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Accessible Travel

Maine Resources

Acadia National Park (U.S. National Park Service) - Acadia’s Accessibility Page: They offer wheelchair accessible buses, horse drawn carriage rides; information about sign language services, braille translations, alternative motor-driven mobility devices, traveling with service dogs, and more.

Accessible Places to Visit and Things to Do in Maine - World on Wheels - A well-written blog review of Maine Places to Visit by someone who uses a wheelchair. Most places reviewed in this blog article are in Portland, ME and surrounding areas on the writer’s way up to Acadia, Bar Harbor and Eastport, ME.

Adaptive Outdoor Education Center | Lodging - The AOEC offers a fully accessible lodge with a variety of room options. Located in Carrabassett Valley, ME, the Adaptive Outdoor Education Center is a great location to stay for people looking to experience what the mountains of Maine have to offer.

Beach Accessibility - Visit Maine - A thorough list of accessible beaches in Maine, with information on location, beach offerings, and more for each location listed. Search using the map, or by reading the descriptions and clicking into each area’s page.

Campgrounds - Acadia National Park (U.S. National Park Service) - Acadia National Park offers accessible shuttles, campgrounds, campsites, and trails for people with limited mobility.

Casco Bay Lines - ADA Accessibility - Casco Bay Lines Accessibility Page: Based out of Portland, ME, Casco Bay Lines offers half-priced fares to the elderly, people with disabilities, and free tickets to PWD’s service animals/caregivers.

Impossible Dream - “The world’s only catamaran designed to be accessible from the keel up”. They are a 501c3 non-profit organization, visiting ports all along the East Coast–From Maine, to Florida. Click the link for information on where you can currently find The Impossible Dream, how to donate, and how to go on a sail with them.

Wheelchair friendly, All-access trails – Maine by Foot - A list of trails, all throughout Maine, that can be accessed from a wheelchair. The blog writer’s father used a wheelchair, and stated that all of the trails listed are intentionally listed with the idea that someone who uses a wheelchair could be pushed through the terrain with assistance from a friend or caregiver.

National Resources

Travel For All - An inclusive, accessible, full-service travel agency dedicated to planning worry-free vacations for travelers living with disabilities. They have team members available to provide you with any assistance you may need during the length of your stay–should something come up.

Wheel the World - Making travel accessible! Book hotels and find experiences with all the accessibility details you need. Specifically focused on well-organized group trips for travelers with disabilities. Provides information on accessible accommodations and is dedicated to making travel as inclusive and worry-free as possible!

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