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…

Overview: San Francisco, CA Access Travel Guide

Overview: San Francisco, CA Access Travel Guide

San Francisco is one of the hilliest cities in the USA, and it's still accessible for wheelchair travel! Of course, power wheelchairs and scooters will have more freedom to explore the inner neighborhoods of San Francisco, but those using manual chairs may...

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Cruise Warnings: 6 Travel Access Myths

Cruise Warnings: 6 Travel Access Myths

For some people, a cruise is the trip of lifetime, a celebration, a repeat occurrence, or perhaps the best and only way to travel, but not a utopia of wheelchair accessible travel. So before you book a...

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Mexico Accessible Tours and Tips

Mexico Accessible Tours and Tips

People come from all over the world to soak up the sun in Mexico year-round. Besides the turquoise waters, warm inviting climate and Mexican food, what drew me and boyfriend to this country was the history of one of the world’s oldest known civilizations, the Mayans....

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Florida Everglades National Park Wheelchair Access Guide

Florida Everglades National Park Wheelchair Access Guide

Everglades National Park in Florida is the third largest national park in the U.S., protecting 1.5 million acres of unique terrain on the southern tip of the state of Florida. Diverse ecosystems lie within its borders, such as barely-flowing freshwater sloughs lush...

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12-Day Island Cruise (Royal Caribbean)

12-Day Island Cruise (Royal Caribbean)

Cruising is the most accessible vacation for anyone in a wheelchair. The newest ships are bigger and better offering many opportunities for the wheelchair traveler. I was thrilled to experience the...

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Vietnam Accessible Tour

Vietnam Accessible Tour

Roll in Asia is bringing accessible travel to Vietnam! Roll in Asia is the 1st travel agency specializing in accessible vacations for travelers in with a physical or mental handicap as well as hearing...

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New Mexico: Carlsbad Caverns National Park

New Mexico: Carlsbad Caverns National Park

When driving through the Guadalupe Mountains in the Chihuahuan Desert of southeastern New Mexico, one would never imagine that there are well over a hundred ornate limestone caverns hidden below the desolate...

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North India Accessible Tour

North India Accessible Tour

Roll in Asia is opening the doors to North India for all travelers. Roll in Asia is the 1st travel agency specializing in accessible vacations for travelers in with a physical or mental handicap as well as hearing or visual impairs. Wheelchair accessible? Yes....

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Cumming, Georgia: Sharon Springs Park

Cumming, Georgia: Sharon Springs Park

Sharon Springs Park in Cumming, Georiga is on my top 10 list now for sure. Has all sorts of sport fields for baseball basketball courts also has a commissioners office so there’s several places that have...

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Ball Ground, Georgia: Calvin Farmer Park

Ball Ground, Georgia: Calvin Farmer Park

The offical name of Ball Ground Park is Calvin Farmer Park and is right near downtown in Ball Ground, Georgia. Calvin Farmer Park, I'm guessing, is a very old park because it is a very odd layout. It's only...

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Virginia Beach Access near Chesapeake Bay

Virginia Beach Access near Chesapeake Bay

Virginia Beach is on the Mid-Atlantic coast, part of the southeastern shoreline of Virginia below the Chesapeake Bay. This popular resort area features a wide public beach with moderate surf that is easy to access via a 3-mile-long level concrete promenade along the...

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How to Rate Hiking Trails for Accessibility

How to Rate Hiking Trails for Accessibility

Taking on any hiking trail with a 5% slope and higher depends a lot on how well your wheelchair is built, how experience you are on hills, and what makeup of the trail surface is.  I also recommend that you wear a seat belt when taking on any dirt trail. Several...

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley was officially made a National Park in 1974 when local citizens and their representatives sought to preserve this scenic green space nestled between the industrial cities of Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. View park map. The 33,000-acre park sits within the...

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Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs

The Garden of the Gods is a 1300-acre city park in Colorado Springs, Colorado that features colorful, towering rock formations amid stunning views of Pikes Peak in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. In the late 1800's the property was owned by Charles Elliott...

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Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park Tips

Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park Tips

In Colorado, the Rocky Mountain National Park is a hiker's paradise with over 50 day hikes and many opportunities for multiple day backpacking trips.  Wonderful for able-bodied visitor but challenging for those who use a wheelchair or scooter to get around....

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Paris, France: 10 Access Travel Tips

Paris, France: 10 Access Travel Tips

Our family traveled to Paris, France for the first time. We were there for only a couple of days but managed to see and experience a lot with the time we had. Getting around wasn't much trouble because Tyler's...

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Shenandoah National Park, Virginia Access Guide

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia Access Guide

Shenandoah National Park is located in the Great Appalachian Valley on the East Coast of the United States in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north-central Virginia about 1.5 hours from Washington D.C.. It is a narrow and elongated park stretching over 100...

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Maui, Hawaii: Wheelchair Accessible Guide to Paradise!

Maui, Hawaii: Wheelchair Accessible Guide to Paradise!

Maui is THE place where it is 100% acceptable to wear those loud Hawaiian-printed shirts, flip-flops, gulp down Lava Flows, and live in your swimming trunks 24/7. It also boasts some of the best seafood, snorkeling, and weather in the world. It's super laid-back, yet...

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RV (Recreational Vehicle): Wheelchair Travel

RV (Recreational Vehicle): Wheelchair Travel

  An accessible RV can open a whole new world of travel and adventure for people with mobility problems. RV traveling has many advantages including an always available, clean, accessible bathroom; a comfortable bed for middle of the day breaks; the opportunity to...

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Tour Top 7 Accessible Destinations in Spain

Tour Top 7 Accessible Destinations in Spain

Spain is becoming increasingly prepared for accessible tourism–tourism for everyone. Enormous efforts are being made to eliminate barriers and providing access to cultural and natural resources, creating standards for transport as well as building and urban...

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Kentucky: Mammoth Cave National Park Access Guide

Kentucky: Mammoth Cave National Park Access Guide

  Mammoth Cave National Park is located in the Green River Valley of Kentucky about a 1.5 hour drive from either Nashville or Louisville and is the longest known cave system in the world. While the cave is what draws visitors to the park, its other...

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Sicily Resort off the Coast of Italy

Sicily Resort off the Coast of Italy

This SICILY RESORT is the only 4 star European resort designed to provide a holiday that is barrier-free. Dedicated to those of you seeking pure relaxation and for those of you simply wanting to enjoy yourself on it's warm, golden, sandy beaches; from the sports...

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Southern California: The Salton Sea

Southern California: The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea in Southern California is a fascinating place with a tragic history. This hauntingly beautiful body of salt water is the largest lake in California, occupying an area approximately 15 miles wide...

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Arizona, Antelope Canyon: Access the Inaccessible

Arizona, Antelope Canyon: Access the Inaccessible

Antelope Canyon in Arizona is separated into two canyons: Lower Antelope Canyon and Upper Antelope Canyon.  Lower Antelope Canyon is not wheelchair accessible at all as there are stairs that you need to climb down to the slot canyon. I would not consider...

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Horse Riding Ranch in Arizona

Horse Riding Ranch in Arizona

Located in northwest Arizona, just 2 1/2 hours from Las Vegas, Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch is a wheelchair accessible desert oasis. It sits on 360 acres near three majestic mountain ranges and under clear blue...

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Arizona: Coconino National Forest Monuments

Arizona: Coconino National Forest Monuments

Sunset Crater and Wupatki Pueblo National Monuments are located near each other in the Coconino National Forest about 30 minutes east of the city of Flagstaff, Arizona (see map). It is possible to visit both of...

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Colorado: Great Sand Dunes National Park

Colorado: Great Sand Dunes National Park

You might be surprised to learn that the tallest sand dunes in North America are nowhere near either coast; they are spread across 30 square miles of the San Luis Valley in southeastern Colorado. These sand...

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Arizona: Chiricahua National Monument

Arizona: Chiricahua National Monument

Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona is a hidden gem! The spectacular mountain scenery includes stunning vistas of the Sulphur Springs Valley stretching hundreds of miles, as well as rocky canyons...

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Australia Gold Coast Travel: Accessible Attractions

Australia Gold Coast Travel: Accessible Attractions

On the southeastern coast of Queensland, Australia is the beach city known as the Gold Coast and my home. This coastline of Australia is popular place to live because of the beautiful beaches but it is also a hot spot for tourists and accessible for those with access...

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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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Krankin’ thru China

Krankin’ thru China

Krankin' thru China was established in 2013 by two Americans and their Chinese friend in an effort to enhance physical and mental wellness among people with disabilities in China. Initially focusing on handcycling as an avenue for physical wellness and social...

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Los Angeles, CA Accessible Travel Attractions

Los Angeles, CA Accessible Travel Attractions

The city of Los Angeles or the "city of angels" has a lot more to offer than just star gazing. Los Angeles is very spread out which makes it a little difficult to site-see, primarily since traffic is unpredictable and can slow you down immensely. The following...

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3-Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia

3-Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia

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...

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Morocco, Africa: Travel and Accessibility

Morocco, Africa: Travel and Accessibility

Welcome to Morocco! Only 9 miles from the European coastline, leaving plane or ferry you are instantly in a culture and atmosphere a world apart. Morocco is one of the most popular North African destinations and for good reason. Warm temperatures, lush scenery, exotic...

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Japan: Accessible Travel Guide Overview

Japan: Accessible Travel Guide Overview

On my Japan wheelchair travel adventure, I spent most of my time in Tokyo, which is broken up into over a dozen distinct areas and is densely populated. For five full days and four nights I was also in Kyoto, plus one day spent in Nara. I wanted to go to Osaka but ran...

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Oregon: Coastal Cottage Rental

Oregon: Coastal Cottage Rental

The Cottages at Cape Kiwanda are Oregon Coast’s most luxurious accommodations sitting atop Cape Kiwanda, the Southern most Cape along the historic three capes scenic loop. The accessible cottage overlooks an awe...

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Montreal, Canada: Accessible Travel Guide

Montreal, Canada: Accessible Travel Guide

The city of Montreal in the Quebec Province is one of the most visited destinations in Canada with lots of friendly people. French is the most commonly spoken language here but nearly everyone also speaks English. Like many big cities, it is divided up into...

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Maine Accessible Glamping Yurt Campsite

Maine Accessible Glamping Yurt Campsite

Located in Bar Harbor, Maine and just four miles from the entrance to Acadia National Park, the Woods of Eden Glampground offers your family and friends a quiet wooded setting for a wonderful “glamping”...

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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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Arizona: Prescott Mountain Lakes Access

Arizona: Prescott Mountain Lakes Access

If you love the Great Outdoors, the historic town of Prescott, Arizona has a lot to offer. It's nestled against the cool, piney hills of the Prescott National Forest and is home to several sparkling mountain lakes. Sitting at an elevation of 5200 feet, Prescott boasts...

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