National Park Traveling

Welcome to National Park Traveling!
Welcome to, home to Big Blend’s digital “Parks & Travel” Magazine and Podcast, an online travel planning directory, and a wealth of articles, interviews and podcasts, and videos covering park 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, a quest to visit and cover all of America’s parks and public lands, along with their local communities.


Author Kevin Fedorka – A Walk in the Park
Lost Angel Adventures in Costa Rica  
Hiking Your Feelings in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks   
Palm Springs Road Trip Adventures 
Hiking Adventures in Asheville  
Artist Chelsea Bighorn in Saguaro National Park  
Jefferson Highway Association in Oklahoma! 
59 National Parks in 59 Weeks  

Journeying Through Peru  
Oceans, Seas, Rivers & The Great Outdoors of England   
Lots to Love About the Outer Banks  
The Gettysburg Cyclorama & Painters Philippoteaux    
Little Rock is an Arkansas Gem

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame  
Winter Adventures in Jasper National Park 
Gettysburg – In the Footsteps of Ancestors 
Must-Do Experiences in South Africa  
RV’ing America’s Western National Park Country