101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers
By: Candy B. Harrington (author)Paperback
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101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the holiday planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers. 101 Accessible Vacations contains destination information on over 101 cities, lodging options, national parks, tourist attractions and recreational activities around the country. The book is organised so readers can search for a holiday based on their specific interests or travel styles. Unlike other guidebooks that are organised geographically, 101 Accessible Vacations includes sections ranging from "Road Trips" and "The Great Outdoors" to "Historic Haunts" and "Cruisin". And last but not least, there is "Candy's Picks", which includes a collection of some of the author's favourite trips, destinations and activities. Candy describes the access of all attractions, lodging options and tourist sights, rather than just stating that something is or isn't accessible.
After all, accessibility is in the eye of the beholder; and what may be accessible to one person can be filled with obstacles to someone else. There's a world of travel choices out there for wheelers and slow walkers. And this book contains many of those choices; along with updated resources, information and access details to make them a reality.
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 magazines including New Mobility, PN, Ability and Arthritis Today as well as mainstream publications such as the Dallas Morning News. She's a frequent contributor to TravelAge West and she pens accessible travel columns for Special Living, Travel World International and Go World Travel. Ms. Harrington is a frequent keynote
Preface; Where Can I Go?; Bright Lights, Big City: Chicago Like a Local; Cleveland Rocks!; Cowboys and Culture in Fort Worth; Exploring the Inn Harbor; Multicultural Toronto; The Streets of San Francisco; Viva Las Vegas; Wheeling Around London. Active Holidays: A Beach of Your Own; Hit the Slopes; Sailing Away; Scuba 101; Summer in Winter Park; Swim With the Dolphins. The Great Outdoors: A Colorado Boardwalk; Adirondack Adventure; African Safaris; Beyond Cannery Row; California National Parks Boast Access; Upgrades; Death Valley Days; Exploring the Everglades; For the Birds; Magical Maui; Year-Round Fun in Whistler. A Place To Rest Your Head: Beach Cottages on the Outer Banks; Florida Villas; Home on the Range; Hosteling; Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!; Murder, They Wrote; On the Road in BC; Sleeping in Paris; Time for Romance . Road Trips: A Hocking Hills Getaway; Diversity is the Key Word in Southeastern Kentucky; Exploring Elkhart County; Fall Foliage in Ohio Amish Country; Gems of the Green Mountain State; Hit the Road in Your Own RV; There's No Place Like Kansas; VirginiaC Us Crooked Road. CruisinC U: Aloha Matey!; Barging Through the Heartland; Columbia River Cruising; Cruising the Caribbean; Small Ship Cruising in Alaska; The Mighty Mississippi; Europe by River. Small Town Charm: A Revitalized Dubuque; Boise Basics; Cambria Gems; Columbia, Missouri; The Best of Both Worlds; Escape to the Springs; Furniture City, USA; SoCal Sojourn; The Home of LL Bean; WilmingtonC Us Waterfront. A Little Culture: A Piece of Greece of Florida's Gulf Coast; And WhatC Us Wrong With Graceland?; Beyond the Fairway in Phoenix and Scottsdale; Hail to the Chiefs; Montreal; The Other Paris; Museum Hopping in St. Petersburg; Puerto Rico Sampler; Santa Fe Culture Clash; Seductive Sedona; The Other Holland; Winter Carnival in Quebec. Historic Haunts: Accessible Atlanta; Historic Philadelphia; Must-Sees in DC; Remember San Antonio; The Big Easy After Katrina; The Fun Side of the Potomac; Mystic Getaway. Family Friendly Fun: Experience Living History in Williamsburg; Family Fun in San Diego; FloridaC Us Space Coast; Just Call Me Skipper; Meet Me in St. Louis; Missouri's Route 66; Rocket City USA. Off the Beaten Path: America's Accessible Caribbean; Catalina Today; Charming Curacao; Coondogs, Cornbread and Country Music; North to Lake Erie; Polk County Memories; St. Kitts; The Other New Mexico; The Quiet Side of Lake Ponchartrain. Candy's Picks: A Rocky Mountain Rail Tour; Absolutely Vancouver; Campus Attractions; Candy and the Volcano; Factory Tours; Hi Ho, Hi Ho, A Caving We Will Go; New
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