Do you love our national parks? Have you ever wanted to travel with your grandkids or your grandparents? In this podcast, we talk with Brad and Grandma Joy who have visited 62 out of the 63 USA National Parks. Listen to their inspirational stories.
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02:15 – Beginnings: Camping with Grandma Joy in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
07:20 – International Fame at Acadia National Park
10:30 – Grandma Joy talks about the personal benefits of travel
13:30 – Katmai National Park and Lake Clark National Park
20:50 – Celebrating the differences and diversity in our National Parks
25:50 – Samoa National Park
28:00 – Grandma Joy’s first night camping, ever!
30:30 – Finding the best activities in the parks
36:16 – Grandma Joy’s best memories and favorite parks
40:10 – Some tips and advice for visiting National Parks
46:00 – Creating balance in our lives to build resilience, hope, and joy
Grandma Joy at age 93, and her grandson Brad have just completed visiting all 63 parks, including the National Park of Samoa. They’ve been all over the media being interviewed.
Grandma Joy said this, “This has been an exciting and wondrous journey. It makes you feel younger when you do something like this. It really does.”
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Phoebe Thomas’ Amazing Travel Stories
Thoughtful Travel with Amanda Kendle
Coritta Travels with her Family
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Morgan and Sage – Hiking in the Dolomites
Morocco Desert Hiking with Eva
Kirsten Discusses Travel with Kids
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Marissa tells us about finding her Irish Ancestors
Make sure to follow Brad and Grandma Joy on their Instagram, where all these photos came from (with permission).
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Podcaster Bios for Jim and Corinne: Jim and Corinne are a married couple who love everything travel. Having met and married in Germany, they’ve never stopped. Along the way, they have raised two kids, visited over 90 countries (including every country in Europe), and have plenty of stories and travel tips to share. Read more about them on our About page.