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InnSider
Thanks to a forward thinking innkeeper, this historic New England inn offers two very luxurious and accessible rooms.

Off The Beaten Path in Eastern Nevada
Located along the “loneliest road in America”, Great Basin National Park offers a number of accessible opportunities to explore this rugged landscape.

Historic Covered Bridges Dot Scenic Bucks County
Located in Southeastern Pennsylvania, rural Bucks County is home to 12 historic covered bridges that date back to the mid 1800s. This scenic driving route offers some nice windshield views of many of these grand old gems.

Glamping it up in Quebec
Thanks to some recent access improvements, wheelchair-users and slow walkers can now enjoy upscale camping, hit the beach and explore the forest at this Canadian National Park.


 

Summer 2015

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Glamping it up in Quebec

Thanks to some recent access improvements, wheelchair-users and slow walkers can now enjoy upscale camping, hit the beach and explore the forest at this Canadian National Park. (read a sample from this article)

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Accessible Transportation in Rome

I’m thinking of traveling to Rome next year and I’d like to make arrangements for accessible day tours and airport transfers. I use a power wheelchair and cannot transfer, so I need an accessible van. Can you recommend a local company that can provide these services for me? Read the answer...

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Planning an Accessible Vacation: Wheelchair Van Rentals

Although the availability of accessible ground transportation has greatly improved over the past 10 years, sometimes it's just more practical to drive your own vehicle. This is especially true if you're planning a vacation that includes a visit to a national park, a road trip to a rural part of a country or a journey which includes stops in several cities. And since driving your own van isn't always a possibility, wheelchair van rentals are the perfect option for folks who want a little independence in their travels, yet still require comfortable and safe adapted transportation. More...

Barrier Free Travel Blog

25 July 2015, 11:32 am
What Does the Carnival ADA Settlement Really Mean? The media is all a buzz about the recent Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and Carnival Corporation. Basically it requires Carnival to make access improvements on 62 Carnival, Holland America and Princess ships, … Continue reading →

17 July 2015, 12:01 pm
DOJ Clarifies Service Animal Regulations Although some news sources have reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has recently “revised” their regulation on service animals, they have instead clarified regulations that have been on the books for many years. Early this week the DOJ released … Continue reading →

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