Accessible Road Trips for the Disabled

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    Although it would take years to explore all of California’s natural treasures, this route offers a good sampling of the highlights. From the majestic high Sierras to the vast Mojave Desert and the beautiful Central California coast, there’s something for just about every taste and ability on this trip. Route This route begins in San Francisco, travels east through California’s Central Valley, then continues along Highway 120 to Yosemite Valley. Then it’s over Tioga Pass to Highway 395, and...Read More
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    This itinerary is packed full of accessible outdoor sites in New England, and it’s the perfect trip to enjoy after a long cold winter. There’s no shortage of accessible lodging options along the way either, with an Adirondack lean-to, a Berkshire cabin and a cozy Stowe B&B topping the list. You’ll also be treated to some great scenery on this route, including magnificent views from Whiteface Mountain, a secluded covered bridge and some sleepy country lanes in Vermont. Take your time to...Read More
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    This route is a must-do for music lovers, as it hits the live music trifecta of the Mid-South—Nashville, Memphis and Branson. And when you tire of the music there’s the cultural diversions in Little Rock, a scenic drive through the Ozarks, a ghost hunting opportunity in Eureka Springs, and an extensive quilt collection in Paducah. Along the way, you’ll find a variety of wheelchair-accessible sights, lots of friendly people and some good old fashioned home cooking—and that’s a combination...Read More

Meet the Expert!

Candy Harrington

Candy B. Harrington is a widely acknowledged expert in the field of accessible travel for people with disabilities. She founded the magazine Emerging Horizons, an accessible travel magazine, and has published widely on this subject. She recently wrote the book Barrier-Free Travel: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers and Slow Walkers. She contributed a chapter to the book Kids On Wheels, a resource guide for wheelchair-using kids and their parents. Her work can also be found in many disability-related...

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