Welcome to NationalParkTraveling.com, home to Big Blend’s quartley digital Parks & Travel Magazine, an online travel planning directory, and a wealth of articles, interviews and videos cover 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 LoveYourParksTour.com.




PARKS & TRAVEL MAGAZINE – Spring/Summer 2019: Love Your Parks Tour Stories, Botswana & Namibia Safaris, Desert Southwest, Central California and the Pacific Northwest, Epic Yellowstone, Historic Louisiana and Kentucky, Exploring Canada’s Parks, Beautiful Breckland UK, Boating Adventures, Summer Festivals, Park Artists-in-Residence, Filmmakers and Authors, Responsible Travel & Tourism, History and Culture, and much more.



Read on Calameo HERE!…

Or Read on Issuu HERE!







Saguenay Fjord National Park Where salty sea water collides with fresh, clear Canadian waterways.

Boating Adventures – Exploring the Bahamas, Florida and the East Coast.

Farm Fresh in California – Four fantastic farmers markets in California national park destinations.

Robert J. Moody Garden – Explore the beautiful gardens and learn about what grows in Yuma, Arizona.

Shoot-Outs & Cemetery Stories – The wild west tales behind two resting places in southeast Arizona.