received_2093882230669711-1-1.jpegWho are the Roaming Parkers?

The Roaming Parkers, Pat & Elise Parker of Magnolia Mississippi, are a traveling, scouting, blogging, photographing, food-loving family who promote all things outdoor and adventure!  We live a life of travel, outdoor adventure, conservation, and healthy, interesting food – and we would love to have you along with us!

Since we started the RoamingParkers.com blog, our stories, articles, and photographs have been featured all over the world in publications such as…


Unplug and reconnect with us

In the past couple of years, we have met a LOT of people who feel disconnected from the real, natural world and bogged down in a virtual, online, rat race.

For these people, the ideas of outdoor adventure travel, healthier eating, and nature conservation resonate greatly.

If you feel that way, we would love to help you get unstuck and to reconnect with a more real, more natural, more sustainable, and more adventurous lifestyle.

Or, if you are already way ahead of us on that journey we need you to help us!

Explore our Archives

Meet the Roaming Parkers!

Coolest DestinationsKilimanjaro, Savannah, Mount Saint Helens, Pere Marquette, Hoover Dam

Favorite AdventuresMartial arts, backpacking

Environmental Triggers – Light & noise pollution

Favorite FoodFried fish, gluten-free, ketogenic

Also known for – GardeningExercise Physiology






Coolest DestinationsKilimanjaroNamibia (Africa), Stonehenge, Prague, Long Beach Washington

Favorite AdventuresCycling, fishing

Environmental TriggersPlastic trash

Favorite FoodSushi, eclectic desserts

Also known for – Photography, Homeschooling

Coolest Destinations – Europe, Costa Rica, Disney, Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Favorite Adventures – Hang gliding, spelunking inside a glacier

Environmental Triggers – Littering

Also known for – Being a grammar-Nazi





Coolest Destinations – Caribbean Cruise, NYC

Favorite Adventures – Climbing, canoeing

Environmental Trigger – Littering

Favorite Food – Pizza, pescetarian

Coolest Destination – Gatlinburg

Favorite Adventures – stand-up paddleboard

Environmental Trigger – graffiti

Favorite Food – Spam, pizza




Coolest Destination – Orlando

Favorite Adventures – soccer, day hikesovernight camping

Environmental Trigger – graffiti – especially initials carved into trees

Favorite Food – Ice cream, funnel cake


Coolest Destination – Gulf Islands National Seashore

Favorite Adventures – cycling

Environmental Trigger – deforestation

Favorite Food – cake






Favorite Adventures – Gulf Shores, Mardi Gras

Favorite Food – strawberries