Photo:  Emma Vidmar
Photo: Emma Vidmar


National Parks Explored


States Visited


Miles Driven

Too Many

Donuts Eaten


Hi! We’re the Bowmans

What We’re Doing

We’re moving out of our NYC apartment and into a converted shuttle bus for roughly 18 months to visit all 59 U.S. National Parks, and a bunch of other places in the U.S. and Canada.

Who We Are

David is a photographer and graphic designer who grew up in Kansas City. Former alt-rock cellist, Freestyle Wheelbarrow innovator, and DND enthusiast, he has a special gift for retaining trivia from Wikipedia articles he read 15 years ago. 

Madison is a writer who comes from a long line of hearty Idaho stock. She enjoys books, beaches and musicals, but does not enjoy socks. Her grandpa once said of her (and we feel it sums her up nicely), “She may not look like much, but she sure can buck hay.”

Graham and Margaret are children. They are delightful and perfect in every way.

Why We’re Doing It

To fulfill some major lifelong dreams.
To spend more time outside with our kids.
To delve into the issues facing public land preservation so we can be knowledgable advocates on complex issues.
To inspire people to get outside and connect with nature in whatever way they can. 


Check out the bus tour we did with our friends at Less Junk More Journey

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