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By: Angela Caraway-Carlton

Greater Miami & Miami Beach is a destination where visitors of all abilities are welcome to stay and play. Find information about some top accessible attractions and hotels in Miami below.

Deering Estate aerial
Visit the historic Deering Estate

Accessible Miami Attractions

There’s so much to do and see in Greater Miami & Miami Beach, and many of the top sightseeing spots are easy to navigate for visitors with mobility challenges.

Deering Estate

A must-visit attraction is the Deering Estate, the 1920s home of industrialist Charles Deering, with its dreamy waterfront location, storied history and beautiful natural surroundings. The two historic houses are equipped with ramps and elevators that allow wheelchair access. Outdoor paths (some gravel and grass) offer the chance to enjoy time by the bay. A path leads to the boat basin, where people enjoy overlooking the water. Guests can borrow one of the complimentary push wheelchairs if desired, and security is there to assist.

Zoo flamingos
Discover the animals at Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami

If you want to see gorgeous pink flamingos and animals from all over the world, head to Zoo Miami. If you aren’t traveling with your own wheelchair, you’ll want to plan ahead and reserve a rental push or motorized wheelchair online prior to your visit. There is also a narrated tram tour of the Asia and Africa exhibits, which can accommodate up to two push wheelchairs or one motorized wheelchair.

Miami Beach Botanical Koi
Enjoy a day of fountains, orchids and gardens

Miami Beach Botanical Garden

If you’re in South Beach, spend some time in nature at the lush Miami Beach Botanical Garden. This three-acre tropical oasis features fountains, a koi pond and gardens filled with various species of plants and trees. The majority of the paths in the garden are concrete and allow close access to view orchids, trees and other plants. Call ahead to reserve a push wheelchair.

Arsht night
Go to a show at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

Want to enjoy a night of culture? There are many places to soak up the arts, including the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. This venue, which offers programming throughout the year, has accessible seating for all performances and events, as well as assistive listening devices. Sign language interpretation, open captioning and audio description are offered at select performances.

Shark Valley Tram
Explore the Everglades on a Shark Valley Tram Tour, which has wheelchair ramps

National Parks & Preserves

Miami is just a short drive to three unparalleled natural environments: Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve. Each offers memorable experiences for travelers with disabilities.

For more ideas about must-see accessible attractions, check out Spin the Globe, 10 Wheelchair Accessible Things to Do in Miami.

Carillon Pool Clock
Miami's hotels offer additional accessibility features and amenities

Accessible Miami Hotels

In accordance with federal law, all hotels in Miami include required ADA features. You’ll also find hotels sprinkled throughout Greater Miami & Miami Beach with additional accessibility features and amenities.

The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne

If you’re looking for relaxed luxury, escape to The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne. The resort offers two pools, including one for families and one that is adults-only, and there are self-operating lifts and a sloped entry to allow access to the water. Wheelchair-accessible rooms feature a 32-inch opening and roll-in showers.

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort

For a vacation centered around wellness and relaxation, try the beachfront Carillon Miami Wellness Resort. With spacious rooms, communal spaces that are ADA-approved, and portable hearing assistance devices available upon request, the Carillon is a great getaway.

The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

For something blissfully secluded, yet in the middle of everything Miami Beach offers, reserve a room at The Standard. Perched along Biscayne Bay, this boutique hotel is a quiet haven with lush gardens, a bayfront pool and spa. Arriving is easy with a ramp, and there are ADA-approved guest rooms of different sizes and views.

Find resources and more information about accessible travel in Miami.

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