Kansas is part of the heartland of the United States, centrally located within the country and a large producer of agricultural products as well as oil and gas. The state is a hub for aircraft manufacturing with companies such as Boeing, Spirit AeroSystems and Cessna having facilities here. Many residents search for apartments near Sprint Nextel whose World Headquarters is located in Overland Park. Ford Motor Company, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and DST Systems are a few of the other large employers that you can find in Kansas.
You might be looking for an apartment in Kansas while attending school at one of the large institutions for higher learning such as the University of Kansas, Kansas State University and Wichita State University. KU, also known as the “Wildcats” has campuses in several cities including Lawrence, Wichita, Overland Park, Salina and Kansas City.
Wichita, the state’s largest city with a population of nearly 400,000, is where you will find lots of arts and cultural attractions such as the Museum of World Treasures as well as the Sedgwick County Zoo. Also popular is the Kansas History Museum in Topeka, the Capital City, and the Kansas Underground Salt Museum in Hutchinson where you can go 65 stories below ground.
While renting an apartment in Kansas, you may enjoy visiting the Sedgwick County Zoo or the Botanical Gardens in Wichita. Catch a show at the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center or visit the Exploration Place science center which has dozens of interactive exhibits.