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 Spirit of America 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.

SPIRIT OF AMERICA MAGAZINE: Summer 2017 – From the Far West to the Desert Southwest, the Midwest to the Southeast, and even England, it’s all about National Park Travel Destinations including One Hour Walks and Trails, Birds and Wildlife, History and Culture, Art and Film, Conservation and Volunteering, and more! Read on Calameo….    Read on Issuu….

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LATEST ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS & EVENTS:

Molokai is Authentic Hawaii – Imagine a Hawaii with untouched beaches and an unspoiled countryside.

Small Town Wonders of AlbanyOne of the most beautiful small towns to visit in the U.S. is Albany, Oregon.

Bayside Trail at Cabrillo National Monument – A walk through seafaring adventure and military defense drama, coupled with the mystique of sea creatures and fantastic views.

El Camino Real de Los Tejas – Explore this National Historic Trail that once was a “royal road” spanning approximately 2500 miles from Mexico to Louisiana.

San Benito County Historical Society – Visit the museum and historical park, near Pinnacles National Park in central California.