As the No. 1 tourism destination in the U.S., Orlando prides itself on building perfect vacations that make dreams come true for all visitors — especially those with physical or cognitive special needs.

Accessible Fun for All

Orlando’s theme parks, hotels and resorts, transportation providers, and countless attractions, restaurants and recreational opportunities and other businesses follow American Disability Association (ADA) guidelines to ensure that every visitor is given the full experience, providing limitless adventures for everyone to enjoy.

Complimentary Vacation Planning

Visit Orlando’s Vacation Planning Services can provide you with trusted, complimentary assistance that can help make your wishes come true.

Restaurant Accessibility

You can count on Orlando restaurants to provide exceptional experiences regardless of any accessibility requirements.

Transportation Accessibility

Orlando’s transportation providers can meet and exceed all of your group’s special needs.

Theme Park Resources

Guests with special needs can have a great time at Orlando’s theme parks, including those at Walt Disney World® Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando, Universal Orlando Resort and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort.

Theme Park Resources

Accommodation Resources

Orlando’s hotels offer accessible rooms upon request, as well as select accommodations for specific needs your family might have.

    Minutes from Walt Disney World® Resort, Give Kids the World Village is an 84-acre, nonprofit “storybook” resort in Central Florida. Here, children with critical illnesses and their families are treated to week-long, cost-free vacations. Contact Give Kids the World Village for more information.

    Disney's Contemporary Resort

    Boasting award-winning dining, spectacular views and dazzling pools, Disney's Contemporary Resort is connected to the Magic Kingdom® Park monorail service, making trips to the parks extremely easy. It also has wheelchair-accessible rooms with features like roll-in showers, as well as pool chair lifts.

    Hard Rock Hotel®

    One of the coolest hotels on the planet, Hard Rock Hotel features wheelchair-accessible rooms and showers. Room numbers are written in Braille, and Hearing Impaired Kits with a TDD relay service are available. This hotel is also very close to Universal CityWalk.

    Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

    With a host of accessibility options, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is inspired by its famous namesake village in Italy. Guests can expect wheelchair-accessible rooms and showers, Braille room numbers, and Hearing Impaired Kits with a TDD relay service, as well as quick access to Universal CityWalk.

    Loews Royal Pacific Resort

    Enjoy a South Seas escape at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, boasting a full slate of accessibility services and fast access to Universal CityWalk. Hearing Impaired Kits with a TDD relay service, wheelchair- accessible rooms and showers, and Braille room numbers are all available.

    Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

    Picturesque and tropical, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort is just a short distance from Universal CityWalk. Accessibility services include Braille room numbers, Hearing Impaired Kits with a TDD relay service, and wheelchair-accessible rooms and shows.

    Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort

    Accessible rooms and suites are available upon request at Four Seasons Resort Orlando. Additionally, the property's quiet atmosphere is good for preventing an overstimulating environment. The resort is nestled within Disney property and is only a five-minute bus ride from Magic Kingdom® Park.

    Hyatt Place Orlando / Lake Buena Vista

    Between close proximity and bus transportation to Walt Disney World® Resort, Hyatt Place Orlando / Lake Buena Vista is an excellent option for families with special needs. The pool area is completely fenced in with safety locks, preventing anyone with a tendency to wander from leaving the area.

    JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa

    Close to Walt Disney World® Resort, JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa features a Kids Conservatory Lounge with noise-reducing headphones, sensory walls, textured pillows and blankets. Family suites have two rooms, one of which has kid-approved loft beds and other surprises.

    Rosen Shingle Creek

    Guests with special needs can enjoy complimentary valet parking at Rosen Shingle Creek. Featuring 75 accessible rooms, this property also has several amenities to ensure guests can get around the hotel easily. Scooters can also be rented from the valet parking booth at the hotel's entrance.

    Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

    Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is easily accessible for guests with mobility needs, including wheelchair-accessible rooms and roll-in showers, a step-free entrance, and several elevators. The pool has two lifts and ramps, and beds are lowered for guests in need of assistance.

    Packing for Your Orlando Trip

    Create a realistic list of everything you will need for a successful trip to Orlando. Keep things light when packing by shipping diapers and baby food directly to your hotel.


    Temperature-Appropriate Clothing

    Wipes & Hand Sanitizer


    Reusable Water Bottles


    Ear Plugs or Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    Rain Preparation

    Healthy Travel & Special Needs Service Providers

    Visit Orlando is proud to partner with Orlando Health, a not-for-profit healthcare organization that serves the southeastern United States. Through this partnership, visitors to Central Florida have access to high-quality, health-related options and medical services for when accidents happen or a sickness occurs. Orlando is also home to several service providers offering medical and mobility equipment rentals.

    Tips and Guidelines

      American Disability Association (ADA) Guidelines

      Visit Orlando is committed to providing an accessible website. If you have difficulty accessing content, have difficulty viewing a file on the website, or notice any accessibility problems, please contact Visit Orlando to specify the nature of the accessibility issue and any assistive technology you use. Visit Orlando will strive to provide the content you need in the format you require. Visit Orlando welcomes your suggestions and comments about improving ongoing efforts to increase the accessibility of this website.

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