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Surround by orchards and vineyards on Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula, this quaint country inn features good wheelchair-access in every guest room. Add in a very accommodating and knowledgeable innkeeper, and you have all the ingredients for a relaxing and accessible rural retreat.

Banff and Beyond
Located near the southern border of Banff National Park, the town of Banff is an excellent home base for visitors wanting to explore the area’s natural wonders. From a glacier tour near Jasper, and a scenic cruise on Lake Minnewanka, to wildlife sighting and hiking, there’s no shortage of accessible things to see and do in this playground of the Rockies.

Step Back in Time in Blue Ridge, Georgia
Return to a kinder and gentler time in this rural Georgia town, which features a collection of antique shops along Main Street, and a scenic train excursion that departs from the historic depot. And with a nicely accessible mountain cabin located nearby, you’ll surely want to linger on in this peaceful paradise for a few days.

Access Upgrades Make Tofino More Accessible
Thanks to the efforts of a very determined advocate, this rugged Vancouver Island town now offers some accessible tourism options, including a whale watching excursion and a luxurious coastal inn.


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Cancun Wheelchair Rental

I’m traveling to Cancun with my mother, who really needs a wheelchair for distance. She’s OK with using the airport wheelchair, and even walking a little, but I’d really like to rent a manual wheelchair in Cancun just to be on the safe side. Do you know where I can rent one in Cancun? Can you also give me an idea of how much it will cost? 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...


In The News

Glacier Skywalk Opens in May

Brewster Travel Canada is thrilled to announce that the new Glacier Skywalk in the Canadian Rockies will begin to welcome visitors on May 1, 2014. Located on the Icefields Parkway between Banff and Jasper in Alberta, this cliff-edge walkway leads to a glass-floored observation platform 918 feet above the Sunwapta Valley.
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Barrier Free Travel Blog

17 April 2014, 12:44 pm
Quite a Reach for that TP! I see a lot of things in my travels that just make me scratch my head; and after yesterdays find I decided that they deserve their own little space on my blog. So I’ve created a new category, “What Were … Continue reading →

12 April 2014, 10:46 am
Unexpected Access Feature at Yavapai East At this point in my career, I’ve seen thousands of accessible hotel rooms. Some are good, and some are not so good; but my job is to describe their access so that my readers can make appropriate choices based on … Continue reading →

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