When you first started out as a travel professional, did you have lofty goals of travel to Hawaii and California? While those are destinations you can certainly travel to as a speech-language pathologist or occupational therapist, gigs in destination cities like San Diego and Maui are few and far between. Here at PPR, we’re honest about our locations for travel. We attempt to secure positions for our traveling professionals in desirable cities all over the U.S., and we actually have pediatric, and school based positions in rad places!
Always wanted to head to Colorado? You’re in luck this winter — we have a handful of jobs in Colorado. Time to hit the slopes (or the brewery)!
There are far more than 100 things to do in Denver, but hey, it’s good to start, right? Whether you find yourself more into sports, botanical gardens, art, or nature — it’s all here for you to take in on your next 13-week assignment.
Since you’ll be in Denver for 13 weeks, no need to pack it all into just a few days like your last vacation. Get the touristy stuff out of the way, like the Colorado State Capitol (open to the public 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free public tours are offered hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and a stop at the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art its new location in the Golden Triangle Creative District opened in March 2018 upon first arriving.
Once you settle in, you can move on to exploring the outdoor adventure such as Vail Mountain Resort, and these 7 other outdoor adventure spots as recommended by Travel Channel.
Once you’ve hit that low-key local stage of your assignment, don’t miss The 14 Hottest Restaurants in Denver: The Wolf’s Tailor, Safta Restaurant, Rye Society, and Super Mega Bien. You’ll want to get a list started now before you head to this foodie mecca.
Greeley is about an hour and 15 minutes from Denver (on a good day), and is the 12th most populous city in Colorado. If you want all of the amenities of a city without the hustle and bustle of Denver, Greeley might be a great fit for your next Colorado adventure.
Meander through the downtown area with stops at the Rio Grande, Stuft, Meeker’s, and Cranford’s Tea Tavern for food and drinks. Settle into a performance or movie at the Kress Cinema & Lounge or Moxie Theater.
Next, experience the outdoors with a visit to Pawnee National Grassland, which is a 93,060-acre grassland ideal for outdoor recreation. Although it’s known as a birding area, you can also hike, bike, camp, picnic, horseback ride.
Boulder has been dubbed “the city nestled between the mountains and reality” for a very good reason. Whether it’s the approachable cityscape, shopping districts, or the Instagrammable Flatirons, Boulder is truly a stunning place to find yourself on a 13-week travel assignment.
Boulder was named “America’s Foodiest Town” for its enticing restaurants and 24 craft breweries. When you first get to Boulder, don’t miss Emmerson, Oak at Fourteenth, and Cured — all in one day. Kidding. The great thing about travel assignments is you can try a new restaurant every week! Head to Pearl Street for shopping and more restaurants where you can immerse yourself in this creative community’s laid-back lifestyle.
Looking for an assignment in another Colorado city? Or even Minnesota, Oregon, or Washington? We can help you find the perfect assignment city for your next working getaway. Contact PPR EDU today!