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Victoria, British Columbia Accessible Travel Tips

I did not have much time in Victoria. By the time I got to the hotel it was near three o’clock and my body was tired of sitting up, so I took a necessary half hour to lie down and recharge my body.  The day was slipping away and so did my plans to visit the Butchart...

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Come Visit St. John, New Brunswick in Canada

When you reach St. John, New Brunswick the ship will dock right in the centre; you'll be able to see a good majority of one of North America's oldest port cities from the boat deck. There is often a craft market which opens just outside the cruise terminal, the best...

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Cruise: France, Italy & Spain

The Liberty of the Seas is the second biggest ship in the world, just behind the Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas. It measures an impressive 339 meters in length, has  6500 m2 in surface space and has the capacity to transport 5700 people (4300 passengers and...

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Austin, Texas Accessible Travel Tips

It really feels Like a Whole ‘Nother Country…(Texas that is). I had a business trip to Austin, Texas this past April and I was a little nervous. I hadn’t traveled by plane with my chair for quite awhile. The last time (10 years ago) I arrived fine but my chair somehow...

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My Trip to Paris, France in a Wheelchair

The overnight flight from Houston Intercontinental airport took 8 hours 45 minutes, and left town at 3 pm central standard time.  It was almost impossible for me to get any sleep.  For some reason, I’ve always had a hard time getting any on airplanes.  Just 3 or 4...

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Pasadena, CA: Huntington Gardens and Art Galleries

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in Pasadena, California is a private, non-profit institution established in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington.  Huntington had a special love for books, art and gardens. Today the property is 207 acres and over...

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Iceland: Accessible Travel Tips

When arriving at the Keflavik Airport (about 50 km or 31 mi from Reykjavik) the surroundings may seem like you have landed on the moon; melted lava, hot springs and rocks as sharp as blades. It doesn’t take you...

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Visit the Kensington Palace in London, England

No visit to England would be complete without a visit to a palace, and Kensington Palace is a good choice for that if you want to see one conveniently located in London or if you're a fan of the late Princess Diana.  Kensington became her home after her separation...

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Alaska Cruise and Land Tour Tips

Overview One of the best accessible cruises is to Alaska, whether using a manual or power wheelchair or scooter.  I recommend doing the land tour first followed by the seven night southbound cruise.  Why?  When...

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Half Dome Village Accessible Accommodations in Yosemite

Curry Village has a few different accessible sleeping options and all use keys (not cards) to open the doors and none have lowered peep holes by design. This is a character feature the park does not intend on changing. In the middle of Curry Village is an...

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Vancouver, Canada: Accessible Places to Stay

A number of wheelchair friendly hotels are located in the Downtown Vancouver Area of British Columbia, Canada. Of course specific access features do vary but overall these are good recommendations to start with. You can even find a wheelchair accessible hostel in...

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Renaissance Marriott Hotel in Downtown Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA - The Renaissance Marriott Hotel is located in downtown Seattle and is close to attractions such as the Pike Place Market, the aquarium, Pioneer Square, Settle's Art Museum, and a short monorail ride to the Seattle Center where the Space Needle and...

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Arizona: Bear Canyon Woods Lake Access

When it gets hot in Phoenix, Arizona everyone looks for quick getaways to escape the heat. Last week (April 2012) when temperatures approached 100 my girlfriend and I grabbed our prepack bag (always ready to go) and headed north in search of some relieve. We drove...

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Shollenberger Park Trail by the Petaluma River in CA

Tucked inside an industrial park on the banks of the Petaluma River is Shollenberger Park, a wetland teeming with wildlife and native plants. It is contiguous with Ellis Creek to the south and Alman Marsh to its north, encompassing some 500-acres of Petaluma Wetlands...

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Exclusive Accessible CA Wine Country Tour

Coastal fog in Northern California draws a cooler climate and allows forests to thrive, something inherently different than its southern half. The maritime layer produces cooler summers and milder winters, making Northern California open for travel all year round....

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A Look @ Tasmania for Wheelchair Travelers

With its distinction as the world’s most rugged island, Tasmania is not exactly the place you would put first on the list of accessible travel destinations. Handicapped travellers of the world might shy away from Australia’s southernmost region, mainly because of...

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Road Trip from the UK to France

Contemplating your next adventure? Traveling by car from the UK to France you will discover some beautiful sights and landmarks that are wheelchair accessible. Even before you get on the ferry, it is quite breathtaking to see the infamous White Cliffs of Dover in the...

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