Be sure to pack your hiking boots for Anchorage travel nursing jobs to explore several mountain ranges in Alaska. The Chugach Mountains present a stunning skyline to the east and to the north is the Alaska Range where North America’s tallest peak, Mount McKinley, juts out from Denali National Park and Preserve. The Kenai range contains several glaciers, the Aleutians is notable for active volcanoes, and the Talkeetna and Tordrillo ranges are also nearby for outdoor adventurers.
Anchorage, AK Travel Nursing Jobs are Adventure Embodied
There’s GOLD in them thar hills! RNs on Anchorage travel nursing jobs can try their hand at finding the yellow metal at Alaska’s largest gold mining camp in Independence Mine State Historical Park. A boat cruise throughout Cook Inlet and Prince William Sound offer a different perspective to the beauty of the mountain skyline. If you’re fortunate you’ll encounter some playful whales like the Beluga, Humpback, Grey, Orca, Bowhead, Blue, Right, and Minke as well as other marine species.
A Seafood Lover's Paradise!
If you schedule Anchorage travel nursing jobs for the first Saturday in March, you’ll be able to see the start of the Iditarod dog-sledding endurance race. The race begins in downtown Anchorage and the finish line is in Nome, a distance of 1,049 miles! And if you would like to learn to drive your own team of sled dogs or just take a guided tour on the back of a sled, there are plenty of outlets to do so. For your dining pleasure, Anchorage travel nursing jobs offer some of the best seafood in the world! Alaskan king crab, Kachemak Bay oysters, wild Alaskan salmon, and freshly-caught halibut are all on the menu at Anchorage restaurants. If the cool, northern air gives you a bit of a chill, then pop into one of the thousands of cafes, coffee shops, espresso bars, chocolate lounges and drive-thru outlets to sample some of the local roasts, teas, and organic coffee. For something a little stronger, one of the many local microbreweries have some frothy beverages on tap to tickle your taste buds!