Accessible Travel Guides

Looking to plan a vacation this summer, but you aren’t certain what your options are?  Below are three travel guides available in MSAA’s Lending Library that offer insight into travel ideas and destinations that can accommodate someone with limited mobility:

Barrier-Free Travel: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers and Slow Walkers
Candy B. Harrington

A valuable reference guide for anyone who is planning a trip and is concerned about mobility limitations. Accompanied by more than 100 photos, this book includes information on air-travel logistics, accessible accommodations, cruises, travel rules and regulations, and more. Order this book from our Lending Library, Book #457.

22 Accessible Road Trips: Driving Vacations for Wheelers and Slow Walkers
Candy B. Harrington

With a wealth of experience with accessible travel and having completed several books on the topic, author Candy Harrington writes about the advantages of road travel and provides numerous road trips and resources. The chapters cover road travel within different regions of the United States, highlighted by helpful details and beautiful photos.  Order this book from our Lending Library, Book #456.

101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers
Candy B. Harrington

This book offers information on more than 101 cities, lodging options, national parks, tourist attractions, and recreational activities around the country. Candy Harrington specifically describes the degree of accessibility for each of the attractions and lodging options listed. Destinations are organized according to specific interests or travel styles, ranging from “Road Trips” to “The Great Outdoors” to “Historic Haunts.”  Order this book from our Lending Library, Book #455

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