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Kentucky is perfect for nurses and clinicians who like to be countryside. Open roads and rolling hills fill the state, leading to some pretty amazing spots for those who want to relax and find solitude in the grandeur of all that nature has to offer. The Bluegrass State has an extensive system of state parks for boating, fishing, hiking, and other outdoor recreation. Kentucky is also home to the Kentucky Derby, bourbon distilleries, and Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system in the world.

Southern hospitality radiates throughout Kentucky, so it’s a great place to meet new people and make lifelong connections. The state is perfect for nurses who are ready to start traveling. We have allied health and travel nursing jobs available now. Apply today to see if Kentucky is the right fit.

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Mammoth Cave National Park – Mammoth Cave, KY
A visit to Kentucky would not be complete without trekking through the world’s longest known cave system. If you love the outdoors, this is the best place to bring the entire family. Go canoeing on the Green River, have a lovely picnic at the campgrounds, go horseback riding or cycling or go on some thrilling guided cave tours. (Planetware)

Churchill Downs – Louisville, KY
There is no other place to have the most fantastic horse racing experience other than the Churchill Downs. Home to the Kentucky Derby, you can enjoy an exciting day at the races, visit the museum, and then go shopping at the Derby Store. Your children can join the Family Fun Days presented by Kroger Kiddos where they will have a highly interactive experience with games, crafts, as well as a fun visit from Churchill Charlie. (Attractions of America)

Kentucky Horse Park – Lexington, KY
If you have always been fascinated by horses, the best place to visit would be the Kentucky Horse Park. Their Horses of the World display will allow you to discover different breeds of horses through a breathtaking show filled with colors and sounds. If this is your first time to go horseback riding, you can enjoy a 35-minute guided trail ride. If you have kids who would love to try out riding, they can go on Pony Rides around the pony paddock. (Planetware)

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park – Corbin, KY
The majestic Cumberland Falls holds a number of fun activities for you and your family. You can go gem mining and discover some real, colorful and beautiful gemstones at the gemstone flume. You can also go birding and discover some of the most exquisite bird species such as the Pileated Woodpecker or the Wood Thrush. If you love roughing it up at the great outdoors, you can set up camp at any of the park’s 50 campsites complete with electricity and water hookups. (Planetware)

Creation Museum – Petersburg, KY
One of the most state-of-the-art museums in the country, Creation Museum is a 70,000 square foot museum that will excite you and thrill you in many different ways. Your children can play with the dinosaurs that roam near Eden’s River and you get to encounter Biblical characters coming to life. Check out other highly interactive displays such as Dr. Crawley’s Insectorium as well as the Dragon Invasion exhibit. (Attractions of America)

Louisville Zoo – Louisville, KY
This zoo is one of the most visited attractions in all of Kentucky. Explore some of their award-winning animal exhibits such as the Glacier Run where you will encounter Polar Bears and Grizzly Bears; the Gorilla Forest where you will discover a multi-faceted rotational exhibit allowing you to go deep into the realm of a gorilla’s natural habitat. Your kids will also enjoy a day of learning and exploration about animal and nature conservation through the Backyard Action Hero program. (Attractions of America)

Newport Aquarium – Newport, KY
Named as the number one aquarium in the 2012 Reader’s Choice Travel Awards, the Newport Aquarium is where you will get to have a first-hand encounter with some of the most exotic sea creatures like sharks, fish, jellyfish, and stingrays. Walk through a gigantic aquarium and feel like you are actually swimming with the magnificent sharks. Your kids will enjoy the Penguin Encounters where they can actually touch, interact with and play with the friendly penguins. (Planetware)

Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay – Louisville, KY
If you think a vacation is not complete without a visit to a theme park then you should make sure to drop by Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay. This park offers extreme rides that will thrill you and take your breath away. Go on the FearFall ride that will drop you from a towering 129 feet at an exhilarating 45-mile per hour speed. Watch a show at their 5D cinema to have a viewing experience that is just totally out of this world. The Hurricane Bay water park also offers you some fun under the sun with their Plummet Summit and their Tornado Ride, as well as some rest and relaxation at the Lazy River. (Attractions of America)

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory – Louisville, KY
The first thing visitors will see when approaching the factory and museum is the 120-foot-tall replica of Babe Ruth’s Louisville Slugger, which sits at the entrance. Inside, tourists have the opportunity to tour the factory where the Louisville Slugger is made, watching as a simple piece of wood is turned into a tool that professional baseball players have been breaking records with since 1884. Attached to the factory is a museum filled with memorabilia and exhibits that look at the history of the Louisville Slugger and the careers of some of the most legendary players who wielded it. The museum’s most prized items are the bat used to hit Hank Aaron’s 700th home run, Joe DiMaggio’s bat from his 56-game hitting streak, and the bat used by Babe Ruth for 21 of his 1927 home runs, complete with the notches that the Bambino carved around the logo for each of those runs. The museum also has batting cages, a pitching simulator, and a 17-ton limestone baseball glove, which is often climbed by kids and adults alike. (Planetware)

Daniel Boone National Forest – London, KY
The Daniel Boone National Forest occupies a stretch of land that runs through 21 counties in eastern Kentucky, covering more than 708,000 acres. The park’s most distinguished feature is its varied terrain, which includes more than 3,400 miles of sandstone cliffs, gorges, and ravines cut by rivers and streams, and the Natural Bridge, which measures 65 feet high and 75 feet wide. Created by the erosive forces of wind and water, it is just one of the many bizarre rock formations found in the park. Among the park’s many trails, the Sheltowee Trace trail is the largest, extending for 273 miles through Daniel Boone National Forest. The Barren Folk Accessible Heritage Trail is closest to Whitley City and has a 0.75-mile paved trail, which narrates the history of Barren Folk Mining and Coal and the hundreds of people who occupied the isolated mining town. (Planetware)

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