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This Traveling Therapist tackled a 100-mile bike ride while on assignment in Alaska

This Traveling Therapist tackled a 100-mile bike ride while on assignment in AlaskaWhen therapists decide to become travelers, many of them do so purely for the adventure of it. One particular Jackson Therapist took her love for adventure one step further and challenged herself to complete a 100-mile bike trek across Alaska. Heather is a traveling Physical Therapist on assignment in Alaska who decided just exploring Alaska wasn’t enough, she wanted to do more (while helping others). Read on to learn more about Heather and her amazing feat.

Making time for training

Heather has been a traveling therapist for the past three years.  When she got placed in Alaska, she was ecstatic since it was one of her top destinations she wanted to explore.

This Traveling Therapist tackled a 100-mile bike ride while on assignment in Alaska

Physical Therapy, Best Places to Travel, Therapist Spotlight

When therapists decide to become travelers, many of them do so purely for the adventure of it. One particular Jackson Therapist took her love for adventure one step further and challenged herself to complete a 100-mile bike trek across Alaska. Heather is a traveling Physical Therapist on assignment in Alaska who decided just exploring Alaska wasn’t enough, she wanted to do more (while helping others). Read on to learn more about Heather and her amazing feat. Making time for training Heather has been a traveling therapist for the past three years.  When she got placed in Alaska, she was ecstatic since it was one of her top destinations she wanted to explore.

Top Foodie Cities for Travel Therapists

Travel therapists get the best of both worlds: They get a chance to work in a new city, while typically being only a few hours' drive away from home.

Travel therapists get the best of both worlds: They get a chance to work in a new city, while typically being only a few hours’ drive away from home. Being away from the usual lunch hangouts and haunts can give you a chance to try something new. Farmers’ markets are coming into swing now that the weather is warming up and restaurants are swinging open their patio doors. Not sure where to begin? Check out the list below for the best foodie cities:

Top Foodie Cities for Travel Therapists

Best Places to Travel

Travel therapists get the best of both worlds: They get a chance to work in a new city, while typically being only a few hours’ drive away from home. Being away from the usual lunch hangouts and haunts can give you a chance to try something new. Farmers’ markets are coming into swing now that the weather is warming up and restaurants are swinging open their patio doors. Not sure where to begin? Check out the list below for the best foodie cities:

4 Reasons to Make Alaska Your Summer Assignment

You can explore Alaska's wilderness by foot, by train or by kayak this summer.

The summer is normally when the temperature creeps up – and stays up! – leaving you yearning for a cooler destination. In Alaska during the summer, the sun glows all night during May and June – with the sun just starting to set after 10 p.m. during July and August. With so much daylight, it’s the perfect opportunity to go exploring. Travel and Leisure noted that several airlines are increasing the number of flights available to this secluded part of the world – so what’s stopping you? Check out our top four list of reasons why Alaska just might be for you!

Breathtaking views from the water

Tourists fawn over the glaciers in this state as they have a faint blue hue. Sunset Magazine noted that Alaska is home to 100,000 glaciers

4 Reasons to Make Alaska Your Summer Assignment

Best Places to Travel

The summer is normally when the temperature creeps up – and stays up! – leaving you yearning for a cooler destination. In Alaska during the summer, the sun glows all night during May and June – with the sun just starting to set after 10 p.m. during July and August. With so much daylight, it’s the perfect opportunity to go exploring. Travel and Leisure noted that several airlines are increasing the number of flights available to this secluded part of the world – so what’s stopping you? Check out our top four list of reasons why Alaska just might be for you! Breathtaking views from the water Tourists fawn over the glaciers in this state as they have a faint blue hue. Sunset Magazine noted that Alaska is home to 100,000 glaciers. 

Top destinations for beach loving therapists

Enjoy the sunset on these magnificent beaches.

It’s easy to get a case of the blues in the midst of winter. Lucky for traveling therapists, you can escape to the beach on assignment! Whether you’re working at a hospital or an outpatient facility, you can help patients or clients while taking the time to enjoy the beach. While most people think of Hawaii when it comes to pristine beaches, we found you more places in the U.S. to explore. Here are the top locations around the U.S. if you’re hankering for some sunshine and waves:

The Outer Banks, North Carolina

U.S. News and World Report rated it as one the top 5 beaches in the U.S. And who could blame it?

Top destinations for beach loving therapists

Best Places to Travel, Travel Therapy Advice

It’s easy to get a case of the blues in the midst of winter. Lucky for traveling therapists, you can escape to the beach on assignment! Whether you’re working at a hospital or an outpatient facility, you can help patients or clients while taking the time to enjoy the beach. While most people think of Hawaii when it comes to pristine beaches, we found you more places in the U.S. to explore. Here are the top locations around the U.S. if you’re hankering for some sunshine and waves: The Outer Banks, North Carolina U.S. News and World Report rated it as one the top 5 beaches in the U.S. And who could blame it?

Occupational therapist’s guide to Philly

Run up the steps like Rocky.

Run up the steps like Rocky.

If you’re spending Valentine’s Day in the city of Brotherly Love, there are plenty of opportunities to learn more about the area. Check out the list below for top sites in Philadelphia:

Go back in time

History buffs flock to this city to learn more about icons like The Liberty Bell and The Declaration of Independence. But if you want to walk through history, stop in to the Eastern State Penitentiary. See where Al Capone was housed and step through a real cell meant to elicit regret for a crime.

Shop local

The Reading Terminal Market is an expansive indoor market that offers one-of-a-kind foods.

Occupational therapist’s guide to Philly

Occupational Therapy, Best Places to Travel

Run up the steps like Rocky. If you’re spending Valentine’s Day in the city of Brotherly Love, there are plenty of opportunities to learn more about the area. Check out the list below for top sites in Philadelphia: Go back in time History buffs flock to this city to learn more about icons like The Liberty Bell and The Declaration of Independence. But if you want to walk through history, stop in to the Eastern State Penitentiary. See where Al Capone was housed and step through a real cell meant to elicit regret for a crime. Shop local The Reading Terminal Market is an expansive indoor market that offers one-of-a-kind foods.