For many travelers heading to San Diego is endlessly appealing thanks to the city’s robust lineup of activities and historical sights, stunning shorelines and year-round beautiful weather. Sunny San Diego is a great place to spend time unwinding and relaxing. Making it even more exciting is the fact that it’s a city that’s highly accessible to everyone! Traveling with Disabilities to San Diego can be easy to maneuver and set up well to access the fun no matter what your itinerary entails.  

Visiting the Beach with a Wheelchair 

Spending time on the shoreline soaking up the sun and watching the waves roll in is a popular activity to enjoy in San Diego. No matter when you arrive, guests with disabilities will find the beaches here are extremely wheelchair friendly. Seven of San Diego’s beaches offer guests access to free beach wheelchairs to use during their visit upon request. These are designed to accommodate adults and children alike. Guests can enjoy free access to beach wheelchairs at Mission Beach, Coronado Beach, Ocean Beach, Imperial Beach, Silver Strand State Beach, La Jolla shores, and Oceanside Harbor Beach as well. If you prefer to have your own wheelchair ready to explore the sands but don’t want to haul equipment traveling while disabled to San Diego, local companies like Access Trax have convenient rental options available too.  

Make the Most of Great Performances 

San Diego welcomes amazing performers to take to the city’s many stages year-round and the venues that welcome these shows are often designed with wheelchair accessibility top of mind. The Balboa Theatre host accessible wheelchair seating and restrooms as well as transfer seating options on the main floor Orchestra level. There are also ASL and audio-described services available on request for select performances. Additionally, certified companion and guide animals are allowed in the theatre during performances. The La Jolla Playhouse is another disability-accessible venue to add to the itinerary. This destination is wheelchair friendly and hosts specially adapted editions of performances designed specifically for the visually or hearing impaired. The San Diego Civic Theatre is yet another accessible stop where visitors can make the most of great shows, concerts, and performances. This venue has accessible wheelchair seating, headsets, and infra-red audio assistance systems in place. All San Diego Opera performances held here utilize the Digitext system which projects lyrics above the stage. 

Book an Accessible Tour 

Travelers looking to book accommodating tours in San Diego will find there are many options for reserving your place on a fully narrated sightseeing experience designed for wheelchair accessibility. These are available by boat, trolley or bus depending on preference.  

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