The United States and Canada are two of the world’s most accessible countries. The level of accessibility for wheelchair users varies between cities and some, like Seattle, have received an excellent rating in my accessible scoring metric. Others, like New York City, received only a moderate rating. Some barriers to access in North American cities may come as a surprise to some, but these destination guides thoroughly examine the challenges and opportunities that may await travelers with disabilities.
From the mountains, to the prairies,“God Bless America” by Irving Berlin
To the oceans, white with foam
God bless America, My home sweet home.
This list of wheelchair accessible travel guides is continuously growing. Due to the depth of my coverage, the creation of reports requires extensive research and visits to each city. Each report contains detailed information on accessible transportation options, attractions & sights, sidewalks/roads, hotels and much more. These guides tell you how to access a city and all that it has to offer. My accessible travel guides for cities in the United States of America and Canada can be found below. Let me help Open Your World.
This state capital, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr., was once host to the Summer Olympics.
Fort McHenry, where Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner,” sits at the edge of the city’s Inner Harbor.
Home to historic sites dating to the Revolutionary War Era, Boston is improving in wheelchair accessibility.
The “Windy City” is one of America’s most accessible, with countless attractions situated along beautiful Lake Michigan.
A vibrant city undergoing constant redevelopment, Dallas is becoming a favorite for wheelchair travelers.
Set alongside the Rocky Mountains, Denver is one of the most beautiful cities in the United States.
Fort Myers, FL
Accessible beaches, a national wildlife refuge and delicious cuisine are just some of the things you’ll find in this Gulf Coast treasure.
A Midwestern city with impressive accessibility plus museums and monuments of surprisingly high quality.
Las Vegas, NV
“Sin City” attracts wheelchair users from all over the world and features an endless selection of entertainment to keep you coming back.
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood is the big draw, but you’ll find so much more: beaches, museums, entertainment, sports and 5-star cuisine.
Beer, bratwurst and midwest culture combine to form a truly amazing vacation destination.
Plan a trip to the Province of Québec, see its natural beauty & explore the oldest cities in North America.
Music City is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Grand Ole Opry and loads of bars with live tunes. Enough said, right?
New Orleans, LA
Bourbon Street, jazz music, beignets and creole cuisine. Need I say more?
New York City, NY
From Broadway to Lower Manhattan, you won’t find a more diverse or international city than this.
One of the most important cities in early American history, Philadelphia welcomes tourists of all abilities.
At the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers, you’ll find the City of Bridges.
The “Creative Capital” of New England is the most charming “big” city in the region.
Solve the mystery of the 1947 Roswell UFO Incident and come face-to-face with aliens in this New Mexico gem.
Salt Lake City, UT
Utah’s capital city and former host to the 2002 Olympic Games, SLC is fantastic in all seasons.
San Francisco, CA
The Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf will keep you occupied – all are wheelchair accessible.
Seattle is the most iconic cities in the Pacific Northwest, with some of the best seafood in America.
This small city played an oversized role in bringing the right to vote to every American.
St. Louis, MO
The “Gateway to the West” has undergone a downtown revitalization, making it more accessible to everyone.
The Gold Standard in wheelchair accessibility, the nation’s capital sets a great example for the world.