Accessibility in Atlantic City
Visit Atlantic City prioritizes inclusivity and accessibility, welcoming visitors of all abilities to its destination. From meeting venues and transportation services to hotels and attractions, Atlantic City provides options that cater to every attendee's needs. Meeting planners can confidently organize an inclusive event where everyone can fully participate and enjoy their time here.
Atlantic City Convention Center Parking & More
The renowned Atlantic City Convention Center accommodates visitors with visible and invisible disabilities. The Atlantic City Convention Center parking and restrooms comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). There are also motorized scooter and wheelchair rentals available. The center provides Braille signage for the visually impaired, and trained service animals and guide dogs are welcome. Meeting planners can also arrange seating accommodations and auxiliary aids for their attendees.
Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall
Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, located on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, is another event space designed to cater to individuals with disabilities. The accessible-friendly venue provides parking spaces, a ramp leading to the entrance, elevators to access all levels, and seating areas designated for guests with disabilities. ADA-compliant restrooms, assistive listening devices, and sign language interpreters are also available. Service animals are welcome.
Other meeting spaces and facilities in Atlantic City can similarly accommodate guests with disabilities. We recommend contacting the venues beforehand to make the necessary arrangements.
Atlantic City Hotels & Resorts
Numerous Atlantic City hotels and resorts provide ADA-compliant rooms with features such as roll-in showers and lowered beds. These accommodations also often include disability-friendly facilities like pools and fitness centers and transportation services such as airport shuttles for guests' convenience. Check with individual hotels to learn about their offerings.
Atlantic City Beaches & Boardwalk
In Atlantic City, the beach is a major draw and is accessible to all. The city provides handicapped surf chairs with large wheels for beach and water access and beach ramps and mats to assist individuals using wheelchairs.
The world-famous Atlantic City Boardwalk features barrier-free entrances, ramps, and wide sidewalks that comfortably accommodate wheelchairs and scooters. You can find ADA-compliant restrooms and plenty of benches throughout the beach boardwalk.
Navigating Atlantic City is simple, as many attractions, restaurants, and hotels are nearby. NJ TRANSIT’s buses accommodate passengers with disabilities with wheelchair lifts, ramps, and designated seating areas. NJ TRANSIT’s Atlantic City Rail Terminal adjacent to the Atlantic City Convention Center features accessible parking, wheelchair lifts, ramps, and seating areas.
Atlantic City International Airport
Atlantic City International Airport provides a range of disability-friendly features throughout the facility to ensure that individuals enjoy a smooth and comfortable travel experience. The airport is wheelchair-friendly and offers ADA-compliant parking and restrooms. Request specialized services ahead of time, such as wheelchair assistance and shuttle transportation.