Hidden Gems: Top Destinations for Travel Nurses in 2024


Chloe’ Sizer | December 12th, 2023

Hey there, fellow wanderlust nurses! As we gear up for a brand-new year of exciting assignments and adventures, let’s talk about some hidden gems – the lesser-known cities that might not be on everyone’s radar but are absolute treasures for travel nurses in 2024.

Asheville, North Carolina: The Blue Ridge Beauty

Tucked away in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is a dream for nature-loving nurses. Picture yourself hiking through scenic trails during the day and sipping on locally crafted beers in the evening. With a thriving arts scene and a community that embraces diversity, Asheville is a perfect escape for those seeking a unique blend of culture and outdoor bliss.

Boise, Idaho: The Urban Outdoorsman’s Paradise

Boise is breaking stereotypes left and right. This city offers the perfect balance between urban living and outdoor adventures. From the vibrant downtown with its local markets to the vast wilderness just a short drive away, Boise is a haven for travel nurses who crave both city lights and starry nights.

Chattanooga, Tennessee: Where the River Meets the Mountains

Nestled along the Tennessee River and surrounded by mountains, Chattanooga is a lesser-known gem with a lot to offer. Outdoor enthusiasts will find solace in its numerous hiking trails and water-based activities, while the city’s rich history and emerging culinary scene add a unique flavor to your downtime.

Grand Rapids, Michigan: Art, Beer, and Everything In Between

Grand Rapids is making waves, not just for its stunning art installations but also for its booming craft beer scene. As a travel nurse here, you can immerse yourself in a community that values creativity and innovation. Take a stroll along the Grand River or explore the countless museums – Grand Rapids is a hidden cultural haven.

Reno, Nevada: More Than Just a Pit Stop

Often overshadowed by its flashy neighbor, Reno has a charm of its own. Known as the “Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno boasts a burgeoning arts scene, outdoor activities, and a quirky nightlife. For travel nurses seeking a taste of adventure both in and out of the hospital, Reno might just be the perfect fit.


So, as you plan your 2024 adventures, consider these lesser-known cities that are waiting to be explored. Sometimes, the hidden gems are where the real magic happens. Here’s to a year of new destinations, unforgettable experiences, and the incredible journey that is travel nursing! Safe travels, fellow nomadic healers! 🌍✈️


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