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All participating destinations have been physically inspected for accessibility.

Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10118

New York's famous Empire State Building, a New York City Landmark and a National Historic Landmark is a must-visit place for anyone coming to New York. It is more than a quarter of a mile high. The 86th floor Observatory, 1,050 feet (320 meters), has a glass-enclosed area and an outdoor promenade. Visitors with any type of disability are able to get to both these areas and enjoy the view. Ramps are pitched properly and doors are automatic to facilitate those using wheelchairs.  There are high-powered binoculars that are at a lower level. Accessible restrooms are available throughout the building. 102nd Floor Observatory has a wall, which is 47 inches high, which will obstruct the view for someone sitting in a wheelchair. Measures are being taken to provide them access to the fabulous view. ESB is open 365 days from 8 AM to 2 AM.  The staff gets training to help anyone with a disability all through their visit. There are emergency evacuation chairs available which can roll a person with a disability down the stairs in case of an emergency.

Statue Cruises
New York Harbor's Premier Water Tour and Charter Cruise Experience
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island tickets
Phone: 877-523-9849  Email:

Top of the Rock
30 Rockefeller PlazaNew York, N.Y. 10111
Top of the Rock™ Observation Deck is New York’s most amazing attraction!  The 55,000 square foot, 3-tiered observation deck atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza offers an unforgettable experience including a multi-media theater exhibit, glass ceiling elevator ride to the TOP and a panoramic 360˚, unobstructed view from the 70th floor observatory, 850 feet in the sky!  All 3 levels of the Observation Deck are completely ADA compliant and easily accessible via the elevators that go to every floor.  The restrooms located in the mezzanine and on the 66th floor are also very accessible.
Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM – Midnight, last elevator goes up at 11:00 PM
Main entrance is located on 50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues

Lincoln Center
Lincon Center is the world’s leading performing arts center. Located on 16.3 acres in New York City, it sets the standards for arts accessibility through ongoing improvements to its facilities as well as providing a wide array of services for people with disabilities. For example, supplementary large-type and Braille house programs are distributed free of charge for performances of Lincoln Center's own Mostly Mozart Festival, Lincoln Center Festival, and Great Performers series, as well as for New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln and Chamber Music Society concerts.  To receive an accessibility guide in print, Braille or on tape, or require any other accessibility information, call (212) 875-5375 or TTY (212) 875-5409.  Lincoln Center is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, between West 62nd and 65th Streets and Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
W.46 th St. & 12th Ave., Pier 86
New York, NY 10036
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of America’s leading historic, cultural and educational institutions.  Opened in 1982, the Museum has welcomed more than 10 million visitors.  The Museum is centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid, one of the most successful ships in US history, and now a national historic landmark and one of the most unique attractions in New York City. The Intrepid Air Craft Carrier is wheelchair accessible each level is accessible via elevators.

Spirit Cruises
Pier 62, Chelsea Piers
W. 23rd St. New York, NY 10011
Spirit Cruises is recognized as the largest cruise company in America offering lunch and dinner cruises year round. Each boat has an accessible level so please indicate that you need to be seated on this level when you make a reservation. For reservations call 866-483-3866 (groups of more than 20 call 866-433-9283)

Chelsea Piers
Pier 62
New York, NY 10011
Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex is a 28-acre waterfront sports village located between 17th and 23rd Streets along Manhattan's Hudson River.  It has an accessible 4 level driving range open from 6:30 AM until 12:00 AM and 40 state of the art bowling lanes located in the Bowling facility called 300 New York.  For more information on these venues, visit

Ripley's Believe it or Not! Times Square
234 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
Ripley's Believe it or Not! Times Square is accessible to people with disabilities. Elevators are provided; most doors are automatic and stay open until the person passes through. The restrooms are accessible. The exhibits are kept at a height suitable for people using wheelchairs. A 36 inch high shelf is provided at both the entrance ticket counter and the gift shop counter. An associate is available upon special request to accompany and assist anyone who is blind or has low vision.

Beyond Times Square
Beyond Times Square is a travel experience company specializing in the five boroughs of New York City and the Lower Hudson Valley
Phone: 212-564-1001  Email: