Miami is an exciting city with a rich culture, and lots of Latin American soul that gives it a unique vibe. The weather there is perfect, the beaches are wonderful, and from the art museums and architecture you find around South Beach to the myriad of sporting and cultural attractions, this Florida city offers lots to visitors. Many people experience Miami for the first time when they head there to pick up a cruise (the Port of Miami is known as the cruise capital of the world) but after getting a small taste know they have to head back and explore the city as a destination in its own right.
Visitors will be pleased to know that Miami takes accessibility very seriously, and you’ll find that most attractions, restaurants, accommodations and public buildings are well set up for people with mobility issues. To ensure that nothing holds you back from enjoying every second of your trip to Miami, arrange for a wheelchair or mobility scooter rental in advance from Scootaround and we’ll have whatever equipment you need waiting for you when you arrive at your hotel. Read on for information on some of Miami’s most fun attractions, and insider info to help you get the most from your trip to this city.
Scootaround has more than 1500 locations across North America to help meet your mobility needs. Whether you’re heading to Miami, or anywhere else, we can help ensure that mobility isn’t something to stress over when you’re away. Contact us to find out how we can meet your wheelchair or mobility scooter rental needs wherever you’re traveling to. Our rental locations are open seven days a week to help make your travels easier.
We hope the information below will help you find and book the equipment you need to enjoy your trip, but should you need any further assistance please call us at 1-888-441-7575.
Visiting Miami’s beautiful beaches is highly recommended, or at the very least you’ll want to grab a bite to eat or cold drink along Collins Avenue in South Beach and observe the unique beach culture of the city for a while. There are lots of museums, attractions, shopping districts, sports, cultural diversions and naturally beautiful spots to visit too.
Here are four of the city’s top attractions that you’ll want to squeeze into your Miami itinerary:
There are of course many more attractions in Miami that you’ll want to check out, and by letting us arrange for an electric scooter or wheelchair rental to be there waiting when you arrive in the city, Scootaround will help make getting everywhere that you want to go a breeze. Email us or give us a call at 1-888-441-7575 to see how we can help.
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My Sister and I are thinking of going back to Disneyland in December and back East for the Fall Colors in 2015.M. Thomas
The rental was the best. I made my arrangements by phone. When I arrived at the Disney Hotel, I stopped at the Bell desk and picked up my scooter. When we were finished with our stay just parked it at the Bell desk.
It made my trip so effortless. I will do this again.D. Brown
You have great equipment!! It works well and everything one needs is included. Delivery and pick-up have been very smooth.J. Florito
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It's so convenient and the scooters are in wonderful working condition.V. Rogers
It was wonderful to be able to get around so easily.
Sometimes when it is really crowded people get inpatient with us. But the majority of people are kind. Having the use of a scooter makes it a lot of fun and easier to keep up with the grankids.P. Lockwood
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The rental was awesome. By the time I got to hotel it was there. When I left I just left it in the front office. No problem whatsoever !!O. Baldazo
Spending time at South Beach is fun, and offers some of the greatest people watching opportunities of any city anywhere. South Beach is where the beautiful people come to strut their stuff in designer duds, and come to see and be seen. That said, you don’t have to be super wealthy or a super model to enjoy South Beach – all are welcome. Known for its splendid art deco architecture and beautiful hotels, South Beach is a great neighbourhood to explore and offers many cool photo opportunities. There are lots of fun restaurants and bars to enjoy at South Beach too.
The boardwalk that runs along South Beach is accessible, and you’ll find accessible parking in the area too. Most shops, restaurants and attractions are committed to being fully accessible, and interestingly the beach itself is also accessible in several areas through the use of beach wheelchairs that are available to rent and ride along the waterfront on. Parts of the beach are even covered with a carpet material, which is wheelchair accessible.
Visiting the Everglades National Park offers a huge range of opportunities to get close to wild Florida. Yes you can go out on boats and see alligators, but there are also spots in the park that offer manatee encounters, and chances to see turtles, crocodiles, and Florida panthers. Everglades National Park is a World Heritage Site, and a must see during a visit to Miami (as well as being a complete contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city).
This park is huge, spanning more than 1.5 million acres, so renting an electric scooter or wheelchair in advance of your visit will ensure you see as much of the park as possible. Everglades National Park works hard to make the park accessible to everyone by offering a variety of accessible facilities, services and programs including camping, boating and tours.
Housing more than 3000 animals spread out over 100 exhibits, Zoo Miami is a very popular attraction. Home to pretty much every large mammal you can think of, as well as an impressive collection of amphibians, birds, reptiles and more, there’s so much to ooh and ahh over at Zoo Miami. You’ll also find attractions such as camel rides, a safari tram tour, children’s zoo, giraffe feeding station, and other unique experiences to enjoy when you’re there. There are always fun events happening at the zoo (such as breakfasts with the animals) so be sure to check the events schedule when planning your trip.
There’s a lot of ground to cover at Zoo Miami – it spans 740 acres. Getting all the way around the zoo can take up to four hours so an electric scooter or wheelchair will ensure you enjoy as much of the zoo as you want to see. All exhibits, concessions, and modes of transportation are accessible to those with mobility issues.
If you want to get close to aquatic animals, then Miami Seaquarium is an attraction that you won’t want to miss as it has dolphins, whales, seals, sea-lions, and many more fabulous inhabitants. This entertainment park has eight different marine animal shows and astonishing daily presentations, and offers experiences such as seal swims, dolphin encounters, VIP tours where you meet iguanas, macaws, stingrays and sea-lions. Seaquarium is located on a tropical paradise type island in the heart of the city, and is a truly lovely place to visit.
The Miami Seaquarium is almost entirely wheelchair accessible and has wheelchair seating for the marine animal shows. Spanning 38-acres, an electric scooter or wheelchair will ensure you see as much of the Seaquarium as possible and not be held back by any mobility issues that you might have.
Travelling to a conference or other event in Miami? Provided is a short list of confirmed events where you can rent Scootaround mobility equipment. Simply click on the event(s) of your choice and it will take you directly to our online rental page.
Don't see your event? Contact us at 1-888-441-7575 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you.