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Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles National Park is located in central California by Monterey. The park was formed by volcanic eruptions and sits along

Pioneer Park in St. George, Utah

Pioneer Park is located in St. George, Utah not far from Snow Canyon State Park on the way to Zion

Red Hill Desert Garden in Utah

The Red Hills Desert Garden is located at Pioneer Park in St. George, Utah near Snow Canyon State Park and

Newman Wetlands Center, Georgia

We hope that each visitor will have the opportunity to not only find a peaceful place to enjoy nature, but

Colorado: Scenic Ride on a Historic Train

In Durango, Colorado, ride on a historic train through scenic mountains. In the winter, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park + Pfeiffer Beach

Off the California Coast, south of San Francisco and Monterey, travelers will find three different Pfeiffer Parks. The biggest is

Southwest Road Trip: Wacky, Wild + Random Stops

The American Southwest to calls to me again for another adventure among its colorful, poetic landscapes between bites of fry

Chattahoochee River National Recreational Area

  The Chattahoochee River National Recreational Area is located in Northern Georgia, about an hour from Atlanta. The area known

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

  Not far from Death Valley National Park, on the boarder of Nevada, is the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

Chaco Culture National Park

Deep in the heart of the American Southwest, in the beautiful state of New Mexico, wheelchair travelers are able to

Amicalola Falls State Park

  Amicolola Falls State Park is located in the state of Georgia in the USA. Northern Georgia has a ample

Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

Not far from the Hearst Castle and San Simeon State Park, and located in Cambria off the coast of Central

San Simeon State Park

  Not far from the Hearst Castle in Central California off the coast near Cambria on Highway 1 is the

Garrapata State Park

In central California along the Pacific Coast Highway, and below Point Lobos State Park near Carmel-by-the-Sea, is the Garrapta State

Henry Cowell State Park

In the Santa Cruz Mountains off the coast of Monterey Bay in California is the Henry Cowell State Park. This

Año Nuevo State Park

  Año Nuevo State Park is located off the coast of central California, near the Monterey Bay above Santa Cruz

Hearst Castle: California State Park

Hearst Castle is a California State Park, located on the coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Hearst Castle rests

U.S. National Parks in the Fall

I love visiting our U.S. National Parks, even if it’s just a day-trip, and no matter how long I stay,

Texas: All Accessible Amusement Park

Mission: To provide a safe, clean and beautiful environment free of physical and economic barriers that all individuals – regardless

Hendy Woods State Park

A little more than a hour from seaside town of Mendocino, California is the Hendy Woods State Park. This a gorgeous

5 Best Wheelchair Accessible Beach Vacations

Are you looking for the best wheelchair-accessible beach vacations? During the hot summer days, there’s nothing better than relaxing on

The Big Island, Hawaii Wheelchair Travel

In 2019, we traveled to the Big Island, Hawaii in our manual wheelchairs. We rented a car with hand-controls, went

Palo Alto, California Rental Home

Located in the San Francisco South Bay Area, this Palo Alto rental property can accommodate seven people at once, and

San Francisco Botanical Garden + Events

Have you thought about visiting San Francisco, CA for a weekend vacation or a holiday trip? If not, there are

Mount Shasta: Shasta-Trinity + Klamath National Forest

I’ve been visiting the Mount Shasta Area of Shasta-Trinity and Klamath National Forest my whole life, even before I became

The Inn at Lake Shasta

The Inn at Shasta Lake is a contemporary, luxury bed and breakfast near Shasta Lake in the Trinity Forest of

The LOGE at Mt. Shasta

The LOGE is located on the edge of Mt. Shasta City with close access to the freeway. This property has

Overview: Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains of California is one of the most popular attractions in

Gasparilla Island, Florida Rental Home

A beautiful and modern, one-story vacation home rental is specifically designed for the physically challenged. It is on the lovely

Russian River Glamping Cabin

AutoCamp Russian River is located in the small downtown of Guerneville in the Somona Wine Country of California, and is

Share Adventures in Santa Cruz, CA

Founded on the belief that recreation, fun, challenge and access to the outdoors are an essential part of a healthy

Death Valley National Park + Wheelchair Access

Death Valley National Park is located in Southern California on the boarder of Nevada. This video is a great overview

Tennessee Smoky Mountain Cabin Rental

The Smoky Mountain Splendor is an elegant cedar log sided cabin, accessible to some, located in the quiet community of

Elk Grove, CA: Laguna Creek Area Trails

Just outside Sacramento, in the town of Elk Grove, California, almost all of the paths are wheelchair accessible. The Laguna

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park The Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Southern, USA is one of the most

Martin Murphy Trail Access: Santa Clara County

The Martin Murphy Trail near Santa Cruz in Central California county of Santa Clara is a unique loop trail with

James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Ohio

James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States, purchased a nine-room home in Mentor, Ohio, in 1876.  The home

5 Best Accessible Trails @ U.S. National Parks

Everyone knows that the U.S. National Parks are wonderful to visit and there are plenty of breathtaking scenic drives that

Sarasota, Florida: Beaches, Culture & Access

  Some can’t help but think of the words “paradise vacation” at the mere utterance of Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota is

Tennessee: Lake Douglas Accessible Rental Home

About Angel Cove is a spacious lakefront rental home on Lake Douglas in Tennessee, perfect for big families and medium

USA Botanical Gardens

Stop and smell the roses, no seriously, get outside for some vital vitamin D while enjoying the floral fragrant of

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP)

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to improve the health, independence and social

Coyote Creek Parkway: Santa Clara County, CA

The name Coyote Creek Parkway is managed by the Santa Clara County in Central California near Santa Cruz. Coyote Creek

Florida Beach House Rental

Our beautiful 3 bedroom condo is situated across the street from the Atlantic Ocean in the heart of St. Augustine

Sycamore Grove Park: Livermore, CA

Sycamore Grove Park is nestled in the Livermore Wine Country, located in the East Bay of San Francisco. The park

Vermont, Enosburg Falls Hotel Access

The Quincy Hotel in Enosburg Falls, Vermont was built by the railroad in 1877 to serve business and leisure travelers, famous

Dawsonville, Georgia: Amicalola River Trail

The Amicalola River Trail in Dawsonville, Georgia is the way to get to the river. Most people come to the

Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia

The cultural and historic significance of Manassas Battlefield National Park in Virginia are primary interpretive themes and all interpretive media in

Cumming, Georgia: Poole’s Mill Bridge Park

At the Poole’s Mill Bridge Park in Cumming, Georgia you can see the beautiful covered bridge and soak in the

GOGO Charters Chicago

(Sponsored Content) Looking for ADA accessible transportation in or around Chicago, Illinois? You’ve come to the right place.  GOGO Charters

West Point Inn Cabins on Mt. Tamalpais

The West Point Inn is nestled on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais in Mill Valley, California, not far from Muir

New York: Hotel 50 Bowery

In New York, Hotel 50 Bowery is a Joie de Viver boutique hotel in Chinatown, close to Lower East Side,

4 New York Broadway Tips for Wheelchair Users

If you’re planning a trip to New York, then visiting a Broadway show or two is a must do. There

Sevierville, Tennessee: Cabin Rentals

Located in Sevierville, Tennessee in the Pigeon Forge, Gatlingburg area and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is the

National Charter Bus Chicago

(Sponsored Content.) National Charter Bus is a nationwide charter bus rental service that provides the newest luxury motorcoaches for all group

Yosemite National Park Attractions

Yosemite Valley Floor Trail Besides two small inclines the paved bike path on the Yosemite Valley Floor was virtually flat

Sea Adventure in Glacier Bay, B.C.

It’s always a bit risky taking a journey to a remote destination where accessibility may be in question.   But

Friendly Shoes for All Abilities

(Sponsored Content.) I’ve been adapting to life, sometimes in extreme ways, since I became paralyzed when I was fourteen-years-old. I

Autocamp Yosemite Glamping Cabins

(Spnsored Content.) Approximately 40 minutes from the Yosemite National Park entrance on Highway 140 in the Sierras of California is

Yosemite Bug Resort

Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort is about thirty-minutes just outside of Yosemite National Park on Highway 140 tucked along a

Glaming @ AutoCamp

(Spnsored Content.) As a travel writer who loves the outdoors, glamping — “glamor camping” — has become one of my

Sedona, Arizona: Wheelchair Travel Tips

 What brings people to Sedona, Arizona in the Southwest of the United States are the majestic red rocks that

San Francisco: Laurel Inn @ Pacific Heights

Close to the San Francisco Presidio in Pacific Heights is the Laurel Inn, a boutique hotel. The location is peaceful,

New York City: Top 15 Accessible Attractions

Get excited because there are tons of fun things to do in New York City! You can go see a

Sequoia + Kings Canyon National Park

The grouping of four towering sequoia redwoods alongside the road in the Sierra Mountains, known as the “Four Guardsmen,” and

Fort Funston Overlook and Trail Accessibility

Fort Funston (MAP) is located along the Pacific Ocean shoreline on the southwest side of San Francisco across from Lake

Marin Headlands National Park Wheelchair Tips

The Marin Headlands National Park, managed by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), is located right off the Golden

Colorado Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort is located at the base of Mt. Princeton in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The

New York City on a Budget

Manhattan can be a very expensive place to visit, but there are ways to dramatically reduce the cost and still

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Wheelchair Travel Tips

The ocean city of Fort Lauderdale on the coast of Florida is a very popular vacation spot, and the gateway

Pacific Grove Borg’s Motel

Along the Monterey Bay coastline is the small beach town of Pacific Grove, neighboring the cities of Monterey and Carmel.

Savannah, Georgia: Wheelchair Travel

A rich history mixed with a chic, country lifestyle is why Savannah, Georgia is one of the most popular places

8 Savannah, Georgia Attractions & Activities

Being a top travel destination in the USA, there are many attractions and activities in and around Savannah, Georgia. Here are

Yellowstone + Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are known as two of the most beautiful national parks we have

Rosie the Riveter Park Shipyard Museum Memorial

Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historic Park is located on the San Francisco Bay in the industrial heart

Utah: Zion National Park Travel Guide

Of all the National Parks in Southern Utah, Zion National Park is perhaps the most unique and one of the

Pismo Beach, California: SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

The SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel in Pismo Beach is located on the central coast of California in between San Luis Obispo

Wisconsin Potawatomi State Park Camping & Trail Tips

Potawatomi State Park is located in Door County of northeastern Wisconsin. For those of you not familiar with WI, it’s

Eugene O’Neill National Historical Site

The Eugene O’Neill Historical Site is a beloved residence of one of America’s most influential playwrights and a Nobel Peace

Talkeetna Lodge in Talkeetna, Alaska

The Talkeetna Lodge in Talkeetna, Alaska is a luxurious accommodation for visitors with views of the mountains of Denali National

Congaree National Park, South Carolina Hiking Tips

Congaree National Park is located at the southern end of South Carolina, just outside the state capitol of Columbia. It

Caledonia State Park, Pennsylvania Camping

The 1,125-acre Caledonia State Park in the state of Pennsylvania is located between Chambersburg and Gettysburg along the Lincoln Highway, US

Accessible Cruise to Alaska’s Inside Passage

Four years ago I took my very first cruise which happened to be to one of the best destinations a

Sedona, Arizona: El Portal Hotel

The El Portal Hotel in Sedona, Arizona is a boutique, luxury property located right across from the artsy Tlaquepaque Village

High Cliff State Park, Wisconsin Wheelchair Access

On the northeast corner of Lake Winnebago, the largest lake in Wisconsin, you will find High Cliff State Park. High

Cleveland, Ohio: Attractions & Activities

Cleveland, Ohio is a historical U.S. city with a diverse population that share a love for good times, food and

Columbia, South Carolina Marriott Hotel

The Marriott in Columbia is located downtown, just a few blocks from the University of South Carolina and about twenty

Brice Hotel in Savannah, Georgia

The Brice Hotel in Savannah, Georgia is a chic, boutique hotel on the edge of the downtown area.   In

Helen, Georgia: Helendorf River Inn

Helen is a quaint little down along the Chattahoochee River surrounded by the mountains and wine country of Georgia. Many

Portland, Oregon: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

The city of Portland, Oregon was settled because of the transporting potential for passengers and cargo, especially lumber along the

Florida Coral Reef State Park Wheelchair Access

The Florida Coral Reef State Park is a marine wonderland and the first undersea park in the U.S., established in 1963

Overview: San Francisco, CA Access Travel Guide

San Francisco is one of the hilliest cities in the USA, and it’s still accessible for wheelchair travel! Of course, power wheelchairs

Wisconsin Camping: Wheelchair Access Overview

Wisconsin is a great place to live and an even better place to camp. There are numerous private campgrounds around

Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel, California Coast

Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel is located right on the cliffs of the Pacific Ocean in Northern California and has wheelchair

Fort Lauderdale Riverside Hotel Accessible Rooms

Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a luxury, boutique hotel located in the Historical District of Downtown along the Tarpon

Florida Everglades National Park Access Guide

Everglades National Park in Florida is the third largest national park in the U.S., protecting 1.5 million acres of unique

8 Outdoor Attractions Outside of Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia is a central hub for the south with an international airport just outside of town and Savannah, Georgia is on

Saint Louis, Missouri: Tower Grove Neighborhood

One of the best St. Louis neighborhoods to spend the day exploring is the Tower Grove area. Locals will divide

Utah Snow Canyon State Park: Wheelchair Travel Guide

  Nestled inside the 62,000 acre Red Cliffs Desert Reserve of Utah, Snow Canyon State Park is a 7400 acre

Nashville, Tennessee: Wheelchair Travel Attractions

Nashville, Tennessee, known as “Music City” consists of many different neighborhoods with lots to see, do and eat, especially if

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

When driving through the Guadalupe Mountains in the Chihuahuan Desert of southeastern New Mexico, one would never imagine that there

Cumming, Georgia: Sharon Springs Park

Sharon Springs Park in Cumming, Georiga is on my top 10 list now for sure. Has all sorts of sport

New Mexico: Tent Rocks National Monument

The Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument in north-central New Mexico protects a unique landscape where wind and water have sculpted layers

Ball Ground, Georgia: Calvin Farmer Park

The offical name of Ball Ground Park is Calvin Farmer Park and is right near downtown in Ball Ground, Georgia.

Virginia Beach Access near Chesapeake Bay

Virginia Beach is on the Mid-Atlantic coast, part of the southeastern shoreline of Virginia below the Chesapeake Bay. This popular

Richmond, Virginia: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley was officially made a National Park in 1974 when local citizens and their representatives sought to preserve this

Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs

 The Garden of the Gods is a 1300-acre city park in Colorado Springs, Colorado that features colorful, towering rock

Colorado: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

The Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in central Colorado protects one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in

Murphys Suites Hotel

Murphys California is a small town about 3 hours east of San Francisco. There are a few places to stay,

Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park

In Colorado, the Rocky Mountain National Park is a hiker’s paradise with over 50 day-hikes and many opportunities for multiple day

Shenandoah National Park Accessible Accommodations

Within Shenandoah National Park in Virginia are a few accommodations options with access. The two resorts with lodges are Big Meadows

Stanford House in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

The Stanford House is a hostel operating within Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio, located about a ten minute drive

Door County, Wisconsin Accessibility

For my summer vacation this year I wanted to get back home to Wisconsin to visit my family.  After spending

Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

Colonial Williamsburg is a restored and recreated colonial American village in eastern Virginia that functions as a living history museum. Visitors

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Shenandoah National Park is located in the Great Appalachian Valley on the East Coast of the United States in the Blue Ridge

Maui, Hawaii: Wheelchair Accessible Guide to Paradise!

The Maui Island of Hawaii is THE place where it is 100% acceptable to wear those loud Hawaiian-printed shirts, flip-flops,

New York: The Lucerne Hotel

The Lucerne is a petite boutique hotel in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York. It is located in

Kentucky: Mammoth Cave National Park Access Guide

  Mammoth Cave National Park is located in the Green River Valley of Kentucky about a 1.5 hour drive from either

Hampton Inn Hotel Truckee

Truckee is a small town just outside of North Lake Tahoe, CA. Interstate 80 runs right through Truckee, which will

Southern California: The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea in Southern California is a fascinating place with a tragic history. This hauntingly beautiful body of salt

Arizona, Antelope Canyon: Access the Inaccessible

Note: This park states that its indefinitely closed, but this is a great story about a wheelchair hiker hiking a

Hotel Near Atlanta, GA with Wheelchair Access

La Quinta Inn is located about twenty minutes from Atlanta in Norcross, Georgia. The downtown of Norcross is picturesque with

Downtown Pittsburgh, PA Hotel

The Courtyard by Marriott in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is located where the Allegheny River meets the Monongahela River in the Cultural

Bisbee, Arizona: Copper Queen Hotel

Because most of the buildings in Bisbee, Arizona were built in the early 1900s on hillsides near the mine, finding

Historical Bisbee, Arizona Access

The historic town of Bisbee is nestled in Tombstone Canyon in the Mule Mountains in southeastern Arizona. The community was

Getting around Cleveland, Ohio

The general landscape of Cleveland, Ohio is relatively flat for those traveling in a wheelchair, besides getting down to the

La Quinta Inn by Cuyahoga Valley, Ohio

La Quinta Inn is on the boarder of Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Macedonia, Ohio. The Boston Visitor Center being

Tacoma, Washington: America’s Car Museum

I am not what you might typically call a “car guy.” Whenever I am asked about anything to do with

Hampton Inn in Williamsburg, Virginia

There are three Hampton Inn properties in Williamsburg, Virginia. This one at 718 Bypass Road (US60) is the most centrally-located.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Access Guide

In Hawaii, the locals refer to the volcanoes that makeup Hawaii National Park as the ‘Āina a ke akua I noho

Metropolitan at The 9 Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio

The Metropolitan at The 9 in Cleveland, Ohio is about a half hour drive to Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It

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

Sunset Crater Volcano + Wupatki Pueblo National Monuments

Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki Pueblo National Monuments are located near each other in the Coconino National Forest about 30

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

Colorado: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

The lesser-known Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is a stunning sight in the state of Colorado that rivals many

Colorado: Great Sand Dunes National Park

You might be surprised to learn that the tallest sand dunes in North America are nowhere near either coast; they

Arizona: Chiricahua National Monument

Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona is a hidden gem! The spectacular mountain scenery includes stunning vistas of the Sulphur Springs Valley

Los Angeles, CA Accessible Travel Attractions

The city of Los Angeles or the “city of angels” has a lot more to offer than just star gazing.

3-Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia

At the end of our long Atlanta weekend I thought, “We didn’t stay long enough.” After three and a half

Sonora, Texas Comfort Inn Hotel

Comfort Inn in Sonora, Texas is located on Interstate 10 at Sonora, halfway between Houston and El Paso on the western

Homestead, Florida Hampton Inn Access Review

This Hampton Inn property in Homestead, Florida is conveniently located on Campbell Drive next to the Florida Turnpike (exit 2)

Fishing, Hunting and More in the Upper Midwest

Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge in Northwest Minnesota is located 43 miles east of Grand Forks, North Dakota on the

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

Van Rentals: Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada

Ability Center’s fleet of newer model, wheelchair accessible BraunAbility and VMI minivans are available for weekly and long-term rent. We

Maine Accessible Glamping Yurt Campsite

Located in Bar Harbor, Maine and just four miles from the entrance to Acadia National Park, the Woods of Eden Glampground

Saint Louis, Missouri: Getting Around

When traveling to any destination, getting around is always one of the major questions. Even more for those of us

Arizona: Prescott Mountain Lakes Access

If you love the Great Outdoors, the historic town of Prescott, Arizona has a lot to offer. It’s nestled against

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

New York: Get around by Wheelchair

  New York City is a giant metropolis with lots to do. Having an idea where and when wheelchair accessible

Georgia, Alpharetta: Wills Park Recreation Center

Wills Park Recreation Center in Alpharetta, Georgia is definitely on my top 10 list! This park has absolutely everything imaginable

Suwanee, Georiga: Settle’s Bridge Park

People come to Settle’s Bridge Park in Suwanee, Georgia for everything.  When you first enter the park there is a

CA Sonoma Wine Country in the Fall

Witnessing trees changing colors on the East Coast during the crisp autumn months is an attraction all its own, but

New Orleans Access: The French Quarter & Bourbon Street

Let me start by saying that New Orleans is a great place to visit. Great food, people, places to see,

Saint Louis, Missouri: Breweries & Beer Access

St. Louis has made a major impact on beer culture nationally and internationally. Most people hear St. Louis beer and

Cumming, Georgia: Midway Park

People visit Midway Park in Cumming, Georgia for the sports fields and the restaurants at the top on the street side.

Cumming, Georgia: Matt Community Park

The Matt Community Park in Cumming, Georgia is enormous and known for the sports fields. Paved pathways travel all around the

Cumming, Georgia: Fowler Park

Fowler Park in Cumming, Georgia has everything, including a sports park and paved nature trails that form all sorts of

Cumming, Georgia: Ducktown Park

The main reason people come to Ducktown Park in Cumming, Gerogia is for the rubber walking path around the field.

New Jersey Beach Wheelchair Access

Island Beach State Park is one accessible beach option in New Jersey, which has much more than just beaches. It

Saint Louis, Missouri Venues: Sports, Theater & Entertainment

St. Louis is “The Gateway to the West” but I think everyone should come and stay for a while. The

15 Wheelchair Friendly Attractions on Long Island, NY

Long Island, New York is full of American history, so what historical attractions are wheelchair accessible? Here’s what you can’t

Lake Powell, Utah Accessibility Travel Tips

Lake Powell is a one hundred and eighty mile-long man-made reservoir for the Colorado River that attracts millions every year.

Santa Cruz Beach Accessible Travel Guide

  The City of Santa Cruz, California is located on the beach just above Monterey and below San Francisco. Santa

Las Vegas Wheelchair Travel Tips

Las Vegas, Nevada is a sprawling metropolis in the middle of a desert wasteland. Native Americans originally occupied the land;

Connecticut Shoreline Vacation

If you are looking for a relaxing, wheelchair-friendly weekend on the Connecticut shoreline then look no further than Mystic Seaport.

Utah: Arches National Park Accessibility

  Arches National Park is one of Utah’s most visited destinations due to the plethora of wind-chiseled arches. Many of

Tacoma, Washington with Power Wheelchairs

Sometimes the unplanned part of travel turns out to be the best. That’s what happened to me this week.  I

Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Las Vegas

Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall is located just a few quick miles from the Las Vegas Strip and their free

Alaska: Juneau Adventure by Wheelchair

Having relocated from the east coast to California, we were planning our first holiday and considering options like Hawaii, Vegas,

Alaska: Anchorage and Denali Adventure by Wheelchair

Leaving Juneau After checking out, we decided to get a brunch at our now favorite place in Juneau, Alaska, The Sandpiper

Best Western Hotel by Zion National Park

Springdale, Utah is the closest town to Zion National Park and houses the visitors traveling to the area along with

Mammoth Cave Accessible Accommodations in the Park

Depending on your travel plans, you may want consider staying in or near Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. Of course,

Rafting the Colorado River with a Wheelchair

Kegan Reilly, a 33-year-old rafter and paraplegic, and I lean back-to-back against each other, shivering.  Even with wetsuits, this is

Ashland, Oregon Travel with Power Wheelchairs

Ashland, Oregon is stunningly beautiful. Nestled in a valley, the surrounding hills blanketed in green create a magical place. Home

Utah: Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah offers a series of viewpoints of the canyon, some with short walkways that are

Utah: Capitol Reef National Park Accessibility

  Capitol Reef National Park is located in south-central Utah and protects its most famous attraction, the Waterpocket Fold, and

Long Island, NY Accessible Transportation Options

Born and raised on Long Island in New York, organizing transportation for even the smallest local adventures is something I’ve

Hoover Dam: Visiting + Accessibility

  The creation of Hoover Dam, aimed to control the Colorado River, was a monumental engineering accomplishment that set precedent

Historic Hotel La Rose in Downtown Santa Rosa, CA

Hotel La Rose is in the heart of Downtown Santa Rosa and has been open since 1907. The building itself

Trip to San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio Texas is a nice southern part of Texas, two hours from Corpus Christi and two hours from Austin,

ADA Rooms @ the Abby Inn, Cedar City Utah

Cedar City is the closest city to stay overnight in if visiting Bryce Canyon National Park (an hour and a half

La Quinta Inn in Moab, Utah

Moab, Utah is the closest city if looking to visit Arches National Park. The entrance to the park is eight

Chicago: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

I spent three nights in Downtown Chicago. Every local I spoke to would proudly say, “there’s no place like Chicago

New York Subway System: Accessibility

Though I’ve been a New Yorker all my life, I grew up feeling quite uneasy and hesitant about venturing into

Arizona: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

If you want to get “off the beaten path” and “away from the maddening crowd” then Organ Pipe Cactus National

Los Angeles, CA: Downtown Sheraton Hotel

[Show slideshow] The Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, California is conveniently located near shopping and restaurants of all kinds as

Exploring Access in Southwest Florida

I explored Southwest Florida for a few months while I trained for the the Paralympics in sled hockey, paracanoeing and kayaking. I practiced

Accessible and Affordable Family Fun in Florida

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak in Jupiter, FL. I was very excited as it was in February and

Hawaii: Hanauma Bay Beach Park Access Tips

Hanauma Bay, Hawaii itself is a dormant cone volcano crater that long ago, a portion of which the outer edge

Top 3 Accessible Beaches in the Southeast of USA

Is there anything better in the world than relaxing on a beach? The smell of the salty air, the sound

Point Reyes Seashore National Park

This magnificent expanse of parkland is one of the nation’s great treasures. Point Reyes Seashore National Park has 71,057 acres

Mori Point, Pacifica Promenade and Pier

Mori Point is located south of San Francisco in Pacifica along the coast, and is managed by the Golden Gate

Pacifica Coastal Trail in Northern California

Between Pedro Point and Rockaway Point, Pacifica State Beach, often called Linda Mar Beach, is popular with surfers and dog

Bayview Motel in Eureka, CA

The Bayview Motel in Eureka, California is located on top of small hill right off highway 101 that runs through

Florida Beach Accessible Vacation Rental

Anyone can tell you that there is nothing like soaking up the sun’s warm rays on a pristine sandy beach.

Accessible Cabana Pool at the Francis Coppola Winery in California

Living in the San Francisco Bay Area means having access to some of the most beautiful spots to visit, and

Top 5 Accessible Trails in the San Francisco Bay

Besides being very diverse and multicultural, the San Francisco Bay Area is also very wheelchair accessible, including a number of

Visiting Maine Attractions by Wheelchair

My wife and I decided to escape the July heat and humidity of Atlanta, Georgia and take off to Maine

Portland, Oregon: Inn @ Northrup

The colorful Inn at Northrup Station is located in the northwest part of Portland, Oregon. Conveniently, the Portland Tri-Met or

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve Wheelchair Hiking

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is an oceanfront park on the coast of Northern California in Carmel, right by Monterey

Accessible Attractions by Portland, Oregon

Oregon is a beautiful north-west state with lots to do in the great outdoors, even in Portland Oregon culture is mixed

Boston, Massachusetts Wheelchair Travel Guide

Touring Boston Come Tour Historical Boston! When it comes to seeing the many historical sites around Boston all one needs

Jedediah Smith Redwoods CA State Park

California’s most northerly redwood park, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, boasts some of the world’s largest trees and six miles

Bend, Oregon Accessible Travel Guide

Bend, Oregon  is a growing city attracting many young adults who thrive in outdoor culture and golf lovers alike. Surrounding

Crater Lake National Park in Oregon

The water was so blue I felt like I was gazing at the eternal pool of life. I had come

Albuquerque, New Mexico Accessible Travel Guide

Bienvenidos! Albuquerque lies at the crossroads of Interstate 40 and Interstate 25, on the banks of the Rio Grande river.

Washington: Zip-Lining at the Gorge

As a child one of my favorite things to do in the whole wide world was to climb trees and

Oregon, Bend: DoubleTree Hotel

The DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton is located in the heart of Downtown Bend, Oregon on a small but steep hill.

John Muir National Historical Site

John Muir, father of park conservation, spent his last couple of decades in a beautiful Victorian home overlooking orchards and

Nisene Marks State Park by Santa Cruz

The Nisene Marks State Park, located just right off Hwy 1 near Santa Cruz, California, is a beautiful peaceful redwood

Visiting Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe is the capital city of New Mexico and a wonderful place. With 70,000 full-time residents, it charmingly hosts

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado Accessibility

At Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, people started living on the tops of the mesas around 400 AD then

Personal Perspective on Philadelphia and Wheelchair Access

When it comes to cities, Philadelphia was my first love. I grew up in the suburbs of South Jersey, right

San Diego: Accessible Travel Attractions Tips

San Diego, California is a premier vacation beach destination, where people from all over the world come to soak up

Badlands National Park in South Dakoda

Badlands National Park in South Dakota is not a destination that most people chose for a vacation but it’s location, right

Arizona: Tuzigoot Monument + Dead Horse Ranch State Park

In Arizona, the lush Verde River Valley is home to Tuzigoot National Monument and Dead Horse Ranch State Park. Tuzigoot

Charleston, South Carolina: Accessible Travel Guide

I can still hear them saying “Yes Mam!” In Charleston, South Carolina there is no rush for just about anything.

Towne Place Suits Marriott at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA

Towne Place Suits Marriott is located about a mile from Disneyland just off of E Katella Ave in a quieter

Hyatt House in El Segundo near Manhattan Beach, CA

El Segundo Hyatt House just about 10 minutes from Manhattan Beach.  The hotel is located in the back of a

A Stop at Old Town in Sacramento, CA

In many cities the “Old Town” section isn’t very wheelchair friendly. The old buildings and sidewalks make navigation frustrating however

Charleston, South Carolina: Getting around by Wheelchair

Strolling the City You are going to want to stroll around Downtown Charleston to visit some areas you wanted to

Accessible Timeshares for Rent Worldwide

Want to get away? More and more resorts are now offering many wheelchair accessible accommodations to choose from, but selecting

AccessSurf Hawaii

AccessSurf is a non-profit organization in Hawaii that offers therapeutic adaptive aquatic instruction to individuals, families and wounded military personnel.

Hotel Metro: Downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  Hotel Metro is an eco-friendly, chic boutique hotel in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin just a few blocks from the lake.

Virginia Beach House Accessible Rental

Are you looking for a quiet vacation getaway that is fully accessible?  Do you love to fish or just relax

Wisconsin Woods Accessible Cabin for Rent

  Cabin Overview A cabin known as the Namakagon Landing is a woods lover’s dream near Cable, Wisconsin on beautiful Lake

Disabled Hunting in the United States of America

I’ve had the opportunity to go on a lot of group hunts all over the United States and become friends with

North Lake Tahoe Accessibility Travel Tips

We arrived in Tahoe on a beautiful late summer day and checked into the Hyatt Hotel situated directly on the

South Lake Tahoe Accessible Travel Tips

Whether summer or winter, Lake Tahoe is one of California’s most visited and naturally beautiful destinations. It was referred to

Top 10 Accessible Attractions in the State of Georgia, USA

After living in Georgia for nearly 24 years, I have taken part in pretty much everything that the state offers.

Yosemite National Park Accessible Accomodations

When vacationing in Yosemite National Park there are a number of overnight accessible accommodation options. No matter what you choose,

Access Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Tenaya Lodge is located on the edge Sierra National Forest just past the small town of Oakhurst and a short

Wheelchair Hiking at Van Damme State Park, CA

The Van Damme State Park in the county of Mendocino of Northern California (map) is known as the “Jewel of

Accessible African Safari in Northern California

Upon arrival I turned off my cell phone; it was worthless now because I was in a reception dead zone.

SF Fort Mason and the Great Meadow

  Fort Mason in San Francisco, is a former Army post dating from the Civil War and divided into Upper

Monarch Grove Sanctuary in the Monterey Bay Area

Every fall and early winter, thousands of Monarch butterflies travel amazing distances from the northern United States and southern Canada

Antlers Campgrounds & RV Park in Northern California

Antlers RV Park and Campgrounds is located on Shasta Lake in Northern California in the small town of Lakehead. It

Asilomar State Beach, Conference Grounds and Sand Dune

Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds was created around 107 acres of natural coastal and forest resources with rustic settings,

Natural Bridges State Park in Santa Cruz, CA

In fall and winter, up to 150,000 monarch butterflies come to Natural Bridges State Park in Santa Cruz from the northern

Palm Springs & Palm Desert Travel Guide

Two hours south of Los Angeles and a day trip away from Joshua Tree National Park in the Mojave Desert

Reno Weekend in a Wheelchair

There is so much to do in Reno, Nevada but most find their way here to gamble at the casinos.

Los Angeles: Westin Downtown Hotel

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites is located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles off Figueroa Street. The architecture of

Inn at Churon Winery in Temecula, California

The Inn at Churon Winery is a French inspired chateau overlooking the rolling hills of vineyards in the Temecula Wine

Access the Sheraton Maui Resort + Spa in Hawaii

I absolutely adore Hawaii! More specifically, the island of Maui. Every year, I always try to get away with my

Fly a Glider Plane with Hand-Controls

Along the San Gabriel Mountains in the Mojave Desert of Southern California has nearly perfect conditions for flying a glider

Accessible Hot Air Balloon Ride in Southern CA

(Sponsored Content.) The stars were still out when I awoke. I was still half asleep as I got my things

Headwaters Forest Reserve by Eureka, CA

Once the setting for a thriving mill town of 400 people, the Headwaters Forest Reserve is now inhabited only by

Langham Resort in Pasadena, California

The Langham Huntington is a full-scale resort in Pasadena, California. It’s located in a very upscale area of Pasadena near

Temecula Southern California Wine Country

Temecula is Southern California’s Wine Country and is conveniently located about an hour and half away from Los Angeles, Palm

Many Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Las Vegas, Nevada

In 2012 when I visited Las Vegas I was told by multiple taxi drivers that recently a mandate was put

Beach Wheelchairs in San Diego, California

San Diego, California has some of the best beach access in the world. Many beaches in San Diego have beach

Indian Grinding Rock CA State Historic Park

The Indian Grinding Rock is located just east of Jackson, CA, which is about 3 hours east of San Francisco,

Anza-Borrego Desert in Southern California

Covering 600,000 acres, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California. It protects a vast desert wilderness

Crissy Field and Fort Point in San Francisco

Crissy Field with Fort Point tucked below the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is a scenic spot and delight for

Handlery Union Square Hotel in San Francisco

Price Category: Mid-Range www.handlery.com 351 Geary Street-San Francisco, CA  94102 Direct Reservation Number: (415) 781-7800 Reservation Fax: (415) 781-0269 10 wheelchair

Get a Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Chicago, Illinois

You can find a number of different accessible taxi companies in Downtown Chicago. Some of these companies will drive you

Downtown Chicago: Hotel 71

Royal Sonesta (formally Hotel 71) is located in a prime location in Downtown Chicago overlooking the Chicago River. Upon arrival

Chicago, Illinois: Access to Trains and Buses

Like most major cities in the states, Chicago, Illinois has a good public transportation system accessible to wheelchair users called

Joshua Tree National Park Access Guide

  Joshua Tree National Park, 794,000 acres of desert wilderness – where the Mojave and Colorado Deserts merge in California

The Charleston Place Hotel

Charleston Place is more than just a hotel, it is a destination in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston Place has the

CA Coast: Malibu Travel Tips on Attractions

The Pacific Coast Highway 1 (PCH) is a famous area of Malibu known for it’s stretch of ocean views. Right

California, Pasadena Westin Hotel

The Westin Hotel is located in Old Town Pasadena about a block away from Colorado Boulevard where you can find a

Sheraton Hotel in Old Pasadena, California

The Sheraton Hotel is right by Old Town Pasadena and not far from restaurants, shops and the 110 Freeway. The

Santa Barbara, CA Travel Guide for Wheelchair Users

Santa Barbara is considered to be a part of California’s Central Coast and is not only a beach town but

Access the L.A. County Metro Rail System by Wheelchair

The Los Angeles County Metro Rail System is made up of 6 lines with over 70 stations serving the Greater L.A area.

The Landing Resort in Lake Tahoe, CA

The Landing Resort is a luxury, boutique hotel with fine dining and spa services on a lake-front property in South Lake

Long Beach, California: Accessible Travel Tips

Long beach is about 40 miles south of Los Angeles. Long Beach is almost a child of L.A. with a

Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona is regarded as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and

Long Beach Public Transportation

Getting around Long Beach is easy with great accessible public transportation whether it be by air, land or sea. The Long

Go-Karts with Hand-Controls

Experience real head-to-head racing at Pole Position Raceway and discover why indoor karting is the fastest-growing sport in the United

SF Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Problems

Getting around some parts of San Francisco can be challenging in a wheelchair, especially if using a manual wheelchair because of the hills. Wheelchair

Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa is a Great B&B with a Bay View

Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa, is a wheelchair friendly place to rest your head and managed by a courteous and

Los Angeles Area Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

United Independent Taxi services the greater Los Angeles area for those needing wheelchair access, which means L.A., Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice,

Driving from Northern to Southern California

To get between Northern and Southern California, the two most popular routes are Highway 5 and the PCH1/101 Freeway. Highway

Reno, Nevada Accessible Places to Stay

Sands Regency Casino Sands Regency Casino gives you the true Reno experience and just a few blocks from downtown and

Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf

The Holiday Inn at Fisherman’s Wharf in the middle of Fisherman’s Wharf and Ghiradeli Square. The hotel has 2 sections

Redwood Hiking Trails in Northern California

Think of Northern California and think of redwood trees, the largest trees in the world. Even in the San Francisco

California State Park: Samual P. Taylor

The Marin County in the Bay Area will allow you to explore the one of California’s natural treasures, the redwoods.

Bothin Marsh & Sausalito-Mill Valley Path in NorCal

A wide, level asphalt section of the Bay Trail known as the Mill Valley-Sausalito Path, popular with cyclists, runners, and

Cumming, Georgia: Windemere Park

Windemere Park in Cumming, Georgia is a good park, but I feel they could’ve made the path better for the trail.

Las Vegas Free Wheelchair Rental

Active Mobility, LLC, carry a wide variety of wheelchairs, walkers, scooters and power chairs.  This equipment can be delivered to

The Movie Colony Hotel in Palm Springs, California

The Movie Colony is a cute boutique hotel located just a few blocks from the hip and happening Downtown Palm

Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Maui, Hawaii

This is a beautiful, modern resort with a veritable zoo inside displaying penguins, flamingos, parrots and more.  The atrium is

California Coast: Pomo Bluffs in Fort Bragg

Pomo Bluffs Park is a 25-acre blufftop park at Todds Point, on the south side of Noyo Bay/Noyo Harbor inlet

CA State Park: Grover Hot Springs, Sierras

The centerpiece of the Grover Hot Springs State Park in California is the mineral hot springs, enjoyed because the mineral

Erwin Hotel at Venice Beach, CA

The Erwin Hotel is in the Heart of Venice Beach, feet away from the Ocean, the famous Venice Sidewalk Market

3 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible Destinations in the World

Travelling the world is a must-do for people of all ages, abilities and background, and usually the restricting factors are

California Coast: Venice Beach Travel Tips

Venice Beach is a big tourist attraction for the Los Angeles and a local favorite since it’s a twenty minute

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve in Southern California

The Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is a 31,000 acre preserve in the Little San Bernardino Mountains that protects one of

Seattle, Washington Access Travel Tips

I arrived to Seattle, Washington by ferry, a common way of getting around in this part of the world and

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

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

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

Amtrack 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

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

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

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

Oakland, California: Redwood Regional Park

The Redwood Regional Park is an extraordinarily lovely park, located a few miles over the ridge from downtown Oakland, has several

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

Muir Woods National Monument

Strolling through Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, Northern California not far from San Francisco is a space where

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

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

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

Eureka, CA: Patrick’s Point State Park Access

Thirty miles north of Eureka, in the heart of redwood country, Patrick’s Point State Park juts into the Pacific Ocean

Yotel Hotel in Times Square New York, New York

Yotel is a very clean, modern hotel located a few minutes walk west of Times Square in New York City,

Access @ Trees of Mystery in Northern California

Driving along scenic Highway 101, it’s a little startling to come upon the Trees of Mystery, a commercial roadside attraction

Crescent City, CA: Beach Front Park Access

Beach Front Park comprises 10 city blocks of grassy sports fields, picnic areas with unobstructed views of the harbor, a

Visit the Napa Valley Wine Country in California

Napa Valley Wine Country has made itself world famous in the wine industry and is made up the towns of

Santa Monica Beach City Access

Santa Monica Beach is one of my absolute favorite destinations in the greater Los Angeles area and one that the

My Stay at an Accessible CA Beach House

The waves crash against the rocks and the spray leaps to the sky. Each droplet of salty water glistens in

Accessible B&B in Mendocino with a View

The Little River Inn is a quaint B&B located on the coast of Mendocino in Northern California. It is a

Wyndham Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana

Review provided by Maryanne Wyndham Gardens Hotel is four blocks from Bourbon Street. Upon arrival I immediately noticed that the

The Presidio in San Francisco

A U.S. Army post for nearly 150 years, San Francisco’s Presidio has been a national park since 1994 and a

Santa Cruz Mt. Train Ride and Accessible Trail

When you think of Santa Cruz, usually it’s followed by Beach Boardwalk and images of California’s coast and the Pacific

Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama

How many time have you been at a public event or parade and had a good view of everyone’s butt

Timber Cove Inn on the Northern CA Coast

Timber Cove Inn is a place you stay at to get-a-way and get lost in quiet tranquility. It sits along

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

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

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

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

Oregon, Astoria: Coastal Town Access Travel Tips

The town of Astoria, Oregon is one of the oldest and continuously populated settlements west of the Rocky Mountains and

YNP: Half Dome Village Accommodations

Curry Village has a few different accessible sleeping options and all use keys (not cards) to open the doors and

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

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

Roswell, Georgia: Sweet Apple Park

People come to Sweet Apple Park in Roswell, Georgia to exercise on the path that travels all around the school. There’s

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

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,

Wheeling the Streets and Sidewalks of Boston, MA

Boston, Massachusetts is made up of different kinds of sidewalk textures that a wheelchair traveler should be aware of. When going

Marriott Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts

The Marriott Long Wharf Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, beautifully overlooks the harbor, backs up to a park and has the needed

Dream Inn with Ocean View in Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Beach is by far one of the most famous beaches in California, and as the Beach Boys sang

California Coast: MacKerricher State Park

Sprawling MacKerricher State Park, one of the more accessible parks in Mendocino County, has more than 2,000 acres of dunes,

California Coast: Van Damme State Park

Three miles south of Mendocino, 2,000-acre Van Damme State Park has a variety of habitats: marine, coastal bluff terraces, and

Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic Park in CA

Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic Park sits on a headland that juts dramatically into the ocean on the coast

A Special Trip to New York City

“New York City” roars Becky, 27, in absolute delight as she basks in the sunshine in Central Park. For Becky,

Access @ Doran Regional Park in Bodega Bay

Doran Regional Park in Bodega Bay is situated on a broad, sandy 120-acre spit that forms the northern border of

Seattle Outdoors for All Foundation

Get outside with Outdoors for All in the beautiful Pacific Northwest! Outdoors for All Foundation is a Seattle based non-profit

US Airways: Horrible Disabled Treatment

I wear a leg brace. I use a wheelchair, but can walk short distances with canes before fatiguing. I cannot

Boston Four Seasons Hotel Accessibility

The Four Seasons Hotel at 200 Boylston Street is in Downtown Boston and conveniently located to many places such as the

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens on the CA Coast

The 47-acre Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, on a marine terrace two miles south of Fort Bragg, offers a pleasant opportunity

A Fun Weekend in St. Petersburg, Florida

If you’re looking for a relaxing, low key, winter vacation spot with interesting things to do this could be the

California, Bodega Bay Head Trail Access

Bodega Head forms the tip of a peninsula that extends south of the Bodega dunes and protects Bodega Harbor from

California Sonoma Coast State Park Accessibility

Sonoma Coast State Park is not a single site but rather a collection of beaches, campgrounds, bluffs, crags, and headlands

Monterey, CA: Scenic Coastal Trail Access

The Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail is a link in the 1,200-mile Coastal Trail that is planned to run the length of

Calaveras Big Trees in the Sierras Mountains of CA

Calaveras Big Tress had been ordered to be preserved in 1904 by President Roosevelt, stating this area was “not only

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial in Martinez, California is one of America’s least visited historical sites, but it

California Coast: Fort Ross State Historical Park

Fort Ross, the southernmost Russian outpost in North America, stands on a high ocean bluff, with a calm sheltered cove

California Coast: Vista Trail Access

This small turnout along Highway One, known as the Vista Trail, is a great place to stop for a picnic

Oakland, California: Temescal Regional Recreation Area

Tucked between the intersection of Highways 24 and 13 in Oakland, you’ll find Temescal Regional Recreation Area, one of East

Access at Disneyland in California

I remember the first time my mom and dad took us to Disneyland. I was five. I also remember my

CA, Bodega Bay: Bird Walk Trail

Bird Walk is a mile-long loop trail through a revitalized 14-acre saltwater marsh at the mouth of Cheney Creek, where

Eugene, Oregon: Visit the King Estate Winery

The King Estate Winery sits on top of a hill in the southwest part of Eugene, Oregon in the beautiful

Washington, D.C. Wheelchair Travel Tips

Over 100 wheelchair travelers said that Washington D.C. was one of the most accessible cities in the United States, coming

CA, Bodega Bay Weekend Get-A-Way

Located off Highway 1 about 45 minutes north from the San Francisco Airport is the quaint town of Bodega Bay.

The TriMet “MAX” in Portland in a Wheelchair

In Portland, Oregon the Tri Met is the wheelchair friendly light rail public transportation service that makes it easy and convenient to

Vegan B&B in Mendocino, CA is Wheelchair Accessible

While searching for hotels in Mendocino, the Stanford Inn caught my eye because of its organic gardens used in the

CA Coast, Jenner: Wrights Beach Access

Wrights Beach with its low bluffs isn’t as dramatic as the coastline farther north, but it is pretty. A campground

Livermore, California: Wine Country

The Livermore Wine Country is located about fifty minutes from San Francisco on the east side of the Bay Area.

Newport, Oregon Day Trip

Newport Beach is a historic part of Oregon’s beautiful coastline. It became a US city in 1906 and is the

Monterey, CA Wheelchair Access Travel Guide

Monterey is one of the ocean cities along Monterey Bay, Northern California with a cool coastal vibe and an emphasis

Access at the San Francisco Zoo

Off the Great Highway in the southwestern part of San Francisco and right across from the ocean is the San

SF Golden Gate Park Attractions

The San Francisco Golden Gate Park has a number of treasures to explore for travelers with access needs. The park

San Francisco Embarcadero Attractions

San Francisco is known for impeccable culinary cuisine, so along the Embarcadero are fantastic restaurants, from the AT&T Park to

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a great public transportation option for those traveling in the San Francisco or Berkeley

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

Oakland: Disabled Seating at the Coliseum

  The Oakland Coliseum is home to the four time World Series Champions, the Oakland Athletics otherwise known as the

Sedona, Arizona Bell Rock Hotel with Kitchen

Right off Highway 179 in Sedona, Arizona is the Bell Rock Inn is surrounded by Sedona’s most sacred natural feature.

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

Local Review on Las Vegas, Nevada

As far as parks, Red Rock Canyon NW of the city is not to be missed. Entrance is $5/car or

Saint Louis, Missouri: Accessible Travel

Unfortunately one of the most famous landmarks in the US, the Gateway Arch which stands high above the Mississippi River

SF Bay Area Concert and Performance Venues

The San Francisco Bay Area has music venues all over and range from small eclectic ones to stadiums. This is

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

Where to Eat and Drink in San Diego, California

Ocean View Drinks and Dining Start your evening off at the Manchester Grand Hyatt (Top of the Hyatt) and if

Pleasanton, California: Wheelchair Accessible Trails

Marilyn Murphy Kane Trail In Pleasanton, California, on the east side of the San Francisco Bay, is a park called

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

Lord Camden Inn, Maine: Wheelchair Access

The small town of Camden is a relaxing, no-fuss destination. The Lord Camden Inn is one of the tallest buildings

Nines Hotel & Urban Farmer Restaurant in Portland, OR

The Nines Hotel is a luxury hotel set right across from Pioneer Square. Within feet are stops for Portland Oregon’s

Farmer’s Daughter Hotel and TART Restaurant in L.A.

Literally across the street from the famous LA Farmer’s Market on Fairfax the boutique hotel the Farmer’s Daughter and its

Ambrose Hotel in Santa Monica, California

I found the Ambrose Hotel on 20th street in Santa Monica, CA. That’s 20 blocks from the ocean! The hotel was

Wheelchair Accessible Places to Stay in South Lake Tahoe

One of the best and most luxurious places to stay in Lake Tahoe is the Landing Resort and Spa in

Serving High Tea in San Francisco, California

San Francisco has a lot of wonderful unique tea houses, all with different blends, decor, and service. Samovar Tea Lounge

Traveling the Streets of San Francisco by Wheelchair

“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…” Well, that was the protocol

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,

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 State

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

Hotel Emblem in San Francisco, California

Hotel  Emblem  is located in the Union Square district of Downtown San Francisco, a very popular area for shopping and