Travel Interests

What to do?

There is a lot to experience in this world from the viewpoint of a wheelchair.
We all have different interests, needs, desires, and things we are or not willing to put up with.
Reading about what other wheelchair travelers have done, discovering what is possible, may push you to stretch your wings and experience more. Take that cross-country trip or cruise that you have been dreaming about. Go hiking. Go skydiving. Go scuba diving. Get out there! If there is a will there is a way. Here’s how they did it…

New York City: Top 15 Accessible Attractions

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 Broadway show, watch the ballet, listen to a symphony at the Lincoln Center, visit a museum, or take in some jazz at a jazz club. There’s something for everyone and the city...

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Sequoia + Kings Canyon National Park

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 are usually the first stop for visitors when approaching the two parks. Vehicles scurry to find a place to park alongside the road, but I fly...

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Morocco Accessible Travel Tour

Morocco Accessible Travel Tour

Morocco Accessible Travel Consultants believe that exploring the world should be for all people. Regardless of ability or limitations. From personalized tours to adaptive camel saddles, we think differently. We create differently. Discover Morocco with us through a...

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Czech Republic, Prague Accessible Tour

Czech Republic, Prague Accessible Tour

Bezbatour is the only travel agency in the Czech Republic that is specialized primarily in accessible traveling. Moreover, every accommodation in the Czech Republic or abroad with the seal of "Bezbatour guarantee" have been personally visited by our employees and...

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Thai Senior and Disabled Travel Company Tour

Thai Senior and Disabled Travel Company Tour

Thai Senior and Disabled Travel Co., Ltd., is a tour operator and travel consultant for accessible tourism in Thailand, with professional teams who are experienced and specialized in Senior and Disabled citizen tour operation, tour planning, and...

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Fort Funston Overlook and Trail Accessibility

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 Merced and near Mori Point. It was once the Lake Merced Military Reservation, and today it is an outdoor space managed by the Gold Gate National...

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Marin Headlands National Park Wheelchair Tips

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 Gate Bridge on the way to Sausalito from San Francisco in Marin County. The most popular area is Fort Cronkhite with Fort Baker on the...

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Capri, Italy: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

Capri, Italy: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

This article is based on a day trip to Capri we took from Naples in May of 2014 and, to a lesser extent, one in 2006.  We also went to Rome in 2014 and wrote articles about wheelchair access in Rome, in Naples and in Pompeii; they can be found on the same website...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Wheelchair Travel Tips

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 to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexico for some travelers. What draws everyone to this beach town are its miles and miles of pristine beaches, though The Swap...

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Savannah, Georgia: Wheelchair Travel

Savannah, Georgia: Wheelchair Travel

A rich history mixed with a chic, country lifestyle is why Savannah, Georgia is one of the most popular places to visit in the United States. With so much to do and see, travelers will need to be selective, even when it comes to wheelchair travel in Savannah,...

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8 Savannah, Georgia Attractions & Activities

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 8 favorite attractions and activities I've found that you may want to add to your travel itinerary.    #1 Wormsloe State...

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Yellowstone + Grand Teton National Park

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 for a reason. Located in the Rocky Mountain Range mostly in Wyoming but also small parts in...

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Rosie the Riveter Park Shipyard Museum Memorial

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 of Richmond, California.  This historical area is dedicated to the hard working people at the Ford Assembly Plant on the U.S. home front during...

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Utah: Zion National Park Travel Guide

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 most fertile places in the state, which is likely why so many Native American groups inhabited the area. The park itself is quite large, and the area where the...

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Wisconsin Potawatomi State Park Camping & Trail Tips

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 the peninsula or thumb pointing into Lake Michigan. Door County is known as a great vacation place with many wineries, a lot of artistic influence...

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Rome, Italy: Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips

Rome, Italy: Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips

When I found out my brother had decided to do a destination wedding, I was jazzed: a joyous excuse for a trip to Europe! I wanted to travel to Rome, Italy with my wheelchair. One of the great things about Europe is that the continent is compact: once you're there,...

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Eugene O’Neill National Historical Site

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 Prize winner. Overlooking Mt. Diablo in Danville, California (San Francisco East Bay),...

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Congaree National Park, South Carolina Hiking Tips

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 is a preserved wildlife area, receiving the most government protection from mankind’s footprints. Part of the park’s boarder aligns with the...

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Caledonia State Park, Pennsylvania Camping

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 30. Caledonia State Park is favorite place for camping and has some wheelchair access.  The park is nestled within...

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Sea Adventure in Glacier Bay, B.C.

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 seven years after his accident, Steve Pisano, a T3-4 paraplegic, packed up his cameras and ventured to Alaska for an experience of a lifetime aboard the...

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Overview: San Francisco, CA Access Travel Guide

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 and scooters will have more freedom to explore the inner neighborhoods of San Francisco, but those using manual chairs may...

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Cruise Warnings: 6 Travel Access Myths

Cruise Warnings: 6 Travel Access Myths

For some people, a cruise is the trip of lifetime, a celebration, a repeat occurrence, or perhaps the best and only way to travel, but not a utopia of wheelchair accessible travel. So before you book a...

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Mexico Accessible Tours and Tips

Mexico Accessible Tours and Tips

People come from all over the world to soak up the sun in Mexico year-round. Besides the turquoise waters, warm inviting climate and Mexican food, what drew me and boyfriend to this country was the history of one of the world’s oldest known civilizations, the Mayans....

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Florida Everglades National Park Access Guide

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 terrain on the southern tip of the state of Florida. Diverse ecosystems lie within its borders, such as barely-flowing freshwater sloughs lush...

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12-Day Island Cruise (Royal Caribbean)

12-Day Island Cruise (Royal Caribbean)

Cruising is the most accessible vacation for anyone in a wheelchair. The newest ships are bigger and better offering many opportunities for the wheelchair traveler. I was thrilled to experience the...

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Vietnam Accessible Tour

Vietnam Accessible Tour

Roll in Asia is bringing accessible travel to Vietnam! Roll in Asia is the 1st travel agency specializing in accessible vacations for travelers in with a physical or mental handicap as well as hearing...

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

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 are well over a hundred ornate limestone caverns hidden below the desolate...

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North India Accessible Tour

North India Accessible Tour

Roll in Asia is opening the doors to North India for all travelers. Roll in Asia is the 1st travel agency specializing in accessible vacations for travelers in with a physical or mental handicap as well as hearing or visual impairs. Wheelchair accessible? Yes....

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Cumming, Georgia: Sharon Springs Park

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 fields for baseball basketball courts also has a commissioners office so there’s several places that have...

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Ball Ground, Georgia: Calvin Farmer Park

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. Calvin Farmer Park, I'm guessing, is a very old park because it is a very odd layout. It's only...

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Virginia Beach Access near Chesapeake Bay

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 resort area features a wide public beach with moderate surf that is easy to access via a 3-mile-long level concrete promenade along the...

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How to Rate Hiking Trails for Accessibility

How to Rate Hiking Trails for Accessibility

Taking on any hiking trail with a 5% slope and higher depends a lot on how well your wheelchair is built, how experience you are on hills, and what makeup of the trail surface is.  I also recommend that you wear a seat belt when taking on any dirt trail. Several...

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

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 scenic green space nestled between the industrial cities of Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. View park map. The 33,000-acre park sits within the...

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Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs

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 formations amid stunning views of Pikes Peak in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. In the late 1800's the property was owned by Charles Elliott...

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Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park

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 backpacking trips.  Wonderful for able-bodied visitor but challenging for those who use a wheelchair or scooter to get around....

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Paris, France: 10 Access Travel Tips

Paris, France: 10 Access Travel Tips

Our family traveled to Paris, France for the first time. We were there for only a couple of days but managed to see and experience a lot with the time we had. Getting around wasn't much trouble because Tyler's...

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Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

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 Mountains of north-central Virginia about 1.5 hours from Washington D.C.. It is a narrow and elongated park stretching over 100...

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Maui, Hawaii: Wheelchair Accessible Guide to Paradise!

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, gulp down Lava Flows, and live in your swimming trunks 24/7. It also boasts some of the best seafood, snorkeling, and weather in the world. It's...

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