What to Do in LA – Inside Accessibility Edition

There is so much to do out and about in the great city of Los Angeles, but there is even more to do indoors! One of the biggest concerns for the disabled community are accessibility options for popular venues and attractions. We’ve compiled a list of prominent indoor accessible locations along with information on each venue:

Staples Center

One of the most popular attractions in Los Angeles is the Staples Center, popular sporting events are one of the many reasons to spend time in this great facility. The location was designed with everyone in mind, there is accessible seating on every level of the Staples Center, not to mention elevators are prominently featured that will let you gain access to all public areas of the arena. Another important layer of visiting an arena is being able to park your vehicle. There is designated parking for guests with disabilities that include accessible spaces for vans. If you have questions regarding parking, you can call the arena parking services here: 213-765-6815.

Aquarium of the Pacific

Another fun filled indoor attraction for the whole family is the Aquarium of the Pacific. This is another notable location that put a great emphasis on accessibility. There are so many wonders to behold and activities for every family member throughout the aquarium from presentations, animal encounters, to even behind the scenes tours – there is something for everyone. Based on the information posted to their website, the public and behind the scenes exhibits are wheelchair accessible. To learn more about the accessibility at the aquarium, please visit: http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/visit/accessibility.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

One of the most exciting locales to visit is the Warner Bros. Studio Tour of Hollywood. Get starstruck by gaining exclusive behind the scenes access to some of your favorite shows and movies, the best part is that these tours are extremely accessible. The carts that are used for maneuvering the venue can accommodate most wheelchair types. There are also loaner wheelchairs available to visitors who may need them. To learn more about your options while visiting Warner Bros. Studio Tour of Hollywood please visit: https://www.wbstudiotour.com/info/special-assistance/

Walt Disney Concert Hall

If music soothes your soul the Walt Disney Concert Hall is another very accessible and viable option to check out while you are in LA. The concert hall is located on Grand Avenue in Los Angeles near many dining and entertainment options. From a logistics standpoint, arriving to the venue is very convenient as there is an underground parking lot located right beneath the concert hall. This parking lot is equipped with Accessible Parking spaces, it’s a good idea to ensure that your vehicles are displaying valid, state-issued parking placards, or license plates.

The beauty and appeal of Los Angeles is only surpassed by the number of things to do! The most impressive part is that there is something for everyone! We hope you found this indoor accessibility guide to be useful when you’re planning your next trip to LA! Feel free to comment your own favorite locations below, we are always on the lookout for additional accessible indoor venues to explore.