This summer, the Greater Vancouver Area is the place for Registered Nurses to be!

Vancouver is renown for its incredible summers and exciting outdoor activities, and we have numerous travel nursing placements available throughout the Lower Mainland of BC.

If you’re an RN and want to spend the summer near Vancouver, here are 15 things you could check off your bucket list over the next few months:

 

Bloom Tulip Festival, Abbotsford 

Stroll through rows of tulips or enjoy a picnic at one of the most spectacular flower shows in Canada. Grab a fresh bouquet of flowers on your way out to bring some natural beauty back to your home.

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Twilight Drive-In Movie Theatre, Abbotsford

Enjoy some old-school fun at a drive-in movie, and don’t forget to grab a bag of popcorn!

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Kayaking Deep Cove, North Vancouver

Perhaps one of the most picturesque spots to kayak, Deep Cover offers both the peaceful serenity of calm waters and and opportunity for an action-packed day.

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ATV Tours, Whistler

Possibly one of the funnest way to see Whistler, an ATV tour is an off-road adventure that will save your feet without sparing any sights.

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Richmond Night Market, Richmond

From Hello Kitty socks to mango sticky rice to authentic ramen, this night market has everything you’re looking for at less that you’d expect to pay.

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Horseback Trail Rides, Abbotsford or Langley

Surrounded by stunning beauty, horseback riding throughout the Fraser Valley is a great way to de-stress and try something new. Cowboy hats & selfies are not mandatory, but thoroughly encouraged!

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Pemberton Music Festival, Pemberton

Last year’s lineup included Pearl Jam, J.Cole, The Killers, Snoop Dogg, Halsey, Billy Idol, The Chainsmokers, Arkells, DJ Snake, Ice Cube, Bassnector… you get the idea.

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Bard on the Beach, Vancouver

See a Shakespearean production against the backdrop of English Bay and Kitsilano Beach. One of the most stunningly unique sets for live action theatre in all of BC.

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Bungee Jumping or Ziplining, Whistler

Adrenaline junkies – we’ve got you covered! Take a leap of faith and try bungee jumping, or get a birds-eye view of Whistler by cruising through the tree tops.

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Greater Vancouver Zoo, Aldergrove

Get up close and personal with a wide variety of adorable species at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. Learn more about wildlife and current conservation efforts, and how you can help in the fight to save endangered species around the world.

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Sea to Sky Gondola, Squamish

Several moments in life will take your breath away, but only a few will give it back. You’ll feel like you’re on top of the world at the peak of this spectacular gondola ride. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a few deep breaths and find your centre.

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Shop at Granville Island Market, Vancouver

Whether it’s Saturday morning breakfast or Thursday night dinner, you can find everything from fresh fruit and artisan coffee to marinated ribs and handmade pastas at this fabulous market. Bon appétit!

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Squamish Valley Music Festival, Squamish

Another legendary music festival, featuring world-famous headliners. Grab a few friends and pitch a tent to enjoy this three-day outdoor party.

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Explore & Relax in Stanley Park, Vancouver

Whether you’re biking the seawall, strolling through the trees, or reading a book in the rose garden, Stanley Park is known around the globe for all the wonders that it offers. You can even visit the Vancouver Aquarium while you’re there, it’s located right in the heart of the park.

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Cultus Lake Water Park, Cultus Lake

Nothing beats a day of sun & swimming, but it can be made even better by adding waterslides! Cultus Lake has a solid selection of slides for you to zip down, and plenty of room for you to spread out and catch some rays with friends.

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Interested in receiving more information on our exciting summer travel nursing opportunities? Provide your contact info & one of our recruiters will reach out to shortly to explore your options!