The Windy City
Bustling Chicago or suburban cities—whatever your style—there are plenty of travel nursing jobs in one of the many cities in the state of Illinois. Illinois is nicknamed "the Prairie State," because of its farmland, forests, rolling hills and wetlands, and don't forget the lakes! Chicago, one of the biggest cities in the U.S. is located right on beautiful Lake Michigan.
If you love big cities, you'll love Metropolitan Chicago.
You're a city slicker now.
"Midwest is Best"
Small town Galena located in Northwest Illinois brings all the charm with well-preserved 19th-century buildings, quant shops, and all around charisma only found in movies. There's a lot of history to be discovered, such as the Ulysses S. Grant Home, which was a gift from local citizens to the Civil War general who later became our U.S. president.
The home of Abraham Lincoln from 1837 until 1861, Springfield, is the largest city in Central Illinois. In Springfield, you'll find the Lincoln Tomb is the final resting place of our 16th president, the old state capitol, the Illinois State Museum, and many more historically significant sights.