Towne Place Suits Marriott at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA

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 neighborhood.  I say quieter because Amtrak train line is behind the building, so you get some train noise but not much. The handicap parking is right...

Hyatt House in El Segundo near Manhattan Beach, CA

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 busy road that has supermarkets and restaurants within pushing range.  Next to the hotel is a light rail station, which is the Green Line.  Walking...

A Stop at Old Town in Sacramento, CA

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 Sacrament has recently  installed all new ramps from the wooden boardwalks to the crosswalks at every intersection -...

Accessible Timeshares for Rent Worldwide

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 which resort to book can prove to be an overwhelming task when done on your own. SellMyTimeshareNow.com offers an online marketplace of...

AccessSurf Hawaii

AccessSurf Hawaii

AccessSurf is a non-profit organization in Hawaii that offers therapeutic adaptive aquatic instruction to individuals, families and wounded military personnel. The goal is to empower people with disabilities and enrich their quality of life by providing barrier-free...

Hotel Metro: Downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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. It surrounded by great restaurants and attractions. Doormen are almost always at the...

Virginia Beach House Accessible Rental

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 by the water?  Just a short drive from the Washington, D.C. area on beautiful Lake Anna, in...

Wisconsin Woods Accessible Cabin for Rent

Wisconsin Woods Accessible Cabin for Rent

  NextGEN Gallery Edit Delete Cabin Overview A cabin known as the Namakagon Landing is a woods lover’s dream near Cable, Wisconsin on beautiful Lake Namakagon in the Chequamegon National Forest. Just under 3-hours from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St....

Disabled Hunting in the United States of America

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 some of the people who lead these necessary causes.  The following is a list of some of the ones I have been involved with and know to be legit, either...

North Lake Tahoe Accessibility Travel Tips

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 beach in North Lake Tahoe. The rooms are expensive, but it is a once in a life time stay. There are...

South Lake Tahoe Accessible Travel Tips

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 by the original explorers as “the jewel of the Sierra.” Lake Tahoe reaches depths of 1,645 feet, making it the second deepest in America...

Top 10 Accessible Attractions in the State of Georgia, USA

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. There are a plethora of activities available throughout Georgia that are wheelchair accessible. Here are my top ten things to do in the Peach State in a...

Yosemite National Park Accessible Accomodations

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, be sure to be crystal clear what your needs are (roll-in or bath shower). A couple of campsites within Lower, Upper, and North Pines...

Access Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

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 ten minutes to the south gate of Yosemite National Park off highway 41. Five handicapped parking spots were located closest to the hotel's main entrance....

Wheelchair Hiking at Van Damme State Park, CA

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 the Little River” and is a classic example of a northern California rain forest located right across from the Pacific Ocean. It’s filled with coastal redwoods,...

Accessible African Safari in Northern California

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. At check-in I asked the receptionist about a card or key for the room, “no locks on tents” she replied with a coy smile. I made my way to one of two wheelchair...

SF Fort Mason and the Great Meadow

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 and Lower Fort Mason with the Great Meadow in between and more wheelchair outdoor attractions nearby.  The Great Meadow The main draw to the 50-acre...

Monarch Grove Sanctuary in the Monterey Bay Area

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 to spend the winter at a handful of sites along the California coast. One of these is a grove of eucalyptus and Monterey pines in...

Antlers Campgrounds & RV Park in Northern California

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 is conveniently located off of Highway 5 so a great spot to stop for the night while on a road trip. Being near Highway 5 means that there is a little...

Asilomar State Beach, Conference Grounds and Sand Dune

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, winding roads and hilly pathways. Accessibility improvements have been completed within the State Park but many more are being...

Natural Bridges State Park in Santa Cruz, CA

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 United States and southern Canada to roost and mate. During these months you can see thousands of butterflies fluttering through the park’s...

Palm Springs & Palm Desert Travel Guide

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 are Palm Springs and Palm Desert. This area is an oasis of golf courses, tennis courts, spa resorts,...

Reno Weekend in a Wheelchair

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. The biggest little city in the world has had a few faces since it was established in 1859 and today the most profitable casinos are the El Dorado, Sands Regency, Harrah's,...

Los Angeles: Westin Downtown Hotel

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 the hotel is iconic, featuring protruding cylinders on the outside where the elevators transcend with lights. Right outside the main...

Inn at Churon Winery in Temecula, California

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 Country of Southern California right off of Rancho California Road. The lobby is partially carpeted and is also where a five-course meal that is...

Access the Sheraton Maui Resort + Spa in Hawaii

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 family and get some much-needed R&R. This past October, I was lucky enough to stay at the simply beautiful...

Fly a Glider Plane with Hand-Controls

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 plane, explains Dale of Southern California Soaring Academy, and that is why he choose...

Accessible Hot Air Balloon Ride in Southern CA

Accessible Hot Air Balloon Ride in Southern CA

The stars were still out when I awoke. I was still half asleep as I got my things together in a zombie like fashion and then headed to the Southcoast Winery in Temecula to meet Pat, Carol and the rest of the crew from Reach for the Stars Hot Air Balloon Foundation....

Headwaters Forest Reserve by Eureka, CA

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 wildlife and fish. The 7,472-acre property was purchased by the Department of the Interior in 1999 to conserve and study the land and its inhabitants and to...

Langham Resort in Pasadena, California

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 the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, which is a great wheelchair accessible attraction. When you pull up to the resort stop at the...

Southern California Wine Country Access

Southern California Wine Country Access

Temecula is Southern California’s Wine Country and is conveniently located about an hour and half away from Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Palm Desert, and San Diego, which makes it a nice get-a-way for many people living in these areas. This wine country region is...

Many Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Las Vegas, Nevada

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 into effect, requiring all taxi companies to have at least one accessible taxi but most have four or more. It's estimated that there are around 100 accessible taxis in...

Beach Wheelchairs in San Diego, California

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 wheelchairs available for loan or rent. Many of these beach wheelchairs are free of charge and are manual (someone else has to push you), but it's not the only...

Indian Grinding Rock CA State Historic Park

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, in the foothills in the Sierras Mountains. This California State Park has a lot to offer for access. The museum and visitor center is where you will find all...

Anza-Borrego Desert in Southern California

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 of sparse, rocky terrain in the southern part of the state that is known for its unique geology. Six million years ago the Gulf of...

Crissy Field and Fort Point in San Francisco

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 strollers, joggers, windsurfers, bicyclists, dog walkers, and people looking to spot birds...

Handlery Union Square Hotel in San Francisco

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 accessible rooms. 5 with roll in showers. Hotel Details Accessible Room Types...

Get a Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Chicago, Illinois

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 out to the suburbs but will charge a fare and a half while others will not. At the airport...

Downtown Chicago: Hotel 71

Downtown Chicago: Hotel 71

Royal Sonesta (formally Hotel 71) is located in a prime location in Downtown Chicago overlooking the Chicago River. Upon arrival I was warmly greeted by a bellman who assisted me with my luggage. A wheelchair...

Chicago, Illinois: Access to Trains and Buses

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 the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Metra. The CTA includes both bus...

Joshua Tree National Park Access Guide

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 Palm Springs and Palm Desert. In this section of the world, relentless sun...

The Charleston Place Hotel

The Charleston Place Hotel

Charleston Place is more than just a hotel, it is a destination in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston Place has the perks of a centrally located luxury hotel. From table treats to tear-downs, customer...

CA Coast: Malibu Travel Tips on Attractions

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 on the the beach along PCH  is the Beverly Hills Beach Club, made famous by the television show 90210 in the 1990s. Surfers and even dolphins and other...

California, Pasadena Westin Hotel

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 plethora of shops and eateries. Valet parking is required if you have your own vehicle or you can find street parking. The main doors are automatic and...

Sheraton Hotel in Old Pasadena, California

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 parking garage is to the right of the hotel and is not complimentary. From the garage, automatic doors lead you inside to the elevator that takes you directly...

Santa Barbara, CA Travel Guide for Wheelchair Users

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 a college one with a little bit of history. With a kick of new age philosophy and a high-end flare, it is no wonder why some celebrities have homes here. It is also...

The Landing Resort in Lake Tahoe, CA

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 Tahoe. Valet is included with your hotel stay but not required. Two handicapped parking spots can be found closest to the main entrance but other...

Long Beach, California: Accessible Travel Tips

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 much better location along the beach. From various hotels and skyscrapers in Long Beach, one can see downtown L.A. as long as the pollution level is moderately low. L.A....

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona is regarded as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and rightfully so. Over centuries the mighty Colorado River has stretched this grand dessert landscape across...

Long Beach Public Transportation

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 Beach Airport has flights from a little over a dozen major cities around the United States. Long Beach is a city of harbors so it made...

Go-Karts with Hand-Controls

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 States. If you think this is kids play...well, think again! Our high-performance European karts are capable of 45 mph, and that...

SF Wheelchair Accessible Taxis Problems

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 accessible taxis in San Francisco has become problematic. They are basically impossible to get....

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

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 professional staff. Every evening the hotel hosts a wine and cheese H'ors D'oeuvres hour from 5-6pm in the lobby. Pathways around the hotels make it easy to get...

Los Angeles Area Wheelchair Accessible Taxis

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, Marina Del Ray, and more. When making a reservation, I was told that the taxi would be there around 30...

Driving from Northern to Southern California

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 5, which is the most direct way to drive down south. It runs nearly directly down the center of California and takes approximately hours to get...

Reno, Nevada Accessible Places to Stay

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 other casinos. The handicapped accessible room was large enough for a power wheelchair and the lower closet bar was within reach as shown in the below...

Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf

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 with the main section having the best access. This property blocks rooms when reserved. 16 wheelchair accessible rooms. 6 with roll in...

Redwood Hiking Trails in Northern California

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 Bay Area there are a plethora of wheelchair accessible hiking trails. The most famous is Muir Woods National Monument, located just outside of San...

California State Park: Samual P. Taylor

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. Nestled in the rolling hills, Samuel P. Taylor State Park is filled with woodlands and a few open grass meadows.  Wildlife includes trees like oak,...

Bothin Marsh & Sausalito-Mill Valley Path in NorCal

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 rollerbladers, follows the old Northwestern Pacific Railroad route from Sausalito to Mill Valley. Along the way it crosses Bothin Marsh Open...

Cumming, Georgia: Windemere Park

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. The main reason people come to Windemere Park is to play community soccer and also to exercise...

Las Vegas Free Wheelchair Rental

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 your hotel before arrival and picked up again after your departure. Active Mobility, LLC. is giving away a FREE wheelchair rental, good...

The Movie Colony Hotel in Palm Springs, California

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 Springs. It’s called the Movie Colony because the neighborhood that it’s located in is filled with old homes of movie stars but now most are rented out for...

Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Maui, Hawaii

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 large and expansive and made me feel quite disabled. I had hoped that by staying at the host hotel, I would have an easier time getting to...

California Coast: Pomo Bluffs in Fort Bragg

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 in Fort Bragg. People come here to stroll a level trail that provides unobstructed views of the ocean and mouth of the Noyo River and the harbor entrance, with...

CA State Park: Grover Hot Springs, Sierras

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 sulfur is minimal. Two concrete pools, one hot and one cold, are both equipped with lifts for disabled access. At an altitude of 6000- feet, even...

Erwin Hotel at Venice Beach, CA

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 and Ocean Walk. Valet parking is necessary if you have a car since there is no parking lot; the valets had no problem driving my car with hand-controls....

3 of the Best Wheelchair Accessible Destinations in the World

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 time and money, but if you are born with a disability or have an accident and are required to use a wheelchair all the time or from time to time...

California Coast: Venice Beach Travel Tips

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 drive or less from almost any where in Los Angeles and neighbor to Santa Monica Beach. Venice Beach is too unique and too convenient to not check out. The...

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve in Southern California

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 the largest riparian areas in California and is maintained by the Bureau of Land Management. The upper half of Big Morongo Canyon begins in the Mojave...

Seattle, Washington Access Travel Tips

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 spent two nights. From all the research I had done, Seattle was going to be a hilly challenge, but...

Boat Ride from Victoria, B.C. to Seattle, WA

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 from Victoria to Seattle which took a little over 2.5 hours compared to 4 hours by train. In this part of the world...

Accessible Taxi Cabs in Seattle

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 a short distance can mean going up a very steep hill. Even for the strongest manual wheelchairs uses the hills of Seattle can...

Access the Monorail in Seattle

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 from downtown Seattle to Seattle Center. Most locals joke about the effectiveness of the monorail but for tourist, especially those...

Amtrack Train Ride: Seattle, WA to Vancouver, B.C.

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 Cascades Train; the Amtrak Coast Starlight Train does not continue past Seattle. A bus can...

Sonoma Wine Country Accessible Travel Tips

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 of California is highly known as wine country, encompassing a few regions each with their...

USA and Canada Accessible Snow Skiing

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 this enjoyable winter activity accessible. Please add a company not listed by writing a comment in...

CA, Half Moon Bay: Access Travel Guide

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 historic Main Street is filled with original buildings that have been modified to be new treasures. The sidewalks and streets are clean and...

Oakland, California: Redwood Regional Park

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 entrances. Once the site of extensive logging, this thickly wooded canyon is a pale shadow of what it was in the days of the Ohlone....

The Yosemite Lodge in YNP

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 the street from Yosemite Falls. There a few rooms with a roll-in shower and others with bathtubs. Both have grab bars, roll-up sinks and . The two rooms...

Muir Woods National Monument Hiking Access

Muir Woods National Monument Hiking Access

Strolling through Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, Northern California is a space where nature opens a window to the vast depth of life and creation itself. Be still for a moment under the canopy of the ancient redwoods and beside the stream and feel...

Hammond Trail Access: Arcata-McKinleyville, CA

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 five miles, from the Mad River Bridge in Arcata north to Clam Beach County Park in McKinleyville. You'll enjoy panoramic views of the...

Stay in Charming Murphys in Northern California

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 Inn in Murphys, California. It is tucked away in the little town of Murphys in and around the gold rush country. But this town is now more known for its wine tasting...

California Coast: Mendocino Access Tips

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 with redwood, sequoias, and ferns. There has been a lot of effort to keep this cost under developed to maintain its pristine beauty. Coming to...

Eureka, CA: Patrick’s Point State Park Access

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 on a 640-acre headland with forests of spruce, pine, fir, hemlock, and alder interspersed with meadows. Although this coast is often shrouded in fog,...

Yotel Hotel in Times Square New York, New York

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, New York. Overall, the location was great. It was five minute walking/wheeling distance to the Highline...

Access @ Trees of Mystery in Northern California

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 with a 49-foot-tall statue of Paul Bunyan and his 35-foot high companion, Babe the Blue Ox, towering over its entrance. The 120-acre private...

Crescent City, CA: Beach Front Park Access

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 beach, a half-mile shoreline trail, and B Street Pier, a 900-foot-long accessible fishing pier (railings are 42" high). The Fred Endert indoor...

Visit the Napa Valley Wine Country in California

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 Napa, American Canyon, Calistoga, St. Helena, and Yountville. Shortly after the historic Gold Rush of California, some migrated their way to the Napa Valley to claim...

Santa Monica Beach City Access

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 wheelchair traveler could easily spend a couple of days exploring and enjoying the ambiance and...

My Stay at an Accessible CA Beach House

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 the rays of the warm summer sun.  I sit in the front yard of our magnificent beachfront rental located in Rincon Beach Park, a quite gated community in...

Accessible B&B in Mendocino with a View

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 place to unwind and enjoy the beauty of nature. In fact, cell phones become obsolete as the property is in a cell phone "dead zone." The buildings themselves...

Wyndham Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana

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 entrance was at a slant but fortunately the door was automatic, otherwise it would have been difficult to open. The front desk did not...

The Presidio in San Francisco

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 national historic landmark since 1962. Archaeological digs have uncovered remains from some of the...

Santa Cruz Mt. Train Ride and Accessible Trail

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 Ocean. While much of Santa Cruz culture is centered on the beach, it is only one side of this California destination. The Santa Cruz Mountains are a...

Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama

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 instead of what is happening? Or worse yet, nabbed the perfect spot only to have someone stand right in front of you? And then, when it’s time to leave, found that it’s...

Timber Cove Inn on the Northern CA Coast

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 a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Northern California. When people come to stay here they make it their home because there isn’t really anything else around....

Austin, Texas Accessible Travel Tips

Austin, Texas Accessible Travel Tips

It really feels Like a Whole ‘Nother Country…(Texas that is). I had a business trip to Austin, Texas this past April and I was a little nervous. I hadn’t traveled by plane with my chair for quite awhile. The last time (10 years ago) I arrived fine but my chair somehow...

Flying with a Wheelchair

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