The city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, is located seven miles west of downtown Milwaukee, between Pewaukee Lake and Muskego Lake. The city is one of the most popular areas in Milwaukee, and a destination for a variety of individuals. Homes for rent in Waukesha put residents in a community that has become known for its young population, many cultural attractions and assortment of options for outdoor recreation.
The city has won top prizes from the National Recreation and Park Association, the Wisconsin Library Association and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and Arts. This blend of arts, parks and culture has helped the city to a ranking within Money Magazine's top 50 places to live in the U.S. Rentals in Waukesha are ideal for those who seek an exciting but manageable urban environment and a comfortable neighborhood.
The seventh largest city in Wisconsin, Waukesha is home to a wide variety of attractions. Known as the "Spring City," Waukesha was once a popular spa town known for its clean and tasty water. Those who buy houses for rent can still glimpse this history in the city's clean landscape and its many pristine parks. Residents are offered scenic views of the Fox River, which bisects the city, flanked on both sides by the Fox River Parkway. In addition, homes in the area offer easy access to the local Rails to Trails bike paths as well as Frame Park, an area marked by its beautiful gardens and miles of hiking trails.
The culture of Waukesha is influenced by an appreciation for the arts and two main academic resources: Carroll University and the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha. Rentals can be found near Waukesha's small downtown area, which hosts art crawls every two months, and weekly events that include book readings and live music.
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