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Accessible Family Adventure Travel

by Angelique Platas

Apr 10, 2018

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Adventure calls all travelers, and we mean all travelers. Whether someone in your family has cognitive or physical disabilities, chances are one of these intuitive and specially designed adventure programs can be of service.

For families with members on the autistic spectrum, getting away from the crowds and hustle and bustle of high-tourist destinations during the off-season can be a lifesaver. The Rocky Mountains may just be the ticket this time of year. Guests enjoy the beautiful scenery, mild weather and freedom to roam and explore without concern of excessive lines and surprise activity, but with the added confidence of expert guidance when necessary.

Kids camp going kayaking in Colorado

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Relax with the family in the serene atmosphere of Crested Butte, Colo., or enjoy a hiking, biking and sporting tour with the family and the help of the Adaptive Sports Center. Children and adults living with impaired vision, hearing and an array of physical and cognitive challenges can enjoy winter in the spring, seasonal fun and athletic activities with expertly trained guides. Check out the list of active pursuits and adventure sports, from stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking to hiking, biking and sledding for guests of all levels of activity and ability.

In Aspen, Colo., visitors enjoy active camps each winter and summer, completely focused on guests with special needs. The Challenge Aspen, Challenge Autism program in partnership with Autism Speaks boasts an added lineup — to the already impressive list — of activities and fun opportunities for guests on the autism spectrum and with a variety of special needs. Plan your trip and design your family adventure with experts or book during the seven-day camp experience.

The National Ability Center in Park City, Utah, is a remarkable program catering to all walks of life. Much like Challenge Aspen and Adaptive Sports, National Ability Center provides first-class care and service for guests seeking adventure activities and educational programs. Register for spring or summer lessons and build lifetime skills and confidence in new pursuits.

Spend the spring in the Rockies for a fun and completely inclusive family trip.


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