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 at

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MAGAZINE: Parks & Travel – Go West Issue

PODCASTS: Parks & Travel; Vacation Station Travel; Road Trip Radio; Historic Jefferson Highway;
Go to Natchitoches, Louisiana; National Parks Arts Foundation; IFWTWA Food, Wine & Travel;
Linda Kissam “Food, Wine & Shopping Diva
;” Adventures in Asheville;

California’s Sequoia Country; Global Adventures with Debbie Stone; Lost Angel Travel Adventures with Linda Ballou;
Jo Goes Everywhere; 
Glynn Burrows – The English Connection; Palm Springs Sunshine Stays.


The National Park of American Samoa
Experience the Natural Beauty of the Azores
Winter Road Trip from Asheville Through Kentucky

Los Alamos, Where Discoveries Are Made

Spring in California’s Sequoia Country
Women Artists in Parks
Celebrate Spring in Natchitoches, Louisiana
Annual Kids to Parks Day is Coming!

On Display at DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun  
Arizona Heroes Memorial Coming to Oro Valley