Illinois has a diverse culture with the fast paced lifestyle of Chicago, but Illinois also offers small towns for something a bit slower. While on nursing assignment there, you’ll find it all. If you enjoy watching sports, they have a variety of sports teams such as the Chicago Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs, and White Sox. If you love outdoor activities then you found the right place. They have several lakes and streams to catch a variety of fish such as catfish and bass. Visit the state parks for some scenic overlooks and to enjoy the miles of trails for hiking and biking. Illinois even has several spots for watching and observing bald eagles in their natural habit.
After your outdoor adventures it’s time to head into town for some arts and culture. Illinois features a vast array of theaters where you’ll enjoy live entertainment, comedy shows, concerts, dance, family shows, and even shows direct from Broadway. After a show, you should visit the wide variety of museums they have to offer. They have art museums, history museums, railway museums, science museums, and many more. They even have museums strictly for kids to play and discover.
Chicago one of the largest cities in the US is the highlight of Illinois as it has such a diverse amount of activities. They offer some of the best shopping around from small shops to upscale boutiques. They also offer dining from Chicago style hotdogs and pizza to 5 star restaurants. Chicago is also famous for its Blues clubs and be sure to visit the Sears Tower while you’re there.
While in Chicago be sure to visit “The Loop.” It’s the historic commercial center of downtown Chicago home to a variety of historic buildings. This area includes Grant Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and its home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Goodman Theater, the Joffrey Ballet, and the Harold Washington Library. If you have a bit of a sweet tooth, then you should check out the Chicago Chocolate Festival. Here you’ll get to try a variety of fine chocolates from all around the world. During February you can go to the Chicago Auto Show. This week long event features vehicles both old and new from all throughout the world.
If you’re in the mood for something more action packed you can’t go wrong at Six Flags Great America. Great America boasts a wide variety of roller coasters, carnival games, food, water slides, wave pools and much more. After your day at Great America you can visit the Gurnee Mills Mall. Gurnee Mills is the largest outlet shopping destination in Illinois. It’s visited by more than 20 million people every year and provides you with more than 200 stores to shop, and it even has a built in food court and movie theater.
No matter your tastes you’ll find something to love in Illinois during your contract nurse job. Illinois has the quaintness of a small town but also the fast paced lifestyle of a big city. Call us now to find out what positions are available in your specialty. Let Nurses PRN be your guide to all that Illinois has to offer.