Most Popular Travel Nurse Job Destinations

The beauty of being a travel a nurse is being able to choose where to go for your next assignment.  But how do you choose which is the best location for you?  You may even be curious as the most popular travel nurse job destinations to help with your decision.  There are 50 different states with so much to offer, so choosing where to go can be the biggest challenge, excluding the simple things like making sure your license, credentials and immunizations are up-to-date. But after all that easy stuff is done, the next part is the hardest: Where do I go?

To help you out, here are some of the most popular states that travel nurses choose for their nursing assignment.


­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Famously known for its rain, trees, lakes, and mountains, Washington State is a place like nowhere else. The Evergreen State isn’t just known for grey skies and vampires, it also has some of the best air quality in the country. Whether you’re in the middle of Mount Rainier National Park or in the core of Downtown Seattle, there is no shortage of beautiful memories in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.

Travel Nursing - Washington

 See also: Live Like a Local: Seattle


The Beaver State didn’t just become hip. It’s always existed as a gorgeous place to be, yet goes under-appreciated. Nevertheless, Oregon offers a variety of things to do ranging from hiking in the misty forests to visiting the best craft breweries in the country. Regardless of the city, Oregon has been known as a great destination for its amazing scenery, food, arts, and most importantly, weirdness.

Travel Nursing - Oregon

See also: Live Like a Local: Portland


Surprisingly, the Golden State isn’t all palm trees and sandy beaches. California is a destination that stands out due to its great variety of landscapes, lifestyles, and weather patterns…all in the same state! Wherever you go in California, it’s hard to be disappointed. From warm sandy beaches in San Diego to the tall green trees of the Redwood Forrest, California is a great destination if you’re looking for options.

Travel Nursing - California

See also: Live Like a Local: San Francisco


The Longhorn State is big… really big. Fortunately, the size of Texas creates a wide range of options when you are looking for things to experience. A variety of cultures, landscapes, and activities from horseback riding in the countryside to a soulful music scene in Downtown Austin, Texas is known for its optimistic outlook and Southern Hospitality.

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Last, but definitely not least, Alaska is more than just a state: it’s an escape. It may surprise you to hear that Alaska is routinely one of our most requested states to travel to. This commonly overlooked piece of land not only offers majestic natural beauty but also the feeling of being on a different planet. Many places simply don’t offer the kind of beauty that Alaska does. From snowcapped mountains to witnessing lunar eclipses in the sky, you will be sure to have a memorable experience in the Last Frontier.

Travel Nursing - Alaska

See also: Search for a Travel Nurse Job Here

So there you have it. 5 of our most popular and requested destinations from our travel nurses.  The question is, where do you want to go next?

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