Vacation Ideas for Special Needs in San Diego

Whenever anyone asks about vacation ideas for special needs families, the first city I think of is San Diego.  With its beautiful beaches, warm weather, friendly people and fun attractions, San Diego is a top vacation destination for families, but it’s also the most handicap accessible city that I’ve visited.  Much of this is due […]

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Adaptive Surf Lessons in San Diego for Special Needs

On a recent visit to San Diego, my oldest daughter and her friend wanted to take surf lessons.  Surf Diva at La Jolla Shores was highly recommended, so I booked a private lesson for them. La Jolla Shores is the perfect beach to learn to surf.  You don’t have to go out into deep water […]

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Free Beach Wheelchairs in San Diego

The beach is definitely my happy place, the huge ocean seems to carry my worries away.  I just wish it wasn’t such a challenge for my special needs daughter to enjoy it; all that deep, soft sand makes pushing a wheelchair just about impossible.  Did you know that many coastal communities have beach wheelchairs available […]

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San Diego Zoo Wheelchair Accessibility and Special Needs Tips

San Diego Zoo Wheelchair Accessibility and Special Needs Tips: Accessible ways to enjoy the San Diego Zoo with a wheelchair, limited mobility or special needs When making plans for our San Diego trip, I considered not going to the San Diego Zoo. Several moms with handicapped kids told me it was tough because there are […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park with Special Needs

A ‘must do’ when visiting the San Diego area with your family is the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. This incredible 1,800-acre wildlife preserve is located about 35 miles from downtown San Diego, in Escondido. Animals of the African and Asian continents roam huge open enclosures that make you feel as if you are actually […]

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The Best Time to Visit SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld is a popular attraction for a San Diego family vacation. From the variety of animal shows, to the exhibits, to the amusement park rides and carnival games, SeaWorld San Diego is always a fun place to visit with your family no matter the time of day.  However, I have to say, I enjoy SeaWorld […]

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