Books, Access Guides And Brochures

Access Amtrak. For a free copy, call (800)-USA-RAIL / TTY 800-523-6590. Available in alternate formats— Braille, large print, audio-tape and diskette (Word Perfect 5.1 and ASCII) (877) 268-7259. Website:

Access in San Diego, 2000. Accessible San Diego, P.O. Box 124526, San Diego, CA 92112-4526; (619) 279-0704 / Fax. (619) 279-5118. Web: $3 donation.

Access for All: Second Edition, A Guide for People with Disabilities to New York City Cultural Institutions. Hospital Audiences, Inc., 548 Broadway, NY, NY 10012; (212) 575-7676 fax (212) 575-7669. $5 donation.

Access Las Vegas. Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, (702) 892-0711. Web:

Accessible Guide for Specialized Ground Transportation. Over 2000 public and private transit companies plus tour bus/charter and watercraft operators and airport/hotel shuttles. Updated semi-annually. (800) 461-4789 toll free (866)392-2872. Web: $49.95 in book, CD Rom and disk format; $40 for updates.

Accommodating All Guests. Guide to the ADA for the lodging industry. American Hotel and Motel Association, 1201 New York Ave., NW,Washington, DC 20005-3931; (202) 289-3100. $5.

Accessible Air Travel: A Guide for People with Disabilities, United Spinal, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1177; 718-803-3782, fax 718-803-0414. Web: Free. Donations accepted.

Airline Travel with Oxygen, American Lung Association, (800) 586-4872. Website:

Easy Access to National Parks. The Sierra Club Guide for People with Disabilities. By Wendy Roth and Michael Tompane. 1992. $16.00.

Fodor’s Great American Vacations for Travelers with Disabilities, Second Edition. Fodor’s 1996. More than 600 pages of detailed access information. A great resource. $19.50.

AAA Barrier-Free Travel. 6 access guides published by AAA. California, Las Vegas, New York City, Washington DC, Central Florida and Hawaii. Contains detailed access information. $12.95 ($10.36 for AAA members). (877) AAA-BOOK

Wheelchairs on the Go: Accessible Fun in Florida written by Michelle Stigleman and Debora Van Bunt. A new 424-page travel guide for Florida’s visitor and resident with a physical disability E-mail:;

Going Abroad: 101 Tips for Mature Travelers. Booklet published by Grand Circle Travel, 347 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210; (800) 221-2610. Free.

Handicapped in Walt Disney World: A Guide for Everyone. By Peter Smith. 1993. SouthPark Publishing. $10.95.

Hostelling North America. Official guide to hostels in Canada and the US. Includes access information. Hostelling International-American Youth Hostels, (202) 783-6161. Web: Free.

How to Travel: A Guidebook for Persons with a Disability. By Fred Rosen, a specialized travel consultant. 1997. Science and Humanities Press, 1023 Stuyvesant, Manchester, MO 63011-3601; (314) 394-4950. Web: $9.95 plus $3.00 s/h.

The Mature Traveler’s Guide to Walt Disney World. By Kerry Smith. 1997. Mercurial Press, Fax. (407) 359-3959. E-mail: $13.95.

Mobility for All: Accessible Transportation Around the World. Access Exchange International, 112 San Pablo Ave., San Francisco, CA 94127; (415) 661-6355. $3 donation. Free on Web:

New Horizons: Information for the Air Traveler with a Disability. U.S. Dept. of Transportation. Available free on the DOT Website:

On the Road Again. Free travel guide for dialysis patients. National Medical Care, (800) 634-6254.

Resource List for Travelers with Disabilities Visiting New York City. Big Apple Greeter, 1 Center St., New York, NY 10007; (212) 669-2896, TTY 669-8273. Web: Also offer free tours to visitors.

SALE-ability: Servicing clients with special needs effectively. A travel industry handbook. By Susan Wheeler, BSE, ACTA. 1998. Sureen Publishing, (519) 855-6643 / Fax. 855-6746. E-mail: $$23.95.

Smooth Ride Guides: United States Eastern Seaboard. By Judy Ramsey. 1996. A 384-page access guide with detailed information on hotels, transportation, attractions and local resources for 18 Eastern states. Contact: $22.50. Also, Smooth Ride Guides: Australia & New Zealand. $15.95.

The Virginia Travel Guide for Persons with Disabilities, 3rd Edition. Detailed 210-page access guide published by The Opening Door, Inc. Information on medical facilities, equipment and services as well as for visitors with mobility and sensory impairments. Two other States also have access guides: North Carolina and Mexico. Available free from the State Tourist Offices and by calling 800-742-3935, 804-371-0327 TTY, or e-mail Additional information can be accessed by visiting their World-Wide Web Site:

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