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5 of the Most Wheelchair Accessible Travel Destinations

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Being in a wheelchair shouldn’t mean that you can’t travel, explore the world and live life you the full. All it means is that you have to plan a little more before you do something and choose the right destinations.

It is worth noting that where there is a will there is always a way to explore the most remote destinations but it is easier to start with destinations that are designed to be wheelchair accessible.

  1. Sydney

You can opt to join one of the great wheelchair tours Sydney or you can take in the city by yourself. Whichever you choose to do this is one place that everyone should visit at least once n their lifetime.

Coogee Beach has a fantastic walkway designed specifically for wheelchairs; you can also visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, the famous opera house and a host of other places; all of which are ready and eager to accommodate your needs.

  1. London

Fly to the other side of the world and grab a black taxi anywhere you want to go in the city. They are considered the most accessible taxi for wheelchair users in the world!

You can check out Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament and a host of other historic attractions which are all designed to accommodate wheelchair users.

  1. Washington D.C.

The capital of the US leads by example. There should be nothing that you can’t do in this surprisingly beautiful city. The buses and the metro are perhaps the best wheelchair friendly transport services in the world. You can use them to get al round the city and check out the Bill of Rights, the Constitution and eve the Declaration of Independence.

You should also pay a visit to the Smithsonian museums and just enjoy the ambiance of the city as you try the many eateries and retail establishments.

  1. Hong Kong

Hong Kong has an image as a bustling metropolis with street vendors on every corner and the opportunity to haggle for the right price. This is true but the hustle and bustle of the city doesn’t make it difficult to get round in your chair.

Although not every bus is wheelchair accessible, every other one is. The ferry to the island and back is wheelchair accessible and you can enjoy an amazing view of the city from Victoria Peak. However you can’t take the tram; you’ll need a taxi to get there although the walkways at the peak are perfectly designed for wheelchairs.

  1. Atlanta, Georgia

There are an abundance of attractions here designed for wheelchair users. You can even purchase a city pass that will save you 40% of the entrance cost for many of these places.

You’ll need to visit the World of Coca-Cola and see how the most famous drink in the world is made.

You should also take in the Georgia Aquarium; you can access the entire building and see thousands of aquatic species.

Don’t forget t check out the zoo, Centennial Olympic Park and the SkyView Ferris. You’ll hardly have time to catch your breath in Atlanta!

 

 

5 of the Most Wheelchair Accessible Travel Destinations

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