Wheelchair users might not think of the Grand Canyon as a place to visit comfortably, but the accessible-travel writer Candy Harrington says it can be done in “Barrier-Free Travel: The Grand Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers.
New York Times
The writer does a fantastic job describing and photographing accessible rooms at various park hotels.
Grand Canyon Narional Geographic Visitor Center
A heroine in disability travel is writer Candy Harrington. Harrington has been editor of Emerging Horizons for 18 years and also blogs on accessible travel at www.barrierfreetravels.com. Her new book, “Barrier-Free Travel: The Grand Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers” shows how it is possible for all to visit this gem of a national park.
The Michigan Traveler
Much like the Frommer’s travel guides for nearly every country imaginable, Candy Harrington is a leading expert for accessible travel. Harrington’s newest release, Barrier-Free Travel; The Grand Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers covers detailed information such as accessible trails, sites and lodging options. She also gives insights into how the Grand Canyon can be toured by solely using wheelchair vehicles.
Rollx Vans Blog
Wheelchair users who are planning to visit the majestic panoramas of the Grand Canyon may be surprised to learn they can reach the bottom of the canyon by vehicle. This is one of the many surprises in a new book by accessible travel guru, Candy Harrington.
Great information for planning a trip with a wheeler parent. Helpful for accommodations even down to the parking.