A wonderful resource for travelers who use wheelchairs, scooters, or walkers, There Is Room at the Inn contains a delightful array of intimate, accessible lodgings throughout the nation. Grouped geographically by state, this guide features 118 lodgings in 40 states, ranging from Victorian inns and quaint B&Bs to mountain retreats, a dude ranch, and even two safari parks. Each profile includes the property's access details, with emphasis on features in the accessible guestrooms; comments from the innkeepers about access; and accessible sight-seeing suggestions. A handy checklist allows travelers to screen other potential choices. An additional chapter for innkeepers offers insight into this growing market and suggestions on making their property appeal to travelers with limited mobility.
Candy B. Harrington is a widely acknowledged expert in the field of accessible travel for people with disabilities. She founded the magazine Emerging Horizons, an accessible travel magazine, and has published widely on this subject. She recently wrote the book Barrier-Free Travel: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers and Slow Walkers. She contributed a chapter to the book Kids On Wheels, a resource guide for wheelchair-using kids and their parents. Her work can also be found in many disability-related magazines including New Mobility, PN, Ability and Arthritis Today as well as mainstream publications such as the Dallas Morning News. She's a frequent contributor to TravelAge West and she pens accessible travel columns for Special Living, Travel World International and Go World Travel. Ms. Harrington is a frequent keynote