Summer in North Dakota


I am not sure where you’re working right now but I hope it is someplace safe. Here in Alabama, it’s hot and incredibly humid.  I guess I shouldn’t complain since the rest of the country is suffering from tornadoes and flooding.  If you happen to be looking for your next assignment someplace relatively cool and beautiful try summer in North Dakota.

North Dakota’s awesome summer season is best in June, July, and August. This is a state perfect for all outdoor activities. The days are warm, and at times even hot.  Nights are cool and perfect for a restful sleep. You can count on an average temperature of 82 °.

North Dakota is appealing because this state has the ideal balance of natural beauty and agriculture. “Dakota” is the Sioux Indian word meaning “friend,” and it exemplifies the climate of the Peace Garden State that is, North Dakota. There is a mix of occupants of German or Scandinavian descent.  These folks give the state a one of a kind social legacy, customs, foods and celebrations with an old world connection.

If you like the outdoors

The Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains,  of North Dakota, support an assortment of untamed life and plants alongside its culturally diverse populace. You will find that presidents, actors, and abstract geniuses have called this magnificent state home for various reasons.

The state is known for the incredible things to have come out of her. The Rough Riders, the country’s first mounted force started out of North Dakota. Pioneers Lewis and Clark trail-blazed over the state in the mid-1800s.

Urban communities like Bismarck, Fargo, and Grand Forks offer, relaxation, games, and eateries. Matched with its low crime rate, the state has also a reasonable average cost of living. North Dakota is perfect for individuals searching for a bit of the Old West joined with the amenities of the modern day.

Travel Nurses in North Dakota

If you like good wine and food, a job as a travel nurse North Dakota will not disappoint. You must visit one of the numerous state wineries to try dandelion, apple jalapeno or rhubarb wine.

If eating wild game is to your taste you will want to try wild ox or elk at one of the stunning eateries in North Dakota. Regardless of what you look for when you travel you are guaranteed to discover it if you travel on assignment to North Dakota.

When a travel nurse considers North Dakota they may not think golf. You will be surprised to find the state has more greens per capita than other states in the country.

History buffs on travel nurse assignment in North Dakota will have the opportunity to learn about fur trading on the Upper Missouri River. You might want to check out Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.  Here is where travelers can take a guided tour through General Custer’s home.

If you love it in North Dakota you might want to extend for winter. Winter fun includes skiing, snowmobiling and sleigh rides or snowshoeing.


Take an assignment in North Dakota and find all it brings to the table. From the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains, working as a travel nurse in North Dakota will astound you. The incomprehensible characteristic magnificence of this state encourages the development of untamed life and plants like nowhere else.

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Cheryl Roby, RN

Cheryl J. Roby is a Registered Nurse and retired US Army Reserve Nurse Major. She has more than 30 years of nursing experience and 26 years of military experience in the Army Nurse Corp. During her nursing career, she has traveled as part of her military experience visiting many of the 50 states and to South Korea. She was trained as an Army Medic during the Vietnam era and later as an OR tec. She went on to become a Licensed Practical Nurse and then completed her nursing training as a Registered Nurse. She was then commissioned as an officer in the Army Reserves. She appreciated the challenge of working in various specialties and expanding her clinical and professional skill sets. Her time in the Army Reserves and California National Guard gave her the opportunity to travel to most of the 50 states and work in other medical facilities. During her career, she had the opportunity to work in several specialties to include, OR, Occupational Health, Hospice, Sexual Assault Team, Forensic/ Correctional Nurse, Nurse Case Manager for developmental disabilities, Parish Nursing as well as a Nurse Entrepreneur.

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