Throughout the month of February, the Working Tourist blog has been featuring profiles on couples who have been traveling together. If reading about those happy travelers has prompted you to consider finding a travel partner of your own, then this article is for you. There are many great cities for singles all around our country, from large urban centers to small Midwestern towns to everything in between. If you are planning your next travel assignment and want to check out the singles scene, here is a list of five cities with a hopping singles scene.
Boulder, Colorado – Thin, fresh mountain air isn’t the only thing that is elevated in this small western town; the singles scene is top of the line also. In Boulder, you are sure to find your intellectual match as 58% of residents holds a bachelor’s or advanced degree. If you enjoy the outdoors, date night in Boulder can include hiking, biking, craft beer tours, and outdoor movie screenings.
Baltimore, Maryland – Don’t let the higher than average cost of living scare you off, Baltimore is a great town for singles who like a variety of social activities. This waterfront city boasts plenty of fish for singles as more than 50% of adults are unmarried. Date night at the famous inner harbor presents couples with many eclectic choices of restaurants and bars, a terrific Aquarium, ball games at Camden Yards and dinner cruises on the bay. Crab cakes and live music sounds like a perfect date night to me!
Austin, Texas – If you are looking for your perfect Cowboy or Cowgirl, check out this Tex-Mex powerhouse, annually listed on a variety of “Best Cities” lists. Austin features more than just a country – western vibe as evidenced by the number of large rock and folk music festivals that roll through every year. Citizens in Austin earn strong wages and enjoy reasonable cost of living expenses. Foodies flock to Austin for the eclectic dining options from barbecue to fusion, so there is never a shortage of date night dinner options.
Santa Barbara, California – What can be more romantic than a long walk on the beach with blue skies above and the waves gently lapping at your feet? Overall, Santa Barbara has a higher than average cost of living, but it also boasts a large pool of eligible dating candidates. More than 52% of adults are unmarried, and there are more than 720 restaurants, bars, nightclubs and breweries in the metro area. If you ever get tired of the beach, you can explore the nearby wine country or enjoy a long hike or bike ride on one of the many mountain trails.
Boston, Mass. – An assignment in this historic, northeastern city can put you in touch with a very active singles scene. More than 69% of adults are unmarried, and the area is packed with institutions of higher education. Single, sexy, and smart is in abundance in Boston. Sports fans have their pick from hockey, basketball, baseball, and football champions. Date night can include skating near Beacon Hill, an authentic Italian meal in the North End, or strolling through a festival in Harvard Square.
There are no shortage of great locations for your next assignment if you are looking for that special someone. Other cities that didn’t make our list include, Miami, Seattle, Philadelphia, Portland, San Francisco, and New Orleans. So what are you waiting for? Plan your next travel assignment using Supplemental Health Care’s powerful job search tool and start a new adventure today.
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