Accessible Massachusetts

Accessible Massachusetts

Looking for accessible and fun things to do in Boston and other areas in Massachusetts?

Accessible Travel Massachusetts

Lists arts and culture, accessible venues, sightseeing tours, Boston’s best cruises ADA accessibility, adaptive programs, outdoor activities and accessible transportation.

Accessible Berkshires with Kids

Fun things to see and do in the Berkshires.

Cape Cod National Seashore Accessibility

Cape Cod National Seashore has many accommodations for our visitors who need additional accessibility considerations. For additional information, or to check on specific accommodations, please call 508-255-3421.


Blind/Low Vision

Deaf/Hearing Loss

Accessible Beaches on Cape Cod

Walking across loose sand poses an epic challenge for anyone who relies on a wheelchair, a cane, crutches, or a walker to get around. 

“Focus” on Vision and Vision Loss Cape Cod Fun & Accessible Activities (.pdf)

Lists bike trails, beaches and fun things to do for people with vision loss. 

Macaroni Kid North Shore Special Needs Friendly on the North Shore

There are many North Shore fun activities and events for families that have a child with disabilities.


Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Universal Access Program (UAP)

DCR’s Universal Access Program is dedicated to providing outdoor recreation opportunities in Massachusetts State Parks for visitors of all abilities.

Accessible Beaches and Pools 

Find accessible places to swim and sunbathe at Massachusetts state parks, beaches, and pools.

Accessible Boating 

Access to boating in Massachusetts state parks is provided

Accessible Camping

The Department of Conservation and Recreation offers camping opportunities for campers of all abilities.

Accessible Fishing 

Go fishing at accessible piers, platforms, and shorelines in Massachusetts state parks

Accessible Hiking Trails 

Discover paved rail trails and accessibly-designed hiking trails in Massachusetts state parks.

Accessible Swimming

Find accessible places to swim and sunbathe at Massachusetts state parks, beaches, and pools.

Boston Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide

The city’s accessibility is good across all areas — in access to public transportation, taxis, sidewalks, attractions and hotels.

Massachusetts Accessible Cruises and Tours

Listings of accessible cruises and tours that can be filtered by region, location and amenities. 

MassTrails Accessible Trails in Massachusetts

There are trails across the state. They have many different levels and kinds of accessibility. You can search for trails near you.

Sports Venues

TD Garden Accessible Seating

Home of Boston Celtics and Bruins.  For accessible seating and to purchase tickets, please either come directly to the Garden Box Office during normal business hours or call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 and specify you require accessible seating options.

Fenway Park Accessibility

Home of the Boston Red Sox.

Gillette Stadium Accessibility Services

Home of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution.

Outdoor Recreation Blog

Everyone Outdoors Blog has accessible adventures and adaptive recreation in Massachusetts State Parks and beyond.  Keep informed of the many exciting outdoor recreation adventure possibilities, features about adaptive equipment and listings of resources by subscribing to Marcy Marchello’s blog.

Outdoor Recreation Programs in Boston

Here are some of Boston’s accessible recreation programs.

Adaptive Sailing Program
Piers Park Sailing Center
95 Marginal St.
East Boston, MA
Phone: 617-561-6677 x15

Community Boating Universal Access Program
21 David G. Mugar Way
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-523-1038

Access Recreation New England
Institute for Human Centered Design
200 Portland St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-695-1225 ext 255

Fact Sheet last updated on: 7/9/2024


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