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Can't walk - Sightseeing by driving around. Suggestions?

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Can't walk - Sightseeing by driving around. Suggestions?

My sister has just been discharged from the hospital with a diabetic wound on the bottom of her foot. The doctor suggested she do no unnecessary walking but she wants to go for a drive. Any suggestions of where we could go around Minneapolis/St Paul or surrounding communities to see interestign sights?

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1. Re: Can't walk - Sightseeing by driving around. Suggestions?

Drive down Summit Avenue in St. Paul and look at all the old Victorian mansions.

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2. Re: Can't walk - Sightseeing by driving around. Suggestions?

Can you rent a wheelchair?

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Renting a wheelchair is not possible as I am 73 years old and cannot push it or get it out of the trunk. My sister is 75 years old. So we need to just drive around or find someplace that has handicapped electric carts which are not very far from the entrance. I prefer just to drive around and see the sights.

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4. Re: Can't walk - Sightseeing by driving around. Suggestions?

Have you checked in the Senior Travel forum? There might be some helpful ideas in that forum, even for a local trip.

tripadvisor.com/ShowForum-g1-i13626-Senior_T…

Another idea might be to contact a local limited mobility rental outfit, and rent a van with a lift (not sure of your budget). Specifically, I like the idea of Summit Ave., maybe the Lakes, too - or River Road.

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