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 – Winter/Spring 2019: 
Explore beautiful Cape Town in South Africa, Southern Arizona and Northeast Colorado, Central California and the Pacific Northwest, Ohio’s Lake Erie Islands, Louisiana and Central Kentucky. Journey along history routes, trails and highways. Step back into the historic days of the Wild West. Follow the Love Your Parks Tour. Celebrate The Arts. Get the latest in the world of tourism and hospitality, and much more!

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Epic YellowstoneThe new Smithsonian Channel series showcases the extraordinary wildlife and seasonal extremes of Yellowstone.

Saguenay Fjord National Park – A place where salty sea water collides with fresh, clear Canadian waterways.

Wildflower WonderlandA fabulous flower power experience in Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge in Southern Arizona.

Community & Tourism Excellence – To realize the benefits of responsible tourism a community has to come together and problem solve.

Online Safety – From passwords to using a VPN, Tom Talleur shares cybersecurity tips for travelers.