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…

Versailles, France Wheelchair Accessibility

If you are on holiday in Paris, France for at least a week it is well worth visiting and taking

Red Hill Desert Garden in Utah

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

Newman Wetlands Center, Georgia

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

Vumbua Africa Tours + Safaris

(The following is a sponsored post.) With the right mindset and attitude, you can achieve your dream.– Vumbua Africa Traveler

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

Chaco Culture National Park

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

Año Nuevo State Park

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

Hearst Castle: California State Park

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

Valparaíso, Chile Wheelchair Holiday

  In 2018, we traveled to Valparaíso, Chile, a lovely ocean-side city, to celebrate Christmas and New Years with our

Texas: All Accessible Amusement Park

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

5 Best Wheelchair Accessible Beach Vacations

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

The Big Island, Hawaii Wheelchair Travel

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

Wave-Ability: Israel Adapted Surfing

Wave-Ability was established out of the belief that surfing and activity in the water allows a person with a physical

Berlin, Germany Travel Tips

Travelling can be a nightmare if you are wheelchair bound. A lot of extra planning unfortunately is still needed especially

Mount Shasta: Shasta-Trinity + Klamath National Forest

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

The Inn at Lake Shasta

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

Overview: Yosemite National Park

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

New Zealand Adventure Story

 Overwhelmed by New Zealand; the beauty, the grandeur, the force, and its rejuvenation. I am overwhelmed by the souls

Nepal Accessible Trail Trekking

For such a long time, it has not been possible for the people who have a physical disability to trek

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

Story: New Zealand Revelation

WARNING: This story contains graphic details of a real life-and-death survival story. Discretion advised. “Yep, I’m alive. Check. Not bleeding.

USA Botanical Gardens

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

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

Vancouver, Canada Accessible Attractions

I love Vancouver. The sustainable design of the city filled with friendly, diverse people makes it a model city of

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

Overview: Accessible Cruising + Cruise Lines

Why take a cruise? Cruising on various cruise lines is one of the most popular means of travel for those who

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

ANKHGEAR: Easy-Zip Hoodie Sweatshirts

(Sponsored Content.) “Come on Ashley!” my boyfriend encourages at the trailhead. I’m still in the van getting my stuff

Freedom Sailing International

Freedom Sailing International is a non-profit organization based in New Orleans, whose mission is to design, build and operate the first

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

Morocco Accessible Travel Tour

Morocco Accessible Travel Consultants believe that exploring the world should be for all people. Regardless of ability or limitations. From

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

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

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

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

Savannah, Georgia: Wheelchair Travel

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

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

Accessible Cruise to Alaska’s Inside Passage

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dining & Entertainment: Carlisle, Cumbria, England, UK

When it comes to dining out or having a bite at a cafe, all of the chain restaurants, such as

Nashville, Tennessee Wheelchair Travel Attractions

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

North India Accessible Tour

Roll in Asia is opening the doors to North India for all travelers. Roll in Asia is the 1st travel

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

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

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,

Access in Vietnam: What to Expect & Travel Tips

I choose to travel to Vietnam on a whim. I wanted to go to Southeast Asia and I had heard

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

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

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

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

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

Krankin’ thru China

Krankin’ thru China was established in 2013 by two Americans and their Chinese friend in an effort to enhance physical

South America for All

South America for All is a tour operator that offers accesible tours through the GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, Highlands and Amazon of

Los Angeles, CA Accessible Travel Attractions

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

3-Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia

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

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

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

7-Day Western Caribbean Cruise (Disney Fantasy)

As you may have read in my articles, my wife and I are Disney nuts. Back in 2010 we took the

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,

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,

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

7-Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise (Disney Fantasy)

In my Adventures by Disney articles for Germany and 4 day Bahamian cruise, my wife and I are Disney nuts. Back in 2010

7-Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise (Disney Fantasy)

I have been on many great Disney Cruises, but the access on the 7-day Eastern Caribbean Cruise onboard the Disney Fantasy was

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

Saint Louis, Missouri: Breweries & Beer Access

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

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

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).

Saint Louis, Missouri Venues: Sports, Theater & Entertainment

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

15 Wheelchair Friendly Attractions on Long Island, NY

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

Lake Powell, Utah Accessibility Travel Tips

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

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

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

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 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.

Cozumel, Mexico: Adapted Scuba Diving

Peaceful, serene, otherworldly. You know, all those cliche terms people throw around about scuba diving. They are all true and

7-Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise (Royal Caribbean)

  Planning If you are anything like me, when you decide to take a vacation, spontaneity goes out the window.

Québec, Canada Snowmobiling Tour

A snowmobiling holiday tour with Artic Adventure are usually seven days, six nights with four-days of snowmobiling guaranteed in the

Tacoma, Washington with Power Wheelchairs

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

Exotic Trip to Cozumel, Mexico to Scuba Dive

As a world-class scuba diving destination, Cozumel, Mexico is an obvious travel destination for divers. However, with its breathtaking beaches,

Alaska: Juneau Adventure by Wheelchair

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

Alaska: Anchorage and Denali Adventure by Wheelchair

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

5-Day Western Caribbean Cruise (Ruby Princess)

I was itching to go on another cruise.  I narrowed my travel search down to two itineraries, a 5-night to either

Rafting the Colorado River with a Wheelchair

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

Ashland, Oregon Travel with Power Wheelchairs

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

Toronto, Canada Accessible Travel Overview

Toronto, Canada is a cosmopolitan centre offering culture, shopping, sports, and much to see and do when traveling with a

Utah: Bryce Canyon National Park

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

Cruising with a Disability: What to Know

The word POSH, coincidentally, has nautical and monetary roots and due to the intense sun refers to the cooler side

Cruise Planning: 10 Travel Tips

1. Seek out the newest ships. While some oceangoing lines have nicely retrofitted older vessels with accessible features, generally, the

Hoover Dam: Visiting + Accessibility

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

Trip to San Antonio, Texas

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

Travel in Nepal: Accessibility Review

I had a familiarization tour of Nepal organized by Four Season Travel and Tours of Kathmandu with my wheelchair. There

Chicago: Wheelchair Access Travel Tips

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

Amazon and Galapagos Tour in Ecuador

Ecuadorians are a mix of native and Spanish people, in which they call themselves “mestizo.”  The mestizo are a kind

Greece Accessible Tour: Holiday and Vacation Fun!

(Sponsored Content.) The archaeological sites and places of historical interest are integral part of the country’s identity, as they connect

Exploring Access in Southwest Florida

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

Accessible and Affordable Family Fun in Florida

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

Unexpected Thrills of Ecuador Travel

It was our first day out of Quito and into real Ecuador. We were staying at an accessible hostel on

The Best Accessible Toilets in the World

Going to Japan was exceptionally memorable for many reasons, and yet unexpectedly because of the incredibly accessible public toilets. For

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

Israel Travel: Attractions, Tours and Transportation

Millions of tourists visit Israel these days and among them there are a lot of people with limited mobility. The

Ideas for Travel in Ireland with a Wheelchair

Cead mile failte (a hundred thousand welcomes) from Ireland, a great destination with plenty to see and do for a

Prague: Visiting + Touring

(Sponsored Content.) Bezbatour is the only travel agency in the Czech Republic focused on accessible traveling. We offer our services to

Top 3 Accessible Beaches in the Southeast of USA

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

Travel Lisbon, Portugal has Accessibility Challenges

I visited Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, with a friend of mine for a few days. Lisbon is possible to

Sicily, Italy Adventure by Wheelchair

Travelling has always been a big part of my life. So it is no wonder, that after leaving the hospital

5-Night Caribbean Cruise (Royal Princess)

I’ve always been fascinated with traveling; mostly by air though as that was my main form of travel when not

Surfing Interview: Surfer Christiann Otter Baily

Christiann Otter Baily has a spinal cord injury (L3, L4) from a skateboarding accident in 2006 and does what he

Accessible Cabana Pool at the Francis Coppola Winery in California

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

Cruise: Mexico, Belize, Isla Roatan & Cayman Islands

It was a cold day bundled in my down overcoat in New England and I couldn’t count down the hours

Wheelchair Traveling in Barcelona

Welcome to Barcelona! In 1992, for the first time in their history, the Olympic and Paralympic Games were held in

Visiting Maine Attractions by Wheelchair

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

Interview with a Wheelchair Pilot: “I can fly!”

Young, a senior engineer on the L10n team, attended a 6-week flight training program with a full scholarship at the

Accessible Attractions by Portland, Oregon

Oregon is a beautiful Pacific Northwest state with lots to do in the great outdoors. Even in Portland Oregon, culture

Boston, Massachusetts Wheelchair Travel Guide

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

Jedediah Smith Redwoods CA State Park

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

Crater Lake National Park in Oregon

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

Albuquerque, New Mexico Accessible Travel Guide

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

Washington: Zip-Lining at the Columbia Gorge

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

Nepal Tour: Travel to a Dream Destination

Nepal and the magnificent Himalayas of our country is considered one of the best destinations to travel on Earth. Living

Access to Skydiving Wheelchair-Free

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

Montpellier, France + Wheelchair Tips

  Hello everybody! We are Rudy and Julien, from Lyon, France. We enjoyed a one-week holiday in Montpellier, the most

Skydiving in Lodi, California

 Three paraplegics skydive in California! We left our wheelchairs behind and took to the skies. It was an experience

Travel Egypt Tour: Cairo and Alexandria

Among all civilizations and nations, Egypt has always maintained a unique position. Egypt, commonly known as “The Motherland of the

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

Personal Perspective on Philadelphia and Wheelchair Access

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

San Diego: Accessible Travel Attractions Tips

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

Charleston, South Carolina: Accessible Travel Guide

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

Italy, Sicily Travel: Accessible Tour

Situated at the southern tip of Italy in the Mediterranean, Sicily is a diverse island of extremes. Its history stretches

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

AccessSurf Hawaii

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

Tour Ladakh, India with a Wheelchair

Welcome to Ladakh, India! Barren majestic mountains reach out to the sky entwined with prayer flags fluttering in distant monasteries;

China by Wheelchair: Travel Barriers & Possibilities

An image of a wheelchair engraved on a stone dated as early as 5000 years ago was found in China

A Vacation in China: Tips on Accessibility

I would like to share some of my wheelchair experiences while on vacation in China with my wife.  First, let

South Africa Accessible Safari Tour

In South Africa, Epic Enabled offers an exciting 8-day (7 nights) wheelchair accessible safari through Kruger National Park with a

A Swiss Alps Adventure: Accessible Travel Tips

Four parts of the Swiss Alps exist within Switzerland: Schweizer Alpen (German), Alpes suisses (French), Alpi svizzere (Italian) and Alps

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

Thailand Holiday Travel Guide: Wheelchair Tips

I’m a 46-year-old Danish man with spinal cord injury who lives in Thailand for about six months per year. I

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.

Access to Zip-Lining by Yosemite National Park

A light rain was falling. “Most people that do zip-lining are trying to get over their fear of heights” Tamie

Visit the Birthplace of Shakespeare in the UK

Stratford-upon-Avon is set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon.  It is 22 miles south

Accessible Mediterranean Yacht for Rent

With architect Hacı M. Hekim, Tunc Tonger has designed a three-story wheelchair accessible yacht to provide  the disabled with a

Accessible Tours in Italy

Accessible Tours throughout Italy TUSCANY TOUR Tuscany is an enchanting place, especially wrapped in autumn colors, when the countryside is

England’s Top 5 Accessible Beaches and Nearby B&Bs

Britain has over 10,000 miles of coastline and plenty of fabulous sandy beaches to explore, but these 5 great beaches

Ephesus, Turkey Travel Access Review

This visit was part of a ten day, three-stop, tourist trip to Turkey in April of 2014. I had been

Istanbul, Turkey Accessible Travel (Review #2)

I think Istanbul is must see world destination. The layers of religions, empires, architecture, and beautiful water views, along with

Istanbul, Turkey Accessible Travel (Review #1)

Planning Recently I travelled to Istanbul Turkey for vacation. Before we left I searched the web for information on the

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

4 Wheelchair Accessible Attractions in Scotland

It’s been in the news a lot recently with the recent referendum on independence, but people often forget that Scotland

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

Take a Trip to Birmingham in the UK

As a cultural melting pot, Birmingham is becoming one of the most popular cities to visit in the UK. When

Natural Bridges State Park in Santa Cruz, CA

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

Palm Springs & Palm Desert Travel Guide

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

Reno Weekend in a Wheelchair

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

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,

Havana, Cuba Travel Adventure

While there are still restrictions to go anywhere in Cuba, even Havana, it is easier to get there than it

Accessible Hot Air Balloon Ride in Southern CA

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

Temecula Southern California Wine Country

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

GoAfrica Safaris Tour

(Sponsored Content.) Together we at GoAfrica Safaris have over 30 years experience in tourism and hospitality industry. It has been

Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors

The Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS) strives to make all aspects of sailing accessible. Located in the San

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

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

Touring on the Napa Valley Train with a Wheelchair

  Riding the Napa Valley Wine Train is a unique way to get a brief overview of this famous wine

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

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

Accessible Italy? Yes we can!

Sponsored Content. Italy is famous to be an ancient and rich country, full of history and masterpieces of art. But

Paris, France Accessible Tips and Attractions

Paris is the capital city of France and its biggest town but it is also the world’s number one tourist

Glasgow, Scotland: Accessible Travel Tips

Glasgow is not Scotland’s Capital City but it is its largest and most cosmopolitan city which provides the traveller with

Long Beach, California: Accessible Travel Tips

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

Grand Canyon National Park

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

Adaptive Outdoor Activities in Austria for the Disabled

The name Freizeit-PSO stands for “Freizeit Para Special Outdoor Sports” because we want to approach people that are physically and

Cruise 12-Night Eastern Mediterranean: Italy, Greece, Turkey + Egypt

There aren’t many cruise itineraries that allow you to visit 3 ancient marvels like the Colosseum in Rome, the Parthenon

Travel New Zealand by Wheelchair

New Zealand is a haven for those seeking peace, rejuvenation, and relaxation as well as a playground for thrill seekers

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

Interview: Disabled Hunter and Outdoorsman

Chad is a hunter and outdoor journalist who has always had a great love for adventure. He knows his boundaries

4-Day Bahamas Cruise (Disney Wonder)

My wife and I never thought we would be cruisers. In our minds we always pictured older people on a

Cruise: Be Your Own Advocate!

Cruising is a great way to travel and see the world and that’s also true for many people with disabilities,

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.

Disney World and the Campgrounds

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

Barcelona, Spain Wheelchair Tips

Barcelona, Spain has long been seen as a wheelchair friendly travel destination. So how wheelchair and scooter friendly is Barcelona? The

Venice, Italy: Wheelchair Travel Tips

Handicapped, wheelchair accessible travel to Venice, Italy is about so much more than just finding a hotel.  Many disabled tourists

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

Seattle, Washington Access Travel Tips

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

Europe Cruise: Holland, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Finland & Russia

Looking for a wheelchair accessible European Cruise?  If so, a Scandinavian Itinerary may be the one for you to begin

Sonoma Wine Country Accessible Travel Tips

Sonoma County lies in the North Coast Ranges of northwestern California, about an hour away from San Francisco. This part

USA and Canada Accessible Snow Skiing

The following is a growing list of adapted snow skiing companies in both the United States and Canada that make

CA, Half Moon Bay: Access Travel Guide

Off California’s Pacific Coast Highway in Northern California is the coastal city Half Moon Bay. Main Street Half Moon Bay’s

Muir Woods National Monument

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

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

Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland is Accessible

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Grindavik, Iceland is one of Iceland’s biggest and unique attractions with about 400,000 visitors

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

Visit the Napa Valley Wine Country in California

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

Santa Monica Beach City Access

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

Egypt Accessible Adapted Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is the best way to experience the underwater world. Someone who is a paraplegic or uses a wheelchair

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

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

Victoria, British Columbia Accessible Travel Tips

I did not have much time in Victoria, B.C. Canada when I arrived. By the time I got to the

Come Visit St. John, New Brunswick in Canada

When you reach St. John, New Brunswick the ship will dock right in the centre; you’ll be able to see

Cruise: France, Italy + Spain

The Liberty of the Seas is the second biggest ship in the world, just behind the Oasis of the Seas

Cruising on the Celebrity Silhouette

Easy Access Travel was honored to be among the Travel Industry guests invited to sail on a two night pre-inaugural

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

My Trip to Paris, France in a Wheelchair

The overnight flight from Houston Intercontinental airport took 8 hours 45 minutes, and left town at 3 pm central standard

Pasadena, CA: Huntington Gardens and Art Galleries

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in Pasadena, California is a private, non-profit institution established in 1919 by Henry

Iceland: Accessible Travel Tips

When arriving at the Keflavik Airport (about 50 km or 31 mi from Reykjavik) the surroundings may seem like you

Alaska Cruise and Land Tour Tips

Overview One of the best accessible cruises is to Alaska, whether using a manual or power wheelchair or scooter.  I

Oregon, McKenzie River: Hot Springs & Gardens

In McKenzie Bridge, Oregon along the McKenzie River is the Belknap Hot Springs, a natural wonder turned into a peaceful

Oregon, Astoria: Coastal Town Access Travel Tips

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

Sail the Sea: Ocean Adventures

Have you ever felt like being in a wheelchair was limiting your choice of holidays? Have you ever wanted to

Exclusive Accessible CA Wine Country Tour

Coastal fog in Northern California draws a cooler climate and allows forests to thrive, something inherently different than its southern

A Look @ Tasmania for Wheelchair Travelers

With its distinction as the world’s most rugged island, Tasmania is not exactly the place you would put first on

Trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico the stares fro­m the townfolk in Mexico may take some getting used to, but after awhile

Access at Disneyland in California

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

Eugene, Oregon: Visit the King Estate Winery

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

Washington, D.C. Wheelchair Travel Tips

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

CA, Bodega Bay Weekend Get-A-Way

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

Livermore, California: Wine Country

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

Newport, Oregon Day Trip

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

Monterey, CA Wheelchair Access Travel Guide

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

CA, SF: Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf + Ghirardelli Square

The famous Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf are the most popular tourist attractions in San Francisco, so prepare yourself for crowds unless

Barbados in the Caribbean: Accessible Review

Barbados has a physical challenge. We’ll call it, “Location, location, location.” It is unique among the Caribbean Islands as a

London Wheelchair Accessible Attractions

London is filled with accessible royal parks and gardens. The Regents Park is one royal park and a visit to

Virginia: Bear Creek Lake State Park

Bear Creek Lake State Park is one of 40 parks in the Virginia state park system.  It is located in

Boudler, CO: Pearl Street Shopping & Dining

For my little sisters graduation I traveled to Boulder, Colorado, a wonderful mountain city with so much do. Nestled against

Vision Impaired Biking Tour in New Zealand

Aoteaoroa / New Zealand was the chosen location for a tandem biking adventure for a group of three blind and vision

Touring the Town of Camden, Maine

The town of Camden, Maine is a beautiful North East town with colonial style buildings and an active harbor. The

Easy Access Travel

Dedicated to meeting the needs of disabled and mature travelers. Easy Access Travel provides clients with the necessary information to

Carnival Cruises Accessible Features

Cruising is one of the most popular ways for people to travel when on vacation. Carnival Ships feature accessible elevators

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Access in “The Good Land”

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

Visiting San Antonio, Texas with a Wheelchair

San Antonio is a wonderfully accessible city!  A major draw to the city is the River Walk which follows the

Berkeley, California Travel Tips

Berkeley is more liberal than its neighbor San Francisco across the bay that can be reached by ferry, BART, or

Carnival Glory Cruise Access

So far I have only been on one ship. As I “try” them out I will try to put together

Caribbean Cruise (Carnival Breeze)

Our cruise in January 2015 to the Caribbean on the Carnival Breeze included stops at the ports St. Thomas and

17-Mile Drive in Carmel on the Monterey Peninsula

The 17-Mile Drive is a privately owned scenic drive that runs along the coast of the Monterey Peninsula, passing through

Santa Cruz, CA: Lighthouse Field State Beach

A popular destination for surfers, bicyclists, and dog walkers, Lighthouse Field State Beach lies south of the Santa Cruz Beach

South Africa Adventure in My Wheelchair

There is so much to see in this beautiful country.  One summer is surely not enough.  My trip to South

Africa Safari Hunting Tour with a Wheelchair

One of the first things staring me in the face when I found out I was going to Namibia was

CA Coast: Pfeiffer Beach at Big Sur Access

Pfeiffer Beach, while hard to find, is one of the most popular beach access points in Big Sur. On our

Berlin was Surprisingly Wheelchair Accessible

In 2004, my friend Nicole and I decided to go to Berlin, Germany for 10 days during our spring break. 

Disabled Travel Agent’s Favorite Cruises

I am often asked which cruise line and destination are my favorites; 16 years ago I took my first cruise

Why Take a Cruise? Travel Agent’s Advice

CRUISING IS THE VACATION OF CHOICE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES It’s no secret anymore that cruises have definitely become the

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