Approximately 25.5 million Americans over the age of 5 have some kind of travel-limiting disability.
Are you part of this group? Do you have a loved one or family member who is?
Certain disabilities can make traveling more difficult. It's not impossible to find a vacation location that's more accessible and inclusive, though.
Read on to learn about some great handicap vacations you can take with your friends or family this year.
1. Disneyland and Disneyworld
When most people think of Disneyland and Disneyworld, they think of endless walking and standing in lines. The truth, though, is that all the Disney parks work hard to make the park accessible to those who need wheelchairs or other accommodations.
All you have to do is let a park official know what you need and they'll do their best to ensure you're taken care of.
2. New York City Tours
Some New York City tours are designed specifically for those who require wheelchairs to get around.
These tours take you through all of the greatest attractions in the Big Apple, and, while you're on them, you never have to worry about navigating your way through a location that isn't ideal for those with mobility limitations.
3. Hanauma Bay
You can even take a beach vacation when you're dealing with limited mobility or a disability.
Hanauma Bay in Honolulu, Hawaii makes it easy by offering beach-friendly wheelchairs. These chairs are free, too, so you don't have to worry about fitting one into your travel budget.
4. The National Ability Center
If you want to visit a location that has lots of activities available for people with disabilities, the National Ability Center in Park City, Utah is a great option to consider. Here, you'll find fun and engaging activities for people of all abilities, including tons of different sports and recreation programs.
5. Washington, D.C.
There are plenty of wheelchair-friendly and accessible attractions available in the nation's capital.
You or your loved one can participate in all kinds of tours here, including a free tour of the White House. You do need to secure tickets in advance, but they're free of charge.
6. Las Vegas
Las Vegas is another place that's surprisingly wheelchair-friendly. Almost all of the attractions are wheelchair-accessible, including the SlotZilla zip line on Fremont Street.
If you're not sure about whether a particular attraction will work for you or your loved one, just check out the brochure template ahead of time (most of them are available online for free).
Start Planning Your Handicap Vacations Today
As you can see, there are tons of great locations for handicap vacations that you might want to consider.
It doesn't matter if you're traveling alone, with your friends, or with your family. Either way, there are tons of options for everyone, regardless of their abilities.
Do you need more help planning your dream trip? Are you ready to book your stay?
If so, take advantage of our free online booking tool today. We'll help you get your trip schedules and plan all of your accommodations in no time.
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