Are you a PRN or a Travel Nurse? 5 Fun Things to do in Colorado!

Oct 24, 2023

Are you a Nurse traveling to Colorado for an assignment? Maybe you live in Colorado and are just looking for an adventure tomorrow. Regardless of your situation, this state offers so many fun things to do that any corner you turn is bound to be filled with activities! If you are not sure where to start, we have put together a short guide for you to highlight just a few of the many great things in Colorful Colorado. However, don’t just stop with these activities here, this beautiful state has so much in store that if you get creative, then the sky’s the limit! 


One fun thing to do in Denver, Colorado, is to explore the vibrant arts scene in the RiNo Art District. This eclectic neighborhood is widely known for its colorful murals, street art, and a variety of galleries and studios. You can take a casual stroll through the streets to admire the ever-changing art or visit during the district’s monthly “First Friday art walks”, where you can enjoy live music, food trucks, and a chance to meet local artists. RiNo offers a dynamic and creative atmosphere that makes it a must-visit destination for anyone seeking a lively and culturally rich experience in the Mile High City.

Maybe art is not for you? Take a visit to the Denver Zoo. This family-friendly attraction offers a delightful day out, featuring a wide variety of animals from around the world, including lions, tigers, and bears, as well as numerous educational exhibits. Strolling through this well-maintained zoo and witnessing the fascinating creatures up close is an enjoyable and educational experience for visitors of all ages. With its commitment to conservation and a range of interactive exhibits, the Denver Zoo is a must-visit destination for animal lovers or families looking for a fun and fulfilling day in Denver!

Colorado Springs

A visit to the Garden of the Gods is a must when in Colorado Springs. This stunning natural feature is a registered National Natural Landmark and features awe-inspiring red rock formations that tower dramatically into the sky. You can explore the park’s numerous trails, and rock climb, or enjoy a scenic drive through this natural wonderland. With its unparalleled beauty and free admission, the Garden of the Gods offers a memorable and accessible outdoor adventure for nature lovers and site-seers in Colorado Springs.

Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado, is known for its thriving craft beer scene, and one fantastic activity to enjoy in this city is embarking is a brewery tour. With over 20 local breweries, including big names like New Belgium and Odell, as well as smaller, unique establishments, you can explore a diverse range of craft beers and experience the vibrant beer culture. Many breweries offer guided tours, tastings, and a chance to learn about the beer-making process. It’s a fun and educational way to spend a day in Fort Collins, often referred to as the “Napa Valley of Craft Beer.”

Pro tip: Don’t drink and drive. It is against the law. Be safe, and have a designated driver.

Grand Junction

Are you on the west side of the state? No worries! In Grand Junction, Colorado, a must-do activity is exploring the stunning landscapes of the Colorado National Monument. This park is a geological wonder, featuring breathtaking canyons, towering red rock formations, and panoramic vistas that stretch for miles. You can drive along the scenic Rim Rock Drive, go hiking on numerous trails, or even try your hand at rock climbing. The park is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, offering unforgettable views of the Colorado Plateau and a chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Western Slope.

Looking for a PRN or Travel Job?

No matter what part of that state you want to visit there will be plenty of options for food, art, and recreational activities around every corner. If you are looking for a travel assignment in Colorado, see what Cascade has available, and be sure to choose a long one because you will need time to explore all this beautiful state has to offer. Likewise, if you are local and looking for an exciting next step in your career check out our PRN jobs and see what opportunities are sitting right here in your backyard!

What we do

Allied Healthcare & Nurse Staffing Services

Founded in 1988, Cascade Health Services is a leading healthcare and nurse staffing agency in the United States. More than 2,500 nurses, nurse aides and allied health professionals work with Cascade across the nation. We are hiring RN, LPN, LVN, CNA, CMA, CMT and other healthcare professionals for immediate Travel, Contract and PRN jobs in Nursing Homes, Long Term Care Centers, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living, Rehabilitation Centers and Hospitals.