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Savannah, Georgia Accessible Travel Tips & Attractions

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A rich history mixed with a chic, country lifestyle is why Savannah, Georgia is one of the most popular places to visit in the world. With so much to do and see in and around Savannah, travelers will need to be selective. Throughout Historical Savannah you will find of plethora courtyard squares where people often gather, rest and even play some music. There are multiple points of interest are nearby. A few city-selected vendors and entertainers are seen in the squares, all with approved identification tags. Savannah has a considerable amount of different tours. The most popular is the Old...

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8 Savannah Outdoor Attractions & Activities

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#1 Wormsloe State Historical Site and Plantation Wormsloe State Historical Site and Plantation is perhaps one of the most photographed spots in Savannah, Georgia, at least the entrance is. At the very least, tour groups will stop at the gate or drive down the long, Oaktree-lined dirt road, but this park has much more to offer if you enjoy nature’s company. Within the property are a few trails, the most barrier-free route to the historical the Tabby Ruins-Jones Fort and House Site is by taking Oak Avenue. After the museum and gift shop, this packed dirt and sand trail is...

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Columbia, South Carolina Marriott Hotel

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The Marriott in Columbia is located downtown, just a few blocks from the University of South Carolina and about twenty miles from Congaree National Park, which is a great day-trip location.  Hotel Amenities Main Doors: Automatic  Check-In Desk: Has a lowered section for more accessibility. Food: The large lobby has a bar and a restaurant. Parking: Paid lot. Pool/Spa: Yes, both indoors and with lifts. Accessible changing room with lowered, designated lockers, roll-in shower, roll-up sink and toilet with grab-bars. Gym: Yes, with some equipment usable by some, but no specific modifications.   Elevator: Yes. Washer/Dryer: Yes, placed next...

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Brice Hotel in Savannah, Georgia

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The Brice Hotel in Savannah, Georgia is a chic, boutique hotel on the edge of the downtown area.   In the center of the hotel is a lovely courtyard surrounded by patio lights, which makes it a great setting for special events. Other little lounge areas are located inside the hotel as well, including the fine-dining restaurant that has a full bar with a lowered section at the bar. An outdoor pool is another place to hang-out and has an accessible lift. Valet parking is the way to go, unless you want to struggle to search for open parking...

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Helendorf River Inn in Helen, Georgia

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Helen is a quaint little down along the Chattahoochee River surrounded by the mountains and wine country of Georgia. Many of the buildings replicate a Bavarian Alpine town, creating a unique and picturesque place to stay. The Helendorf River Inn Suite & Conference Center is located along the river and one of the rooms is wheelchair accessible with a roll-in shower. [Show slideshow] 123► Hotel Amenities Pool: Indoor pool with a wheelchair accessible pool lift. Check-in Desk: Not lowered for wheelchair access. Lobby: Does not have automatic doors, but includes a small seating area for a limited continental breakfast. Walkway: One...

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7 Outdoor Attractions Outside of Atlanta, Georgia

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Atlanta, Georgia is a central hub for the south with an international airport just outside of town and Savannah, Georgia is on the coast with its own type parks and outside fun. Just outside of Atlanta, in nearly every direction, is something to do or see. Of course, a plethora of churches should be expected as Georgia is one of the states located in the “Bible Belt” of America, but visitors can also explore colonial towns, plantations, parks, farmlands, and wine country. Below are 7 of the best outdoor attractions located outside of Atlanta, many of which are family friendly. [Not a valid...

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Hotel Near Atlanta, GA with Wheelchair Access

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La Quinta Inn is located about twenty minutes from Atlanta in Norcross, Georgia. The downtown of Norcross is picturesque with a quaint, small town vibe. The hotel itself has pretty standardized accessibility, including several rooms classified as accessible. 7 rooms have an accessible bathtub setup and 6 of these rooms have 2 queen-size beds; 1 room has a king bed. The hotel also has 2 rooms with a roll-in shower and 1 of them is a suite. [Not a valid template] Hotel Details Automatic front doors (other doors are not) Designated accessible parking Fixed pool lift or hoist Complimentary...

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3-Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia

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At the end of our long Atlanta weekend I thought, “We didn’t stay long enough.” After three and a half days in Atlanta I realized there was still so much to see and do. This was my husband, Jamie, and I’s first trip to Atlanta. It was a gorgeous time of year to visit with cool temperatures and beautiful fall colors. Overall, I give Atlanta an A- for accessibility. We stayed in the Luckie Marietta district next to Centennial Olympic Park. This area is rather hilly but if you move southwest from the Hilton Garden Inn around the park...

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Top 10 Accessible Attractions in the State of Georgia, USA

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After living in Georgia for nearly 24 years, I have taken part in pretty much everything that the state offers. There are a plethora of activities available throughout Georgia that are wheelchair accessible. Here are my top ten things to do in the Peach State in a wheelchair.  10) Mall of Georgia – This mall is located only about thirty minutes from downtown Atlanta and has over 225 stores inside. All of the most popular stores are here and after a long day of shopping, you can eat at one of the many restaurants at the mall, including my...

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Condo on Golden Isles in Georgia for Rent

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Right off the Atlantic shoreline in Georgia are the oceanfront Shipwatch Condominiums. With only 52 units it is a quiet and relaxing get-a-way in the southeast part of the United States. The Shipwatch Condominiums are located in an area called Georgia’s Golden Isles. Room #108 has been modified to be wheelchair accessible and includes two bedrooms, two full baths, a combined living, dining, and kitchen area, and a private balcony. The condominium’s maximum occupancy is 6 people: 1 King, 2 Twins, 1 Sleeper Sofa. There is complimentary in-room high-speed Internet access and even transition ramps at the front and...

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