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Vancouver, B.C. Bus System Access

Canada's Vancouver has a great public transportation for getting around the metro area for those in wheelchairs. The most common way to get around town is by bus. Bus stops all over the city and will get you within walking distance of Vancouver's major attractions. In...

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Boat Travel: Vancouver, B.C. to Victoria, B.C.

One the easiest and popular ways to get between Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia (B.C.), Canada is by the BC Ferries. Grandmothers take it across for a day trip to have lunch, as I overheard on my ride.The port in Vancouver is called Tsawwassen and for those...

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Boat Ride from Victoria, B.C. to Seattle, WA

Victoria, B.C. to Seattle, WA - The Clipper Ferry is quick to travel between Victoria, B.C. and Seattle. In 2011, I took the Clipper from Victoria to Seattle which took a little over 2.5 hours compared to 4 hours by train. In this part of the world with so much water,...

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Accessible Taxi Cabs in Seattle

The public transportation systems in Seattle such as the bus, light rail and monorail only sometimes tax you so far and sometimes a short distance can mean going up a very steep hill. Even for the strongest manual wheelchairs uses the hills of Seattle can really tough...

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Access the Monorail in Seattle

The Seattle Center Monorail is the nation's first full-scale commercial monorail system which provides a fun, quick and convenient link from downtown Seattle to Seattle Center. Most locals joke about the effectiveness of the monorail but for tourist, especially those...

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Train Ride: Seattle, WA to Vancouver, B.C.

To get to Vancouver, B.C. without flying from California you have to either take a bus from Seattle or the Amtrack Cascades Train; the Amtrak Coast Starlight Train does not continue past Seattle. A bus can accommodate one wheelchair but what you see from the train is...

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CA Sonoma Wine Country Accessible Travel Tips

Sonoma County lies in the North Coast Ranges of northwestern California, about an hour away from San Francisco. This part of California is highly known as wine country, encompassing a few regions each with their own microclimates and are Alexander Valley, Bennett...

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USA and Canada Accessible Snow Skiing

The following is a growing list of adapted snow skiing companies in both the United States and Canada that make this enjoyable winter activity accessible. Please add a company not listed by writing a comment in the box found at the bottom of the page. Getting Started:...

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CA, Half Moon Bay: Access Travel Guide

Off California's Pacific Coast Highway in Northern California is the coastal city Half Moon Bay. Main Street Half Moon Bay's historic Main Street is filled with original buildings that have been modified to be new treasures. The sidewalks and streets are clean and...

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Oakland, CA Redwood Regional Park Access

The Redwood Regional Park is an extraordinarily lovely park, located a few miles over the ridge from downtown Oakland, has several entrances. Once the site of extensive logging, this thickly wooded canyon is a pale shadow of what it was in the days of the Ohlone....

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The Yosemite Lodge in YNP

Yosemite Lodge is a great option for a wheelchair traveler if staying at Yosemite National Park. It is right across the street from Yosemite Falls. There a few rooms with a roll-in shower and others with bathtubs. Both have grab bars, roll-up sinks and . The two rooms...

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Muir Woods National Monument Hiking Access

Strolling through Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, Northern California is a space where nature opens a window to the vast depth of life and creation itself. Be still for a moment under the canopy of the ancient redwoods and beside the stream and feel the...

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Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico 2011 Trip

I am a C5-incomplete chair user. I had the pleasure to visit Guadalajara in Mexico. I stayed there 5 months. People will tell you that Mexico is not wheelchair friendly and to be honest they are many places to avoid but it is possible. When arriving to the Airport...

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Wheelchair Taxi Cabs in Victoria, British Columbia

Yellow Cab of Victoria, B.C. has a wheelchair accessible taxi. It has a spot in the back for one wheelchair. A ramp lowers down and then the wheelchair is strapped down. There is a seatbelt too, which like the straps is secured by the driver. It's up to the wheelchair...

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Hammond Trail Access: Arcata-McKinleyville, CA

The Hammond Trail is a popular hiking/biking/equestrian trail that winds past open fields, woods, and residential areas for more than five miles, from the Mad River Bridge in Arcata north to Clam Beach County Park in McKinleyville. You'll enjoy panoramic views of the...

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Stay in Charming Murphys in Northern California

Well I came upon a gem for a great stay in an accessible cozy inn.  It is called The Victoria Inn in Murphys, California. It is tucked away in the little town of Murphys in and around the gold rush country. But this town is now more known for its wine tasting venues,...

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Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland is Accessible

Grindavík, Iceland - The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa is one of Iceland’s biggest and unique attractions with about 400,000 visitors per year. The lagoon is surrounded by lava rocks. It is 2/3 seawater and 1/3 fresh water and the source of the water  runs 2000 meters...

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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 skies. Surrounding the property is approximately 360,000...

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Accessible Taxis in Vancouver, British Columbia

Wheelchair accessible taxi cabs in Vancouver, B.C. include access for one wheelchair the in back of the van. The wheelchair is then secured down with two straps in the front and back. In 2012 I used a number of different taxi companies and are the following: Black Top...

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California Coast: Mendocino Access Tips

Mendocino is a small town on the coast of Northern California where the jagged shoreline meets the lush forests filled with redwood, sequoias, and ferns. There has been a lot of effort to keep this cost under developed to maintain its pristine beauty. Coming to...

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