Chicago, as often called “The City that Never Sleeps”, has numerous establishments worth visiting. Full of colors, the hustle and bustle of every places are a ‘must-see’ both for locals and tourists. Of course, there are places in Chicago that are wheelchair accessible. Here are a few of them:
You can use the main entrance at 175 North State Street. The wheelchair accessible elevator is located at the southeast corner of the Grand Lobby. Do keep in mind that there would be no staff to push the guests in their wheelchair. But if you are able to transfer to a seat, they would store your wheelchair for the duration of the show. They also suggest that you come to the theater an hour before the show’s schedule for your convenience. If you have more questions, you can call them at 888-609-7599.
Handicapped baseball fans rejoice! There are wheelchair accessible seating areas in the stadium. This one’s is a must-visit especially if you’re a Chicago Cubs fan. However, since these seats are limited, the stadium management recommends to call first for assistance. Also, accessible parking space is also limited so it is best to avail of wheelchair accessible taxi service such as Chitown Cabbie Taxi Service.
Take a look at the scenic downtown Chicago, the breathtaking Lake Michigan and the neighboring states in Chicago’s third-tallest skyscraper! The elevators up to the sky walk is one of the fastest in the state. All attraction entrances are wheelchair accessible. The bathrooms can be found at the observatory and concourse levels.
Other tourist attractions that offer wheelchair accessibility are: Willis Tower and The Navy Pier.
The country’s one of the most famous planetarium is a must-have on your sightseeing list. Do note that the South Box Office is also the entrance for wheelchair users. Accessible parking lots are near the South Box Office entrance. Parking fee is $19. If private transport is not available for you, Chitown Taxi Service offers affordable service for PWDs.
Art Institute of Chicago
Enjoy the extensive art collections at the one of the best in Chicago! Ramps are found at the Michigan Avenue and Modern Wing entrances. There are accessible parking are found at the Millennium Park, Grant Park North and East Monroe Street garages. However, drop-offs are only allowed at the Modern Wing entrance. There are also wheelchairs for rent in the museum. There’s also a designated seating area for wheelchair users at the auditoriums.
Other museums that are wheelchair accessible are: Field Museum of Natural History, The Museum of Science and Industry, Dusable Museum of African American History.
There are a lot of places to visit in Chicago that is handicapped friendly! Of course for a better experience, you can avail of taxi services that can accomodate you and your needs.
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