Kansas State Off-Campus Housing Guide When to search
Finding property in this high-demand town can get a little tricky. The apartment search usually is most active in January when students return from Winter Break, through March.
Searching for an apartment in Manhattan can be difficult and a little pricey, but if you're willing to live with roommates, your expenses will drop considerably. There are many houses around the Kansas State campus that four friends can occupy for less than $1300 per month.
Rent typically ranges between $250 (best case scenario) and $700 per month.
Life in Manhattan, KS Where to Have Fun
Aggieville is great place to go if you are looking to have fun! Aggieville is the name of six square blocks around Manhattan Avenue and Moro Street. It consists of college bars, restaurants and shops. It's a great place with a college community feel and lots of opportunities to meet new people.
Manhattan is among the most visited cities in Kansas. Aside from the attention K-State's basketball and football teams attract, the majority of the tourism is centered around three locations:
- Flint Hills Discovery Center
- Riley County Historical Museum
- Sunset Zoo
Here is a list of other great places to visit:
- K-State Gardens
- Konza Prairie
- Linear Park Trail
- Tuttle Creek State Park
- Manhattan Parks and Recreation
There are so many places to choose from in Manhattan. We've put together a list of the best restaurants near the K-State campus to save you time and help narrow down all the possibilities.
- Harry's Restaurant
- The Chef Cafe
- Bourbon & Baker
- Bella's Italian Restaurant
- Taco Lucha
The outdoor opportunities are truly endless, the city has 28 parks that have amazing features that can be enjoyed all year long. Manhattan is a beautiful place with bike trails, hiking, horses, climbing, a large reservoir near campus, and the Manhattan Parks and Recreation include seasonal options with K-State sports as well!
Manhattan is full of great places to shop. Manhattan Town Center is a local mall and has over 50 stores to choose from. If you are looking for something more low key Aggieville is an excellent choice with over 100 businesses, you are bound to find something for everyone.