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…

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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RV (Recreational Vehicle): Wheelchair Travel

RV (Recreational Vehicle): Wheelchair Travel

  An accessible RV can open a whole new world of travel and adventure for people with mobility problems. RV traveling has many advantages including an always available, clean, accessible bathroom; a comfortable bed for middle of the day breaks; the opportunity to...

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Spain: Top 7 Accessible Destinations

Spain: Top 7 Accessible Destinations

Spain is becoming increasingly prepared for accessible tourism–tourism for everyone. Enormous efforts are being made to eliminate barriers and providing access to cultural and natural resources, creating standards for transport as well as building and urban...

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Kentucky: Mammoth Cave National Park Access Guide

Kentucky: Mammoth Cave National Park Access Guide

  Mammoth Cave National Park is located in the Green River Valley of Kentucky about a 1.5 hour drive from either Nashville or Louisville and is the longest known cave system in the world. While the cave is what draws visitors to the park, its other...

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Sicily Resort off the Coast of Italy

Sicily Resort off the Coast of Italy

This SICILY RESORT off the coast of Italy is ta 4-star European resort designed to provide a holiday that is barrier-free. Dedicated to those of you seeking pure relaxation and for those of you simply wanting to enjoy yourself on it's warm, golden, sandy beaches; from...

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Southern California: The Salton Sea

Southern California: The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea in Southern California is a fascinating place with a tragic history. This hauntingly beautiful body of salt water is the largest lake in California, occupying an area approximately 15 miles wide...

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Access Guide

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 ai (land where the goddess dwells) that encompasses 333,000 acres from sea level to 13,679 feet at...

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Horse Riding Ranch in Arizona

Horse Riding Ranch in Arizona

Located in northwest Arizona, just 2 1/2 hours from Las Vegas, Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch is a wheelchair accessible desert oasis. It sits on 360 acres near three majestic mountain ranges and under clear blue...

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Colorado: Great Sand Dunes National Park

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 are spread across 30 square miles of the San Luis Valley in southeastern Colorado. These sand...

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Arizona: Chiricahua National Monument

Arizona: Chiricahua National Monument

Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona is a hidden gem! The spectacular mountain scenery includes stunning vistas of the Sulphur Springs Valley stretching hundreds of miles, as well as rocky canyons full...

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Australia Gold Coast Travel: Accessible Attractions

Australia Gold Coast Travel: Accessible Attractions

On the southeastern coast of Queensland, Australia is the beach city known as the Gold Coast and my home. This coastline of Australia is popular place to live because of the beautiful beaches but it is also a hot spot for tourists and accessible for those with access...

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Krankin’ thru China

Krankin’ thru China

Krankin' thru China was established in 2013 by two Americans and their Chinese friend in an effort to enhance physical and mental wellness among people with disabilities in China. Initially focusing on handcycling as an avenue for physical wellness and social...

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South America for All

South America for All

South America for All is a tour operator that offers accesible tours through the GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, Highlands and Amazon of ECUADOR, Machu-Picchu, Sacred Valley, Titicaca lake in PERU as well as a fine Buenos Aires, Iguazú and Ushuaia tour in ARGENTINA.  We have...

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Los Angeles, CA Accessible Travel Attractions

Los Angeles, CA Accessible Travel Attractions

The city of Los Angeles or the "city of angels" has a lot more to offer than just star gazing. Los Angeles is very spread out which makes it a little difficult to site-see, primarily since traffic is unpredictable and can slow you down immensely. The following...

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3-Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia

3-Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia

At the end of our long Atlanta weekend I thought, “We didn’t stay long enough.” After three and a half days in Atlanta I realized there was still so much to see and do. This was my husband, Jamie, and I’s first trip to Atlanta. It was a gorgeous time of year to visit...

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Morocco, Africa: Travel and Accessibility

Morocco, Africa: Travel and Accessibility

Welcome to Morocco! Only 9 miles from the European coastline, leaving plane or ferry you are instantly in a culture and atmosphere a world apart. Morocco is one of the most popular North African destinations and for good reason. Warm temperatures, lush scenery, exotic...

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Japan: Accessible Travel Guide Overview

Japan: Accessible Travel Guide Overview

On my Japan wheelchair travel adventure, I spent most of my time in Tokyo, which is broken up into over a dozen distinct areas and is densely populated. For five full days and four nights I was also in Kyoto, plus one day spent in Nara. I wanted to go to Osaka but ran...

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Oregon: Coastal Cottage Rental

Oregon: Coastal Cottage Rental

The Cottages at Cape Kiwanda are Oregon Coast’s most luxurious accommodations sitting atop Cape Kiwanda, the Southern most Cape along the historic three capes scenic loop. The accessible cottage overlooks an awe...

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Montreal, Canada: Accessible Travel Guide

Montreal, Canada: Accessible Travel Guide

The city of Montreal in the Quebec Province is one of the most visited destinations in Canada with lots of friendly people. French is the most commonly spoken language here but nearly everyone also speaks English. Like many big cities, it is divided up into...

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Maine Accessible Glamping Yurt Campsite

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 offers your family and friends a quiet wooded setting for a wonderful “glamping”...

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Arizona: Prescott Mountain Lakes Access

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 the cool, piney hills of the Prescott National Forest and is home to several sparkling mountain...

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Access at Stonehenge in the UK of Great Britain

Access at Stonehenge in the UK of Great Britain

I grew up with a father who LOVED watching Stonehenge documentaries, so when I went to England the first time, you better bet I drove the 3 hours from where we were staying (Dover) to see the mythical and mysterious site. While it didn't quiet reach the exuberantly...

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Suwanee, Georiga: Settle’s Bridge Park

Suwanee, Georiga: Settle’s Bridge Park

People come to Settle's Bridge Park in Suwanee, Georgia for everything.  When you first enter the park there is a fire station to your left.  Then the first park turnout is to the right for the famous...

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CA Sonoma Wine Country in the Fall

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 in the Sonoma Wine Country of California, you can find wine vineyards that explode with effervescent, fiery color, drawing in the eye like a moth to a...

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New Orleans Access: The French Quarter & Bourbon Street

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, and despite the age of the city, pretty easy to get around.New Orleans is FLAT so whether you use a manual or power wheelchair, or have a cane, you won't be going...

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Pompeii, Naples Italy Archaeological Site Access

Pompeii, Naples Italy Archaeological Site Access

This article is based on a day trip to Pompeii we took from Naples in 2012.  We also went to Naples and Rome in 2014 and wrote articles about wheelchair access there; they can be found on the same website as this one. Because one’s capabilities, limitations and...

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Rome, Italy: Complete Travel Guide

Rome, Italy: Complete Travel Guide

This article is based on our trips to Rome in May/June of 2014 and 2012 with our friends Chris McCloud and Jason Shuffler, respectively, and in 2009, 2006, 2005 and 2003.  Our previous articles about wheelchair access in Rome are Rolling in Rome 2012, Rolling in...

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Cumming, Georgia: Midway Park

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. The park goes downhill pretty fast and has separate parking at each...

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Cumming, Georgia: Matt Community Park

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 sports fields. The park has separate parking at each section of...

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Cumming, Georgia: Fowler Park

Cumming, Georgia: Fowler Park

Fowler Park in Cumming, Georgia has everything, including a sports park and paved nature trails that form all sorts of different loops. When you first enter the park there is a fire station to your left. Then...

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Cumming, Georgia: Ducktown Park

Cumming, Georgia: Ducktown Park

The main reason people come to Ducktown Park in Cumming, Gerogia is for the rubber walking path around the field. Ducktown Park includes a rubber walkway for running or walking, a small grass field, a...

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New Jersey Beach Wheelchair Access

New Jersey Beach Wheelchair Access

Island Beach State Park is one accessible beach option in New Jersey, which has much more than just beaches. It is located on a barrier island along the Jersey shore in Ocean County, just south of Seaside Park (Exit 82 on the Garden State Parkway).  The park has...

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Trip to Munich Bavaria, Germany

Trip to Munich Bavaria, Germany

Munich Bavaria is a beautiful wealthy first world town. Everything is thought out and of course “in ordnung” (in order). The city is very flat so you are never challenged by hilly terrain. There are sidewalk bike lanes and cars do not congest the inner city. Walking...

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Lake Powell, Utah Accessibility Travel Tips

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 lake stretches across Southern Utah but a small portion of the...

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Ecuador: Accessability in South America

Ecuador: Accessability in South America

Locals have an abundance of Mother Nature’s candy and medicine at their fingertips. For many life is very simple and centers around the family and eating. Work is surviving or maintaining a small business with...

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Travel in Germany: Accessibility and Barriers

Travel in Germany: Accessibility and Barriers

Germany has always been a country that I have always wanted see since I can remember. I have been a medieval fan for years, and anything to do with that period in time has always captured my attention. Needless...

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Santa Cruz Beach Accessible Travel Guide

Santa Cruz Beach Accessible Travel Guide

The beach town of Santa Cruz, California is located just above Monterey and below San Francisco. Santa Cruz is a very wheelchair friendly beach city with lots of activities geared towards the outdoors. You can find many wheelchair accessible walkways along the beach,...

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Las Vegas Wheelchair Travel Tips

Las Vegas Wheelchair Travel Tips

Las Vegas, Nevada is a sprawling metropolis in the middle of a desert wasteland. Native Americans originally occupied the land; next, Europeans began to farm the area. Gambling was going on a long time before it was officially made legal in 1931. By 1945, casinos were...

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Connecticut Shoreline Vacation

Connecticut Shoreline Vacation

If you are looking for a relaxing, wheelchair-friendly weekend on the Connecticut shoreline then look no further than Mystic Seaport. Mystic is a classic family vacation spot, but it also makes a wonderful romantic weekend getaway for couples.  Just a short drive...

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