How Apartment Residents Can Stay Cool This Summer

ApartmentSearch_GrillingWith the official start of summer on June 21, apartment residents all over the country are looking for ways to stay cool. Fortunately for them, apartment communities offer so many different options for having fun and staying cool in the summer heat – much more than are typically available to homeowners.

Here are the top ways you can cool off this summer:

1. Most apartment communities have swimming pools. You can literally spend all day relaxing by the pool while your kids burn off some of that pent-up energy from being indoors. Children love pools! Plus, many communities offer special events such as “dive-in movies” and summer parties at the pool. This is a great way to cool off AND have a great time.

2. Another advantage that apartment residents have over homeowners is staying cool without breaking the bank. Apartment utility costs are lower than homes, even during the hottest months of the year. You can enjoy spending time in your air-conditioned apartment without worrying about the cost getting too high.

3. You and your children can attend one of your community’s numerous events this summer and stay cool in the process. Many communities hold ice cream socials, community barbecues during the cooler temperatures in the evening, and other events. And don’t forget the fun activities held inside community clubhouses and gyms, both for kids and adults.

4. Being able to choose the location of your apartment community also makes for a cool summer. Some apartments are conveniently situated close to the ocean, lakes, or mountains. Even downtown apartments are close to a variety of activities that can help you beat the summer heat, including shaded parks, public pools, and splash parks.

5. Living in an apartment saves you money on summer events. Instead of driving to a public pool or flying to a theme park, the variety of different, fun activities can keep you and your family entertained – and saving money – all summer long.

Fortunately, when you choose your next apartment, you can select one close to the activities that you love. To find the perfect community near all the summer events that you love, visit to search our extensive database of apartment homes all over the country. You can even earn up to $200 in cool rewards just for telling them that ApartmentSearch sent you.