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The Best Spring Break Assignments for Travel Nurses

This Spring break, take a vacation while getting paid for it.

As a travel nurse, you can take your next assignment wherever you want. Which means if you’re looking for a fun getaway while earning top dollar pay, you came to the right place. Whether your idea of Spring break is relaxing on the beach or adventuring up a mountain, we have 10 unrivaled assignments for the travel nurse who wants the best of both worlds.

Miami, Florida

>> Weather: Highs of 78 degrees | Lows of 67 degrees

Miami, Florida is the classic Spring break destination. Filled with social attractions like Miami wine bars, the Basement nightclub, and ping-pong lounges, this location is perfect for the social butterfly. Not to mention, if you’re a music lover, March 21st through March 26th, Miami hosts a large Music Week festival you don’t want to miss.

South Padre Island, Texas

>> Weather: Highs of 74 degrees | Lows of 62 degrees

From the sea life to the sunsets, South Padre makes for an exciting outdoor adventure. Fill your Spring break with ziplining, paddle boarding, golfing, or just relaxing by the beach. Although if you do have a rainy day or two, feel free to check out some of these local indoor eateries, The Painted Marlin Grille, Karma Café and Books, and Yummies Bistro. 

Oh, and don’t forget to say hello to the resident alligator, Big Padre, at least once.

Outer Banks, North Carolina

>> Weather: Highs of 62 degrees | Lows of 44 degrees

If you’re looking for a beach getaway that isn’t going to be crowded during Spring break, then an assignment in Outer Banks, North Carolina is just what you’re looking for. You can spend your days relaxing by the water, or tour the OBX for some of it’s unique experiences. A few ideas include exploring the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, visiting the North Carolina Aquarium, or trying to catch glimpses of the Outer Banks Corolla Wild Horses.

No matter how you spend the day, just make sure you add the Taste of the Beach to your itinerary on March 24-26.

Boulder, Colorado

>> Weather: Highs of 57 degrees | Lows of 30 degrees

If you’re more into mountains than beaches, then take your Spring break assignment in Boulder, Colorado. A city filled with award-winning breweries, famous Flatirons, fun shops, and delicious restaurants, there is always something new to do. Visiting during Spring is the perfect time to take a wildflower hike, or a day trip to Rocky Mountain National Park for quite literally a breath of fresh air.

New Orleans, Louisiana

>> Weather: Highs of 73 degrees | Lows of 54 degrees

In New Orleans, the fun never stops. On a beautiful 70’s day you can enjoy endless activities like kayaking down the Bayou, biking the Lafitte Greenway, or touring secluded swamps. And on the cold and dreary days, you can still enjoy endless activities – like having cocktails at the revolving Carousel Bar, shopping at M.S. Rau’s Antiques, or exploring the 1850s House museum. Rain or shine, this is a great getaway for Spring breakers who aren’t into the beach-scene this year.

Maui, Hawaii

>> Weather: Highs of 71 degrees | Lows of 55 degrees

If you’re looking for a mix of relaxing and adventuring this Spring break, Maui has the best of both worlds. Enjoy resting on miles of black, red, and white beaches, watching the sunrise from the summit of Haleakala, and browsing endless delicious fruit stands. You can also spend your days off enjoying more active endeavors, like scuba diving, whale watching, kayaking, and surfing. Bring a book and some sunscreen, and ready for a great work-cation.

Moab, Utah

>> Weather: Highs of 64 degrees | Lows of 35 degrees

Taking an assignment in Utah for the Spring is a great idea. The temperature is just the right mix of not-too-hot and not-too-cold, making it the perfect time for tons of outdoor activities. A few popular choices include off-roading on Monitor trails, climbing in Castle Valley, and hiking Squaw Spring. Of course, while you’re here, you should also try to visit the famous Arches National Park. However, if you’re looking to escape the Spring break crowds in Moab’s national parks, visit the Needles and Maze Districts instead.

Chicago, Illinois

>> Weather: Highs of 45 degrees | Lows of 34 degrees

When choosing your Spring break assignment, Chicago, Illinois is probably not the first place you think of. Nevertheless, it’s a great city with tons of activities to keep you entertained. While here, you can spend your days off walking around Maggie Daley Park, exploring the Museum of Science and Industry, and enjoying breathtaking views of the city on the Skydeck. Not to mention, this is the perfect spot for St. Patrick’s Day, since they dye their river green in celebration!

Palm Springs, California

>> Weather: Highs of 81 degrees | Lows of 52 degrees

If you’re tired of the cold and want to skip straight to summer, you should take your next assignment in Palm Springs. The balmy warm temperature makes it a perfect outdoor getaway, and the list of activities will make your Spring break a memorable one. A few must-see attractions are the Palm Springs VillageFest, Cabazon Dinosaurs, and Joshua Tree National Park. If you love animals, you should also explore The Living Desert, where you can stop in to feed the giraffes, walk with wallabies, and more!

Atlantic City, New Jersey

>> Weather: Highs of 52 degrees | Lows of 32 degrees

Frequently referenced as the, “World’s Famous Playground,” taking a Spring break assignment in Atlantic City will put you in the center of all the action. Spin the roulette wheel at Caesars, walk the Atlantic City boardwalk, go dancing at Boogie Nights, or see jaw-stopping views from the Absecon Lighthouse. No matter if you’re exploring during the day or at night, there is always something to do in this city.

Celebrate the return of warm weather with a relaxing beach trip or a city adventure. Either way, you can spend your Spring break where you want to, and get paid for it. As a travel nurse, you can always have the best of both worlds.

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