Travel nurses who were lucky enough to take a travel assignment in Georgia agree that it’s a peach of a state to live and work. It offers a diverse landscape, from the gentle rolling hills of its countryside to the bustling streets of Atlanta. Georgia is also home to several top-notch hospitals, nightlife, and the world’s 2nd largest aquarium. For those who prefer a more relaxed spring vibe, places like downtown Savannah is the quintessential charming southern town. Prefer to travel off the beaten path entirely? Explore the many state parks and hiking trails the Peach State has to offer.
Calling all caffeine addicts and aficionados (that includes you, healthcare heroes)! Located in Coca-Cola’s birthplace of Atlanta, the World of Coca-Cola Museum is a fun, light-hearted homage to the rich history of our nation’s favorite iconic beverage brand, offering guided tours, interactive exhibits, and tastings.
Located in the heart of Atlanta, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park is actually a collection of notable sites honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including his birth home and the Ebenezer Baptist Church.
While you’re in the neighborhood, you should also walk over to the Georgia Aquarium, famed for being one of the largest and most impressive aquariums in the world. It is home to a diverse range of marine life, and it proudly hosts a variety of permanent exhibits, temporary exhibits, and special events throughout the year – including exclusive overnight stays.
Atlanta isn’t all museums and celebrations of capitalism own botanical garden features a wide variety of plants, a lovely canopy walk, and seasonal exhibits.
Downtown Savannah is just one of Georgia’s quintessential charming southern towns, featuring a beautifully preserved historic district with cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and charming squares.
Jekyll Island is one of several barrier islands located on the eastern coast of Georgia with beautiful beaches, golf courses, and historic landmarks.
Located just one hour south of Columbus, Georgia, Providence Canyon State Park boasts 1,003 acres of campsites, trails, and even a museum.
One of Georgia’s Seven Natural Wonders, Radium Springs Gardens in Albany is a historic site with beautiful gardens and a natural spring that pumps crisp, cool, crystal-clear waters from an underground cave. Radium Springs was also home to a once-popular resort and casino in the early 20th century.
The stunning Albany Museum of Art in Albany, Georgia showcases a diverse collection of regional and contemporary art.
Situated between Atlanta and Athens, Georgia’s Stone Mountain is a massive granite dome with hiking trails, a cable car ride, and a scenic railroad. While you’re there, you can pamper yourself at the full-service Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort or kick back at the Inn at Stone Mountain Park if you’re after a more rustic vibe.
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