22 Accessible Road Trips

22 Accessible Road Trips

Driving Vacations for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
This useful travel guide contains 22 different, flexible road trips of two to three weeks throughout the United States with information on accessible lodging, sites, trails, restaurants and other attractions both on and off the beaten path. Original.

Perseus Publishing
22 Accessible Road Trips contains useful and detailed access information that's readable, informative and pertinent. It also contains destination information on the 22 road trips covered so that readers will actually want to give them a try.

Organized geographically it is divided into 22 chapters, with each chapter detailing a loop driving route that can be completed in approximately two to three weeks. Routes are spaced throughout the United States, with each route having a theme or a commonality. Each route begins in a gateway city with a major airport, so the trips can also be completed as fly-drive packages. Flexibility is the key with this book, with plenty of opportunity to personalize each route to meet individual tastes, time frames and budgets.

Candy B. Harrington provides access information in the book, with details about accessible lodging, sites, trails, attractions and restaurants. And although the focus of the book is on access for wheelchair-users and slow walkers; the text also gives readers a real flavor of the drives, with off-the-beaten-path finds, unique roadside attractions and rural driving routes also included.


Book News
Harrington, an accessible travel expert and author, along with her husband, Charles, a photographer, have spent years compiling this handy travel guide for wheelers and slow walkers ready to explore the United States. The book includes sections detailing road trip tips and resources in Pacific states, mountain states, central states and eastern states. Each chapter discusses features such as loop routes which can easily be driven in two or three weeks, attractions along the way, great eats, what not to miss, fly-drive options, and alternate entry points. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Springer Publishing
Bronze Winner 2012 Foreword Reviews Book of The Year, Travel Guides Category 22 Accessible Road Trips contains useful and detailed information about accessible travel, that's readable, informative and pertinent. The book is aimed at those who use wheelchairs, walkers or just have mobility issues. Organized geographically, the book is divided into 22 chapters, with each chapter detailing a loop driving route that can be completed in approximately 2-3 weeks. The routes are spaced throughout the US, with each route having a theme or a commonality. Each route begins in a gateway city with a major airport, so the trips can also be completed as fly-drive packages. And of course they can always be broken up into shorter trips, or even day excursions. Flexibility is the key with this book, with plenty of opportunity to personalize each route to meet individual tastes, time frames and budgets.

Candy includes details about accessible lodging, sites, trails, attractions and restaurants. She also gives readers a real flavor of the drives, with off-the-beaten-path finds, unique roadside attractions and rural driving routes also included. After all, accessibility is in the eye of the beholder and what may be accessible to one person can be filled with obstacles to someone else."

Publisher: New York : Demos Medical Pub., c2012
ISBN: 9781936303267
1936303264
Branch Call Number: 917.304 T918, 2012
Characteristics: xviii, 318 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Harrington, Candy

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