can be good choice. Village Townhouses is in Arden-Arcade. There are 3 big shopping centers nearby, and you can get California State University with local bus num. 82, 87 (Regional Transit).
Do most people in Sacramento rely on public transportation?
71 percent of Sacramento residents drives private cars to commute to work on a daily basis, while less than 5 percent uses mass transit for the same purpose. These figures show that Sacramento's public transportation system leaves a lot to be desired. However, there are a few options available, most of which center around the Sacramento Valley Rail Station, which is the second busiest Amtrak station in California and the tenth busiest in the country.