My Wonderful Trip to the Accessible Florida Keys

With the insane number of COVID-19 cases rising, especially in New Jersey, I’m sure everybody is feeling the same way about traveling. When can we go on a vacation again safely? It seemed impossible. After some careful consideration, however, my parents decided to pack up our stuff, get into our minivan and drive as farContinue reading “My Wonderful Trip to the Accessible Florida Keys”

Looking for a New Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

Recently, my neighbors bought a new Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is an SUV. The technology in this vehicle is insane. So, I’ve decided it is time for me to get a new vehicle. Currently, I have a 2019 Ford Explorer SUV. It is equipped with a conversion and a ramp that comes out the oneContinue reading “Looking for a New Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle”

Staying in Hotels as a Wheelchair User

In my September blog, I talked about some tips I try to follow when I travel with my motorized wheelchair. In this blog, I want to talk about lodging. There are challenges when you want to go somewhere new. If I visited a hotel or a certain area that I feel comfortable with in terms ofContinue reading “Staying in Hotels as a Wheelchair User”

Things to Do at Wheelchair Accessible Assateague Island

Thanks to COVID-19, vacations have been very limited the past year and a half, especially for my family. Since my immune system is very weak and cannot handle getting sick, flying is still not an option. Still, that didn’t stop us from taking our first official vacation this summer after I was fully vaccinated. WeContinue reading “Things to Do at Wheelchair Accessible Assateague Island”

Road Trips and Power Wheelchairs

Road trips can be fun depending on the type of person you are. I’m the guy that just wants to get there and get it done! So, I generally don’t try to drag it out. I do this because I want to spend as much time as I can at the destination. Wherever I’m going,Continue reading “Road Trips and Power Wheelchairs”

Tips When Flying with a Power Chair

How do you travel using your power chair? It’s one of the most commonly asked questions I get from people. There was a time in my life where I was on the road 280 days out of the year, basically living out of hotel rooms. I had more than one flight every single month. InContinue reading “Tips When Flying with a Power Chair”

Power Wheelchair Travel Hacks

When traveling with a power wheelchair, we can use all the help we can get. Traveling can be stressful and time consuming if you consider the delays in airport security or customs if you travel abroad. There are a few things I do that help me and my power chair travel safely to and fromContinue reading “Power Wheelchair Travel Hacks”

The Gamble of Hotel Beds and Wheelchair Users

If you ask any power wheelchair user what they worry most about when staying at a hotel, I am willing to bet that “bed height” at least makes the top five. I think we all worry about whether the hotel does have an accessible bathroom or pathways that are actually as wide as they shouldContinue reading “The Gamble of Hotel Beds and Wheelchair Users”

Buffalo and iLevel® Technology

Traveling in wonderful Wyoming in my Quantum® power wheelchair with iLevel® is always an adventure. You never know what photo opportunities may present themselves. Just make sure your subject is not moving. Last week, I traveled to Jackson, also known as Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  The magnificent Teton Mountains can be seen from the distance.  JacksonContinue reading “Buffalo and iLevel® Technology”

Wheelchair Accessible Atlanta

I live on the outskirts of a very wheelchair accessible city, Atlanta, Georgia. It has a lot of accessible places. Here are some of my favorites. The World of Coca Cola Museum One of my favorite places in Atlanta is the World of Coca Cola Museum. It has very wide motorized wheelchair ramps and wideContinue reading “Wheelchair Accessible Atlanta”