Miami is home to 5.5 million people, the 7th most populous city in the country. It is a global leader in business, politics, trade, and entertainment. Its very heavy Latin influence can be seen throughout the food, art, and architecture in the city, drawing in millions of tourists from around the country and world. Below is a list of 8 accessible activities we found in Miami.
This 38-acre park has many things to do, including marine animal shows, educational experiences, and fine dining. Most of the park is accessible, with certain limitations in the animal interactive activities.
- Bayside Marketplace
This marketplace is located on Biscayne Bay in the center of downtown Miami. It is home to hundreds of shops and restaurants that offer a fun shopping experience. Every day the Marina Stage hosts live music, perfect to enjoy while looking over the water.
- South Point Park
South Point Park has a beautiful view over Miami Beach, and is often the site of photo shoots. It has a green space, accessible paths to explore, and access to the beach itself.
- Art Deco Design District
This district is a neighborhood off of downtown that is in part home to shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Another of its’ main attractions are the buildings designed and painted with a style originally made popular in the 1920s and 30s.
- Jungle Island
Jungle Island has several shows, animal experiences, and tours in their park. They are home to endangered and exotic animals, making it a fun and informative destination for the family.
- Vizcaya Museum and Garden
This 34-room mansion was built by James Deering in the 1910s, for what would be $388 million today. It sits on acres of European-style gardens with many intricate fountains and sculptures. Although the entire grounds are not completely accessible due to its age, wheelchairs can navigate many parts of the gardens and the first floor of the mansion.
- Wynwood Walls
Graffiti artists from around the world have come together to decorate elaborate and unique murals. You can see online who created the pieces, where they came from, and the story behind their artwork.
Miami is world famous for the beaches that lie around the city. Amongst the public beaches there are four that allow motorized wheelchairs and two that allow manual wheelchairs. Both kinds of wheelchairs are provided for free by the city, and manual chairs can even go up to 6” deep in the water.
With all the unique and incredible things to do in Miami, it is the perfect place to rent an accessible vehicle from MobilityWorks. During the month of October, we are excited to offer 10% off Accessible Van Rentals * at our Miami location. All of our rental vans come equipped with easy-to-use retractable tie-downs and are available for a day or weeks at a time. You also have peace of mind with our 24-hour emergency hotline in case of emergency.
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