Welcome to NationalParkTraveling.com!

Big Blend’s National Park Travel Planner website is a great place to plan your next visit to a National Park destination. This site, along with Parks & Travel Magazine, is published by Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, a mother/daughter travel, radio and publishing team, who through their Big Blend Spirit of America Tour, are committed to visiting and documenting all 417+ US National Park Units and showcasing what their gateway communities have to offer. Our goal is to promote the full funding and protection of our National Parks and other public lands and programs, and to further sustainable and responsible tourism as a viable industry to the park gateway communities.

PARKS & TRAVEL MAGAZINE: Dec/Jan 2018 – From British Columbia to the ancient pilgrim routes of England and Europe, this issue takes you on a diverse travel adventure through beautiful California and the Pacific Northwest, across the historic Southwest, and into culturally rich Louisiana and Kentucky. Plus, there’s art and history, books and gifts, and an inside look into the world of travel writing!   READ HERE!….   OR READ HERE!…

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LATEST ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS & EVENTS:

Zimbabwe Road TripTravel writer Elizabeth Willoughby shares her wild and cultural adventures across Zimbabwe.

Authentic Las Vegas, New Mexico – Debbie Stone discovers scenic beauty, rich history, eclectic architecture and a burgeoning art community.

Locals Insider: Exeter – What it’s like to live, work and play in central California’s “Citrus Capital”, just outside Sequoia National Park.

 

Harassment in Hospitality – Attorney Ward Heinrichs outlines the regulations regarding sexual harassment in the restaurant and tourism industries.

Brave Era – A 100% Mulberry Silk travel sheet that helps you stay clean while protecting you from allergens and even bed bugs and mosquitoes.

FREE Tourism Marketing Opportunity – Complimentary page listing on NationalParkTraveling.com for non-profit / government operated visitor information centers, parks, museums, attractions, activities and events in park gateway communities.