National Parks Traveler – Traveler Welcomes Two New Board Members

A photographer who has captured many amazing national park images, and a National Geographic Young Explorer, have been elected to the board of directors for National Parks Traveler. Rebecca Latson, a long-time contributing photographer to the Traveler who writes popular “how to” articles about photographing national parks, and Erika Zambello, a Young Explorer who holds a Master’s Degree…

National Parks Traveler – Core Reserves of the Eastern Wildway

Standing along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, staring out over the overlapping peaks of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, I was wrapped in the seasonal hues of orange, red, and yellow donned by nearby trees. Cars buzzed past, the parkway acting as a beautiful connector within the larger transportation system. The protected area…