Safe St. Louis Fun for All

As more people are vaccinated and CDC guidelines surrounding COVID-19 are loosening, a lot of families are starting to head out and explore more. But many are still wondering – how do we get back to normal while remaining safe and healthy?

We put together a list of a few of our favorite accessible and inclusive attractions in the St. Louis region that are perfect for summer explorations for everyone in your family. And we have included notes on their health and safety guidelines (current as of 5/28/21) to help you determine which destinations are right for you.


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Andrew Powers Through Every Day

Like most parents, Steve and Nicole want what’s best for their children. They work hard to ensure that their sons, Andrew and Nathan, are able to live wonderful, fulfilling lives, in spite of the obstacles that they face every day.

Andrew and Nathan are both living with disabilities that present various challenges, especially with mobility. They each have unique and varied needs, and their parents sometimes need a little help themselves to give their sons freedom, independence and more.

That’s where Variety comes in. We...

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Christian Can Access the World

Variety Kid Christian has received many pieces of equipment through assistance from Variety and our supporters, including a wheelchair, a therapeutic bicycle, a communication device, two bath chairs, two standers and more. While each has played an important role in helping him engage with his world, one obstacle still stood in his way – getting out there.

To go anywhere, Christian has had to be transferred from his wheelchair into the family vehicle. While this wasn’t an issue when he was younger, he is now eight years old, and is growing every day. The answer to this challenge – a wheelchair accessible van – just...

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