Cocoa Beach, Florida is an exciting vacation destination and a place on the map that’s refreshingly accessible for those traveling with disabilities as well. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a day at the beach or you’re looking forward to shopping, dining, and exploring your way through a stay, traveling while disabled is easier than ever.
Request Transportation Assistance When Traveling with Disabilities
Cocoa Beach is served by the Space Coast Area Transit, which operates Transportation Disadvantaged Paratransit Services throughout Brevard County. Visitors and locals who are unable to utilize transition fixed bus routes or trolley services can request this service instead. Wheelchair-accessible paratransit vehicles are used to get passengers where they want to go safely and comfortably. You can make trip reservations through the system daily between 7:00 am and 8:00 pm. It’s a great way to ensure that your Cocoa Beach stay comes with the access to public transportation needed and deserved.
Savor Time on the Sand
A trip to Cocoa Beach is a refreshing opportunity to hit the shorelines in style. The good news is many of the most popular beach stops come with convenient beach access parking and boardwalks to the sand that make it easier to move about with a wheelchair. Alan Shepard Park, Lori Wilson Park, and Robert P. Murkshe Memorial Park all offer up options for scenic discovery and fun with smooth pathways and wheelchair-friendly boardwalks available to traverse and explore. When you’re looking to take your adventures even further, renting a beach wheelchair designed to maneuver on the shorelines is always a great option! A1A Beach Rentals is a top provider of beach wheelchair rentals in the area while Sand Helper also has rental options available upon arrival in Cocoa Beach.
Day Trip Accessibility
Many travelers pair their trip to Cocoa Beach with a day trip to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. When you do and you’re traveling with a wheelchair, you’ll find the entire complex is set up to be ADA-friendly. The facilities are set up with large restrooms, wide doors, wheelchair ramps throughout, and plenty of places to stop, slow down, and cool off for traveling while disabled.
Book Your Cocoa Beach Getaway
Your Cocoa Beach getaway is waiting, so what are you waiting for? Reach out to the team at Stay In Cocoa Beach to learn more about our exciting vacation rental options available and to start turning your vacation plans into a well-deserved reality! We can’t wait to see you in sunny Cocoa Beach soon.