not combine a side trip to one of Florida's many gay-friendly
destinations with your gay Miami/South Beach vacation?
Miami/South Beach is within close proximity to Fort
Lauderdale, Orlando & Key West.
eccentric, bacchanalian, Key West prides itself on being
different from the rest of the world! World class fishing and
diving, historic old home, quaint shops and galleries, awesome
restaurants and a nightlife that rivals any destination, Key
a spot everyone should visit at least once. And, definitely
check out the Fantasy Fest celebration in late October. The
gay community is loved and embraced by this extremely open
minded city. Everyone in Key West is accepted for who they
Three Hour drive from Miami.
Over 7 million people a year come to America's Riviera, Fort Lauderdale. For years, Fort Lauderdale has been known as a popular gay and lesbian destination. In addition to being gay friendly, Ft. Lauderdale has over 100 gay owned businesses, including, hotels, inns, bars, night clubs, restaurants, shops, plus the second largest Metropolitan Community Congregation in the U.S.A. Over 30 of these businesses cater specifically to the gay & lesbian market.
Visit Gay Fort Lauderdale
Mickey and Minnie
await to help you act like a kid again. Unlike Key
West or South Beach, Orlando is a place to bring the family.
There are so many themed parks that you'll never get to them
all - Sea World, Universal Studios, Epcot, MGM Studios,
Kennedy Space Center and of course Disney World. An even not
to be missed is Disney World's GayDays
at the end of May.
is a 4-5 hour drive from Fort Lauderdale.
Most island in the
Caribbean are less than two hours away from Miami. Maybe it's the weather. Maybe it's the influence of the old world civilizations. Maybe it's the aphrodisiac of the sun, the sand, the pounding of the surf. Maybe it's the slow, sexy moves of Latin rhythms, in dance, in music. For all these reasons, and more, the Caribbean wins our heart for one of the world's greatest vacation destinations for gay men and lesbians. The last decade has seen a turnaround in attitude in this latitude - - from mayors in the British Virgins boarding gay cruise ships to welcome gays to their islands; the Caribbean's first all-gay bathhouse in Puerto Rico; commitment ceremonies in Curaçao. A n d we've seen no reason to think the trend will shift. If anything, the tide gets stronger each season, each year. So don't hesitate to go, have fun, have no fear, and follow our guide to the best beaches, clubs, hotels, restaurants, guesthouses, nightspots and bars for gays and lesbians. Take your own playmate, get hitched, or get ditched and find another to console you -- whatever the romantic denouement of your visit, you're going to have fun in the Caribbean.
close and yet a world away, Mexico is one hot destination,
both literally and figuratively. From the seething
sophistication of its capital city, to quaint colonial towns
rich with art, to sun-kissed resorts on silky sand beaches,
Mexico is a land of surprising depth and diversity. And
despite the country's obvious Latin-Catholic roots, it remains
a popular destination for
the gay traveler.
you're an archaeology buff, an outdoor adventurer, or a party-goer
in search of a good time, South America presents so many
diverse travel options that it'll make your head spin. We'll
help you plan a memorable trip, starting with our highly
opinionated lists of the best experiences the continent has to