Travel Guides – U.S.

Planning a trip in the U.S.? Check out these great access guides.

GORP (Great Outdoor Recreation Page) – Disabled
This neat page on the GORP web site will lead you to wonderful accessible outdoor recreation sites, from trails to sails, throughout the U.S.
Access Northern California
A good resource for access information about various areas of Northern California. Includes general information, lodging, transportation, and more.
Accessible San Diego
This web site offers information about hotels and restaurants, public transportation, hospital and medical facilities, recreation, braille menus, and more.
Disney Vacations – Guests with Disabilities
A guide to information about the services and resources available at the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort for guests with disabilities.
District of Columbia
This extensive guide to the Washington, DC metro area (including Maryland and Virginia) covers personal assistants, wheelchair repairs, airport information, apartments, arenas, hotels, movie theaters, restaurants, museums, parks, sports, shopping, transportation. and much more. The two fellows who produce it claim to personally visit every business and review the entire establishment based on specific listed criteria.
MWA (Mobility With Attitude) Report
The sassy MWA Report bills itself as “THE guide for gettin your crip ass into the cool places in Chicago!” The author/reviewer restaurants and sites in the windy city, rating and reviewing each for “how accessible is it really?!” and “how problematic are the staff/other patrons?!” Good stuff.
Guide to Atlanta for People with Disabilities
A community service project of Shepherd Center and the American Society of Interior Designers – Georgia Chapter, this website provides a wealth of information about accessible services and sites in Atlanta.
New Mexico
WebAccess New Mexico: A Travel Guide for People with Disabilities
An extensive guide from the New Mexico Governor’s Committee on Concerns of the Handicapped.
New York
Big Apple Greeter
The Big Apple Greeter is a not-for-profit organization that connects visitors to New York City with volunteer guides; its web site highlights accessible attractions.
Wendy Ballard’s Easy Access Eateries
This personal guide to New York City dining for people lists physically accessible restaurants. There is also a short list of restaurant chains that offer braille menus.
North Carolina
Access North Carolina
A series of regional access guides from the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services Independent Living Rehabilitation Program and NCNatural.
Related subjects:
Travel (General)
Travel & Transportation (Index)
Travel Guides – Foreign
Resources in your state
Note: To locate independent living centers or other disability organizations in a particular state, use The DRM Regional Resource Directory.

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