Wheelchair Travel

Lime Hollow Nature Center Is Making Cortland’s Forests More Accessible for Wheelchair Users

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Lime Hollow Nature Center is the second nature center in New York State that provides an Action TrackChair for wheelchair users, which was released this summer. The battery-powered TrackChair offers guests the chance to explore portions of the center’s 600 acres that were formerly inaccessible. Bringing Nature to Everyone In addition to the Action TrackChair …

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Wichita Makes Inclusivity a Priority, Creating Spaces for People with Disabilities

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Wichita is giving travelers with disabilities a reason to scratch Kansas off their list of flyover states. The city, which sits in the center of the U.S., has gone above and beyond the standard Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) laws to make it uniquely accessible for travelers and residents with disabilities. A National First One …

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7 Dreamy Wheelchair Accessible Airbnbs Around the World

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Airbnb is finally taking wheelchair accessibility more seriously, thanks to its recent roll-out of new accessibility features. If you’re looking for some accessible inspiration, these accommodations fit the bill. 1: Puerto Rico Located in Isabela, Puerto Rico, this Stylish Mid-Century Modern Beach Apartment is very wheelchair-friendly. In addition to its stunning ocean views, the property …

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Greece Is Making Over 200 Beaches Wheelchair Accessible as Summer Ramps Up

Woman in a wheelchair at the beach.

To make its beaches more accessible, Greece has partnered up with Seatrac, a wheelchair friendly ramp system designed for individuals with mobility challenges. A press conference last month revealed that the project is part of a 15-million-euro initiative to promote equal access to essential facilities like refreshment bars, bathrooms, parking, and corridors to sun loungers.  …

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A Wheelchair User’s Guide to George Town, Malaysia

George Town is the capital of Penang, a small island in northwest Malaysia. It’s a cultural melting pot, as it was a major trading route in Southeast Asia in the 1780s. While you’ll encounter influences in Penang from India, China, and Indonesia, among others, most people visit George Town for its British colonial architecture. Given …

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A Wheelchair User’s Guide to Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is home to over 11 million people, significantly larger by population than New York City. Despite its massive size, the locals will make you feel at home, welcoming you with warm smiles in classic Thai fashion. But if you’re a wheelchair user planning a trip to Thailand, you’re undoubtedly wondering—how accessible is Bangkok? Bangkok …

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A Wheelchair User’s Guide to Chiang Mai

A gold temple in Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai is a city that feels refreshingly more like a town. Its streets are notably quiet, the locals quickly recognize familiar tourist faces, and the surrounding mountains offer a welcome reminder that you’re a mere dot in the expansive nature-based region of northern Thailand. But charm aside, is Chiang Mai wheelchair accessible? Chiang Mai …

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