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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

Paris, France – 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. ...

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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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Tour Iceland Travel: Accessible Travel

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 long to go through customs as the airport is one of 5...

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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: Access Tips

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 you are on tour, you will be on a schedule and your time will be...

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Oregon, McKenzie River: Hot Springs & Gardens

In McKenzie Bridge, Oregon along the McKenzie River is the Belknap Hot Springs, a natural wonder is turned into a peaceful get-a-way. It was established in 1869 and today has two modern hot spring pools surrounded by beautifully landscaped lush gardens that can be...

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Oregon, Astoria: Coastal Town Access Travel Tips

The town of Astoria is one of the oldest and continuously populated settlements west of the Rocky Mountains and marked the end of the historical journey for the frontiersmen known as Lewis & Clark. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and where the Columbia and Young River...

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Bad Wheelchair Service at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas, NV

Overall, I was not impressed by the service nor the ADA compliance of the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas and do not recommend staying here. Upon arrival around 12:30pm, my sisters and I checked if the room we were in was a roll-in shower and the gal at the desk confirmed....

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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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Accessible Places to Stay in Vancouver, B.C.

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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Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, British Columbia

Gourmet chocolates and cookies greeted me when I entered the room to the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The bed was at a reasonable level to transfer smoothly and each side of the bed was accessible. The general layout allowed maneuvering space though the carpet will slow you...

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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: Woods & Bear Canyon 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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Street Vibrations Festival in Reno, Nevada

Every year the Biggest Little City in the World hosts one of the largest music and motorcycles festival there is, Street Vibrations. For this weekend, usually in September, Reno is transformed into a display-case for motorcycles. At Casino parking lots rows upon rows...

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Boston, Massachusetts Wheelchair Travel Guide

Come Tour Historical Boston! When it comes to seeing the many historical sites around Boston all one needs to do is follow the Freedom Trail, which is marked by a solid red line (painted or in brick) in the middle of the sidewalk. The places the Freedom Trail takes...

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