Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, popularly known as “The City of Brotherly Love,” is also the birthplace of America. It was in this city that the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States were drafted and signed – two documents which allowed 13 independent states to form the most successful republic in world history.

With the support of Visit Philly, I was able to create this guide, an in-depth resource filled with wheelchair accessible Philadelphia tourist information. Travelers with disabilities will delight in the city’s high level of accessibility, from the tourist attractions and historical sites to the sports stadiums, public transportation system, sidewalks and more. Use this guide to make the most of your accessible Philadelphia vacation.

Guide Contents

Wheelchair assistance at Philadelphia Airport.

Airport Accessibility

Philadelphia International Airport is connected to 133 destinations with nonstop service provided by more than 15 airlines.

Wheelchair accessible attractions in Philadelphia.

Attractions & Sights

Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the National Constitution Center are all within walking distance of one another.

Wheelchair accessible hotels in Philadelphia.

Hotels & Accommodations

Hotels with wheelchair accessible rooms are available across all price points in Philadelphia.

Wheelchair accessible public transport in Philadelphia.

Public Transportation

While not 100% accessible, Philadelphia public transit is very easy to use.

Wheelchair taxis in Philadelphia.

Wheelchair Taxis

Wheelchair taxi vans provided by Uber, Lyft and traditional taxi companies are readily available.

Wheelchair accessibility of sidewalks in Philadelphia.

Sidewalk Accessibility

Downtown Philadelphia sidewalks are extremely wheelchair-friendly, with only a few exceptions.

Wheelchair accessible sporting events in Philadelphia.

Sports Teams & Stadiums

Wheelchair users will find accessibility at Phillies, Eagles, 76ers and Flyers games.