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The Roaming Parkers are all about Travel, Outdoor Adventure, Conservation, and Food. Come along with us on this journey!

8 great (and inexpensive) Fall travel destinations

According to this article in Forbes Magazine, these are your eight best bets to fit a bargain vacation in the shoulder season or the fall. We’ve already got our Fall travel planned out and booked, but I would think that these destinations would be perennially inexpensive in September […]

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10 worthwhile local conservation projects

Feel the need to do something tangible to help with climate/environment? Here are 10 ongoing opportunities local to Mississippi that are totally doable and totally worthwhile! Pearl Riverkeeper Clean Sweep (September) Mississippi DOT Adopt-a-Highway Arbor Day Tree planting (second Friday in February) Christmas Bird Count (December) American Hiking […]

10 adventures we’ve not done

…yet Here are ten adventure activities that the Roaming Parkers have never done – but none of them are totally out of the question. Some of these even sound sort of intriguing… parachuting/hang gliding technical climbing SCUBA diving 5k/marathon/triathlon/pentathlon running with the bulls hot air balloon safari trekking […]

Greece’s great martial history

The Roaming Parkers are Greece-bound! This fall we are headed to Athens for a couple of weeks and we are totally looking forward to exploring southern and eastern mainland areas! But why Greece? What put that idea in our heads? I could probably rattle off a dozen reasons […]

Pearl river – it’s kind of a big deal !

The Pearl River starts near Nanih Waiya, the legendary birthplace of the Choctaw nation in central Mississippi and runs southeast, gathering the waters of Strong river and Yockanookany before it flows through the Ross Barnett Reservoir and southward into Louisiana, where it subsumes the waters of the Bogue […]