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Resources for Accessible Travel to Greater Miami & Miami Beach

With its beautiful beaches and calm, aquamarine waters, attractions that range from wild and wondrous to educational, as well as its beautiful hotels, Miami is a perfect vacation destination. You’ll find that, throughout Greater Miami & Miami Beach, there is renewed effort to make vacations here not just accessible – but truly comfortable and enjoyable – for visitors of all abilities. On this page, you’ll find information and resources for disabled travelers to make your visit exactly that.

Devoted to inclusion and accessibility, leaders such as Heidi Johnson-Wright, ADA Coordinator for Miami-Dade County, and organizations such as the Sabrina Cohen Foundation, work tirelessly to ensure those with mobility challenges and other disabilities are able to experience Miami to the fullest.

Those who love to sit in the sand or dip in the ocean, but have mobility challenges, can access many of our beaches thanks to both push and motorized beach wheelchairs that are available for free. Beach mats, which provide a smooth surface over the sand, are also present at many entrances along Miami Beach. Outdoor adventures including sailing and kayaking are accessible to people of all abilities by connecting with Shake-A-Leg-Miami.

Whether you’re a local who wants to discover more of the area, or a visitor planning a trip to Greater Miami & Miami Beach, explore the wealth of information and community resources for disabled people on this page.

Wheelchair Access to Miami's Beaches

Visitors with mobility challenges can access Miami’s beautiful beaches via beach mats or IPE Boardwalks and special beach wheelchairs.

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Miami's Accessible Attractions & Hotels

Explore Greater Miami & Miami Beach's top accessible attractions and hotels.

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Accessible Boating in Miami

Greater Miami & Miami Beach is known for boating and watersports. Learn how people with mobility challenges and other disabilities can enjoy getting out on the beautiful blue waters of Biscayne Bay with their families.

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Accessibility Resources

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Accessibility At Miami International Airport

Miami International Airport (MIA) excels at awareness and accommodation for special needs. Learn how MIA is one of the friendliest, easiest places to pass through for your family, no matter the exceptionality that affects you.

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