When traveling to a new destination you need to know how you are going to get around. Have your own vehicle or renting? Public transportation like trains, subways, taxis or boats will vary in wheelchair access everywhere you go. Will you be wheeling the city at all? Don’t get stranded, prepare your mobility.

Getting around Cleveland, Ohio with a Wheelchair

The general landscape of Cleveland, Ohio is relatively flat, besides getting down to the water, so wheeling around is definitely possible in some spots. Sidewalks around tourist areas are generally well maintained but the more remote you get the worse access becomes....

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Sacramento Amtrak Train in California

The Sacramento Amtrak Train Station is located in Downtown Sacramento not far from Old Town Sacramento and the California State Capitol. Parking and curbs are wheelchair accessible with reasonable distances to the station and ticket counter. Like most counters,...

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Australia Gold Coast Accessible Transportation Options

The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s most popular holiday destinations and is world famous for its beaches and beautiful weather. It is a small city and is pretty easy to get around. Whichever way you travel, the Gold Coast is a safe and relaxing place to be. There is...

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Access to Europe Train Travel: The Eurostar and Eurail

Our European grand tour by train began at the London Gatwick Airport where we took a city train to the Eurostar Train located in the St Pancras Station. There’s an office in Gatwick Airport for wheelchair access support for city trains that will assist with making...

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Montreal, Canada to NYC Train Travel Accessibility

Using Amtrak you can take the train to travel in between New York City and Montreal, Canada, which takes approximately eleven hours. The Amtrak Adirondack Train Route is one of the most scenic train rides in the world, especially in the fall, which makes the time go...

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Transportation & Wheeling Around St. Louis, Missouri

When traveling to any destination, getting around is always one of the major questions. Even more for those of us who need accessible transportation. St. Louis is an amazing city to visit and both the city proper and the county have parks, tourist attractions,...

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Access on Amtrak Train: New York to Washington D.C.

As I prepared for a trip to Washington, D.C. from my home on Long Island, NY, I debated which method of travel would be the least stressful. It didn't make much sense to go through the trouble of taking a plane ride when the flight would be less than two hours. Plus,...

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NY Transportation: Get Around New York with a Wheelchair

New York City is a giant metropolis with lots to do.  You can go see a Broadway show, watch the ballet, listen to a symphony at the Lincoln Center, visit a museum, or take in some jazz at a jazz club.  There’s something for everyone and the city never sleeps.  There...

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Montreal Transportation in Quebec, Canada

Overall, accessibility is an afterthought in Montreal. It is possible to navigate around Montreal but whether it be navigating the sidewalks and streets or using transportation challenges exists. For starters, the city has a number of hills that surround Mount Royal....

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