Best of and Top Picks Stories about Gay Travel in the United States
A Survey of Some of My Best Restaurant Experiences of 2011
Remembering 12 outstanding meals of 2011.
What are the Best Spring Break Destinations for Gay and Lesbian Students?
Spring break partying and vacationing has been a rite of U.S. college life for decades, and as gay and lesbian students continue to become more visible, active, and socially connected on college campuses, "Gay Spring Break" getaways are becoming wildly popular. The spring break seasons runs from around the first week in March through early...
How Gay-Friendly Are the NYT's "31 Places to Go"?
A gay perspective on the list of 31 places that the New York Times included in its round-up of "Places to Go," including GLBT profiles of Sri Lanka, Patagonia, Seoul, Copenhagen, Damascus, Antarctica, Leipzig, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Mumbai, Costa Rica, Marrakesh, Las Vegas, Bahia, Istanbul, South Africa, Breckenridge, Vancouver Island, Colombia,...
North America's Best Gay-Friendly Bargain Cities
North America's best bargain cities for gay travelers, meaning cool, GLBT-popular destinations (population 150,000 or greater) that offer great value, affordable accommodations, and plenty of cheap restaurants and gay bars. Some of these cities are still relatively pricey but listed here because they offer great value considering the region...
North America's Most Affordable Gay Vacation Towns
The best, affordable small cities and towns gay travelers in North America (population 150,000 or less), including beach getaways, small mountains, and other artsy, progressive vacation locales that won't break your budget. Some of these communities offer especially good deals during the low-season, while others enjoy a lower cost of travel than...
The World's 20 Best Gay Beach Towns and Small Cities
A list of the World's 20 Best Gay Beach Towns and Small Cities (population 150,000 or under)
The World's 20 Gayest Beach Cities
A rundown of the world's 20 best major gay beach cities (population 150,000 or greater).
America's Most Underrated Gay Cities
A look at the cities in America with the most underrated gay scenes
Major Gay-Friendly Cities
A list of top gay cities in the United States for travel or relocation.
Gay Destinations on the Rise
An article by Andrew Collins briefly detailing 12 destinations that have become increasingly popular with gay and lesbian travelers, including Indianapolis, Lisbon, Ljubljuana, Mauritius and Reunion Island, Mexico City, Nashville, Nova Scotia, Punta del Este, San Luis Obispo County, Shanghai, Tasmania, and Torremolinos.
Great Gay Upscale Getaways
An article for Gay.Com by Andrew Collins describing 10 great gay destinations geared toward travelers with money to burn.
Offbeat Gay Neighborhoods
Article on BGay.com by Andrew Collins, on offbeat U.S. neighborhoods with a gay vibe - included are Brooklyn's Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens, Atlanta's East Atlanta Village, New Orleans's Faubourg Marigny, Portland's Alberta Arts District, Milwaukee's Bay View, Detroit's Ferndale, Houston's Midtown, Phoenix's Roosevelt Row, Minneapolis's St. Anthony Main, and Washington, DC's Logan Circle.
Queer U.S. Historic Sites of the West
An article by Andrew Collins for Bgay.com on Queer Historic Sites of the West, including Georgia O'Keeffe's studio in Abiquiu, NM; gay archives in San Francisco and Los Angeles, The Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum in Beaumont, TX, and the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas.
Queer U.S. Historic Sites of the East
An article by Andrew Collins for Bgay.com on historic sites of gay interest in the Eastern United States, including Herman Melville's home in Pittsfield, Mass; Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Philadelphia's Rosenbach Museum, Camden, NJ's Walt Whitman House, and Hyde Park, NY's Eleanor Roosevelt historic site.
Great Women's Inns of the West
An article by Andrew Collins for Bgay.com on 10 great women's inns of the West, with properties in Santa Fe, Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs, Austin, Moab, Coastal Oregon, Whidbey Island, Leadville (Colorado), and Eureka Springs
Great gay college town getaways
An article by Andrew Collins in the Seattle Gay News on Great Gay College Towns, including: Bloomington, Indiana; Burlington, Vermont; Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Charlottesville, Virginia; Eugene, Oregon; Lafayette, Louisiana; Madison, Wisconsin; Santa Cruz, California; State College, Pennsylvania; and Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Great Gay-Friendly National Park Vacations
An article profiling four great gay-friendly national parks vacations: Canyonlands/Arches in Moab, Utah; Mt. Rushmore and Badlands in southwestern South Dakota; Joshua Tree National Park near Palm Springs, California; and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (in TN and NC).
Great Gay-Friendly National Seashore Vacations
An article by Andrew Collins for Bgay.com on great gay-friendly national seashores around the country, including Cape Cod, Cape Hatteras/Cape Lookout, Gulf Islands National Seashore, and Point Reyes near San Francisco.