Travel Interests

There is a lot to experience in this world from the viewpoint of a wheelchair. We all have different needs, desires, things we are or not willing to put up with. But perhaps reading about what other wheelchair travelers have done, discovering what is possible, will drive you to stretch your wings and experience more. Take that cross-country trip, cruise or exotic excursion you have been dreaming about. Go hiking. Go skydiving. Go scuba diving. Get out there! If there is a will there is a way. 

CA, SF: Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf & Ghirardelli Square

The famous Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf are the most popular tourist attractions in San Francisco, so prepare yourself for crowds unless visiting really early in the morning. Parking in this are is real difficult. With views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge,...

read more

Alcatraz National Park: Wheelchair Access

One of the most historical landmarks in San Francisco is the former federal state prison Alcatraz (“the rock”). From the mid-1930's to 1960's, Alcatraz was the premier maximum security federal prisons. Today, Alcatraz National Park is accessed by all. This virtually...

read more

CA, SF South Bay: Filoli Gardens Accessibility

Thirty minutes from San Francisco in the South Bay in Woodside, CA is a historical piece of land known as Filoli. Construction of the 654 acres was originally developed for a gold mining billionaire, William Bowers Bourn, and his family in 1915 however both Mr. and...

read more

Barbados in the Caribbean: Accessible Review

Barbados has a physical challenge. We’ll call it, “Location, location, location.” It is unique among the Caribbean Islands as a limestone and coral monument arising from the sea floor. Rocky bastion against all the Atlantic can throw against it on the Eastern coast it...

read more

CA, SF East Bay: Chabot Regional Park

If you find yourself in East Bay near Castro Valley and looking to spend some outdoors then think about exploring Chabot Regional Park. Accessible parking is available for $5.00. A large recreation area for picnics, water craft rentals, and a coffee shop are all...

read more

London Wheelchair Accessible Attractions

London is filled with accessible royal parks and gardens. The Regents Park is one royal park and a visit to it would be a lovely day trip. The London Zoo is located in the park as well as the Wildlife and Allotment Gardens. There is also an Open Air Theatre that is...

read more

Virginia: Bear Creek Lake State Park

Bear Creek Lake State Park is one of 40 parks in the Virginia state park system.  It is located in Cumberland, VA which is approximately an hour southwest of Richmond, VA. The park is located on 325 acres and the main attraction is a 40 acre recreation lake. The park...

read more

Boudler, CO: Pearl Street Shopping & Dining

For my little sisters graduation I traveled to Boulder, Colorado, a wonderful mountain city with so much do. Nestled against the Flat Iron rocks, the entrance to the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is overwhelmingly filled with restaurants, cafes, shops and boutiques.  Pearl...

read more

Vision Impaired Biking Tour in New Zealand

Aoteaoroa / New Zealand was the chosen location for a tandem biking adventure for a group of three blind and vision impaired friends.  And what an adventure it was too. Covering over 300 km from the South Island’s Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean over a period of 5...

read more

CA, Monterey: Seacliff State Beach Access

Seacliff State Beach stretches for nearly a mile along the northern end of Monterey Bay in the town of Aptos, connecting to New Brighton State Beach to the north. People come here to swim, picnic, visit the interpretive center, and fish off the accessible pier. From...

read more

California Coast: Carmel River State Beach

Carmel River State Beach in the Monterey Bay Area of California offers fine views of Carmel and Point Lobos, and Monastery Beach (also called San Jose Creek Beach), at its southern end, is a popular diving spot. The beaches themselves are not accessible unless you can...

read more

IDENTIFYING & TREATING THE SYMPTOMS OF POISON IVY

Poison ivy is a toxic plant that is commonly, but not exclusively, found through most continental areas of the United States. It tends to grow in totally wild areas but is also found in places which have seen human disturbance, such as road sides, sidewalks and trails...

read more

Touring the Town of Camden, Maine

The town of Camden, Maine is a beautiful North East town with colonial style buildings and an active harbor. The cute downtown is filled with specialty shops, restaurants, galleries and even a wine tasting room....

read more

California Coast: Stinson Beach Access

Stinson Beach and its 3.5 miles of sandy oceanfront are very popular during summer. Part of the beach is maintained by the National Park Service, which provides volleyball equipment free of charge, runs a snack bar (open in summer) through a concessionaire, and staffs...

read more

CA: Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park

Within this 2,315-acre Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park, the largest on the northeast bay shore, you'll find a variety of habitats; meadows, marshlands, rocky beaches, while views of Mt.Tamalpais, the Marin shoreline, and San Pablo and San Francisco Bay stretch...

read more

California Coast: Fort Humboldt

Fort Humboldt in Northern California is a remnant of a U.S. Army outpost established in 1853 to protect settlers from Native American tribes. The one remaining original building, once a hospital, was moved to the current blufftop site, renovated, and is now a history...

read more

CA, Marin County: Las Gallinas Wildlife Ponds

Just north of the Marin County Civic Center, bordering McInnis Park on San Pablo Bay, four miles of hard-packed levee trails wind around more than 350 acres of fresh and saltwater marsh, irrigated pasture, and ponds. Don't be discouraged if you detect a smell of...

read more

CA State Park: Prairie Creek Redwoods

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, 45 miles north of Eureka in the heart of redwood country, is a unit of Redwood National and State Parks and is designated as a World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve. It encompasses over 14,000 acres of forest,...

read more

CA, SF Bay Area: Alameda Creek Trail Access

In the California Bay Area, is a paved 12-mile trail along Alameda Creek from Niles Canyon to the bay attracts bicyclists, skaters, runners, and equestrians called the Alameda Creek Trail.  This trail will take you west a couple of miles out into the salt flats, or...

read more

Newsletter Signup

error: Content is protected !!

Pin It on Pinterest