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 and blog at


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Parks & Travel Magazine – Winter/Spring 2022: Explore Natchitoches, Louisiana and Coastal Mississippi, Alaska by Private Boat, The Pacific Northwest and Northern California, Nevada’s Pony Express Country, Colorado Adventures, Fort Union National Monument, Acadia National Park, The Desert Southwest, Norfolk Broads in England, Sequoia Parks Conservancy, Wildlife Corridors, National Park Artists-In-Residence, Authors and Writers, Tourism and Hospitality News, and more.


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Experience Waterfall Bliss in Columbia River Gorge

Discover Washington DC’s Historic Lily and Lotus Flowers    

Boston: Revolutionary to Evolutionary  

Visit the San Juan Islands in Washington State  

See the Giants in Sequoia National Forest 

Painter Alice Leese in Dry Tortugas National Park 

Touring the Historic Royal Sites of Britain   

Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque 

Cruising the Historic Jefferson Highway in a ’55 Chevy   

Nature & Outdoor Adventures in Asheville  



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