Gay Travel Information | The Godfrey Hotel – Boston, MA

The Godfrey Hotel | 505 Washington Street | Boston, MA 02111 | 1-617-804-2000 With a name that means “peace” and “welcome”, The Godfrey Hotel Boston is proud to welcome you! From the moment you arrive in downtown Boston, you and your companions will be impressed by the hotel’s iconic pre-war brick and stone façade. Stepping through … Continue reading

The Godfrey Hotel – Boston, MA

The Godfrey Hotel | 505 Washington Street | Boston, MA 02111 | 1-617-804-2000 With a name that means “peace” and “welcome”, The Godfrey Hotel Boston is proud to welcome you! From the moment you arrive in downtown Boston, you and your companions will be impressed by the hotel’s iconic pre-war brick and stone façade. Stepping through … Continue reading

Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort – Lenox, MA

Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort | 55 Lee Road | Lenox, MA 01240 | 1-800-272-6935 Perched high on a hilltop in Lenox, MA, Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort offers spectacular views for every season.  Enjoy one of the largest spas in the Northeast along with elegant accommodations, fine dining, outstanding amenities and exceptional service. Whether … Continue reading

Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … Continue reading

Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort – Lenox, MA

Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort | 55 Lee Road | Lenox, MA 01240 | 1-800-272-6935 Perched high on a hilltop in Lenox, MA, Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort offers spectacular views for every season.  Enjoy one of the largest spas in the Northeast along with elegant accommodations, fine dining, outstanding amenities and exceptional service. Whether … Continue reading

The Inn at Mystic – Connecticut

  The Inn at Mystic | Three Williams Avenue | Mystic, CT 06355 | 1-800-237-2415 The Inn at Mystic is a unique, LGBT friendly resort consisting of fourteen landscaped acres in the heart of historic Mystic, Connecticut. Located on what was once a private estate with sweeping views overlooking the Mystic Harbor and Fishers Island … Continue reading

Gay Friendly Lodging – Hyatt Regency Boston

Hyatt Regency Boston / One Avenue de Lafayette / Boston, MA 02111 / 617-912-1234 I had heard a lot about the beautiful renovations Hyatt Regency Boston completed in 2012, so I was eager to experience the hotel first hand.    My wife and I were immediately impressed as soon as we stepped inside.  Splashes of purple … Continue reading

Julian’s – Providence, RI | Gay Travel Information

JULIAN’S / 318 BROADWAY, PROVIDENCE, RI 02909 / 401-861-1770 Do you remember that person in high school that oozed with punk rock, zine reading, sci-fi coolness? Some people may have thought they were “strange”, but not you. Oh no. You anticipated passing them each day in the school hall hoping maybe, just maybe you would get a nod or half smile. You’d make it … Continue reading

OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL – GAY TRAVEL EXPERTS

OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL – ONLINE GAY TRAVEL AGENCY SERVING THE LGBT COMMUNITY SINCE 1999   Out & About Travel, one of the Internet’s top LGBT travel agencies, will be celebrating their 15th anniversary this August.  Here is an interview Andrew Collins of About.com’s Gay & Lesbian Travel did with Desiree Sousa, owner of Gay … Continue reading

InterContinental Boston – Massachusetts

InterContinental Boston / 510 Atlantic Avenue / Boston, MA 02210 /1-617-217-5190 I recently enjoyed my very first stay at an InterContinental property and I can say it will definitely not be my last. Stepping into InterContinental Boston was like meeting a celebrity. Over the years I have booked many clients at InterContinental properties around the … Continue reading

Hyatt Regency – Boston, MA

Hyatt Regency Boston / One Avenue de Lafayette / Boston, MA 02111 / 617-912-1234   I had heard a lot about the beautiful renovations Hyatt Regency Boston completed in 2012, so I was eager to experience the hotel first hand.    My wife and I were immediately impressed as soon as we stepped inside.  Splashes of … Continue reading

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails – East Greenwich, RI

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails / 378 Main Street / East Greenwich, RI / 1-401-398-8855 I love, love, love, LOVE Besos Kitchen & Cocktails. There is no other way to start this review than to state that fact.  I developed a crush and swooned from afar after seeing photos and reading Besos’ (which means “kisses” in Spanish) menu online, … Continue reading

InterContinental Boston – Massachusetts

InterContinental Boston / 510 Atlantic Avenue / Boston, MA 02210 /1-617-217-5190 I recently enjoyed my very first stay at an InterContinental property and I can say it will definitely not be my last. Stepping into InterContinental Boston was like meeting a celebrity. Over the years I have booked many clients at InterContinental properties around the … Continue reading

Eveylyn’s Drive-In – Tiverton, Rhode Island

Evelyn’s Drive-In / 2335 Main Street / Tiverton, RI 02878 / 401-624-3100 So last night I get a knock on my door. It is my colleague, (and, well, mother…but colleague sounds more professional, right?) Linda. She had just returned from a review of a local Rhode Island legend, Evelyn’s Drive-In in beautiful Tiverton, Rhode Island. She was … Continue reading

Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Rue de L’Espoir – Providence, RI

Rue De L’ Espoir / 99 Hope Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-751-8890 Rue De L’Espoir is a Rhode Island institution. The Rue, as it is affectionately referred to, opened in  May 1976. Over the past 36 years, The Rue has experienced continued success and has been featured in travel books and magazines, including Esquire, Bon Appetit, Food … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … Continue reading

Gay Travel – The Hotel Viking – Newport, RI

The Hotel Viking / One Bellevue Avenue / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-847-3300 Entering The Hotel Viking in Newport, RI is like stepping back in time to the Gilded Age.   This upscale, luxury hotel open in 1926 and underwent a 6.8 million dollar renovation in 2007.  It is a member of the prestigious Historic … Continue reading

Hyatt Regency Boston – Boston, MA

Hyatt Regency Boston / One Avenue de Lafayette / Boston, MA 02111 / 617-912-1234 There are so many things to love about the Hyatt Regency Boston! The decor! The location! Service! Food!    Let’s start with the stunningly beautiful renovations that completed in 2012.    My wife and I were immediately impressed as soon as we stepped … Continue reading

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails – East Greenwich, RI

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails / 378 Main Street / East Greenwich, RI / 1-401-398-8855 I love, love, love, LOVE Besos Kitchen & Cocktails. There is no other way to start this review than to state that fact.  I developed a crush and swooned from afar after seeing photos and reading Besos’ (which means “kisses” in Spanish) menu online, … Continue reading

Gay Travel – The Hotel Viking – Newport, RI

The Hotel Viking / One Bellevue Avenue / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-847-3300 Entering The Hotel Viking in Newport, RI is like stepping back in time to the Gilded Age.   This upscale, luxury hotel open in 1926 and underwent a 6.8 million dollar renovation in 2007.  It is a member of the prestigious Historic … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Gavin’s Pub & Restaurant – Providence, RI

Gavin’s Pub & Restaurant / 520 South Water Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-383-3833 Gavin’s Pub & Restaurant, located on Providence’s Waterfront, will truly transport you to a different era. The second you step inside this new hot spot, you will feel as if you are back in the 1940’s-1950’s. Think WWII aviation and … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Ale House Inn – Portsmouth, NH

Ale House Inn : 121 Bow Street : Portsmouth, NH : 03801: (603)-431-7760   Walking into The Ale House Inn is like being introduced to the most handsome man, EVER. You know the type. So good looking you can’t help but stare. So good looking that you can’t help but admit it, even if you are lesbian, … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – 10 Prime Steak & Sushi – Providence, RI

10 Prime Steak & Sushi / 55 Pine Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-453-2333 Stepping into 10 Prime Steak & Sushi is like stepping into a trendy, sexy, Miami bistro. Everything about the decor and ambiance is funky, chic and downright beautiful. From the zebra striped door to the cobalt blue backdrop and naked … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Julian’s – Providence, RI

JULIAN’S / 318 BROADWAY, PROVIDENCE, RI 02909 / 401-861-1770 Do you remember that person in high school that oozed with punk rock, zine reading, sci-fi coolness? Some people may have thought they were “strange”, but not you. Oh no. You anticipated passing them each day in the school hall hoping maybe, just maybe you would get a nod or half smile. You’d make it … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: King Richard’s Faire – New England’s Renaissance Festival – Carver, MA

  KING RICHARD’S FAIRE INVITES YOU TO ESCAPE REALITY, COME TO THE FAIRE! Dates: King Richard’s Faire, September 1- October 21st, 2012 weekends/Mon. holidays Website: http://www.kingrichardsfaire.net  CARVER, Mass. — King Richard’s Faire, New England’s largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival, opens its 2012 season on September 1 and runs through October 21, 2012 on weekends and Monday holidays (Labor … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Besos Kitchen & Cocktails – East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Besos Kitchen & Cocktails / 378 Main Street / East Greenwich, RI / 1-401-398-8855 I love, love, love, LOVE Besos Kitchen & Cocktails. There is no other way to start this review than to state that fact.  I developed a crush and swooned from afar after seeing photos and reading Besos’ (which means “kisses” in Spanish) menu online, … Continue reading

Joe’s American Bar & Grill – Providence Place Mall – Providence, RI

Joe’s American Bar & Grill / 148 Providence Place (Providence Place Mall) / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-270-4737 Dining at Joe’s American Bar & Grill is all about traditional American cuisine. The elegant dining room with hard wood oak floors and brass accents gives the restaurant more of an upscale vibe but the atmosphere is … Continue reading

Airport Grille – New Bedford, MA

Airport Grille / 1569 Airport Road / New Bedford, MA / 1-508-99-Grill  The Airport Grille is a hidden gem if ever there was one.   Located at the small New Bedford, MA airport, this intimate, upscale restaurant is a personal favorite of mine.   This attractive, big city styled restaurant makes me want to put on a bomber jacket and act as if … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Out & About Travel October Newsletter!

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Gay Travel Information: Out in the Park Six Flags New England – September 18, 2011

  Out In The Park at Six Flags New England is the Ultimate GLBT Party. Held each year in September, Out In The Park is a family friendly event for the GLBT community as well as family, friends, and supporters. Out In The Park is a day of Thrills, Music, Entertainment, and Friends! Visit: http://www.outinthepark.info 

Gay Travel Information: The Common Man Inn – Plymouth, NH – Gay & Lesbian Friendly Getaway!

The Common Man Inn & Spa / I-93, Exit # 26 / 231 Main Street / Plymouth, NH / 03264 / 1-866-The-CMAN   The Common Man Inn — A True Find at the Gateway to New Hampshire’s White Mountain Region! I recently had the complete joy of spending an evening at The Common Man Inn … Continue reading

Harbor Village – Hyannis Port, MA – Gay & Lesbian Friendly Cottage Rentals!

Harbor Village – Cape Cod Cottages & Vacation Home Rentals / 160 Marston Avenue / Hyannis Port, MA 02647 / (508)-775-7581   The mid cape is home to a hidden gem. Harbor Village – Hyannis Port, MA.   Harbor Village consists of twenty cottages, all with individual charm. Some are country, some are eclectic & … Continue reading

Visit LGBT Friendly Salem, MA for their First Annual OUT Night!

  Out Night in Salem | Thursday, June 30, 2011   Salem will celebrate Pride Month throughout June, especially on Thursday, June 30 when businesses will offer promotions, programs and specials to celebrate Boston Pride in Salem. Restaurants and retail will offer Pride Specials, and the Salem Trolley will provide extended shuttle service and tours. … Continue reading

Julian’s – Providence, RI – Gay & Lesbian Friendly Hotspot!

Julian’s / 318 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909 / 401-861-1770 Good Looking on the Inside AND Outside! Do you remember that person in high school that oozed with punk rock, zine reading, sci-fi coolness? Some people may have thought they were “strange”, but not you. Oh no. You anticipated passing them each day in the school … Continue reading

Meeting Street Cafe – Providence, RI – Located Up Gay & Lesbian Friendly College Hill.

Meeting Street Cafe / 220 Meeting Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-273-1066   THE PERFECT PLACE TO MEET – MORNING, NOON or NIGHT! I remember the first time I dined at Meeting Street Cafe. I was 10 years old, the year was 1986, and I thought I had the best parents ever for taking me there. I … Continue reading

DownCity – Providence, Rhode Island’s Ultimate Gay & Lesbian Friendly Restaurant & Lounge!

DownCity / 50 Weybosset Street / Providence, RI 02903 / (401)-331-9217   The Ultimate Gay & Lesbian Stop When in Providence, Rhode Island!       Abby Cabral, general manager and co-owner of DownCity in Providence, is extremely cute, feisty, stylish, friendly, approachable, sassy, instantly likeable and just down right — cool. Much like DownCity … Continue reading

10 Gay & Lesbian Friendly Getaways from Boston!

GAY & LESBIAN FRIENDLY NEW ENGLAND   Auther, Andrew Collins, share’s his pick on 10 Gay & Lesbian Friendly getaways from Boston. Being from Providence, RI, I couldn’t agree more with his picks! CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE Follow Andrew’s Gay & Lesbian Travel page for About.com HERE.

Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge! Mama Mia, It’s Goooood!

Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge / 1899 Mountain Road / Stowe, VT / 1-(802)-253-4411   NOW THAT’S A NICE SLICE!     Stowe, Vermont is the ultimate New England ski town and when you think of skiing you think of après ski and when you think of après ski you think of pizza, beer and good … Continue reading

The Ale House Inn – Portsmouth, NH – Gay and Lesbian Friendly!

Ale House Inn : 121 Bow Street : Portsmouth, NH : 03801: (603)-431-7760     Walking into The Ale House Inn is like being introduced to the most handsome man, EVER. You know the type. So good looking you can’t help but stare. So good looking that you can’t help but admit it, even if you are … Continue reading

10 Gay & Lesbian Friendly Getaways from Boston

GAY & LESBIAN FRIENDLY NEW ENGLAND Auther, Andrew Collins, share’s his pick on 10 Gay & Lesbian Friendly getaways from Boston. Being from Providence, RI, I couldn’t agree more with his picks! CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE Follow Andrew’s Gay & Lesbian Travel page for About.com HERE.