Traveling on Dialysis? Consider These 5 U.S. Cities


For patients on dialysis, travel may seem daunting. However, dialysis patients can enjoy travel and leisure across the U.S thanks to several dialysis-friendly cities. Recent research from DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners, Inc, determined the top U.S. travel destinations for dialysis patients. These five cities combine the best of entertainment and travel with access to dialysis centers for the most convenient destinations for dialysis patients.

Las Vegas, NV

With 13 top-ranked DaVita Kidney Care centers in the area, Las Vegas remains one of the top travel destinations for dialysis patients who want the best in entertainment. Patients can access high-quality dialysis centers as conveniently as the casinos, restaurants, and malls that make Las Vegas famous.

With a variety of world-class entertainment that ranges from comedy shows to the acrobatics of Cirque du Soleil, many active adults consider Las Vegas an ideal travel destination. Surrounded by the arid landscapes of the Mojave Desert, Las Vegas also offers opportunities for scenic drives, walking trails, and visits to natural landmarks.

Orlando, FL

Close to Disney World and Universal Studios, Orlando stands as a favorite travel destination for many active adults who want to visit some of the most popular amusement parks in the country.

Several convenient DaVita Kidney Care centers around Orlando allow dialysis patients to enjoy the city to its fullest extent. Patients can receive the care they need while experiencing the best of Orlando. Surrounded by lakes and parks, this Central Florida city provides easy access to pristine beaches, boating, and nature preserves.

Houston, TX

As the fourth-largest city in the United States, Houston continues to attract travelers who want to visit a large city with southern charm. Most of the activities that Houston has to offer can be enjoyed in close proximity to several dialysis centers.

Some of the top attractions in this city include the Washington Avenue Arts District, the Armand Bayou Nature Center, and Space Center Houston. The pedestrian-friendly Museum District offers museums focused on topics from fine arts to cultural heritage, capturing the interests of visitors of all ages.

Myrtle Beach, SC

A premier coastal vacation destination, Myrtle Beach attracts active adults from across the country who desire a vacation full of sun and sand. With world-class golfing, fishing, and boating on the Atlantic Ocean, visitors can choose from an abundance of outdoor activities.

For those who seek relaxation, travelers have their choice of casino cruises, dinner theatre shows, and live music venues. The classic beach town boasts charming storefronts, a lively boardwalk, and even a SkyWheel that offers panoramic views of coastal waters. Multiple DaVita centers in the area connect patients to the essential care they need and the vacation fun they want.

Atlanta, GA

According to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport, Atlanta falls within a two-hour flight for 80% of the U.S. population. With such a convenient location, it’s no surprise that many active adults make Atlanta one of their top travel cities.

Nearly 25 DaVita Kidney Care centers across this capital city keep dialysis care within reach for those who need it. With numerous American historical attractions such as the Atlanta History Center, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, and the Delta Flight Museum, Atlanta offers a museum for almost every interest.

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