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Old 09-29-2012, 12:59 PM   #1
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Need help from HHN vets

I'll be going to HHN with my family on October 18th. I've been to HHN before but it's been about 10 years. Since then, I've become disabled and need to use a walker to get around. I have some questions that I haven't been able to find answers to elsewhere and could use the help of some with much more recent HHN experience.

First, are the houses accessible for someone with a walker? Are there stairs and are the walkways wide enough to accommodate? I just can't remember. I know things FELT narrow...but it's been too long for me to remember the reality and at 18 years old at the time it certainly wouldn't have been something that I thought about (whether the walkways were handicap accessible).

My other question is about something I read which said that although things come CLOSE to you in the houses they don't actually TOUCH you. Is this true?

I'm really just trying to determine if it's worth it to try going to the houses. I REALLY want to but I just don't know how realistic it is or if it's worth it to try. Either way I will go and have a great time...but it sure would be nice if I could do even one or two of the houses.

Thanks in advance for any help/advice you guys can give.
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Old 09-29-2012, 01:09 PM   #2
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First, are the houses accessible for someone with a walker? Are there stairs and are the walkways wide enough to accommodate? I just can't remember. I know things FELT narrow...but it's been too long for me to remember the reality and at 18 years old at the time it certainly wouldn't have been something that I thought about (whether the walkways were handicap accessible).

My other question is about something I read which said that although things come CLOSE to you in the houses they don't actually TOUCH you. Is this true?
All houses should be ADA compliant so you shouldn't have any problems. It will be a challenge using a walker but you can do it. There are Team Members throughout the houses if any problems arise. House of Horrors has a small section where you have to crouch but there is an alternate route for people who can't do it.

The scareactors are not allowed to physically touch you and you can't touch them. They do get close but that's it.
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