Thinking of New Mexico for your next travel nursing assignment? Good for you! New Mexico has some of the most spectacular scenery that the country has to offer and a travel RN job in “The Land of Enchantment” presents an excellent opportunity to experience the wonders of the nation’s 47th state.
Go Healthcare Staffing has compiled a list of 4 things that every travel nurse should see while on assignment in New Mexico (and we have several travel nursing opportunities in New Mexico just waiting for you right now!). Check out our view on 4 things every travel nurse should see in New Mexico and tell us what you think!
White Sands National Monument: Located in the Tularosa Basin is one of the world’s great natural wonders – the magnificent white sands of New Mexico. These great wavy dunes are made of gypsum sand and cover 275 square miles of desert, creating the world’s largest gypsum sand dunes. White Sands National Monument preserves a major portion of this unique natural formation, along with the animals and plants located there.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park: With more than 119 incredible caves to explore, the Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a fascinating place to visit for the adventurous travel nurse. Self-guided tours or guided tours will take you on an exploration of the “Big Room” and the “Main Corridor” of the caves. For those who are looking for more challenging experiences, ranger-guided cave tours are available and bring you on a trek through rocky slopes and canyons to discover the hidden treasures of these majestic caves.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park: Enjoy taking in the awe-inspiring structures of the Pueblo people and learning about the rich history of the people that built them. Guided tours are available to help make the most of your visit. In addition, you can also get some exercise while you learn by enjoying biking and hiking trails in the park.
Cumbres-Toltec Scenic Railway: The longest and highest narrow gauge steam railroad in the country, Cumbres-Toltec Scenic Railway runs between Chama, New Mexico and Antonito, Colorado and dates back to the late 1800s. If you are love trains or just want to enjoy a unique experience and see incredible natural beauty from a unique perspective, then this ride is for you. Travel nurses can experience the stunning Chama Valley as well as enjoy the experience of riding a steam era mountain railroad.
Have some of your own that you would like to add? Let us know what your top New Mexico destinations are by leaving a comment or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org – we would love to hear from you.
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