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Around 2007 my mother and I took a trip to Branson and had a lovely time. My mom was wheelchair confined, but drove her own handicapped van everywhere and traveled all over the country. I live in Oklahoma, and we had a 2 day touring allowance budgeted in on my week's vacation and decided to go to Siloam Springs, Arkansas as we had her heard so much about it. We stayed at a lovely hotel and took the handicapped accessible trolley into the downtown area to spend a day shopping. It was a very lovely trip into town, but imagine our dismay when we arrived to shop in the beautiful, quaint, downtown area stores and found that we could only get her wheelchair into 3 of them. In fact, to even be able to each lunch, we had to LEAVE her electric wheelchair OUTSIDE the front door of the restaurant and two kind strangers helped us get my mom into the place to eat. We could not even go down the second "wing" of the main street because there was no way to get her wheelchair down the sidewalks and she would have had to go out into the street to get down that row of stores and then there was no place to get her wheelchair back up onto the sidewalk and into the stores as they all, as we had previously run into, had steps and were completely not accessible for her chair. Always told her I was gonna complain.....she passed away last October and I still am wounded in my heart that she had her day ruined in such a highly touted tourist attraction area. We were told by several store owners they were required to preserve and maintain the "quaint" look of the era. She was always so independent, til the day she died, went on cruises to Alaska and always on the go, and it was very be-littling to her to not be able to just simply go into a shop and buy something. Thanks for letting me have my say and hope it helps someone else avoid wasting time and energy at a location where there is nowhere for a wheelchair to go in and enjoy anything in the main shopping area.