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Enjoy a Slice of Iceland Along the Golden Circle Route
The popular Golden Circle drive is a must-do on any Iceland itinerary. The good news is, several local companies offer accessible Golden Circle tours, and the major stops along the way are doable for most wheelers and slow walkers.

Discover the Gilded Age in Historic Newport
Travel back to the time of the Great Gatsby in the opulent mansions that line Newport’s Bellevue Avenue. Once the summer home of the rich and famous, this Rhode Island city features good access to many of its historic treasures.

Americas Other Grand Canyon
Although Grand Canyon National Park is known for it’s dramatic scenery, it’s not the only magnificent gorge in the county. This Southwestern Colorado chasm offers a very scenic canyon drive, with an accessible yurt located nearby.

Curious Traveler
Candy Harrington offers up the perfect lodge for an accessible family reunion.


 

Spring 2015

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Americas Other Grand Canyon

Although Grand Canyon National Park is known for it’s dramatic scenery, it’s not the only magnificent gorge in the county. This Southwestern Colorado chasm offers a very scenic canyon drive, with an accessible yurt located nearby. (read a sample from this article)

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Cruise Booking Problem

I’m planning a Caribbean cruise and I need an accessible cabin. I’ve tried two different cruise lines and all of the accessible cabins are booked for my preferred dates. I asked the reservation agent if these cabins were booked by disabled passengers, and she told me that she really can’t release that information. It just seems that because there are so few accessible cabins, they should go to people that really need them. What exactly is the law on this issue? I thought that the cruise lines were covered by the ADA. Is there anything that I can do?

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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

14 April 2015, 10:37 am
Cancer Patient Denied Boarding — Could it Happen to You? Elizabeth Sedway was having a nice family vacation in Hawaii — that is until she attempted to board her Alaska Airlines flight home to California. You see, Sedway has multiple myeloma, and like many other people who have compromised immune … Continue reading →

29 March 2015, 11:31 am
What’s a Writer to Do? As I was checking the final edits in my next book, Resting Easy in the US; Unique Lodging Options for Wheelers and Slow Walkers, I encountered an unexpected ethical dilemma. Let’s just chalk it all up to bad timing, as … Continue reading →

Books By Candy Harrington

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Barrier-Free Travel: The Grand Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers
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Cover of 22 Accessible Road Trips

22 Accessible Road Trips
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Cover of 101 Accessible Vacations
101 Accessible Vacations
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Cover of Barrier Free Travel
Barrier Free Travel
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Cover of There Is Room At The Inn
There Is Room At The Inn
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Kids On Wheels
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