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Sonora, Texas Comfort Inn Hotel

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Comfort Inn in Sonora, Texas is located on Interstate 10 at Sonora, halfway between Houston and El Paso on the western edge of Texas HIll Country.  The hotel has easy access to the I-10. A few restaurants, convenience markets and gas stations close by. It’s also a two-story, 100% non-smoking hotel with exterior corridors; guest rooms open to the outside. There is no elevator to the second floor. Designated accessible parking is available, 2-3 spaces by the main entrance and also outside the door to the accessible room(s). No valet.   [Not a valid template]   Lobby: Covered front entrance. Entrance...

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Trip to San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio Texas is a nice southern part of Texas, two hours from Corpus Christi and two hours from Austin.  While it is a historic city, a lot of the things that you may want to see are all in one generalized area so that makes moving around with a disability easier. Downtown is where the Riverwalk is located.  This is a long stretch of water created for travel and with restaurants and shopping along the sides for people to stop at.   Within the past 5 years the Riverwalk has been expanded so there is even more to see. ...

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Austin, Texas Accessible Travel Tips

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Austin, TX – It really feels Like a Whole ‘Nother Country…(Texas that is). I had a business trip to Austin, Texas this past April and I was a little nervous. I hadn’t traveled by plane with my chair for quite awhile. The last time (10 years ago) I arrived fine but my chair somehow got a bent rim. Off to the airport I went. After checking in and checking in my chair on to my gate and down the jet-way I went to my seat, right up-front (the joy of flying South West, people in chairs go on first...

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Visiting San Antonio, Texas with a Wheelchair

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San Antonio is a wonderfully accessible city!  A major draw to the city is the River Walk which follows the San Antonio River for about five miles. Development along the river started with the plans of San Antonio native and architect, Robert Hugman. Basic construction of walkways, bridges, dams and  landscaping  began in 1939 with the work being done through the WPA. Commercial development was slow. The first restaurant on the River Walk was built in 1946 and the first hotel in 1968. Today the river loop in downtown is lined with hotels, restaurants and shops. Since this is...

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