Week-long Miami discovery (7 days / 6 nights)

7 days / 6 nights

The Miami skyline
The accessible van
Afternoon at the beach
The Courtyard Miami Aventura Mall hotel
The pool area

Multi-day trip description

This curated trip to Miami has a fun itinerary combining cultural tours, self-guided visits, shopping and relaxing time, and all venues are accessible to visitors with disabilities.

Your week-long adventure in Miami will begin with a flight into Miami International Airport and a pick-up service in an accessible van to transfer you to your accommodation. On your first day you will have some free time to settle into your hotel, which will have ...
This curated trip to Miami has a fun itinerary combining cultural tours, self-guided visits, shopping and relaxing time, and all venues are accessible to visitors with disabilities.

Your week-long adventure in Miami will begin with a flight into Miami International Airport and a pick-up service in an accessible van to transfer you to your accommodation. On your first day you will have some free time to settle into your hotel, which will have a fully accessible room. You can relax, unpack and get to know the area, or contact our travel experts to organize an activity.

After a good night’s sleep, you will wake up, enjoy breakfast and then head out to your first activity, a guided accessible tour of the Wynwood Art District, one of the largest open-art art museums in the world. Your guide will take you around the graffiti displays and point out notable works to you, and you will also call in at cafes and restaurants along the way to sample some delicious food.

On day 3 you will get out and explore some of Florida’s most beautiful landscape, the Everglades National Park. You will join a guided tour on an accessible airboat and cruise through the waterways, spotting animals such as alligators, turtles and herons along the way. This tour will end with a 20-minute reptile show and a chance to hold a baby alligator!

The next day, you will visit Bayside Marketplace, a popular bustling 2-level shopping mall on the Miami waterfront. Here you can pick up souvenirs, shop for bargains and try out some local food. You may also catch some live music or a show, as there is often entertainment in the galleries of the mall. The mall is accessible, with disabled parking bays, accessible restrooms and elevators, so you can comfortably explore the area. In the afternoon, you can either go back to your hotel to unwind, or head to one of Miami’s many scenic beaches to enjoy a swim and a tanning session.

For day 4, you will visit one of Miami’s most popular attractions, the Miami Seaquarium. One of the oldest oceanariums in the United States, this park is accessible for wheelchairs and is a home for sea animals such as dolphins, orcas, seals, flamingoes and many more. You will be able to watch the shows, explore the park, pick up snacks and learn about the local marine environment.

On your last full day in Miami, you will board a tour bus with a transparent roof to see some of the city’s best sights. This 3-hour tour covers many of the highlights of the city, from Little Havana to the Miami Design District. The bus driver will be available to help you transfer into the bus seat if you require assistance, and the transparent roof on the bus means that you can enjoy the tour whatever the weather. There are also 2 extended stops en route, where you can get off the bus to explore local neighborhoods, if you wish.

On the morning of your final day, you will have the opportunity to have a self-guided visit of the Bass Museum of Art. This gallery and educational facility houses a permanent collection featuring Old Masters paintings and sculptures and also has regular exhibitions with works from artists of many regions. The Bass Museum is accessible to people with disabilities and has entrances with ramps and provides assisted listening devices and large print guides.

Later in the day, you will be picked up in an accessible vehicle and transferred back to the airport or to a train station of your choice.

Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Guides/ Staff members will be available to assist

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip

  • Places

    Places present some barriers and minimum assistance is needed

    There are smooth floors and pathways

  • Equipment

    No adaptive equipment included

From $1,348 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

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    Itinerary

    Day 1: Arrival thumbnail

    Day 1: Arrival

    Welcome to Miami!

    An accessible van will pick you up from the airport and drop you off at your hotel.

    Enjoy your free time by getting int...
    Welcome to Miami!

    An accessible van will pick you up from the airport and drop you off at your hotel.

    Enjoy your free time by getting into the Miami atmosphere. If you are looking for recommendations on things to do on this first day, please get in touch!

    Stay:

    Courtyard Miami Aventura Mall
    Day 2: Wynwood Art and Food Tour thumbnail

    Day 2: Wynwood Art and Food Tour

    On this accessible tour, you will meet your guide and explore Wynwood, one of the largest open-air art museums in the world. The tour will last f...On this accessible tour, you will meet your guide and explore Wynwood, one of the largest open-air art museums in the world. The tour will last for approximately two-and-a-half hours, and will call in at several delicious eateries along the way, which serve food that reflects the diversity and culture of the neighborhood. Your ticket will also include entry to the Wynwood Walls, the graffiti art museum, where you can see works by famous artists and learn about the different styles of graffiti. The tour will visit a French restaurant, Giache Crepes, where you will sample a crepe made from a recipe that has been passed down through generations. You will also experience modern Jamaican fine dining flavors at Dukunoo and eat Serrano ham croquetas at Rodilla. Additionally, the tour will visit the Pink Pie eatery, which is run by classical trained chefs and has Florida’s best pie, according to USA Today newspaper.

    Throughout the tour, your guide will be available to assist you, if necessary, and will provide a lot of information about modern art and also the construction of the Wynwood district. You will have plenty of photo opportunities and can linger to admire the open-air artworks. All places visited on the tour are wheelchair-accessible and sidewalks are smooth and paved so that you can navigate independently. The tour will end at the initial meeting point and you can choose to stay in the Wynwood area or head out to explore more of the city.

    Day 3: Everglades Airboat Ride thumbnail

    Day 3: Everglades Airboat Ride

    Experience one of the ‘must do’ Florida activities and join an accessible airboat tour through the Everglades grass and waterlands. This accessib...Experience one of the ‘must do’ Florida activities and join an accessible airboat tour through the Everglades grass and waterlands. This accessible one-hour airboat tour is led by the oldest Everglades tour operator in the area and has been specially adapted to accommodate visitors with reduced mobility.

    The airboat can accommodate up to 2 wheelchairs per tour, which are firmly secured at the front of the boat. Staff are on hand to provide assistance, if necessary. Once in the boat, the tour will head out and explore the Everglades, with several stops along the way to point out local wildlife and to talk about the unique ecology of the area. You may be lucky enough to spot alligators, herons, turtles, raccoons and the Purple Gallanule, voted Florida’s most colorful bird.

    You will also see a small island which is only accessible by boat and which has an old cabin that used to be a camp for the Glades men. At the end of the tour, you will return to the center and can explore the reptile exhibits, and a 20-minute reptile show is included in your ticket price, as well as the opportunity to hold a baby alligator. You can also call in at the Coopertown Restaurant, which serves Everglades specialties such as frogs legs, alligator tails and catfish. These Floridian foods and more are also for sale at the gift shop.

    Day 4: Bayside Marketplace + Afternoon at the Beach thumbnail

    Day 4: Bayside Marketplace + Afternoon at the Beach

    Bayside Marketplace is a two-level open-air market bursting with popular shops, restaurants and bars. It is one of the most visited attractions i...Bayside Marketplace is a two-level open-air market bursting with popular shops, restaurants and bars. It is one of the most visited attractions in Miami and is set in the heart of the downtown area, right on the waterfront. If you have some time in Miami, it’s a good place to visit to buy souvenirs, grab a drink or snack and to soak up the Miami vibes and enjoy the views. Shops at Bayside Marketplace include well-known brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Footlocker and GameStop, and there is an ‘I Luv Miami’ shop selling local souvenirs. On your self-guided visit to Bayside Marketplace, you will find some accessible parking spots in the parking lot.

    Bayside Marketplace is fairly easy to navigate independently, with mostly smooth level floors and there are accessible public restrooms next to the elevators. If you are in the southwest end of the marketplace, there is an elevator between the floors of the marketplace. Have fun exploring Bayside and don’t forget to leave space in your suitcase for all of your holiday shopping!

    In the afternoon, after shopping, you will have the chance to go back to the hotel or to go and spend some time at the beach!

    Day 5: Visit the Seaquarium thumbnail

    Day 5: Visit the Seaquarium

    Spend a day exploring Miami Seaquarium, one of the oldest oceanariums in the United States, which is accessible for people in wheelchairs and pro...Spend a day exploring Miami Seaquarium, one of the oldest oceanariums in the United States, which is accessible for people in wheelchairs and provides a haven for sea creatures of all kinds.

    Your admission to the park includes all-day access to the exhibits, plus access to any shows or presentations occurring. As the park is over 15 hectares (38 acres) in size, you will have plenty to see and do.

    Exhibits at the Miami Seaquarium include dolphins, sting rays, flamingos, penguins, seals, sea lions and turtles. The park is also home to Lolita the killer whale, who participates in shows with her trainer. Other shows at Miami Seaquarium include a Caribbean-themed dolphin show and a Rock and Roll dolphin show. Visitors can also touch and interact with animals in special zones such as the Touch Pools.

    Day 6: Miami Panoramic Bus Tour thumbnail

    Day 6: Miami Panoramic Bus Tour

    This bus tour of Miami brings together some of the city’s best tourist highlights and takes place on a bus with a transparent roof, so you can ad...This bus tour of Miami brings together some of the city’s best tourist highlights and takes place on a bus with a transparent roof, so you can admire the great views whilst being protected from the elements. Drivers are available to help people with reduced mobility to transfer into the bus and there is space to store one manual wheelchair onboard. Service animals are also welcome on this tour.

    The tour lasts for approximately 3 hours and has 3 pick-up/drop-off points, plus an extended stop in Little Havana and in Wynwood. Each meeting point is easy to find and is located close to a parking lot. You’ll get a chance to see the South Beach area of Miami, with its famous Art Deco-style buildings, and then you’ll cruise through downtown Miami. Next is Little Havana, the neighborhood where many Cuban migrants settled, and you’ll have approximately 20 minutes here if you wish to get off the bus and explore.

    Afterwards, you will head to Wynwood, the trendiest art district which is home to Wynwood Wall, a place to see the best urban street art. This stop is slightly longer, giving you time to explore the district by yourself, if you wish. The tour will then loop through to chic Miami Design District before returning to the first meeting point. The tour bus does not have accessible bathroom facilities, but the drivers are very familiar with the city and can recommend accessible public bathroom facilities in cafes or restaurants that are close to the stop-off points in Little Havana and Wynwood.

    Day 7: Visit the Bass Museum of Art thumbnail

    Day 7: Visit the Bass Museum of Art

    Enjoy a self-guided tour of Miami Beach’s Bass Museum of Art, an accessible art museum and educational facility. The Bass Museum of Art is one of...Enjoy a self-guided tour of Miami Beach’s Bass Museum of Art, an accessible art museum and educational facility. The Bass Museum of Art is one of the most prestigious art museums in Miami Beach. Situated in the historic Art Deco district, the museum was founded in 1964 by Jewish immigrants John Bass and Joanna Redlich, who arrived in Miami from Vienna. The couple were dedicated art collectors and bequeathed more than 500 works to the city of Miami beach, including Old Masters and sculptures. On your self-guided visit to the museum, you will have a chance to explore some of the permanent collections, featuring works from a variety of noted artists. The Open Storage section displays more than 70 artworks loaned to the museum, representing a variety of media and also many geographic regions, spanning North and South America, Europe and Africa. The museum also promotes a culture of lifelong learning, regularly hosting talks, workshops and events designed to educate and inspire visitors.

    The onsite Creativity Center, containing a multimedia lab and 2 classrooms, is the focal point for the educational programs at The Bass Museum of Art, and is one of the largest museum-based educational facilities in the county. There are also a number of spaces in the museum for visitors to relax, such as the cafe and museum gardens. The museum is accessible for visitors with disabilities. The building is wheelchair-accessible and service animals are welcome. Except for the main entrance, there are two entrances with ramps and handrails suitable for wheelchair users. Various amenities are provided for guests with visual or auditory impairments, such as large print guides and assisted listening devices. Upon reservation at least 2 weeks in advance, the museum can also provide sign language tours.

    Later on, a private transfer from the hotel to the airport or station of your choice will be arranged for you.

      What's included

    • Tickets

    • Tour Guides

    • Airport transfer

    • Accommodation

      What's not included

    • Lunch

    • Dinner

    • Ground transportation

    • Insurance

    • Tourist city taxes

    • Gratuities

    • International flights

    • Domestic flights

    Important information

    • The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.

    • Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.

    • This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.

    • Spoken language(s): English.

    • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

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