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 – Winter 2021: Exploring Colorado; Surprising Northwest Nebraska; California Parks and Trails, Three Days in Chiang Mai, Thailand; The Antique Capital of East Texas; Public Art Trails & Adventures; Southwest Art & Culture; Park Artists-in-Residence; People & Places in History; Music & Literary Arts; Farm Stay in East Tennessee; Pet Sitting Across America; Tourism & Hospitality News, and more!


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Experience GladewaterShop, stay and play in the Antique Capital of East Texas!

Art & Wine AdventuresExplore Colorado’s Grand Valley for art, wine, and more!

Photographer Stan HondaHear about his artist residency in Fort Union National Monument.

Tennessee Farm Stay A visit to The Farm at Spring Creek in East Tennessee.

John A. “Snowshoe” ThompsonThe story of the Father of California skiing.

Michener’s Centennial CountryJames A. Michener’s connection with Greeley and Weld County in Northeast Colorado.




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