National Park Traveling

Welcome to National Park Traveling!

Welcome to, home to Big Blend’s digital Parks & Travel Magazine, an online travel planning directory, and a wealth of articles, interviews and videos covering travel across America and around the world. This site is published by Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, Big Blend’s mother-daughter travel, publishing and radio team, who are traveling full time on their Love Your Parks Tour. The tour is their quest to visit and cover all of America’s parks and public lands, along with their local communities. Follow their tour experiences and blog at


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Parks & Travel Magazine – Spring/Summer 2021: Community Parks Across America, Exploring Egypt, Historic Easton UK, North Dakota’s Badlands, Grand Great Basin, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Northwest Nevada Pony Express History, Hal Moore Military Museum in Kentucky, Travel Costa Mesa in Southern California, Visit Phoenix in Central Arizona, Savor San Benito County in Central California, Art and Book News.


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Community Parks Across America – Over 85 parks in 21 states that offer free admission and a unique experience.

Great Basin is Grand – Discover one of the most remote parks in the National Park Service.

Exploring Egypt – A tête-à-tête with King Tut in the Valley of the Kings.

Historic Easton, UK – Easton is an historic and agricultural village on the outskirts of the city of Norwich.

Artist Ted DeGrazia – New exhibits at the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun in Tucson, AZ.

Embrace of the Wild – Linda Ballou’s novel is inspired by equestrian explorer and writer Isabella Lucy Bird.

Art in Dry Tortugas – Hear what it’s like to be an artist-in-residence off-grid on Loggerhead Key.



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