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 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


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PARKS & TRAVEL MAGAZINE – January/February 2020: State Park Destinations, Mesmerizing Monument Valley, Exploring Northern New Mexico, California’s Sequoia Country, Japan’s Kumano Kodo Trail, Hikes and Outdoor Adventures, Visual Art and Photography, The Historic Mayflower, Roots Travel and Cultural Experiences, Responsible Tourism and Hospitality, and more.


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Photographer Harun MehmedinovicSpotlight on the world renown photographer’s residency in Death Valley.

11 Super State Park Destinations – Step back in time and out into nature in these unique parks across the country.

Passport to Pueblo Country – A guided tour of the San Ildefonso Pueblo near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

The Mayflower Celebrates 400 Years – Family history ties that connect England, Holland and America

The New Llano Colony – Were your ancestors part of one of the most successful socialist Utopias in America?