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:

Hunter NoackThe acclaimed classical pianist is making a splash in Haleakala National Park!

Let the Good Times Roll in LafayetteDebbie Stone shares her adventures in the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun Country!

On the Road with The Cooking Ladies – Get grilling with this collection of recipes and travel anecdotes from Boston to San Diego.

Under Western Skies – Coko Brown discusses her music and latest album LUCA, as well as her art and current exhibition.

Hero Appreciation Months – Three Rivers in California’s Sequoia Country, rolls out the red carpet for first responders and the armed forces.