Destinations

Accessible Places Worldwide

Some places are more wheelchair accessible to travel to than others.
Explore travel destinations from all over the world and find out about access.
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Touring the Town of Camden, Maine

Touring the Town of Camden, Maine

The town of Camden, Maine is a beautiful North East town with colonial style buildings and an active harbor. The cute downtown is filled with specialty shops, restaurants, galleries and even a wine tasting room....

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Hotel Emblem in San Francisco, California

Hotel Emblem in San Francisco, California

Hotel  Emblem  is located in the Union Square district of Downtown San Francisco, a very popular area for shopping and dining. The building it is in was built in 1907 shortly after the historic San Francisco fires and has been a hotel ever since. Despite its...

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California Coast: Stinson Beach Access

California Coast: Stinson Beach Access

Stinson Beach and its 3.5 miles of sandy oceanfront are very popular during summer. Part of the beach is maintained by the National Park Service, which provides volleyball equipment free of charge, runs a snack bar (open in summer) through a concessionaire, and staffs...

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CA: Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park

CA: Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park

Within this 2,315-acre Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park, the largest on the northeast bay shore, you'll find a variety of habitats; meadows, marshlands, rocky beaches, while views of Mt.Tamalpais, the Marin shoreline, and San Pablo and San Francisco Bay stretch...

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California Coast: Fort Humboldt

California Coast: Fort Humboldt

Fort Humboldt in Northern California is a remnant of a U.S. Army outpost established in 1853 to protect settlers from Native American tribes. The one remaining original building, once a hospital, was moved to the current blufftop site, renovated, and is now a...

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CA, Marin County: Las Gallinas Wildlife Ponds

CA, Marin County: Las Gallinas Wildlife Ponds

Just north of the Marin County Civic Center, bordering McInnis Park on San Pablo Bay, four miles of hard-packed levee trails wind around more than 350 acres of fresh and saltwater marsh, irrigated pasture, and ponds. Don't be discouraged if you detect a smell of...

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CA State Park: Prairie Creek Redwoods

CA State Park: Prairie Creek Redwoods

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, 45 miles north of Eureka in the heart of redwood country, is a unit of Redwood National and State Parks and is designated as a World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve. It encompasses over 14,000 acres of forest,...

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CA, SF Bay Area: Alameda Creek Trail Access

CA, SF Bay Area: Alameda Creek Trail Access

In the California Bay Area, is a paved 12-mile trail along Alameda Creek from Niles Canyon to the bay attracts bicyclists, skaters, runners, and equestrians called the Alameda Creek Trail.  This trail will take you west a couple of miles out into the salt...

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Northern CA Coast Accessible Travel

Northern CA Coast Accessible Travel

The rocky shores of the Northern California Coast offer countless views but not endless entertainment. There are no flashing lights, besides the lighthouses, and no shopping malls. It is place of serenity, a place to collect oneself and get lost in oneself; a place of...

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CA, Bay Area: Pillar Point Harbor Accessible Trail

CA, Bay Area: Pillar Point Harbor Accessible Trail

Approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco, in the small town of Princeton, Pillar Point Harbor is a home port for commercial and sport fishing boats and a take-off point for whale watching, scuba diving, and kayaking in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine...

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Visiting San Antonio, Texas with a Wheelchair

Visiting San Antonio, Texas with a Wheelchair

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...

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Berkeley, California: Travel Tips

Berkeley, California: Travel Tips

Berkeley is San Francisco's more liberal neighbor across the bay that can be accessed by ferry or BART. It is home to many disabled residents, particularly those that use wheelchairs. Getting around by bus in...

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Majestic Hotel Sunday Brunch in Yosemite

Majestic Hotel Sunday Brunch in Yosemite

Whether it is a day trip or overnight vacation to Yosemite, the only place to go to for Sunday brunch is the historic Majestic Hotel, formally known as the Awhahnee Hotel. From 7am to 3pm each table in the grand dining room is beautifully set along the large windows...

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Courtyard by Marriott in Boulder, Colorado

Courtyard by Marriott in Boulder, Colorado

The Courtyard by Marriott in Boulder Colorado offers wheelchair accommodations. For instance, a large bathroom with a roll-in shower bench equipped with an accessible soap dish and hand-held shower nozzle. The room also has a lowered closet bar to hang one's clothes....

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Boston, Massachusetts Subway Access

Boston, Massachusetts Subway Access

It is certainly possible for someone in a manual wheelchair to travel the streets of Boston, Massachusetts without taking any form of public transportation; however it all depends on one's stamina and endurance because there are slight inclines and well, using a...

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Top 25 Accessible Experiences in Italy

Top 25 Accessible Experiences in Italy

On my first visit to Italy with my wheelchair, I visited the places that I had always heard about: Milan, Venice, Florence, and Rome.  St. Mark’s Square in Venice, the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, and the Colosseum in Rome are just a few items that every disabled...

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California Coast: Arcata Marshland Trails Access

California Coast: Arcata Marshland Trails Access

Arcata Marshland is 307-acres at the edge of Humboldt Bay and is an early and much-admired example of environmental restoration by design for both human and wildlife uses. It is a wildlife sanctuary, a haven for more than 250 species of birds, and also a...

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CA, SF East Bay: San Lorenzo Park & River Trail

CA, SF East Bay: San Lorenzo Park & River Trail

This small urban park on the San Lorenzo River in Santa Cruz has a duck pond, accessible playground, and large lawns. Many fairs and festivals are held here, and on Saturdays there’s a farmers market. Downtown shops and restaurants are only a few blocks away. The San...

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Alpharetta, Georgia: Caney Creek Preserve

Alpharetta, Georgia: Caney Creek Preserve

The Caney Creek Preserve in Alpharetta, Georgia includes a dog park, sports park, an "ADA trail” and nature trail, fun playground under the trees, bathrooms with 1 accessible bathroom, lots of parking with...

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Neary Lagoon Trail in Santa Cruz, California

Neary Lagoon Trail in Santa Cruz, California

Neary Lagoon peaceful freshwater marsh lies within a 44-acre park tucked between a wastewater treatment plant and a residential neighborhood in the city of Santa Cruz. The 14-acre marsh includes a lagoon, which you can cross on a floating boardwalk, while enjoying...

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Caribbean Cruise (Carnival Breeze)

Caribbean Cruise (Carnival Breeze)

Our cruise in January 2015 to the Caribbean on the Carnival Breeze included stops at the ports St. Thomas and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The large ship was filled with activities that we could all do and enjoy.  Movie night was fun and one of our favorite parts of...

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CA, Monterey Bay:  Carmel City Beach

CA, Monterey Bay: Carmel City Beach

Carmel City Beach is a spectacular white-sand beach fronting the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea, known for hand-crafted cottages from its days as an early artists’ colony, for its galleries, shops, and restaurants, and also for its hospitality to off-leash dogs. An...

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17-Mile Drive in Carmel on the Monterey Peninsula

17-Mile Drive in Carmel on the Monterey Peninsula

The 17-Mile Drive is a privately owned scenic drive that runs along the edge of the Monterey Peninsula, passing through the gated community of Pebble Beach. As the road skirts the peninsula’s western edge, you'll pass such frequently photographed landmarks as Seal and...

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CA, Monterey Bay Area: Elkhorn Slough

CA, Monterey Bay Area: Elkhorn Slough

Elkhorn Slough is one of the best places in North America to see birds, and the best place for wheelchair riders to get close to the slough is little Kirby Park, at the upper end of Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Reserve. Close to 350 bird species live in the...

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CA, Monterey Bay Area: Asilomar State Beach

CA, Monterey Bay Area: Asilomar State Beach

Known for its distinctive white sand, Asilomar State Beach, in Pacific Grove, is about a mile long, with Sunset Drive and the California Coastal Trail behind it. This stretch of the Coastal Trail is composed of, intermittently, a boardwalk, firmly packed material, and...

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CA, Monterey Bay Area: Point Lobos Trails

CA, Monterey Bay Area: Point Lobos Trails

This rocky, forested headland was named Point Lobos in the late 18th century, for the sea lions (lobos marinos, “sea wolves”) whom Spanish settlers heard barking on offshore rocks. Hundreds of them live here almost year-round, between August and June. Also look for...

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The MOMA in San Francisco

The MOMA in San Francisco

Tickets to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) can be purchased outside the building on the sidewalk. Once inside, make your way left back side to access the elevators. There are 5 floors that are all worth exploring; it's recommended starting at the top and...

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Santa Cruz, CA: Lighthouse Field State Beach

Santa Cruz, CA: Lighthouse Field State Beach

A popular destination for surfers, bicyclists, and dog walkers, Lighthouse Field State Beach lies south of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and north of Natural Bridges State Park. There is no wheelchair access to the beach, but a pathway that runs for almost three...

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South Africa Adventure in My Wheelchair

South Africa Adventure in My Wheelchair

There is so much to see of this beautiful country.  One summer is surely not enough.  My trip to South Africa began in July 2003 from Newark Airport (New Jersey).  Newark is like any other airport.  I met up with the students that would be my...

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California, Oxnard: Beach Park Accessibility

California, Oxnard: Beach Park Accessibility

Access to the outdoors becomes a tremendous challenge when one is faced with physical challenges that make it difficult to get to the bathroom, let alone to get outside the house.  It’s so important to overcome those obstacles and demand that sunshine and fresh...

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Africa Safari Hunting Tour with a Wheelchair

Africa Safari Hunting Tour with a Wheelchair

One of the first things staring me in the face when I found out I was going to Namibia was the formidable challenge it posed. As a quadriplegic, a trip to Africa represents the ultimate quest: managing the four days of travel which would include two 16 hour flights,...

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Bad Service @ Palms Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada

Bad Service @ Palms Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada

Checking-In Overall, I was not impressed by the service nor the ADA compliance of the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas and do not recommend staying here. Upon arrival around 12:30pm, my sisters and I checked if the room...

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CA Coast: Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Accessibility

CA Coast: Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Accessibility

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, 821 acres in the redwoods and along the Big Sur River, is popular with families and may be the best place for wheelchair riders to stay overnight and enjoy the lovely but otherwise mostly inaccessible Big Sur coast. Be sure to reserve well...

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CA Coast: Pfeiffer Beach at Big Sur Access

CA Coast: Pfeiffer Beach at Big Sur Access

Pfeiffer Beach, while hard to find, is one of the most popular beach access points in Big Sur. On our rainy weekday visit it was nearly deserted, but it’s easy to see why crowds gather here in good weather to enjoy the drama of the surf crashing through arches in the...

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Accessible Villa in Portugal for Rent

Accessible Villa in Portugal for Rent

Just outside of Loulé, Portugal in a town called Alto do Relógio is a wheelchair accessible hotel that offers stunning views across a valley and sea. A wheelchair accessible van can greet you at the Faro airport for your convenience. This van is also available to tour...

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Miami and Miami Beach, FL

Miami and Miami Beach, FL

Good access about, this city I can say that for 1 month that I spent there. I had opportunities to live a lot that I had not yet lived. Miami is a totally opposite to Fortaleza, CE. There is total accessibility in every way possible from the small cafeteria to the...

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Hyatt at Fishermans’ Wharf in San Francisco

Hyatt at Fishermans’ Wharf in San Francisco

Price Category: Mid-Range www.fishermanswharf.hyatt.com 555 North Pointe St San Francisco, CA 94133 Direct Reservation Number: (415) 563-1234 Reservation Fax: (415) 486-4424 Toll Free Reservation Number: (888) 591-1234 Hotel Details Entry Ramp or sloped entry 1:12 or...

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Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP)

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP)

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to improve the health, independence and social integration of people with physical disabilities through sports, fitness and recreation programs. At BORP, we believe that...

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Hungry in Santa Cruz, California

Hungry in Santa Cruz, California

I found myself returning to Santa Cruz in January this time to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I stayed at the Dream Inn like I had previously done because the hotel was overall pretty wheelchair friendly and the location was almost unbeatable. The last time I was in...

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Berlin was Surprisingly Wheelchair Accessible

Berlin was Surprisingly Wheelchair Accessible

In 2004, my friend Nicole and I decided to go to Berlin, Germany for 10 days during our spring break.  She proposed the idea to me because she had always wanted to travel there. At that time I had only been to Greece and Turkey and was itching to go back to...

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Orlando, Florida Travel

Orlando, Florida Travel

Orlando, Florida is one of the world's premier travel destinations. More than 50-million people visit the area every year as over 100 attractions lure visitors and keep them coming back for more. Although best known for its theme parks, Orlando has much more to offer...

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CA, Monterey Bay: Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine

CA, Monterey Bay: Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine

This 1,400-acre reserve protects wetlands and uplands for scientific research, public education, and visitor enjoyment. Five miles of steep trails over rough terrain lead through oak woodlands and grasslands to viewpoints overlooking wetlands and the main channel of...

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Four Seasons Hotel, Downtown San Francisco

Four Seasons Hotel, Downtown San Francisco

The San Francisco Four Seasons Hotel is a short stroll from the Powell BART Station and is a luxury hotel with classy customer service and lots of thick carpet. The main entry lacks an automatic door but you can almost always find a doorman ready to assist you. Take...

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limofind.com

limofind.com

Make your special moments memorable, luxurious, and unique by renting a limo service. Limo Find works 24-hours to deliver a fast and reliable service to our customers. Rent limos, party busses and charter busses with just a few clicks.  Areas Served: Arizona,...

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Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, CA

Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, CA

The Bahia Resort Hotel is located on Mission Bay in San Diego, a very popular and touristy part of the city due to SeaWorld as well as the many waterfront promenades and colleges nearby. The resort itself is on a peninsula which makes it look really appealing. With...

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Travel to Chattanooga, Tennessee

Travel to Chattanooga, Tennessee

Whether you like to ski, sail, hang glide, or climb, a wheelchair should never be a reason to forego the exhilaration of these outdoor experiences while on vacation. In fact, exciting global destinations call out to the thrill seeker in all of us. While...

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