Big Blend Spirit of America tour

Big Blend Spirit of America Tour
National Park Travel Planner

The goal of the Spirit of America Tour is to promote the full funding and protection of our National Parks and other public lands and programs, as well as to further tourism as a viable industry to the gateway communities by offering Tourism & Internet Marketing Seminars, using the 8 Keys of Excellence as a dialog platform.


Follow the mother-daughter travel team Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, along with their pink sock monkey travel mascot Priscilla, as they travel on their quest to visit and cover all 413 National Park units and their gateway community destinations. As they travel, Nancy and Lisa post articles, videos, slide shows and radio interviews in this National Park Travel Planner website as well as in the Spirit of America Magazine, a digital interactive magazine focusing on their various experiences at park area activities, attractions, lodging and dining establishments, shops and services, towns and visitor centers. Steadily growing with content as they travel, this National Park Travel Planner is here to make it easy for you to plan your next National Park visit and vacation.


Spirit of America Magazine – Winter 2016-2017:
From Alaska to Florida, California and the Great Southwest, it’s all about America’s National Parks including Travel Destinations, People and Places, History and Art, Family Fun, Books and Gear, Wildlife and Environment, and more!

To read it on Calameo, click here.

To read it on Issuu, click here.
















Isle Royale National Park - Hear our Big Blend Radio interview with Ben Sander who talks about NPCA’s national park educational group tours, while piecing together this jigsaw puzzle of the Rock Harbor Lighthouse in Isle Royale NP.



Kaleidoscope of Color - Mt. Rainier's Wildflowers from Big Blend Magazines on Vimeo.



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