How to Find Wheelchair-Accessible Vacation Rentals

Finding the right vacation rental can take time and effort, especially if you’re looking for specific types of properties — like those that meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Thankfully, many companies offer search filters that make finding accessible properties easier.

Let’s take a look at how to find wheelchair-accessible vacation rentals.

Finding wheelchair-accessible vacation rentals by platform

Traveling with a wheelchair can add requirements to your search for accommodations, such as a ramp, a step-free shower or wider doorways. So, how do you know if the rental you’re looking at has what you need?

Let’s take a look at how to perform these types of searches with Airbnb, Vacasa and Vrbo.

Airbnb Adapted rentals

As a massive home-sharing platform, Airbnb has robust search functions to find properties that’ll meet your needs. At the end of 2022, Airbnb created an entire category of stays called “Adapted,” which displays homes that are…

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This article was written by Carissa Rawson and originally published on