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 – Spring 2020: National Park Week, Southwest Parks, Spring Festivals and Destinations, Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Global Travel Adventures, Vermont Ski Vacation, Love Your Parks Tour, Photography and Public Art, Pony Express History, Tourism and Hospitality, and more.


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Tongariro Adventure – New Zealand’s Tongariro Alpine Crossing is an unforgettable 12.1-mile trek regarded as one of the top ten one-day hikes in the world.

Springtime in England
– Norfolk and East Anglia is beautiful with colorful wildflowers, birds, wildlife, and rich in history.

World Traveler Insider – Meet travel writer Judi Cohen who has visited over 90 countries experiencing luxurious off-the-beaten-path adventures.  

Ski Vacation in Vermont – In the winter, Vermont shines with epic skiing and snowboarding continuing straight through spring.

Photographer Cody Brothers – His adventures shooting in Death Valley, and how he revisualizes the color landscapes into his trademark infrared photography style.

180+ Parks to Visit – Check out our Love Your Parks Tour Interactive Story Map to plan your next park adventure.