After the very bummer summer of 2020, summer 2021 just has to be fantastic, right? Well, if our current roster of incredible travel nurse jobs and travel allied health jobs is an indication, it’s going to be hot job summer for sure. With so many great destinations available for your career in care, we wanted to highlight some of the top summer 2021 locations for travel nursing. Read on to learn more, search jobs, spin your compass, choose your dream location, and apply to get started with Medical Solutions!
The Golden State offers a golden opportunity for the travel assignment of your dreams. California has a ton of geographic diversity — from mountains to beaches to deserts to wine country — so there’s a little something here to please everyone. Whether you’re into national parks or some of the nation’s top attractions, shopping, pro sports, scenic drives, beaches, and dining, this state is a must-do and a consistent traveler favorite.
There’s something kind of romantic about spending summer in the Midwest, from peaceful prairies to charming small towns to off-the-beaten path surprises. In the state’s biggest city, Omaha, summer means all kinds of arts and culture festivals, outdoor concerts and music fests, and trips to the famous Henry Doorly Zoo — ranked one of the top zoos in the world! Come in June and you can also join the fun at the College World Series. Batter up!
From The Big Apple to quaint upstate, New York is a wonderful place to summer! Enjoy the big city as Broadway and other tourist favorites come back online or get out in nature at outdoorsy faves like the Adirondacks, Catskills, Finger Lakes, Lake Placid, and even Niagara Falls. Enjoy world-class dining, shopping, art, theater, pro sports games, and so much more in The Empire State. Speaking of sports, summer is a great time to for fans of America’s favorite pastime to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown!
Summer might not be the best time to hit up Colorado’s iconic ski slopes, but rest assured there is still so much to see and do in The Centennial State! For starters, there are four incredible national parks here: Rocky Mountain National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park, and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Colorado has tons of cool urban enclaves like Denver, Fort Collins, and Boulder, as well as charming towns like Ouray, Estes Park, and Glenwood Springs. Whether you want to get out in nature or get into some art, culture, and craft brews, Colorado has you covered.
If you’d like to spend your summer taking full advantage of the season’s sun, sand, and fun potential, then Florida is calling you. Florida has some great healthcare facilities and consistently offers travel healthcare jobs aplenty. With 11 national parks and the “happiest place on Earth” inside its state borders, The Sunshine State will dazzle you with its warm weather, theme parks, incredible beaches, an abundance of water-based activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, boating, and so much more.
What better place to be than Big Sky Country when the days are getting longer? Outdoors adventures and a lingering sense of the Old West are what makes Montana so fun to explore. Check out Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park, soak your tired bones in one of the state’s natural hot springs, learn fun historical facts at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, drive the famous Beartooth Highway, and take in some culture and craft beer in cool towns like Missoula and Bozeman.
Is this the summer you decide to mess with Texas? The Lone Star State is calling if you’re into wide open spaces, big urban places, and beautiful Gulf Coast beaches. Texas has more hospitals than any other state in the nation, so it’s consistently in need of great travel nurses and travel allied healthcare pros like you. Lucky for you, it’s an amazing place to call home for 13 weeks. Stroll the San Antonio Riverwalk, visit the unforgettable Alamo, attend a concert in Austin (known as the live music capital of the world), explore Big Bend and Padre Island, and so much more!
From low country beaches to high mountain peaks, North Carolina is a beautiful state for your next travel assignment. The state is known for its 300+ miles of beaches — complete with iconic lighthouses, plus the Outer Banks islands — making it a longtime summer favorite for travelers. Cool off with a windows-down drive along the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, which winds through the Great Smoky Mountains and is known for some of the most scenic drives in the nation!
Lake Michigan is a great place to cool off this summer! In addition to Illinois’ beautiful farmlands, sweet home Chicago is a major traveler favorite. Attend a Cubs game at iconic Wrigley Field, gobble some Chicago dogs or deep dish pizza, take in some improv or stand-up comedy in the city where Tina Fey and Amy Poehler met, kick back on the famous Chicago Architectural River Cruise, join the fun at Navy Pier, and take the ultimate mirror selfie at the famous bean-shaped Cloud Gate sculpture!
No matter where you choose to take your next assignment, we wish you a fabulous summer 2021. Search here for more incredible jobs in fun locations nationwide!