Seattle is one of the largest cities in the nation. So it’s important to know the city’s best wheelchair accessible locations. Whether you’re a visitor, or resident, these top Seattle attractions are a must.
While Seattle contains countless hotel options, some locations provide better wheelchair accommodations than others. Near the Space Needle resides the Residence Inn Seattle Lake Union which offers multiple wheelchair friendly rooms with city or lake views. Guests can reach their rooms from the hotel’s elevators and rooms contain full kitchens, living rooms and personal bathrooms with grab bars and wheelchair level toilet seats. Other amenities include a breakfast buffet, evening snacks and WI-FI access.
The Warwick Seattle Hotel also offers multiple wheelchair friendly rooms. Guests access their rooms through the hotel’s elevator and rooms feature mountain views, mini-bars and marble bathrooms with grab bars in the toilets and bath tubs. Select rooms offer roll-in showers and shower chairs are available upon request. Other amenities include a full- service restaurant and sauna.
The Seattle Art Museum is one of the best cultural sites in the city. It’s enormous facility displays European and American fine art and offers traveling exhibits. Wheelchair friendly features include drop off areas, ramps, elevators, parking and loaner wheelchairs. Another great location is the Seattle Asian Art Museum which displays Asian and American art and history. The museum’s wheelchair friendly features are ramps, elevators and bathrooms.
The Pioneer Square National Historic District in Seattle also offers classic architecture, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and bars. Known for its night life the district hosts multiple street events like the First Thursday Seattle Art Walk Festival. Festivals often offer street vendors and free admission to participating art galleries. The district is wheelchair accessible through sidewalks, ramps and public transportation with lifts.
Boeing’s “Future of Flight and Aviation Centre Tour” is a three-hour tour that covers Boeing’s history and provides a detailed look into their aircraft and manufacturing facilities. Daily there are two wheelchair friendly tours. These tours must be scheduled in advance and offer modified transportation, access to ramps and lifts.
Seattle Chinatown-International District’s lively atmosphere offers various wheelchair friendly destinations. Guests can see eastern architecture, visit multiple street vendors, eat at countless restaurants and enjoy the Wing Luke Asian Museum. The neighborhood is wheelchair accessible through public transportation and sidewalks.
Last but not least a trip to Seattle will not be complete without venturing to the top of the Space Needle. The 520 feet tall tower offers a 360 degree view of the city and mountains. It also contains a revolving restaurant that serves northwest dishes. Wheelchair accommodations include elevators and ramps that provide full access to the attraction.
As you can easily see, Seattle is a great location for wheelchair users to visit. Aeroflow Healthcare can help you get mobility devices that allow you to go visit great cities such as Seattle, and can even help you qualify for your mobility equipment through insurance. Check out Aeroflow Healthcare’s power wheelchair products here and simply complete our Qualify Through Insurance form to see if your mobility device may be available to you at little-to-no cost through insurance.
If you have questions regarding your power wheelchair, scooter, or other mobility aid, give Aeroflow Healthcare a call today at 844-686-5539. We’re here to help!