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May 22, 2024 2:34:00 PM

The Best Assignment Locations for Family Fun

Travel healthcare is not only for single nomads. Many medical professionals take healthcare travel assignments simply so they can explore new cities as a family. Whatever you and your family fancy, the beach, mountains, or kicking it in the city, we have the key to a memorable summer. It all starts with selecting a summer healthcare travel assignment in a location that’s family-friendly and full of activities. Check out these healthcare traveler-favorite cities with amusement parks, waterparks, and a whole lot more, all within driving distance.


Orlando, Florida

Calling all adventurists, Orlando is a city that will never leave you feeling bored. If your family loves the outdoors, plenty of beaches are less than an hour away. All are ideal for fishing, swimming, watersports, and more! After you’re done soaking up the sun, “go beyond the screen” and explore the magic behind Orlando’s famous theme parks.

Universal Studios

Watch your favorite movies come to life at Universal Studios. Fly high through the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, take a trip back in time on Jurassic World’s VelociCoaster, or catch a show.

Disney World

Disney World is the perfect place if you’re looking for something magical for all ages. Soak up all the fun by venturing through all four theme parks and cool off at Typhoon Lagoon.


This entertainment hot spot has it all! Take a ride on the Wheel, the park’s 400 ft. tall Ferris wheel and get a bird’s eye view of the city. Afterward, explore all the attractions that ICON Park has to offer, grab a bite to eat, or shop till you drop!


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Omaha, Nebraska

Not only just the home of our headquarters, but Omaha also has a huge food scene and some well-known quirks. If the low cost of living doesn’t get you excited, perhaps the sightseeing will. Bring the family to the Omaha Children’s Museum and the Strategic Air and Space Museum (located in Ashland) for a hands-on experience. Love baseball? Secure an assignment that starts before the College World Series kicks off!


Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

We may be biased but you’ll want to see everything that the best zoo in the country, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, has to offer! Be sure to grab your walking shoes and camera, this zoo has an astonishing 160 acres of habitats to discover.

Kiewit Luminarium

Newer to the area, the Kiewit Luminarium is the perfect place for curious minds of all ages. It offers over 100 interactive exhibits that will open your mind to the world of STEM.


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Des Moines


Adventureland, located in Des Moines, IA is just a short two-hour drive from Omaha. This park has over 100 exciting attractions including its latest, the Flying Viking and Draken Falls.


Lake Okoboji

Looking for a weekend at the lake? You’re in for an activity-filled weekend of swimming, boating, fishing, trails, and great restaurants, which can all be found at Lake Okoboji.

Arnolds Park 

A blast from the past, Arnolds Park is “one of the nation’s oldest amusement parks”. Get a scenic view of Lake Okoboji all from Arnolds Park’s The Legend Roller Coaster.


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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

OKC is another excellent travel location for a family of adventurists! From indoor skydiving to Brickopolis to Lake Hefner, there’s plenty to see and do. If you’re looking for something more laid back, take a ride on the Wheeler Ferris Wheel. The area also makes for the perfect picnic and play zone!

Six Flags Frontier

Experience all the exciting twists and turns of the Gully Washer, Six Flags Frontier’s popular waterslide. Plunge off a 66 ft tall tower down one of three enclosed body slides, filled with narrow loops and twisting tunnels.

Blue Zoo

Looking for an interactive under-the-sea experience? Blue Zoo has plenty to “sea” including species from all over the world. Get up close and personal with the sharks at the Blue Zoo by registering for their dive experience!


Turn it up a notch by experiencing RIVERSPORT Adventure. Get ready to check off some experiences, RIVERSPORT has plenty to do including whitewater rafting, zip lining, high-speed slides, and more! Be sure to check the age restrictions first.


Kansas City, Missouri

Whether you accepted an assignment in KC or are looking to make a weekend getaway from

Worlds Of Fun & Oceans of Fun

Getting in on all the fun with nightly fireworks, a tropical getaway, and plenty of famous thrill rides such as the famous MAMBA. Strap in for a memorable trip at Worlds of Fun, Oceans of Fun, and Planet Snoopy.

Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City

Perfect for any time of the year, Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City has plenty of indoor quests, water slides, and coves that will have you howling.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City

Plan a day trip to LEGOLAND to enjoy the ultimate LEGO experience. Build your day away and enjoy all its epic attractions.


Boston, Massachusetts

Head to the East Coast to explore the historical and beautiful city of Boston! Take in the city’s stunning architecture, catch a Boston Red Sox game, and dine on fresh, local seafood. For history fans, there’s plenty of sightseeing to do. Be sure to make a trip to these historical landmarks: Paul Revere HouseBunker Hill Monument, and Castle Island.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston

Open as of May 2023, LEGOLAND Boston has some of the same fan favorites as other locations. However, the creative world of LEGO continues to grow as it features new attractions such as Hero Zone and Spaceship Build & Scan.


The Greenway

The Greenway has everything you need for a daytime adventure. Enjoy a bite to eat at their local food trucks, take a ride on the Greenway Carousel, or splash through their iconic fountains.


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Wherever you take your summer travel assignment, ensure it’s one that’s filled with laughter and fun for the family. We are thrilled that many of our top cities with assignments have plenty of adventures and memorable experiences. Grab your planner and consider adding one (or more) of these adventures to your family’s summer vacation. To see what available positions we have in these locations, view our job board to get started.