There is definitely an abundance of reasons why Georgia is a state on people’s minds. Especially for Travel Nurses. Yes, Georgia is just peachy when it comes to Travel Nurse Jobs, as well as extracurricular activities for Travelers to enjoy. Even better, traveling with Medical Solutions uniquely positions you to find a great assignment in sweet Georgia, as we have an abundance of jobs to offer within the state.
Georgia has a rich, storied history and there are a lot of things that make The Peach State unique. Here are 5 fun facts about Georgia:
- Historic St. Marys Georgia is the second oldest city in the nation; it was first settled by the Spanish in 1566.
- Georgia is the United States’ biggest producer of peanuts, pecans, and peaches — oh my!
- The world’s sweetest onion, the Vidalia, is exclusively grown in the fields surrounding Vidalia and Glennville.
- Coca-Cola was invented and first served in Atlanta.
- Macon’s Wesleyan College was the first in the world chartered to give degrees to women.
One great thing about Georgia — especially this time of year — is its nice warm climate. Average January/February temps are generally in the 60s, and by March you’re sure to be home free in the 70s as a beautiful spring season takes hold.
The year-round comfortable climate makes Georgia a great place to get out on your days off and see all the awesome sights and activities the state has to offer. From historical Savannah, to action-packed Atlanta, to the music mecca of Athens, Georgia is brimming with culture and fun. It’s just the very tip of the iceberg, but here are some fun things to do in Georgia:
- Ever pined to visit Europe? A trip to Helen is like time-traveling to 1800s Bavaria. This alpine village is as quaint as it is lively, with a calendar full of fun events year-round.
- Amazing outdoor activities await surrounding the Chattahoochee River and Appalachian Trail. Enthusiasts of horseback riding, mountain biking, waterfalls, hiking, and rafting will be pleased.
- In addition to world-class dining, shopping, and professional sports, fun spots to visit in Atlanta include the Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park, Inside CNN Center Studio Tour, Zoo Atlanta, World of Coca-Cola, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, the Southeastern Flower Show, and much, much more.
- And a stay in Atlanta wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the 3,200-acre Stone Mountain Park. The theme park features rides, golf, fishing, hiking, historical attractions, shopping, dining, shows, plenty of good old’ fashioned nature, and more, year-round.
Learn more about Georgia here, where you can get started on finding your next Travel Nursing adventure!