Category Archives: Travel Tips

Accessible Travel: Barcelona

With the national tourism authority and Catalonia in particular pushing accessible travel, it’s no surprise wheelchair users flock to Barcelona. With 80% of the metro stations and 100% of buses wheelchair-accessible, as well as a relatively flat and cobblestone-free old city, getting around is a breeze. What’s more, wheelchair users not only jump to the front of the queue for attractions such as the breathtaking Sagrada Família, they often get in for free! You can roll the length of La Rambla and get around the famous Mercat de la Boqueria; even the beach has wheelchair access and people on hand to help.

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Accessible Travel: Disney Parks

Guest Assistance Card Program

Disney Parks have an unwavering commitment to providing a welcoming, inclusive environment and accessible travel experiences for guests. Do you know about the Guest Assistance Card program, which provides access to attractions for guests with disabilities?  The new program is designed to provide the special experience guests have come to expect from Disney. It will also help control abuse that was, unfortunately, widespread and growing at an alarming rate with the old system.

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Accessible Travel – Seattle

Seattle, Washington is always ranked as one of the most accessible and disability-friendly places you can visit among U.S. cities. The city has a reasonably sized downtown area and an accessible public transportation system. The city’s rail system is pretty new and compliant with ADA standards. Some of the top things to do in the city are also accommodating for people with disabilities, including the Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, and the Seattle Museum.

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Texas State Parks and Historic Sites with Accessible Facilities

OK, so you’ve done Granbury and want to travel elsewhere in Texas. Below is a list of accessible facilities published by the Texas State Parks & Wildlife website. I have not personally visited these parks so you might want to call before you go to get any questions answered! Please comment below if you have information to share that might be helpful to others!!

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