“I have a unique and unusual life story. I want to share my life experiences through my writing and speaking, with the hope to encourage and inspire others.”
– Lilly Longshore
Writer. Speaker. Wheelchair Traveler.
EXPERIENCE AN ACCESSIBLE ADVENTURE!
Below I’ll be sharing articles, highlighting exciting wheelchair accessible adventures you can take all around the world!
Looping the Olympic Peninsula
The Olympic Peninsula of Washington State has some of the most stunning scenery and fabulous wheelchair accessible trails, like the Spruce Railroad, that wind through verdant temperate rainforest. Sea cliffs, beaches and bays, historic forts and so much more make this...
Top 5 Wheelchair Accessible Excursions Around Vancouver USA
it is hard to beat summertime activities in the great outdoors of Vancouver USA. There is something for those of all abilities and interests--from intriguing historic Fort Vancouver to perusing artesian and local produce at Vancouver's Farmers Market to enjoying...
The Columbia Sternwheeler: Accessing the columbia Gorge
A dinner cruise aboard the Columbia River Sternwheeler is flavorful, tasteful, informative and wheelchair accessible! See my review of this 2-hour cruise offered by Portland Spirit by following the THIS LINK.
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My New Book! “Lilly’s Most Excellent Wheelchair Adventures: Wheeling Washington State”
Get it at Amazon A great way to know if something is truly wheelchair accessible is to learn—firsthand—from a wheelchair user who has been there. This is what I offer in this travel guide. I am C5-6 quadriplegic, and over the years, I have been to many...
Nuevo Vallarta–Que Bela!
My friend has sung praises of Nuevo Vallarta for years. I decided it was time for me to check it out for myself. I was thrilled to find that Puerto Vallarta and nearby Nuevo Vallarta are situated in tropical rainforest along the Pacific coast with the Sierra...
Hood River, Oregon Fruitloop
A beautiful drive about an hour and a half east of Portland Oregon brings me to the 30+ farmstands, lavender farms, wineries, orchards and the like that compose the Fruit Loop of Hood River. This is a place for families, couples and whoever enjoys beautiful scenery...
Wheeling the World: Here and Now Forum
I am pleased to be the guest speaker at the Pacific Northwest's Here and Now Forum, scheduled for June 2, 2021, 6-8 PM.. This will be a virtual presentation of worldwide wheelchair accessible travel, starting right here in beautiful Washington State. Please join us...
Planning a Successful Accessible Trip
New Mobility magazine 2019 Planning your own accessible trip can be fulfilling and save tons of money!