10 Of The Best American Cities For Disabled Travelers

Last Updated on January 11, 2019

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No one can deny that the United State is one of the most popular and best travel destinations in the world offering you 50 states to discover and explore and giving you a chance to make unforgettable memories and live a lifetime experience that you shall remember for too long!

However, there are some states or cities in America that are better than others as they provide visitors, especially, disabled travelers with all the facilities they need to be comfortable and enjoy their stay the maximum possible.

Interested to find out more, don’t hesitate to click on NEXT!

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Seattle, Washington

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Seattle city was actually ranked by the ‘’Wheelchairtravel.org ‘’among the top ‘’5 Most Wheelchair Accessible Cities In The United States ‘’ And that’s due to the amazing and unprecedented facilities it offers to its disabled visitors.

People with disabilities willing to visit this city should not worry at all as they will find it really easy to navigate through the city. They can, in fact, have access to wheel friendly ferries and taxis with wheelchair ramps features.

While you are there, don’t forget to visit some accessible attractions such as Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, and of course the famous Space Needle.

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Washington, DC

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Everyone knows that Washington is home to some famous and iconic attractions, which means that it is a popular tourist spot that receives all types of visitors from all over the world. For this reason, the city has mad more efforts to improve the wheelchair accessibility.

While in Washington, disabled travelers will never feel different as they have access to restaurants, restrooms, transportation, especially the Metro, which is considered the most accessible transportation system in the entire world.

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Los Angeles, CA

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Los Angeles has much to give and offer to its visitors! Apart from the lovely weather, visitors can have easy access to many transportation stations, including that of the metro.

Also, metro buses feature an automatic lift that can make it easy for them to get around. That’s in addition to making many beautiful attractions accessible such as the Venice Boardwalk, Universal Studios, and also Dodger Stadium.

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Denver, Co

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This city is truly a dream destination and a hidden gem of accessibility. The metro station is a wheel-friendly giving the disabled people the right to get priority seating while it also offers those with wheelchairs access to some special and unique public services.

What’s even more interesting about this city is that its paratransit system operates for 23 hours a day for all the day of the week. In addition to all this, it offers unlimited rides and can take you to all the places you are planning to visit.

Since Denver is widely famous and known for its exciting outdoor activities, it has created many accessible campsites, hiking trails, and also river rafting for people with disabilities.

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Portland, OR

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This city is not only environmentally friendly but also wheelchair friendly. It offers visitors with disabilities who cannot ride regular buses or trains the chance to benefit from the LIFT paratransit service. Also, let’s not forget to mention the smooth sidewalks that are made to make the wheelchair user ride more comfortable.

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San Francisco, California

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The city is famous for its hilly landscape and many people with disabilities would refuse to visit it thinking that it’s not a wheel-friendly city! But the truth is, San Francisco is actually the best city for disabled people to visit.

It is offering these people with many special public transportation services, such as BART, Caltrain, and Muni accessible. What’s even more surprising is that the drivers are also well trained and have good knowledge when it comes to securing wheelchairs.

While you are there, you should not worry at all! Your trip will be smooth and you will enjoy visiting accessible sites like Alcatraz, Chinatown, and the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Las Vegas, Nevada

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Las Vegas, which is known as the sin city wants to make sure that everyone is having fun and spending a good time while on its territories!

So, if you are a visitor with a disability, you can still enjoy your life and visit all the places you have long wanted to visit. Las Vegas is wheel-friendly with the most accessible hotel rooms and transportation services.

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Orlando, Florida

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It is definitely not surprising to find Orlando among this list of most wheelchair accessible American cities! In fact, disabled travelers can spend their vacation without any difficulties or complications.

They can also visit many attractions and have a wonderful time! Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, for example, are both famous for their great and easy accessibility. Also, the LYNX provides an amazing public bus service with very interesting features, which is really cool!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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This lovely city is welcoming everyone! So, what are you waiting for? Pack your luggage and be ready to live one of the most unforgettable experiences ever! Most transportation services available in Philadelphia are accessible and all the famous sites and attractions are equally wheelchair friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois

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You might find it really surprising but the most famous attractions in Chicago, such as The Sears Tower, the Field Museum of Natural History, and many more are in fact wheelchair accessible!

The city also offers many accessible transportation services and one example is the open taxis that operate around the clock to provide disabled customers with accessible vehicles.

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