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Arizona: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

If you want to get “off the beaten path” and “away from the maddening crowd” then Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument may be just the place. Located in south-central Arizona on the Mexican border, this 517 square-mile area of the Sonoran Desert was created by...

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Sea Adventure in Glacier Bay, B.C.

It’s always a bit risky taking a journey to a remote destination where accessibility may be in question.   But seven years after his accident, Steve Pisano, a T3-4 paraplegic, packed up his cameras and ventured to Alaska for an experience of a lifetime aboard the Sea...

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Toronto, Canada Accessible Attractions: See and Do

While getting around may prove challenging, thankfully most of the attractions in Toronto offer some degree of access. I couldn’t possibly tell you about everything there is to do in the city. Just thinking about what there is to do in Toronto makes me think I have...

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Toronto, Canada: Accessible Hotels with Access

If you're in Toronto to see the main sights, you will probably want to stay at a downtown hotel, especially if you don't have a vehicle. If you are planning on wheeling or TTC’g it, look for a hotel between roughly Front (in the south) and Bloor Streets (in the...

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Toronto, Canada: Accessible Dining Restaurants

Bon Appetite! Toronto is the "land of plenty" when it comes to dining out. Half of Toronto's population was born outside of Canada so plan on enjoying some good food during your stay. You can eat your way around the world in Toronto. However, our abundant restaurants...

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Toronto, Canada: Wheeling Streets & Sidewalks

The summer is the top tourist season but our weather makes travelling in three of four seasons viable for the wheelchair user. (I personally would pass on winter unless it’s a work trip! Go south I say.) If you stay downtown you may find that wheeling is the best way...

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Toronto, Canada: Accessible Shopping Areas

Toronto is a shopping destination. The first store on my list would be the highly unusual, IZ Adaptive, owned by Canadian fashion designer, Izzy Camilleri. Izzy has dressed actors including Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie, and Mark Walberg but now her passion is...

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Toronto, Canada: Accessible Sports & Entertainment Venues

Toronto attracts top talent from around the country and the world. Sit back and enjoy a game, show, or concert or two while you are here. All major live entertainment venues provide wheelchair access, including washrooms and possibly some parking (check each website)....

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Toronto, Canada Accessible Sightseeing-Tours

Tours offer slim picking for the wheelchair traveller. Walking tours may provide another option. Walkto.ca advertises that two of its tours, Nutshell and Toronto the Green, are “fully wheelchair accessible.” In addition, this City Sightseeing Tour Company has at least...

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Exploring Access in Southwest Florida

I explored Southwest Florida for a few months while I trained for the the Paralympics in sled hockey, paracanoeing and kayaking. I practiced in the Fort Myers area and I traveled day trips for competitions. I will be competing on the Spacecoast Hurricanes B team for...

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Japan: Accessible Travel Guide Overview

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 out of time. There is still much of...

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Accessible and Affordable Family Fun in Florida

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak in Jupiter, FL. I was very excited as it was in February and as we all know, it had been a cold winter! Florida in February sounded wonderful to me! The organization I spoke for told me to bring my family and they would put us...

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Unexpected Thrills of Ecuador Travel

It was our first day out Quito and into real Ecuador. We were staying at an accessible hostel on a hillside overlooking the vibrant town of Baños de Agua Santa called Las Granadillas. The town’s name comes from the natural hot springs that still exist today in the...

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Hanauma Bay Beach Park, Hawaii Accessibility

Hanauma Bay itself is a dormant cone volcano crater that long ago, a portion of which the outer edge collapsed and fell into the ocean, thus forming today, what we know as Hanauma Bay, with a beautiful crescent beach on it's shore side. Today it is one of the star...

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Israel Travel: Attractions, Tours and Transportation

Millions of tourists visit Israel these days and among them there are a lot of people with limited mobility. The popularity of traveling to Israel has encouraged more and more accessible improvements. Government has worked particularity hard to improve access to...

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Ideas for Travel in Ireland with a Wheelchair

Cead mile failte (a hundred thousand welcomes) from Ireland, a great destination with plenty to see and do for a wheelchair traveller. Ireland has come on a lot in regards to accessibility in recent years and hoping I can shed some light on the main attractions and a...

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Visit Prague with an Accessible Tour

Bezbatour is the only travel agency in the Czech Republic focused on accessible traveling. We offer our services to everybody including wheelchair users, families with children, seniors or people with diets. What is even more special about us it the fact that every...

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Top 3 Accessible Beaches in the Southeast of USA

Is there anything better in the world than relaxing on a beach? The smell of the salty air, the sound of the waves crashing up on the shore, and the endless view of water as far as the eye can see... Sounds like perfection, huh?  90% of the vacations that I have taken...

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Travel Lisbon, Portugal has Accessibility Challenges

I visited Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, with a friend of mine for a few days. Lisbon is possible to visit as a wheelchair user yet moving around poses serious access challenges. If you are too shy to ask people around for help, it is always a good idea to travel...

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