Best Places for an Arizona Outing With Wheelchair Accessibility

Best Places for an Arizona Outing With Wheelchair Accessibility

Being in a wheelchair shouldn’t stop you from going on an outing with your family in Arizona. With plenty of wheelchair-accessible venues available, along with wheelchair-friendly activities, you won’t have a problem enjoying the sights and sounds in Metro Phoenix and Tucson.

Take a look at these activities and places that you can enjoy, even in a wheelchair.

Museum Visits

Around Phoenix, there are plenty of museums you can visit. One is the Musical Instruments Museum where there are instruments on display, as well as musical events and concerts that happen, being Phoenix’s #1 attraction. Another museum you can visit is the Phoenix Art Museum in Downtown Phoenix, where there are regular exhibitions displaying the work of multicultural artists.

Enjoy Nature

How about a nice day exploring nature? To enjoy the beautiful desert landscape, Papago Park in Phoenix has accessible trails that are flat,or check out other accessible trails around Phoenix. If you find yourself in Tucson, then the Tucson Botanical Garden is the perfect place for that easy garden tour in your wheelchair.

Zoo Visits

The Phoenix Zoo is the most popular choice for locals with zebras, giraffes, gazelles, and more as if they’re in their natural habitat. The Reid Park Zoo in Tucson is another popular choice with lemurs, tigers, and more inside enclosures. The zoo also has conservation programs for tigers and elephants.


When you want to enjoy the night at a casino, Phoenix is the place to be. Casino Arizona is home to 50 tables of Blackjack and Three Card Poker and also houses the Cholla Prime Steakhouse and Lounge that offers Southwest Cuisine. The Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel in Tucson is another lively casino with pools and dining options.

These are just a few of the wheelchair-friendly things to do and places to visit in Arizona. Being in a wheelchair doesn’t need to be a hindrance to enjoy the sights and sounds in Arizona’s big cities. Let loose, and if you need reliable non-emergency medical transportation, HealthLift of Arizona is trusted by Phoenix & Tucson’s Wheelchair community.

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