Buy new, rent or fix up a used motor home or trailer, then take your accessibility with you on vacation

posted on January 1, 2012 - 12:20pm
Correction: An earlier version of this article had the incorrect website and phone number for Bridgeview Manufacturing. The story was revised to reflect the correct information. Barbara Graztke loves to vacation and enjoys traveling six to eight months out of every year. But she finds hotels uncomfortable and doesn’t like to fly. She visits family and friends across the country, but is unable to...

Wheelchairs and mobility devices unafraid of sand & surf

posted on March 23, 2010 - 2:54pm
QUEST Vol. 17, No. 2
Here's an up-tempo, 2-1/2-minute slideshow featuring wheelchairs that give you front-row seating on the beach. Most of the models you will see sport low-pressure balloon tires that distribute the chair's weight evenly over the sand, allowing it to be driven or pushed up and down the beach, be it wet or dry. You'll find both manual and power chairs, plus a walker, a stroller and even a stretcher.
posted on September 1, 2008 - 2:40pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 5
As we drive into Gulf Shores a real estate sign boldly declares, “Florida is Full.” The implication is that Alabama is not. Miles of sandy white beaches line the Alabama coastline, inviting visitors to relax and play.
posted on July 1, 2008 - 1:44pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 4
I lost count a long time ago of the number of cruises I’ve been on. But it’s a lot. I’ve written three books on the cruise line industry, which means countless days working at sea. But when I wanted to take a cruise for the sheer joy of being on the ocean, I decided on a Holland America cruise on the Westerdam.

Mariachis, margaritas and Mexican food

posted on March 1, 2008 - 3:55pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
Texas tourism commercials tout “It’s like a whole other country.” However, no passport is needed to visit San Antonio, where the mix of Spanish, Native American, Mexican and German influences has woven a colorful culture. The seventh largest city in the U.S. and the fastest-growing city in the Lone Star State, San Antonio draws some 20 million visitors a year. Over the Thanksgiving holiday in...
posted on July 1, 2006 - 3:09pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 4
Fruit of the vine