We’re all headed back to the new normal at our own pace, and many people have the urge to get out of our homes and be active. For many of us, that’s a trip to Chicago. We’ve got you covered with our list of handicap accessible attractions in Chicago.
4 Beautiful Handicap Accessible Attractions in Chicago
This iconic Chicago landmark was developed more than 100 years ago, and is marked most visibly by the large Ferris wheel. That Ferris wheel was inspired by the wheel that came from the 1893 Columbian Expedition in the city. And yes, the wheel is handicap accessible.
Millennium Park is one of Chicago’s newer attractions, opening in 2004, and is home to Chicago’s iconic Cloud Gate sculpture resides there, but you may know it as the bean. There’s a music pavilion, more sculptures and artwork, and plenty to do across the park’s 25 acres. There are wheelchair ramps along many of the park’s staircases.
If it’s a scenic view of Chicago’s skyline that you are after, there’s one on the 98th floor of the John Hancock Building. Plus, when you visit 360 Chicago, you’ll still get the Willis Tower in all of your pictures. You’re also closer to the shores of Lake Michigan, to make the views more compelling. The building is all handicap accessible.
The Chicago Theater
The marquee for the Chicago Theater is one of the more iconic sites for the city. The theater itself is gorgeous and ornate, and is often host to plays, musicals, concerts, and comedy shows. They do offer handicap seating options in multiple sections. They do have shows starting up again later this summer.
Visiting Chicago in a Handicap Accessible Way
There are many beautiful and handicap accessible attractions in Chicago. There is never a shortage of things to do in the U.S’s third-largest city. Many of the museums are handicap accessible as well. With the parks, theaters, museums, restaurants, and buildings, you’re sure to find something fun to do.