Accessibility in Lansing
Greater Lansing prides itself on being a welcoming community and strives to provide the best experience to all guests that visit. We are always working to accommodate visitors and make our services more accessible for all travelers with all needs.
Did You Know?
Lansing was recently named one of the top cities in the U.S for Autism families by Accessible Journeys Magazine. Read the article Top destinations for autism families in the U.S. for more information.
Greater Lansing Attractions
From sensory-friendly to ADA-compliant attractions, Greater Lansing has a wide assortment of options to make everyone's experience enjoyable.
Enjoy a sensory-friendly show at Abrams Planetarium at Michigan State University.Read More
Sleepy Hollow State Park
Stay in an accessible cabin or rent a Mobi-chair Floating Beach Wheelchair for beach access at Sleepy Hollow State Park.Read More
American Sign Language Tour of the Capitol Building
Take a tour of Michigan's State Capitol building with a licensed American Sign Language interpreter for deaf and hard of hearing.Read More
Wharton Center offers many accessibility options, including open captioning, sign language interpretation, sensory-friendly shows, wheelchair…Read More
Potter Park Zoo
Potter Park Zoo offers wheelchair/electric scooter rentals, is certified Sensory Inclusive, and much more!Read More
Michigan History Museum
All exhibit spaces at the Michigan History Museum are wheelchair accessible. The museum offers a wheelchair rental option. Some exhibits offer…Read More
High Caliber Karting to Debut Handicapable Go Kart
High Caliber Karting & Entertainment announces the arrival of the 'Handicapable', a wheelchair user guest-friendly go-kart experience.Read More
CASE Cares Miracle Field in Valley Farms Park
A barrier-free ballpark specially designed with rubber field surfaces, barrier-free restroom facilities and a concession stand. The field is used…Read More
Accessible River Access
Go kayaking or canoeing at one of Greater Lansing's universally accessible boat launches.Read More
The Capital Region Community Foundation is building the first universally-accessible playground in the region on the downtown Lansing riverfront.Read More
Grand Ledge ASL Bike Racks
The City of Grand Ledge is looking for partners to help bring an interactive and functional bike rack project to the GL Splashpad. The project…
Find sensory-friendly performances, activities and events in Greater Lansing!Read More
Choose from a wide variety of accommodations in the Greater Lansing region that cater to travelers with special needs.
Find restaurant options in the Greater Lansing region that offer options such as parking accessibility, lower counters, family restrooms, and more.
Experience Lansing attractions, and hotels virtually before you go!Read More
Meetings, Conventions & Conferences
Most venues within the Greater Lansing region are ADA compliant and will provide additional options for those with special needs.
Travel & Transportation
The Capital Region International Airport makes air travel easier with convenient parking spaces, curbside ramps, elevators with standard ADA graphics and braille markings, wheelchair assistance, and more.
Guide dogs are welcome in all public spaces as well as on the plane to travel with you.
Most Amtrack stations in major cities are fully accessible.
Amtrak offers accommodations for wheelchair mobility devices, transfer accessible steps, accessible rooms, special dietary options, service animals in all areas where passengers are allowed, oxygen transportation, and more.
Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA) provides public transportation to most places in the Greater Lansing region.
CATA buses and facilities are designed with accessibility in mind. Fixed-route buses have a low-floor design for easier boarding and have audio systems that announce major destinations and transfer points to assist visually impaired passengers and others.
In addition, CATA offers large print schedules, bus hailing kits, Michigan Relay Center Voice TDD, and welcomes all service animals.