The Able Traveler: Exploring California's Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway

By Candy Harrington

This road trip along Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway includes wheelchair-accessible stops at Mono Lake, Devils Postpile National Monument, and Manzanar National Historic Site.

The Able Traveler: Charleston, Military History and Wheelchair-Access

By Candy Harrington

Charleston is an ideal place to learn more about the Civil War. Wheelchair-users and slow walkers aren't left out either, as modern access features have been added to historic sites, making them accessible to all.

Wheelchair-Accessible Cabins Offer Comfortable Camping Alternative

By Candy Harrington

Pitching a tent and camping isn't for everyone. Each of these wheelchair-accessible cabins is outfitted with just the right mix of amenities for a mountain or lakeside getaway.

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The Able Traveler: Accessible Adventures in Utah's Red Rock Country

By Candy Harrington

Travelers with disabilities can experience the best of Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park with these tips on where to find the best views.

Wheelchair-Accessible Spirit Chasing in Historic Fells Point

By Candy Harrington

Nothing sparks the imagination quite like a good ghost hunt. And there's no better place to ignite that spark than in the Baltimore neighborhood where Edgar Allan Poe once lived.

Bryce Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

By Candy Harrington

Bryce Canyon is a great destination for wheelchair-users, as some of the most spectacular red rock formations can be seen right from the road.

Late-Summer Rural Retreats for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

By Candy Harrington

Thinking about a romantic getaway at a quiet country inn or a weekend escape from hectic city life? Then check out these great wheelchair-accessible rural retreats.

3 New Resources for Disabled Travelers in London, Hong Kong & Illinois

By Candy Harrington

New books and websites with detailed reviews and transportation resources for wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

The Able Traveler: Romantic Retreats for Wheelchair-Users and Slow Walkers

By Candy Harrington

If you're looking to steal away with your sweetheart for a special anniversary, birthday or holiday, then consider some of these wheelchair-accessible properties for your next romantic rendezvous.

The Able Traveler: San Francisco's Cultural Treats for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

By Candy Harrington

At first glance, San Francisco doesn't appear to be the best choice for wheelchair-users and slow walkers; after all, wheelchairs and hills just don't mix. But appearances can de deceiving.

The Able Traveler: Whistler Ramps Up for the Paralympic Games

By Candy Harrington

Whistler's improvements are good news for disabled travelers, as most access upgrades remain intact after the both the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

The Able Traveler: New Laws and Policies Ease Travel

By Candy Harrington

The world is about to become a much more accessible place for disabled travelers, thanks to a few new access laws.

The Able Traveler: Wooden Shoes and Windmills in Michigan

By Candy Harrington

Holland, Michigan is home to over six million tulips, an authentic windmill, a wooden shoe factory, and a week-long festival that celebrates Dutch heritage and culture.

The Able Traveler: Access on a Budget

By Candy Harrington

Is it really possible to travel on a budget when you need accessible services? Can wheelchair-users and slow walkers find those same great travel bargains that are available to their able-bodied counterparts? The answer is a qualified yes.

Travel With a Purpose: National Ability Center

By Robert Haru Fisher

The National Ability Center is a facility conceived with a unique purpose. This is where you come to recover from a disability, whether it be physical or cognitive, regardless of your age and background, or where you bring a family member for therapy while you vacation together.

The Able Traveler: Plan a Romantic Break at an Accessible Inn

By Candy Harrington

If you or your partner uses a wheelchair or has limited mobility, can you really enjoy a romantic getaway? The answer is an enthusiastic yes; as more and more inns and B&Bs boast accessible rooms.

The Able Traveler: Clearing the Air About Accessible Plane Travel

By Candy Harrington

With the peak travel season upon us, hereƂ?s a sampling of what travelers want to know about access in the friendly skies.

The Able Traveler: Haunted Hotels Fit for All

By Candy Harrington

Almost every historic hotel has at least one tale of a spirit haunting the premises. Since historic doesn't always mean accessible, here are a few haunted properties that will work for wheelchair users and slow walkers.

The Able Traveler: Accessible Rail Tours Top Fall Travel Picks

By Candy Harrington

Variety is truly the keyword when it comes to rail travel; and fall is prime time to experience these wheelchair-accessible rail tours through Canadian and U.S. parks.

The Able Traveler: Get Your Access Pass and Head to a National Park

By Candy Harrington

You can't ramp Mother Nature, but these U.S. treasures are still very inviting to wheelchair-users and slow walkers, and a revamped Access Pass makes visits very affordable vacation choices.

The Able Traveler: New Access Guide Tops List of Chicago Resources

By Candy Harrington

Not only does Chicago boast a wide range of wheelchair-accessible attractions and lodging options; but a bevy of free tours and accessible travel planning resources are also available.

Hotelier's Big Deal for Small Travelers

By Sascha Segan

Microtel is now the first chain of hotels where the central office has made sure every single hotel has a little-people accessibility kit designed by Direct Access Solutions, a company founded by little people.

Planning Tips for Travelers with Allergies and Special Needs

By Robert Haru Fisher

Nobody can plan for an accident or sudden illness while traveling, but if you have a pre-existing health condition, you can still enjoy your trip, especially if you do some planning ahead.

Disabled Travelers: A Compendium of Trip Planning Resources

By The Frommer's Staff

We've provided you with an exhaustive list of agencies and organizations that can assist the disabled traveler.