Travel Interests

What to do?

There is a lot to experience in this world from the viewpoint of a wheelchair.
We all have different interests, needs, desires, and things we are or not willing to put up with.
Reading about what other wheelchair travelers have done, discovering what is possible, may push you to stretch your wings and experience more. Take that cross-country trip or cruise that you have been dreaming about. Go hiking. Go skydiving. Go scuba diving. Get out there! If there is a will there is a way. Here’s how they did it…

Rough Terrain in a Wheelchair

Rough Terrain in a Wheelchair

Standard wheelchairs are meant to aid disabled individuals in the most basic of everyday tasks. They can easily and quickly topple in rocky roads, just like they would get stuck in sand or in some cases even wet dirt....

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New Zealand Adventure Story

New Zealand Adventure Story

 Overwhelmed by New Zealand; the beauty, the grandeur, the force, and its rejuvenation. I am overwhelmed by the souls I connected with and what I have accomplished on this solo journey. I am undeniably different, yet the same. When I go to parks, I never want to...

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Berlin, Germany Travel Tips

Berlin, Germany Travel Tips

Travelling can be a nightmare if you are wheelchair bound. A lot of extra planning unfortunately is still needed especially when travelling abroad. Luckily, accessibility has come to the forefront of most European Cities, and Berlin is no exception. Below are some...

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The Mt. Shasta Trinity Forest Area

The Mt. Shasta Trinity Forest Area

I’ve been visiting the Mt. Shasta Trinity National Forest area my whole life, even before I became paralyzed and started wheelchair traveling. The Mt. Shasta Trinity National Forest area is one of Northern California’s pristine outdoor spaces, protected and preserved...

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The Inn at Lake Shasta

The Inn at Lake Shasta

The Inn at Shasta Lake is a contemporary, luxury bed and breakfast near Shasta Lake in the Trinity Forest of Northern California. Tucked on a hill among trees, this beautiful b&b is on a private property, an...

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The LOGE at Mt. Shasta

The LOGE at Mt. Shasta

The LOGE is located on the edge of Mt. Shasta City with close access to the freeway. This property has traditional rooms as well as camping spots. To check-in, head to the large patio space where the firepit is...

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General Wheelchair Hiking Tips

General Wheelchair Hiking Tips

Did you know that 61 million people in the United States have a disability? Of these 61 million people, roughly 13.7% of people report having serious mobility issues regarding walking or climbing stairs. However, you can still enjoy the great outdoors! When you have a...

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New Zealand Travel Overview

New Zealand Travel Overview

When planning a trip, explore both the New Zealand North Island and the New Zealand South Island. The North Island is significantly smaller and is home to about 75% of the Kiwi population. The North Island is enriched with volcanic activity and filled cosmopolitan...

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AutoCamp Russian River Glamping Cabin

AutoCamp Russian River Glamping Cabin

AutoCamp Russian River is located in the small downtown of Guerneville in the Somona Wine Country of California, and is affiliated with AutoCamp Yosemite in the Sierras. A few miles from the AutoCamp Russian...

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Autocamp Yosemite Glamping Cabins

Autocamp Yosemite Glamping Cabins

Approximately 40 minutes from the Yosemite National Park entrance on Highway 140 in the Sierras of California is a glamping campground, tucked off the road nestled on the hillside. Autocamp Yosemite is...

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South Island: New Zealand Travel Tips

South Island: New Zealand Travel Tips

  The New Zealand South Island is filled with parks and natural beauty.It is far less populated than the New Zealand North Islandwith many outdoor attractions and activities.Several regions make up the South Island andreaching them takes time however you may...

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Death Valley National Park + Wheelchair Access

Death Valley National Park + Wheelchair Access

Death Valley National Park is located in Southern California on the boarder of Nevada. This video is a great overview on what to expect and where to go if you are traveling with a wheelchair or have limited mobility. 

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Elk Grove, CA: Laguna Creek Area Trails

Elk Grove, CA: Laguna Creek Area Trails

Just outside Sacramento, in the town of Elk Grove, California, almost all of the paths are wheelchair accessible. The Laguna Creek area in Elk Grove is known for its retail centers, but there’s more to the Laguna Creek than just shopping. Along much of Laguna Creek...

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Nepal Accessible Trail Trekking

Nepal Accessible Trail Trekking

It is not possible for the people who have a physical disability to trek in normal trekking trail in Nepal. It will be difficult for those trekkers to hike even in easy and in normal trekking trails because that...

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5 Best Accessible Trails @ U.S. National Parks

5 Best Accessible Trails @ U.S. National Parks

Everyone knows that the U.S. National Parks are wonderful to visit and there are plenty of breathtaking scenic drives that are must-dos in each park.  However, to really experience the parks, you have to get outside and enjoy the environment on one of the trails...

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Glaming @ AutoCamp

Glaming @ AutoCamp

As a travel writer who loves the outdoors, glamping — “glamor camping” — has become one of my favorite ways to immerse myself in nature. Glamping gets me closer to nature without having to bring all the extra stuff camping requires, like towels, utensils, a stove,...

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Sarasota, Florida: Beaches, Culture & Access

Sarasota, Florida: Beaches, Culture & Access

  Some can’t help but think of the words “paradise vacation” at the mere utterance of Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota is a true sunshine getaway from the winter months, and is known as the perfect destination...

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Story: New Zealand Revelation

Story: New Zealand Revelation

  “Yep, I’m alive. Check. Not bleeding. Check. Nothing seems to be broken. Check. I’m fine,” I said to myself.  I look to my left and see...

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Coyote Creek Parkway: Santa Clara County, CA

Coyote Creek Parkway: Santa Clara County, CA

The name Coyote Creek Parkway is managed by the Santa Clara County in Central California near Santa Cruz. Coyote Creek Parkway is rightly named as there are coyotes, along with deer, wild turkeys, rabbits,...

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Sycamore Grove Park: Livermore, CA

Sycamore Grove Park: Livermore, CA

Sycamore Grove Park is nestled in the Livermore Wine Country, located in the East Bay of San Francisco. The park is known for the sycamore trees, but oak and walnut trees are around the same age. Birdwatching is...

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Dawsonville, Georgia: Amicalola River Trail

Dawsonville, Georgia: Amicalola River Trail

The Amicalola River Trail in Dawsonville, Georgia is the way to get to the river. Most people come to the river to do tubing, kayaking, or fishing. The Amicola River Trail is a beautiful well-kept boardwalk...

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Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia

Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia

The cultural and historic significance of Manassas Battlefield National Park in Virginia are primary interpretive themes and all interpretive media in the park focus upon these stories. However, the park is...

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Cumming, Georgia: Poole’s Mill Bridge Park

Cumming, Georgia: Poole’s Mill Bridge Park

At the Poole's Mill Bridge Park in Cumming, Georgia you can see the beautiful covered bridge and soak in the water.  People come from all over during the summer time to wad in the water and go down the rock...

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West Point Inn Cabins on Mt. Tamalpais

West Point Inn Cabins on Mt. Tamalpais

The West Point Inn is nestled on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais in Mill Valley, California, not far from Muir Woods and Stinson Beach. It’s a historical property that has been catering to tourists for decades. Getting here is the biggest challenge. For people who do not...

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Yosemite Bug Resort: Hostel International

Yosemite Bug Resort: Hostel International

Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort is about thirty-minutes just outside of Yosemite National Park on Highway 140 tucked along a hillside, under groves of oak trees. It’s a popular place for young adults and...

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Wheelchair Tips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Wheelchair Tips

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park The Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Southern, USA is one of the most visited parks in the country. These wheelchair travel tips will help prepare you for your visit to this national park. It's only just the beginning,...

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Sevierville, Tennessee: Cabin Rentals

Sevierville, Tennessee: Cabin Rentals

Located in Sevierville, Tennessee in the Pigeon Forge, Gatlingburg area and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is the Little Valley Mountain Resort with a ton of cabin rentals. A number of these cabin...

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Overview: Accessible Cruising + Cruise Lines

Overview: Accessible Cruising + Cruise Lines

Why take a cruise? Cruising on a various cruise line is one of the most popular means of travel for those who use a wheelchair or have some other limited mobility. The allure of having a guaranteed accessible space to return to after a day of exploring is the...

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Israel Park Access

Israel Park Access

LOTEM is the leading organization in Israel making hiking trails and nature accessible to everyone. “Being disabled does not prevent someone from leading an active, fulfilling life, especially with the support of organizations like LOTEM,” said Danielle Hankin,...

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Sedona, Arizona: Wheelchair Travel Tips

Sedona, Arizona: Wheelchair Travel Tips

What brings people to Sedona, Arizona in the Southwest of the United States are the majestic red rocks that surrounds this area. To the Native Americans, the red rocks are sacred, and their allure continues to draw people like a magnet from all over the world...

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Freedom Sailing International

Freedom Sailing International

Freedom Sailing International is a non-profit organization based in New Orleans, whose mission is to design, build and operate the first tall ship for all in the world, based on the goals of Universal Design (UD). The UD concept includes the full range of human...

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New York City: Top 15 Accessible Attractions

New York City: Top 15 Accessible Attractions

Get excited because there are tons of fun things to do in New York City! You can go see a Broadway show, watch the ballet, listen to a symphony at the Lincoln Center, visit a museum, or take in some jazz at a jazz club. There’s something for everyone and the city...

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Wheelchair Tips

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Wheelchair Tips

The grouping of four towering sequoia redwoods alongside the road in the Sierra Mountains, known as the “Four Guardsmen,” and are usually the first stop for visitors when approaching the two parks. Vehicles scurry to find a place to park alongside the road, but I fly...

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Morocco Accessible Travel Tour

Morocco Accessible Travel Tour

Morocco Accessible Travel Consultants believe that exploring the world should be for all people. Regardless of ability or limitations. From personalized tours to adaptive camel saddles, we think differently. We create differently. Discover Morocco with us through a...

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Czech Republic, Prague Tour with Bezbatour Travel Agency

Czech Republic, Prague Tour with Bezbatour Travel Agency

Bezbatour is the only travel agency in the Czech Republic that is specialized primarily in accessible traveling. Moreover, every accommodation in the Czech Republic or abroad with the seal of "Bezbatour guarantee" have been personally visited by our employees and...

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Thai Senior and Disabled Travel Company Tour

Thai Senior and Disabled Travel Company Tour

Thai Senior and Disabled Travel Co., Ltd., is a tour operator and travel consultant for accessible tourism in Thailand, with professional teams who are experienced and specialized in Senior and Disabled citizen tour operation, tour planning, and...

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Fort Funston Overlook and Trail Accessibility

Fort Funston Overlook and Trail Accessibility

Fort Funston (MAP) is located along the Pacific Ocean shoreline on the southwest side of San Francisco across from Lake Merced and near Mori Point. It was once the Lake Merced Military Reservation, and today it is an outdoor space managed by the Gold Gate National...

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Marin Headlands National Park Wheelchair Tips

Marin Headlands National Park Wheelchair Tips

The Marin Headlands National Park, managed by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), is located right off the Golden Gate Bridge on the way to Sausalito from San Francisco in Marin County. The most popular area is Fort Cronkhite with Fort Baker on the...

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Capri, Italy: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

Capri, Italy: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

This article is based on a day trip to Capri we took from Naples in May of 2014 and, to a lesser extent, one in 2006.  We also went to Rome in 2014 and wrote articles about wheelchair access in Rome, in Naples and in Pompeii; they can be found on the same website...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Wheelchair Travel Tips

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Wheelchair Travel Tips

The ocean city of Fort Lauderdale on the coast of Florida is a very popular vacation spot, and the gateway to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexico for some travelers. What draws everyone to this beach town are its miles and miles of pristine beaches, though The Swap...

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Savannah, Georgia: Wheelchair Travel

Savannah, Georgia: Wheelchair Travel

A rich history mixed with a chic, country lifestyle is why Savannah, Georgia is one of the most popular places to visit in the United States. With so much to do and see, travelers will need to be selective, even when it comes to wheelchair travel in Savannah,...

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8 Savannah, Georgia Attractions & Activities

8 Savannah, Georgia Attractions & Activities

Being a top travel destination in the USA, there are many attractions and activities in and around Savannah, Georgia. Here are 8 favorite attractions and activities I've found that you may want to add to your travel itinerary.    #1 Wormsloe State...

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Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are known as two of the most beautiful national parks we have for a reason. Located in the Rocky Mountain Range mostly in Wyoming but also small parts in...

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Rosie the Riveter Park Shipyard Museum Memorial

Rosie the Riveter Park Shipyard Museum Memorial

Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historic Park is located on the San Francisco Bay in the industrial heart of Richmond, California.  This historical area is dedicated to the hard working people at the Ford Assembly Plant on the U.S. home front during...

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Utah: Zion National Park Travel Guide

Utah: Zion National Park Travel Guide

Of all the National Parks in Southern Utah, Zion National Park is perhaps the most unique and one of the most fertile places in the state, which is likely why so many Native American groups inhabited the area. The park itself is quite large, and the area where the...

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