One in four American adults (61 million Americans) live with a disability. Mobility disability is the most common, and accessibleGO is here to help. The leading accessible travel website for people with disabilities, accessibleGO allows travelers to book hotels, flights, cars and cruises with the assurance all of their needs will be met. accessibleGO also offers a platform allowing guests to access information, share experiences and inspire others to travel the world.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the accessibleGo team put together a list of six destinations both romantic and accessible for travel.
South Beach, Miami
South Beach contains several barrier-free paths where guests can reach the beach with ease. To get to the water, you’ll have to use a beach wheelchair, which you can borrow at no cost from Beach Patrol. The outdoor Lincoln Road Malloffers wheelchair-accessible sidewalks and shops. While exploring the shops and galleries, don’t forget to stop for a bite to eat. At night, wander around the bright neon signs and spend the night out at one of the luxury hotels. Head to Mandarin Oriental which features a specially priced Social Hour with crafted cocktails and small plates.
While exploring Savannah, stop by Garden of Fragrance, an area with aromatic and textured plants specifically designed for those with visual disabilities. Next, head to River Street for the best bars, restaurants and shops. Although the cobblestone streets can be hard to maneuver, avoid some of the bumps by taking the elevator located next to Hyatt Regency Savannah.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Sometimes the French Quarter can be a bit difficult to navigate for those with mobility devices, but many bars and restaurants are wheelchair accessible. Head to the wheelchair-accessible Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden for 11 acres of gardens, two lagoons and more than 90 sculptures. Then, check out the New Orleans Museum of Art.
New York City
The observation deck of the Empire State Building is one of the most romantic outings in New York City, in which countless marriage proposals have happened. You can ride to the 86th floor where the observation area includes binoculars at wheelchair height. Other romantic activities include exploring Central Park, catching a Broadway show or taking in stunning views of the city with a cocktail at one of the many rooftop bars.
Located 20 feet below street level is River Walk, which can be accessed by stairs, elevators and ramps. Wander through the lush pathways, stop in the shops, bars and hotels, and enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants. Take the experience to the water and hop on the accessible boat for a ride along the river while hearing the history of the 80-year-old attraction.
DestinationsJun 2, 2023
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Wild Atlantic Way
From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.
Destinations / North AmericaJun 2, 2023
Luxury Skincare Brand Comes to Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC
Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC recently announced it collaborated with luxury skincare brand Grown Alchemist to introduce new in-room bath and body care amenities. This marks the brand’s next step in luxury wellness offerings at the hotel, which also includes partnerships with MASK and Lululemon Studio.
DestinationsJun 1, 2023
Adventurous Epicureans, Don’t Miss Mendocino’s Second Annual Urchin Festival
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Treasure Every Moment in The Islands of Tahiti
Welcome to The Islands of Tahiti, where every moment is a treasure waiting to be discovered. From the moment you arrive, you will be greeted with warm hospitality, time-honored traditions and an awe-inspiring landscape that will take your breath away.
Destinations / North AmericaJun 1, 2023
You Can Now Enjoy OLIPOP Beverages at These Miami and Los Angeles Hotels
Viral soda brand OLIPOP recently entered a multiyear partnership with several Miami and Los Angeles hotels, meaning you can now enjoy these delicious beverages from the comfort of your room or suite! SLS Brickell, SLS South Beach, SLS Lux Brickell, Hyde Midtown, Mondrian Los Angeles and MAMA Shelter Los Angeles, all part of Ennismore Hotels, now offer OLIPOP beverages within guestroom minibars, poolside and at each hotel’s restaurants and bars.