With July 26, 2020 marking the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (a law that made our country much more accessible for people of all abilities), it's the perfect time to explore what's accessible in all of New York State. As a travel blogger who happens to be in a wheelchair, I'm always happily surprised at how accessible the state of New York really is. So here are some of New York State's best things to do if you or someone you are traveling with is in a wheelchair.
July 2020 Update: This blog was originally published in 2016. Due to the impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry, some amenities may be temporarily unavailable and venues may be closed. Please check directly with individual attractions for updates before making plans. By Executive Order, all visitors over the age of two, and able to medically tolerate one, are required to wear a mask or face covering when social distancing is not possible at any location in New York State. Individual attractions may have additional safety measures and guest requirements.