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Emerging Cultural Hotspot Draws Visitors to Northwestern Arkansas
Bentonville’s Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has transformed this sleepy little Arkansas town into a top-notch cultural destination. Add in a newly refurbished downtown area and a sleek hip hotel and you have all the ingredients for a very accessible getaway.

Accessible Diversions Abound in Eclectic Edmonton
Located in central Alberta, this Canadian capital features a good selection of accessible cultural finds. From aboriginal culture and natural history, to trend-setting architecture, modern art and contemporary exhibitions, there’s no shortage of fun diversions in this vibrant city.

Colorful Cliffs and Sandstone Formations Dot Scenic Superior Shoreline
Located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Pictured Rock National Lakeshore offers a good mix of accessible trails, overlooks and windshield views along the 42-mile route. And if you’d like to overnight in a very accessible cabin, head over to South Range, Michigan and check out this newly constructed and affordable charmer.

Curious Traveler: Looking for Accessible Yosemite Lodging
Candy Harrington offers tips for finding accessible lodging in and near Yosemite National Park.


 

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Emerging Cultural Hotspot Draws Visitors to Northwestern Arkansas

Bentonville’s Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has transformed this sleepy little Arkansas town into a top-notch cultural destination. Add in a newly refurbished downtown area and a sleek hip hotel and you have all the ingredients for a very accessible getaway. (read a sample from this article)

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Flying With a Psychiatric Support Animal

I’m a veteran of the Iraq War, and I have a Psychiatric Support Animal because of my PTSD. I want to travel back east to see some of my buddies and I am wondering if I can fly with my dog, and how much extra I will have to pay. Is there anything else I have to do with the airlines in order to take my dog with me? Read the answer...

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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...

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Yellowstone to Debut New Lodging Units in 2015

The Canyon Lodge & Cabins redevelopment project, which will replace 300 aging cabins on the east side of Yellowstone National Park, started to take shape this summer, with the delivery of a convoy of pre-fabbed units from Guerdon enterprises in Boise, Idaho.
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14 October 2014, 3:02 pm
The Straight Poop About Flying With Your Service Animal Lately there’s been a flurry of articles, blog posts and Facebook comments about people flying with “questionable” service animals. What exactly do I mean by questionable? In this case, I believe it’s anybody who has a service animal that doesn’t … Continue reading →

9 October 2014, 5:18 pm
Accessible Camping at South Lake Tahoe Although accessible campgrounds come in all shapes and sizes, Zephyr Cove Campground goes one step further as far as access is concerned. Sure they have an accessible office where you can pick out one of seven accessible RV spaces, but … 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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22 Accessible Road Trips
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101 Accessible Vacations
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Barrier Free Travel
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There Is Room At The Inn
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Kids On Wheels
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