With temperatures rising and summer in the air, it is the perfect time to enjoy fresh air and vast views from a rooftop deck. From grills to gardens, pools to dog parks, outdoor decks are often a sought-after amenity by renters, providing a space for get togethers, relaxation, fun and reflection with gorgeous views as the backdrop.
Apartments.com has scoured its listings, unveiling five cities featuring a wide variety of amazing apartments with rooftop decks and outdoor spaces where renters can enjoy impeccable views including New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia, and Denver. The cities were selected based on the number of listings that include a rooftop or deck in its description and are ranked in order from highest to lowest number of listings.
1. New York, NY
Live among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers in one of New York City’s50,275 listings offering rooftop decks. With iconic views of the greatest landmarks including skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center and the famous Central Park, New York City’s deck spaces provide the perfect space for friendly conversation, dinner with friends, family fun, children’s playdates and dogs to run free, all while surrounded by the city that never sleeps.
2. Denver, CO
Three hundred days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty come together to create the world’s most spectacular playground. The Mile High City features 2,794 communities with easy access to roof decks containing all things entertaining with fire pits, grills, pools, and more to enjoy the stunning sights of the city and the mountains. There is no better way to marvel at the iconic Denver skyline and picturesque mountain panorama featuring 200 visible named peaks than in the comfort of a perfect rental rooftop.
3. Dallas, TX
With 2,767 community rooftop decks offering an array of amenities from swimming pools and hot tubs, to full bars and grills, IMAX screens and more, Dallas provides ideal opportunities to relax, socialize, and witness an unobstructed panoramic view of the downtown skyline and take in the lights of the Lone Star State. The Dallas skyline’s unique ensemble of tall glass buildings is not to be missed.
4. Philadelphia, PA
Famous as the birthplace of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, Philadelphia delivers on entertainment and adventure including fascinating museums, vibrant parks, national historic sites and famous (and delicious) food. The “City of Brotherly Love” delivers more than 1,100 apartment communities where you can reside among all of the action, or stay in and take advantage of the extensive amenities including rooftop decks with skyline views. Take advantage of the destination’s fame while overlooking the Delaware River, the historical Rocky Steps, The Liberty Bell Center, the Ben Franklin Bridge, and the birthplace of American democracy—Independence National Historical Park and more.
5. San Francisco, CA
San Francisco holds a secure place in the United States’ romantic dream of itself—a cool, elegant, handsome, worldly seaport whose steep streets and rooftop decks offer breathtaking views of one of the world’s greatest bays. Here, one can socialize with friends on one of the city’s 867-apartment community rooftop decks, while admiring the views of San Francisco’s iconic skyline. Breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge, historic Alcatraz, any number of classic cable cars, a sparkling bay, and streets lined with elegant Victorian homes all add to the city’s exceptional panorama.
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