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Welcome to the United States!

Find a large selection of wheelchair accessible travel desitnations in the USA. From coast to coast, city to city, wheelchair often varies, which is why these helpful reviews, guides, and resources will prepare you for what to expect. Browse by state, the top destinations in the United States, or the whole country.

Top USA Destinations

Alaska Wheelchair Travel Tips

Alaska is more stunning in person than imagined, and is a top wheelchair travel destination. The easiest and most wheelchair-friendly

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

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

More USA

Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in central Idaho is a unique landscape shaped by volcanic activity, offering

Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina

In Linville, North Carolina, Grandfather Mountain is welcoming even more people to its Mile High Swinging Bridge and signature events

El Santuario de Chimayo, New Mexico

Set against the stunning backdrop of New Mexico’s landscape, El Santuario de Chimayo beckons travelers seeking solace and spiritual rejuvenation.

White Bison Resort Tepee Glamping

White Bison Resort, roughly 30 minutes from Zion National Park in Utah, offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape in

Lower Bidwell Park in Chico, California

Lower Bidwell Park in Chico, California boasts wheelchair-accessible trails that offer a scenic and inclusive outdoor experience for visitors of

Chico Seed Orchard Park + Trail

In Chico, California, the Chico Seed Orchard, managed by the Mendocino National Forest, not only offers wheelchair-accessible features but also

Hotel James in Chico, California

Hotel James, nestled in the heart of Chico, California, offers a charming retreat with one wheelchair accessible room. A wine

Palm Canyon Hotel & Resort by Anza-Borrego Park

Nestled against the stunning backdrop of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Palm Canyon Hotel & Resort offers a tranquil and

Yellowstone National Park + Limited Time

While visiting the Grand Teton National Park, we decided on an overnight adventure in Yellowstone National Park, since they are

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

The Grand Teton National Park is located in west Wyoming about forty minutes from Idaho and just south of Yellowstone

Interview: Ashlee Lundvall + Bow Hunting

The following is an interview with bow hunter Ashlee Lundvall. Ashley Lundvall was paralyzed in 1999. Today, Lundvall is a

Teton Adaptive Sports: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Teton Adaptive is a nonprofit organization focused on adaptive outdoor recreation located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming not far from the

Idaho: Teton Country Home Rental

In Idaho’s Teton Valley overlooking the Grand Teton Mountain Range surrounded by sagebrush is a beautiful country home rental sitting

Wisconsin Wheelchair Van Rentals

A&J Mobility is the leading wheelchair van dealer in Wisconsin and also offers wheelchair accessible van rentals throughout the state,

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, California Wine Country

In Northern California, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park is located between the Sonoma and Napa valleys. Surrounded by redwoods and ferns with

Interview: Bonnie Lewkowicz + Outdoor Access

Lifelong community advocate, Bonnie Lewkowicz of Access Northern California, was one of the first adaptive dancers and wheelchair travel agents.

Del Valle Regional Park (EBRPD)

Del Valle Regional Park (EBRPD) is located in the East Bay of San Francisco in the town of Livermore. This

Sunol Regional Wilderness Park (EBRPD)

Sunol Regional Wilderness is located in the East Bay of San Francisco, in the town of Sunol near Pleasanton and

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

The Columbia River separates the states of Oregon and Washington, and a section known as the Columbia River Gorge Recreation

Washington Outdoor Access Advocate + Trail Tips

Ian Mackay is the founder of Ian's Ride, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Washington State that focuses on promoting a

NYC Subway Wheelchair Accessibility

This travel guide to subways in New York will help you to prepare and create a plan to get around

Accessible Kayak Launch Locations

Kayaking is a great outdoor water activity! Accessible kayaking is growing throughout the United States. With adaptive equipment and launching

Arizona: Marble Canyon at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

At the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Northern Arizona, one of the most accessible areas for visitors to explore is

Pinnacles National Park, California

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

St. George, Utah Pioneer Park

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

Red Hill Desert Garden, Utah Guide

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

Rental Car Companies for Wheelchair Users

Preparing for a road trip can be a tedious process for anyone who uses a wheelchair. On top of planning

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 road trip adventure among its colorful, poetic landscapes between bites

Chattahoochee River National Recreational Area, Georgia

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

Nevada: Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

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

Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico

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

Amicalola Falls State Park, Georgia

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

Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, California

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

San Simeon State Park, California

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

Garrapata State Park, California Coast

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, California

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

Año Nuevo State Park, California

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

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 California 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

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

Mt. 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, California

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

Mt. Shasta, California: The LOGE

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

Yosemite National Park, California

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

Russian River Glamping AutoCamp Cabin

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

Death Valley National Park, California

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 Crest

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 on the Tennessee and North Carolina boarder in Southern, USA is one of the

Martin Murphy Trail: Santa Clara County, California

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 a

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

Santa Clara County, California: Coyote Creek Parkway

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 Regional Park (EBRPD)

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

Mt. Tamalpais, California: West Point Inn Cabins

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

Adaptive Docks for Kayaks, Canoes + Boats

BoardSafe is located in Pennsylvania and has been making adaptive docks to launch kayaks, canoes, and boats for over twenty

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 Rental

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

Yosemite National Park Attractions

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

Alaska Wheelchair Travel Tips

Alaska is more stunning in person than imagined, and is a top wheelchair travel destination. The easiest and most wheelchair-friendly

Autocamp Yosemite Glamping Cabins

Approximately 40 minutes from the Yosemite National Park entrance on Highway 140 in the Sierras of California is a glamping

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

As a travel writer who loves the outdoors, glamping (glamor camping) has become one of my favorite ways to immerse

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 Diego, California: Adaptive + Recreational Sailing

Challenged Sailors San Diego in California provides therapeutic and recreational adaptive sailing opportunities for people with disabilities to enhance their

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

Lassen National Park, California

Lasson National Park is located in Northern California between the Shasta area and Reno, Nevada. When visiting, there are camping

Sequoia + Kings Canyon National Park, California

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

Fort Funston Overlook + Trail, California

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

Marin Headlands National Park, California 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, New York can be a very expensive place to visit, but there are ways to dramatically reduce the cost

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

Zion National Park, Utah

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, California

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

Talkeetna, Alaska: Talkeetna Lodge

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

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 Travel Guide

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

San Francisco, California 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 the Monterey Bay of California

Fort Lauderdale, Florida: Riverside Hotel

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

Snow Canyon State Park, Utah Guide + Tips

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

Nashville, Tennessee 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, 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, California

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

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

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

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 Lucerne Hotel

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

Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

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

Truckee, California: Hampton Inn Hotel

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

The Salton Sea, Southern California

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

Atlanta, Georgia nearby Hotel

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

Cleveland, Ohio + Getting Around

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

Cuyahoga Valley, Ohio: La Quinta Inn

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

Williamsburg, Virginia Hampton Inn

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

Cleveland, Ohio: Metropolitan at The 9 Hotel

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

Arizona: Horse Riding Ranch

Located in northwest Arizona, just 2 1/2 hours from Las Vegas, Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch is a wheelchair accessible desert

Arizona: 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, California: Amtrak Train

The Sacramento Amtrak Train Station is located in Downtown Sacramento not far from Old Town Sacramento and the California State Capitol. Parking and

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado

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

Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona

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

Los Angeles, California Attractions

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

Atlanta, Georgia 3-Day Weekend

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

Homestead, Florida: Hampton Inn Hotel

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

Minnesota Fishing, Hunting + More

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

Using Amtrak you can take the train to travel between New York City and Montreal, Canada, which takes approximately eleven

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

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 Transportation + Getting Around

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

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, Georgia 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 Beer Breweries

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, Island Beach State Park

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

Saint Louis, Missouri Sports, Theater & Entertainment Venues

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

15 Long Island, New York Attractions

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. The majority of the

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 Cruz

Las Vegas, Nevada 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.

Arches National Park, Utah Guide + Tips

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

Tacoma, Washington: Power Wheelchair Tips

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

Las Vegas, Nevada: Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall

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

Juneau, Alaska Travel Tips

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

Utah: Zion National Park Hotel

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

Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky Accommodations

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

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 Tips

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

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah Guide + Tips

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

Capitol Reef National Park, Utah Guide

  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 Travel Tips + Guide

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

Downtown Santa Rosa, California La Rose Historic Hotel

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

San Antonio, Texas Trip + Tips

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

Cedar City, Utah: Abby Inn

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

Moab, Utah: La Quinta Inn

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

Chicago, Illinois 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, California Downtown Sheraton Hotel

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

Southwest Florida Attraction Tips

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

Florida Affordable Family Fun

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

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 Beaches in the Southeast, 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 in California

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, 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, California

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.

Sonoma Wine Country, California: Cabana Pool

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

Maine: Acadia, Portland, Bar Harbor + More

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

Monterey, California: Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

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

Boston, Massachusetts 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 State Park, California

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, 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 Columbia 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.

GOGO Charters Chicago

Looking for ADA accessible transportation in or around Chicago, Illinois? You’ve come to the right place. GOGO Charters provides comfortable, wheelchair

California: Skydiving without My Wheelchair

 “Can you skydive three people who are paralyzed today?” inquired my friend Charlene Vine to Bill Dause, the owner

John Muir National Historical Site, California

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

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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Peresonal Perspective

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

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

National Charter Bus Chicago

National Charter Bus is a nationwide charter bus rental service that provides the newest luxury motorcoaches for all group travel needs.

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Badlands National Park in South Dakota is not a destination that most people chose for a vacation but its 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 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

Manhattan, California: Beach Area Hotel

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

Glacier Bay, British Columbia Sea Adventure

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

Old Town Sacramento, California

In many cities, the “Old Town” section isn’t very wheelchair friendly, but this isn’t the case in Sacremento, California. The

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.

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 over 20 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,

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wheeling “The Good Land”

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a charming Mid-West city along Lake Michigan with a chill vibe of people that love art and

Yosemite Tenaya Lodge

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

Van Damme State Park, California

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

Sonoma, California: Luxury African Safari + Tent Cabin

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

Suwanee, Georgia Sims Lake Park

Sims Lake Park in Suwanee, Georgia is by far one of my favorite parks and a favorite of many people.

San Francisco: Fort Mason + Great Meadow

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

Monterey Bay, California: Monarch Grove Sanctuary

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 Beach Sand Dune + Conference Grounds

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

Natural Bridges State Park Santa Cruz, California

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, Nevada Weekend by Wheelchair

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

Los Angeles, California Downtown Hotel

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

Temecula, California: Inn at Churon Winery

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

Hawaii: Sheraton Maui Resort + Spa

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

The San Gabriel Mountains in the Mojave Desert of Southern California have nearly perfect conditions for flying a glider plane,

California: Hot Air Balloon Ride

The stars were still out when I awoke. I was still half asleep as I got my things together in

Headwaters Forest Reserve by Eureka, California

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

Pasadena, California Langham Resort

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

Temecula Wine Country, California

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

Share Adventures in Santa Cruz, California

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

Las Vegas, Nevada + Many Wheelchair Taxis

When I visited Las Vegas I was told by multiple taxi drivers that a mandate required all taxi companies to

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, California, which is about 3 hours east of San Francisco,

California: Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors

The Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS) strives to make all aspects of sailing accessible. To fulfill this mission, we

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California

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

San Francisco Crissy Field + Fort Point

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

Cruise Alaska’s Inside Passage

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

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

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

Chicago, Illinois Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

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

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,

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: Trains + 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 near

Charleston Place Hotel, South Carolina

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

Malibu, California Travel Tips + Attractions

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

Pasadena, California Westin Hotel

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

Pasadena, California Old Town Sheraton Hotel

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 + Tips

Santa Barbara is part of California’s Central Coast and is not only a beach town but a college one with

Los Angeles County Metro Rail System

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

Lake Tahoe, California: Landing Resort

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 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, California Public Transportation

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

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Downtown Hotel

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

Go-Karts with Hand-Controls, Iowa

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

San Francisco Accessible Taxis Problems

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

Bodega Bay Lodge + Spa

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

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 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

Redwoods Hiking Trails, Northern California

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

Samual P. Taylor California State Park

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

Bothin Marsh + Sausalito-Mill Valley Path, California

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.

Disney World + Campgrounds, Florida

Disney World, Florida is wonderfully accessible. It’s possible to wheel right onto a large percentage of the rides and seating

Numotion in Greater Milwaukee Wisconsin

A Numotion office is located in the Greater Milwaukee area of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin and offers a range of medical supplies,

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

Palm Springs, California Hotel

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

Fort Bragg, California: Pomo Bluffs Hiking

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

Grover Hot Springs State Park, California

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

Venice Beach, California Erwin Hotel

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

3 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible Destinations in the World

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

Venice Beach, California Travel Tips

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