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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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CA Sonoma Wine Country in the Fall

CA Sonoma Wine Country in the Fall

Witnessing trees changing colors on the East Coast during the crisp autumn months is an attraction all its own, but in the Sonoma Wine Country of California, you can find wine vineyards that explode with effervescent, fiery color, drawing in the eye like a moth to a...

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New Orleans Access: The French Quarter & Bourbon Street

New Orleans Access: The French Quarter & Bourbon Street

Let me start by saying that New Orleans is a great place to visit. Great food, people, places to see, and despite the age of the city, pretty easy to get around.New Orleans is FLAT so whether you use a manual or power wheelchair, or have a cane, you won't be going...

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Pompeii, Naples Italy Archaeological Site Access

Pompeii, Naples Italy Archaeological Site Access

This article is based on a day trip to Pompeii we took from Naples in 2012.  We also went to Naples and Rome in 2014 and wrote articles about wheelchair access there; they can be found on the same website as this one. Because one’s capabilities, limitations and...

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Montreal Transportation in Quebec, Canada

Montreal Transportation in Quebec, Canada

Overall, accessibility is an afterthought in Montreal. It is possible to navigate around Montreal but whether it be navigating the sidewalks and streets or using transportation challenges exists. For starters, the city has a number of hills that surround Mount Royal....

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Rome, Italy: Complete Travel Guide

Rome, Italy: Complete Travel Guide

This article is based on our trips to Rome in May/June of 2014 and 2012 with our friends Chris McCloud and Jason Shuffler, respectively, and in 2009, 2006, 2005 and 2003.  Our previous articles about wheelchair access in Rome are Rolling in Rome 2012, Rolling in...

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Cumming, Georgia: Midway Park

Cumming, Georgia: Midway Park

People visit Midway Park in Cumming, Georgia for the sports fields and the restaurants at the top on the street side. The park goes downhill pretty fast and has separate parking at each...

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Cumming, Georgia: Matt Community Park

Cumming, Georgia: Matt Community Park

The Matt Community Park in Cumming, Georgia is enormous and known for the sports fields. Paved pathways travel all around the sports fields. The park has separate parking at each section of...

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Cumming, Georgia: Fowler Park

Cumming, Georgia: Fowler Park

Fowler Park in Cumming, Georgia has everything, including a sports park and paved nature trails that form all sorts of different loops. When you first enter the park there is a fire station to your left. Then...

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Cumming, Georgia: Ducktown Park

Cumming, Georgia: Ducktown Park

The main reason people come to Ducktown Park in Cumming, Gerogia is for the rubber walking path around the field. Ducktown Park includes a rubber walkway for running or walking, a small grass field, a...

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New Jersey Beach Wheelchair Access

New Jersey Beach Wheelchair Access

Island Beach State Park is one accessible beach option in New Jersey, which has much more than just beaches. It is located on a barrier island along the Jersey shore in Ocean County, just south of Seaside Park (Exit 82 on the Garden State Parkway).  The park has...

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Trip to Munich Bavaria, Germany

Trip to Munich Bavaria, Germany

Munich Bavaria is a beautiful wealthy first world town. Everything is thought out and of course “in ordnung” (in order). The city is very flat so you are never challenged by hilly terrain. There are sidewalk bike lanes and cars do not congest the inner city. Walking...

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Lake Powell, Utah Accessibility Travel Tips

Lake Powell, Utah Accessibility Travel Tips

Lake Powell is a one hundred and eighty mile-long man-made reservoir for the Colorado River that attracts millions every year. The majority of the lake stretches across Southern Utah but a small portion of the...

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Ecuador: Accessability in South America

Ecuador: Accessability in South America

Locals have an abundance of Mother Nature’s candy and medicine at their fingertips. For many life is very simple and centers around the family and eating. Work is surviving or maintaining a small business with...

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Travel in Germany: Accessibility and Barriers

Travel in Germany: Accessibility and Barriers

Germany has always been a country that I have always wanted see since I can remember. I have been a medieval fan for years, and anything to do with that period in time has always captured my attention. Needless...

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Santa Cruz Beach Accessible Travel Guide

Santa Cruz Beach Accessible Travel Guide

The beach town of Santa Cruz is located in central California just above Monterey and below San Francisco. Santa Cruz is a very wheelchair friendly beach city with lots of activities geared towards the outdoors. You can find many beach wheelchair accessible walkways,...

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Las Vegas Wheelchair Travel Tips

Las Vegas Wheelchair Travel Tips

Las Vegas, Nevada is a sprawling metropolis in the middle of a desert wasteland. Native Americans originally occupied the land; next, Europeans began to farm the area. Gambling was going on a long time before it was officially made legal in 1931. By 1945, casinos were...

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Connecticut Shoreline Vacation

Connecticut Shoreline Vacation

If you are looking for a relaxing, wheelchair-friendly weekend on the Connecticut shoreline then look no further than Mystic Seaport. Mystic is a classic family vacation spot, but it also makes a wonderful romantic weekend getaway for couples.  Just a short drive...

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Utah: Arches National Park Accessibility

Utah: Arches National Park Accessibility

  Arches National Park is one of Utah’s most visited destinations due to the plethora of wind-chiseled arches. Many of the parks iconic arches can be seen right from the road and some have accessible...

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The Resort Destination of Antalya, Turkey

The Resort Destination of Antalya, Turkey

On my ten-day trip to Turkey, I wanted one Mediterranean seaside resort town experience. Antalya on the southern coast, aka the “Turkish Riviera." My initial research had led me to the cities of Antalya and Bodrum. I asked a Turkish friend which she recommended. She...

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Cozumel, Mexico: Adapted Scuba Diving

Cozumel, Mexico: Adapted Scuba Diving

Peaceful, serene, other worldy. You know, all those cliché terms people throw around about scuba diving. They are all true and yet do not begin to describe the experience. Over the last few years I have had the...

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Berlin, Germany Accessible Tour and Attractions

Berlin, Germany Accessible Tour and Attractions

Berlin is the capital city of the Federal Republic of Germany and with its 3.4 million inhabitants it also Germany’s biggest city. Berlin is well known for its nightlife, its culture, the superb public transportation networks, the architecture, arts and much more....

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Tacoma, Washington with Power Wheelchairs

Tacoma, Washington with Power Wheelchairs

Sometimes the unplanned part of travel turns out to be the best. That’s what happened to me this week.  I went looking for a hotel somewhere between Portland, Oregon and Bellingham, Washington for two...

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Sam’s Town Hotel &  Gambling Hall in Las Vegas

Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Las Vegas

Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall is located just a few quick miles from the Las Vegas Strip and their free shuttle with wheelchair access can get you there, as well as other points of interest. All that is required is that you let front desk know in advance. I was...

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Exotic Trip to Cozumel, Mexico to Scuba Dive

Exotic Trip to Cozumel, Mexico to Scuba Dive

As a world-class scuba diving destination, Cozumel, Mexico is an obvious travel destination for divers. However, with its breathtaking beaches, National Marine Park, and ancient history it offers something for anyone looking for a Caribbean vacation. In June, my...

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Alaska: Juneau Adventure by Wheelchair

Alaska: Juneau Adventure by Wheelchair

Having relocated from the east coast to California, we were planning our first holiday and considering options like Hawaii, Vegas, San Diego etc., all of which both had visited. We both have always wanted to...

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Residenza Farnese Hotel in Rome, Italy

Residenza Farnese Hotel in Rome, Italy

The hotel Residenza Farnese is a great little place located in the middle of Rome, Italy.  Within walking distance to every major attraction, you could always find something to do.  The building has been adapted to accommodate people with disabilities with an elevator...

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Best Western Hotel by Zion National Park

Best Western Hotel by Zion National Park

Springdale, Utah is the closest town to Zion National Park and houses the visitors traveling to the area along with the employees that bring the town to life. Along the only main road, Highway 9, in Springdale are a number of hotels, eateries and shops all of which...

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Mammoth Cave Accessible Accommodations in the Park

Mammoth Cave Accessible Accommodations in the Park

Depending on your travel plans, you may want consider staying in or near Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. Of course, it is always much more fun and convenient to stay in the park. So if looking to stay overnight here are the wheelchair accessible options at...

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Ashland, Oregon Travel with Power Wheelchairs

Ashland, Oregon Travel with Power Wheelchairs

Ashland, Oregon is stunningly beautiful. Nestled in a valley, the surrounding hills blanketed in green create a magical place. Home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland offers great food, friendly people,...

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Accessible Hotels in NSW Australia

Accessible Hotels in NSW Australia

New South Wales offers the savvy traveller easy access to breath-taking natural treasures and one of the world’s most famous and vibrant cities. Soak up Sydney’s gorgeous harbour, outdoors lifestyle, and natural beauty. Or escape the crowds and venture further north...

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Toronto, Canada Accessible Travel Overview

Toronto, Canada Accessible Travel Overview

Toronto is a cosmopolitan centre offering culture, shopping, sports, and much to see and do when traveling with a wheelchair. It’s Canada's largest city, the Province of Ontario's capital, and the fourth-largest city in North America - and apparently, a place the...

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Utah: Bryce Canyon National Park

Utah: Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah offers a series of viewpoints of the canyon, some with short walkways that are accessible. The park provides a printable PDF guide but updates along with additional information...

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Long Island, NY Accessible Transportation Options

Long Island, NY Accessible Transportation Options

As a born and raised Long Islander, organizing transportation for even the smallest local adventures is something I’ve had to do throughout my life. Populated by widely spread out suburban towns, most Long Island destinations are rarely within wheelchair rolling...

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Hoover Dam: Visiting & Accessibility

Hoover Dam: Visiting & Accessibility

The creation of Hoover Dam, aimed to control the Colorado River, was a monumental engineering accomplishment that set precedent for future large construction projects. Half of the dam is in the state of Nevada and the other is in Arizona. Two clock towers can be seen...

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Australia Gold Coast Accessible Home for Rent

Australia Gold Coast Accessible Home for Rent

Australia is one of the most wonderful places in the world to visit and the Gold Coast in sunny Queensland is a popular holiday destination with many accessible attractions available along with one of the most accessible holiday homes in Australia. Award winning...

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Trip to San Antonio, Texas

Trip to San Antonio, Texas

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...

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Travel in Nepal: Accessibility Review

Travel in Nepal: Accessibility Review

I have just returned from a familiarization tour of Nepal organized by Four Season Travel and Tours of Kathmandu. There are major infrastructure and human resource training needs still to be met in the country. However I was successful in visiting Kathmandu, Chitwan...

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ADA Rooms @ the Abby Inn, Cedar City Utah

ADA Rooms @ the Abby Inn, Cedar City Utah

Cedar City is the closest city to stay overnight in if visiting Bryce Canyon National Park (an hour and a half a way). One place to consider staying at is the affordable Abby Inn. It has many of the basic accessible amenities, plus an indoor pool and jacuzzi with a...

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Access Barriers to Public Transportation in Denmark

Access Barriers to Public Transportation in Denmark

I tried to use the bus for the first time. There is a manual ramp at the back door. I talked to the driver in English and asked him if he can let the ramp down for me but he never got off his driving seat. When I wanted to get off, some passengers went to the driver...

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Chicago: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

Chicago: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

I spent three nights in Downtown Chicago. Every local I spoke to would proudly say, “there’s no place like Chicago in the summertime” and I was going to find out why. Upon arrival my body experienced a change of weather shock. The air was hot and humid. I certainly...

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