Sydney Gay Mardi Gras Package!

Sydney Mardi Gras, Hamilton Island & the Gold Coast March 1-11, 2011 Save $150 per person when booked through Out & About Travel Steele Luxury Travel is pleased to announce our newest Travel Experience: Bondi Bliss – Sydney Mardi Gras, Hamilton Island and Australia’s Gold Coast.  A fabulous 10 days of “bliss” featuring the … Continue reading

Gay & Lesbian Travel Newsletter Now Available!

Out & About Travel’s January, 2011 Newsletter  CLICK HERE TO READ IT!

Gay & Lesbian Travel – Hotter Than Ever!

As a travel agent who specializes in gay & lesbian travel, I follow the news and trends in this niche closely.   I am always asked how business is and I am lucky enough to respond, “Very well!”   Why is this? Beside providing top notch customer service, amazing value and a price match guarantee, gay & lesbian … Continue reading

The Florida Keys – A Gay & Lesbian Paradise!

BRRRRRRR…….   It is currently 35 degrees outside Out & About Travel’s office and I just finished booking a client’s trip to beautiful, gay friendly, WARM, Key West, Florida.  Ahh.     I am trying to regain feeling in my frozen toes and pretend I am in an air-conditioned office somewhere in sunny Florida. All … Continue reading

20 Great Beach Cities for Gay Travelers!

THE WORLD’S BEST BEACH CITIES FOR GAY & LESBIAN TRAVELERS! Andrew Collins from’s Guide to Gay & Lesbian Travel, shares his top 20 picks for great gay & lesbian friendly beach cities. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE

Curacao Gay Scuba Diving Tour!

Dive Curacao  March 19-26, 2011 Curaçao is a gay-friendly oasis in the colorful Caribbean. Our land-based week-long holiday is based in Curacao’s newest luxury resort, Lodge Kura Hulanda and Beach Club, a secluded beachfront hideaway situated on the Island’s West End. The waters surrounding Curacao are excellent for diving, offering the best of the Caribbean, … Continue reading

January, 2011 Gay & Lesbian Travel Newsletter!

January, 2011 Gay & Lesbian Newsletter now available. CLICK HERE TO READ IT!

Alaska Road Trip for Women! Don’t Miss Out On This Tour!

  ALASKA ROAD TRIP FOR WOMEN South Central Alaska June 4-18, 2011 Highlights: Seeing the vast expanse of Denali National Park and towering Denali (Mt. McKinley) Kayaking and hiking on the Kenai peninsula Taking the ferry across spectacular Prince William Sound Staying in the charming town of McCarthy, walking on glaciers, and rafting the Nizina … Continue reading

Club Atlantis Puerto Vallarta – All Gay & All-Inclusive!

CLUB ATLANTIS PUERTO VALLARTA November 5-12, 2011 Vallarta Palace Priced from $1,399 per person/double  Atlantis is returning to magical Puerto Vallarta, Mexico’s #1 gay destination at the Vallarta Palace, the finest resort they’ve ever chartered. A spectacular home for a week of fun, sports, parties, and entertainment. It’s the perfect beach resort, and the best way to … Continue reading

Lesbian “Single Mingle” Tour – Isla Mujeres, Mexico!

Isla Mujeres Resort – Women’s Single Mingle in Paradise Getaway! May 7-14, 2011 Welcome to your lesbian fantasy, an island of women. Join Sweet for a fun-filled week in Isla Mujeres (which means “Island of Women” in Spanish). Singles mix and mingle in this tropical paradise. Tranquil beaches, pristine marine parks and sculptured cliffs, this … Continue reading

Alaska Frontiers – Gay Tour!

Explore Alaska with this unique multi-sport adventure! June 25-July 4, 2011 Our Alaskan Frontiers multi-sport adventure is sure to be one of the most memorable vacations you’ve ever had. Highlights: Experience the magical Midnight Sun of mid-summer in northern Alaska on our off-the-beaten path itinerary. Explore deep into the wilderness of Denali National Park to … Continue reading

Galapagos Gay & Lesbian Family Adventure – Bring The Kids!

Wander Among Unique Animals! June 25-July 2, 2011 Amazing creatures, mystery, and beautiful seascapes create this unique corner of the world. Seemingly hidden from man for centuries, this series of islands remains relatively untouched. 600 miles off the west coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands offer an unusual microscopic view of nature and natural selection … Continue reading

For a Taste of Gay Friendly Key West – Try some Key Lime Pie!

I was at the web site and noticed a post by Ashley Fraxedas about the Best Key Lime Pie Recipe from the fabulous Fish House restaurant on the island of Key Largo in the Florida Keys. The general manager gave her permission to share their famous key lime pie recipe. Doesn’t matter how much … Continue reading

Win a Trip to Gay & Lesbian Friendly Nice, France!

                We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday and are gearing up for a fabulous New Year!! What better way to welcome 2011 than by winning a trip to gay & lesbian friendly Nice, France?                     Enter HERE.  

Utah Gay & Lesbian Bicycle Tour!

The White Rim Trail, in Canyonlands National Park, Utah is a mountain bike classic. September 24-October 1, 2011 The White Rim Trail, right in the heart of Utah’s canyon country, ranks high among the world’s classic mountain bike experiences. Here, some 280 million years ago, sun and wind created a layer of hard white sandstone … Continue reading

SWEET: Lesbian Tours & Cruises – Special Holiday Offer!

THE SWEET TREAT Racking your brain trying to find the perfect holiday gift? Do not despair, Sweet is here. What better gift than a week of ultimate luxury at one of Sweet’s five-star all-inclusive resorts! Until the end of the year, we can reserve your Sweet resort vacation for only a $100 per person deposit AND we’re … Continue reading

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News: Gay Ski Weeks Are Here!

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News recently published an article written by Out & About Travel’s owner, Desiree Sousa, about this year’s plethora of gay & lesbian ski weeks! CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE Highlights include: Aspen Gay Ski Week, Telluride Gay Ski Week, Whistler Gay Ski Week, Stowe Gay Ski Week and the new … Continue reading Features Out & About Travel!

GAYSAILAWAY.COM PICKS OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL FOR A GREAT GAY & LESBIAN TRAVEL SPECIALIST! (Steve & Ed of Thanks to Steve & Ed at for featuring Out & About Travel on their popular gay & lesbian blog. You can read the article here: Stay tuned for more exciting information from in coming weeks!

Out & About Travel Featured on’s Gay & Lesbian Travel Site!

Andrew Collins, travel writer and editor since 1991, operates the popular Gay & Lesbian Travel page. Andrew recently spotlighted Out & About Travel in an interview which can be viewd HERE. Andrew conceived & wrote Fodor’s Gay Guide to the USA, which won a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism award from the Society of American … Continue reading

OutLOUD Gay & Lesbian Group Cruise to the Caribbean!

OutLOUD Cruises, run by Out & About Travel, has announced their first gay & lesbian group cruise for the 2011 season. The first cruise being offered is to the Western Caribbean aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s Valor December 4-11, 2011. The beautiful Valor has three pool areas, Carnival’s Seaside Theatre with the BIGGEST screen you’ve ever seen as well … Continue reading

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras!

Sydney Mardi Gras, Hamilton Island & the Gold Coast March 1-11, 2011 Steele Luxury Travel is pleased to announce our newest Travel Experience: Bondi Bliss – Sydney Mardi Gras, Hamilton Island and Australia’s Gold Coast.  A fabulous 10 days of “bliss” featuring the vibrant harbourside city of Sydney, the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, and … Continue reading

Easter Island Gay Tour!

Exotic Adventures on Easter Island March 15-20, 2011 For the truly adventurous, we offer an in-depth exploration of Easter Island. This far flung island in the South Pacific is a great destination for a hike-bike-relax vacation. Over 2000 miles from the nearest population center, Easter Island has long attracted and intrigued visitors with its iconic … Continue reading

Vienna to Budapest Gay Bicycle Tour!

Austria, Slovakia and Hungary by bike June 25-July 2, 2011 Our bike tour links three of the most romantic capital cities in Eastern Europe: Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest, on an enchanting ride along the Danube. Pedal on gently rolling terrain through fairytale forests and rural hamlets. From castles to cathedrals, we’ll see a stunning array … Continue reading

Montana Gay & Lesbian Dude Ranch Vacation!

Montana Ranch Vacation Lazy E-L Ranch July 17-23, 2011 Grab your cowboy hat and boots and head to Montana for an authentic wild, west experience. Located 30 miles from Yellowstone National Park, the Lazy E-L is a working cattle ranch with 12,000 acres and 2,000 head of cattle. From the lodge porch enjoy views of … Continue reading

Matthew Shepard Gay & Lesbian Ski Week – Crested Butte, CO!

MATTHEW SHEPARD FOUNDATION GAY SKI WEEK CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO MARCH 19-26, 2011 StraightOut Media & Marking, producers of Telluride Gay Ski Week, present the first annual Matthew Shephard Foundation Gay Ski Week which has been developed by both the Matthew Shepard Foundation and beautiful Crested Butte Mountain Resort.  The week will be full of great … Continue reading

NEW! Club Atlantis Cancun – All Gay & All Inclusive!

Club Atlantis Cancun April 23-30, 2011 Exhilirating, active, and more fun than you ever imagined. Atlantis all-gay resort week at Club Med Cancun continues to be nothing short of sensational! Join 700 gay and lesbian guests from around the world as they take over this spectacular 40-acre resort for an incomparable week of excitement and … Continue reading


OUTTraveler writes about America’s LGBT-friendly paradise. HAWAII ROLLS OUT a RAINBOW-COLORED ALOHA! Let Out & About Travel customize a package to Hawaii for you! E-mail for more information.

101 Romantic Gay & Lesbian Friendly Spots!

OUTTraveler looks at 101 Romantic Spots for you and your sweety! Six of the eleven countries listed have legalized same-sex marriage. CLICK HERE FOR 101 ROMANTIC SPOTS Countries include: Spain, Canada, Argentina, South Africa, Sweden, Mexico and United States.

Top 10 Gay Country & Western Bars!

CLICK HERE FOR OUTTRAVELER’S TOP 10  GAY COUNTRY & WESTERN BARS Cities with the hottest gay country & western bars include Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, Oklahoma City, Denver, D.C., Las Vegas, Chicago, Phoenix and Tampa!

Gay Rafting Trip Through the Grand Canyon!

White water, red rock, blue sky: Rafting through two billion years of history. No geologic feature in America inspires the imagination as does the Grand Canyon. A mile deep, up to eighteen miles wide, and slashing through 2 billion years of rock, the Canyon is viewed from above by millions of visitors each year — … Continue reading

Switzerland Gay and Lesbian Summer Adventure

SWITZERLAND SUMMER ADVENTURE: SEPTEMBER 4-10, 2011   Switzerland is more than fondue, fine timepieces, and Heidi. The country is one of Europe’s great outdoor play lands. Hiking in the Swiss Alps offers unsurpassed scenery. The Swiss also know how to pamper. Fine food and relaxing spa treatments are a great way to end a day … Continue reading

Italy: The Men’s Tour

Okay guys, It’s never to early to plan a trip to Italy and what better way than an all gay tour? The Italy Men’s Tour sells out each year. Don’t miss out on the Nov 4-12, 2011 departure! Our grand Italy: The Men’s Tour follows the footsteps of some of  the greatest artists and thinkers … Continue reading

Aspen Gay Ski Week Group Tour

Aspen Gay Ski Week is right around the corner (January 16-23, 2011). Why not join a gay group to this fabulous evet? Attended by thousands of skiers and boarders, this event started it all! With four mountains, Aspen’s skiing is legendary. Experience the gentle slopes of Buttermilk, groomed cruisers of Ajax, steeps of Highlands, or … Continue reading

Holiday Getaways!

Want to get away this Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Eve? Here are some options to wet your appetite! Argentina Tour: Nov 21-27, 2010 Post Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise: Nov 28-Dec 5, 2010 Christmas/New Year’s Caribbean Cruise: Dec 19-Jan 3, 2011 Costa Rica Tour: Dec 20-27, 2010 Maui New Year’s Dive Tour: Dec 26-Jan 2, 2011 … Continue reading

FAQS about Out & About Travel

Out & About Travel has been providing the gay & lesbian community with travel service for over 11 years. We are 100% gay/lesbian owned & operated. We NEVER charge a service fee! It doesn’t cost extra to book through us. We have a price match guarantee. If you find something lower on the internet — … Continue reading


There are more gay & lesbian ski weeks to chose from this year than ever before! Highlights include: Aspen, Telluride, Whistler, Stowe, Crested Butte, Lake Tahoe, Switzerland, Austria and France! Visit: for all the latest information.


RSVP Grand Mediterranean Cruise It’s time to book your RSVP Grand Mediterranean Cruise – July 9-16, 2011! Contact today for help. We will make sure you get the category/cabin you desire, provide you with 24/7 agent access and it doesn’t cost anything extra to book with us!

Atlantis 20th Anniversary Mediterranean Cruise!

NOW ON SALE! Atlantis 20th Anniversary Mediterranean Cruise – Aug 1-10, 2011! Don’t miss out on Atlantis’ ONLY gay exclusive cruise this summer. E-mail for reservation details and more info on the cruise. HURRY! THIS WILL BE A SELL OUT! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION or E-mail -Desi

I like to think of myself as the gay travel guru! :)

Hi, I am the owner of Out & About Travel. We are a full service, gay & lesbian, online travel agency specializing in gay & lesbian tours, cruises, adventure travel, gay ski trips, customized packages and more. I started Out & About Travel back in 1999 out of my genuine love of travel and the desire … Continue reading