What to Do in Texas When You Have a Travel Physical Therapy JobPosted On August 31, 2012
Texas is becoming the destination of choice for travel assignments among physical therapists and occupational therapists because of the diverse historic and cultural attractions it has to offer.
Houston, for instance, provides countless venues for entertainment. It has its share of amusement parks as well as educational centers like the Space Center. In terms of sophistication, Houston is very metropolitan. There are plenty of operas, concerts, symphonies for music and art lovers. Foodies can expect a wide array of gastronomic delights from the city’s multi-cultural populace.
For sheer entertainment value, nothing beats Dallas. The second largest city in Texas offers plenty of bars, clubs, and restaurants. There’s also the famous Galleria Mall that carries major shopping brand names like Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, and Tiffany Jewelers. Travel therapists will find that Dallas is a very Sports-centric place. It is the home of the Texas Ranger and the Dallas Cowboys so sports fans will have plenty to occupy their free time. There is also a Six Flags park in Dallas to visit on weekends.
The Annual Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival, a bi-annual arts festival is held at the famous 6th St in Austin and is attended by over 150,000 people. Artisans from all over the country flock to the festival to sell their homemade art and craftwork. Travel therapists can definitely find some neat things for sale at the festival.
Austin also offers a ton of activities to keep therapy professionals busy in their off-time. If you like the outdoors, you’re gonna love Austin. Boating, hiking, biking, golf, kayaking, and camping are just some of the things you can do in your spare time.
Fort Worth is known for its zoo, which some people say matches the San Diego Zoo in terms of beauty. You can also try visiting Galveston Island. Its 32 miles of beach strips offer loads of fun activities.
While in you can visit historic landmarks like the Alamo in San Antonio and the Apollo Mission Control Center in Houston.
Contrary to what you typically see in the movies, Texas is not all tumbleweed and barns. The fact is, the Lonestar State has a thriving population that takes its good time seriously. So when you land a travel physical therapy job there, you won’t run out of fun things to do!