5 Idyllic States for a Summer Travel Nursing Assignment

5 Idyllic States for a Summer Travel Nursing Assignment

It’s that time of year again, when you are deciding where to embark on your summer travel nursing assignment! Whether you’re a beach bum, lakeside lover, or home body, there is an awesome destination to fit your summer vibe. To help you in your search, we gathered five idyllic states to spend summer that currently have travel nursing openings.


Comfortable temperatures and the nation’s largest freshwater coastline make The Great Lakes State an unbeatable Summer destination. Take advantage of the history of Motown and tour the spot where it all began outside of Detroit or stop in Holland to see Dutch themed attractions. Venture further North to a variety of idyllic places including Harbor Spring, Traverse City, and frolic in the sand at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park. Must-See Place: Step back into time in Mackinac Island where the method of transportation is horse drawn carriage and take in world’s largest front porch at the Grand Hotel. Nursing jobs in Michigan are waiting for you.


If you are eyeing a destination that comes alive as a summer oasis, look no further than Massachusetts—specifically the Cape Cod area. As a primarily seasonal location, The Cape brings in families, summer workers, and young people by the drove to enjoy its beaches and night life. Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard are pleasant locales for a weekend jaunt. Must-See Place: Check out Cisco brewers in Nantucket. Check out our summer assignment openings in Massachusetts and pack a bathing suit!


Hawaii is renowned as a vacation getaway during the winter months, but who says you can’t soak up the sun on a summer assignment? It’s not every day you have the opportunity to hit the beach and enjoy the tropical environment AND be paid for it. Live the city life in Honolulu or venture to the coffee region in Kona, Hawaii. Must-See Place: The iconic Dukes in Waikiki. Take a look at our summer assignment openings and say “aloha” to your new travel nursing destination!

North Carolina

Whether you’re looking for rivers, mountains, beaches, or history, the Tar Heel State has it all. If you’re looking for aquatic adventures like surfing and fishing, look no further than the Outer Banks and Cape Hatteras.  If city life is your thing, check out busting Charlotte and Wilmington.  Or, venture further west to Asheville and check out the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains and climb Chimney Rock (the backdrop for Last of the Mohicans film). Must see spot: The Biltmore Estate outside of Asheville. Explore our open positions in North Carolina and don’t forget your hiking boots.


The Pacific Northwest often garners a reputation for gray skies and a whole lot of precipitation—and fairly so—but, what many people don’t realize, is how beautiful and sunny the region is during its summer months. Boasting cool cities like Portland and incredible natural sights like the McCredie Hot Springs and Crater Lake National Park, Oregon could be a unique destination for you next summer assignment. Must-do activity: Float down the Deschutes River in Bend. Explore our open positions in The Badger State and don’t forget your raincoat—just kidding.

Whether you have your eye on the tropics, southern coastline, or someplace a bit more north, we have opportunities to suit your varied interests. Jobs are always opening up and being filled in these regions, so keep an eye out for your perfect summer assignment.

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