Courtyard St. Petersburg Clearwater/Madeira Beach – FL

Courtyard St. Petersburg Clearwater/Madeira Beach | 601 American Legion Drive | Madeira Beach, FL 33708 | 1-727-392-8088 Boasting contemporary accommodations, preferred amenities and a scenic waterfront location, Courtyard St. Petersburg Clearwater/Madeira Beach is the ideal choice for your next Florida vacation. Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway, our hotel is in the picturesque town of Madeira … Continue reading

The Grand 1894 Opera House – Galveston Island, TX

The Grand 1894 Opera House | 2020 Postoffice Street | Galveston Island, TX 77550 | 1-800-821-1894 The Grand has a very special place in the history of our community and in the lives of many of our residents. It survived the storms of 1900 and 1915, and Hurricanes Carla and Alicia, as well as years of … Continue reading

Saybrook Point Inn, Marina + Spa – Old Saybrook, CT

Saybrook Point Inn, Marina + Spa | 2 Bridge Street | Old Saybrook, CT 06475 | 1-860-395-2000 The Saybrook Point Inn & Spa offers a little bit of everything to make your stay exceptional. Expect an attentive staff to greet you at arrival and assist in finding the perfect accommodations with brilliant views to match, … Continue reading

Loews Hotel – Atlanta, GA

Loews Atlanta / 1065 Peachtree Street / Atlanta, GA 30309 / 404-745-5000 I have been a fan of Loews Hotels ever since my first stay at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando back in 1999.  There are many reasons I adore Loews, including the fact that it is extremely Lgbt friendly, has an amazing pet friendly policy (Loews LOVES pets), provide super friendly service, a … Continue reading

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac – Quebec, Canada

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac / 1 rue des Carrières /Québec, Canada / 1-866-540-4460 This past December my partner and I had the pleasure of reviewing Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. It has always been a dream of mine to experience this opulent hotel, so I was truly grateful for the opportunity.   Wide eyed and jaw to … Continue reading

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac – Quebec, Canada

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac / 1 rue des Carrières /Québec, Canada / 1-866-540-4460 This past December my partner and I had the pleasure of reviewing Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. It has always been a dream of mine to experience this opulent hotel, so I was truly grateful for the opportunity.   Wide eyed and jaw to … Continue reading

Women’s Week Provincetown | October 13-19, 2014

Women’s Week Provincetown October 13 – 19, 2014   For the past thirty years, Provincetown has hosted a festival in October like no other.  It’s a celebration of Women, sponsored by the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown, and it turns this vibrant seaside haven at the tip of Cape Cod into a Women’s festival that has … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Loews Atlanta – Atlanta, GA

Loews Atlanta / 1065 Peachtree Street / Atlanta, GA 30309 / 404-745-5000 I have been a fan of Loews Hotels ever since my first stay at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando back in 1999.  There are many reasons I adore Loews, including the fact that it is extremely Lgbt friendly, has an amazing pet friendly policy (Loews LOVES pets), provide super friendly service, a … Continue reading

Inn at The Moors – Provincetown, MA

Inn at The Moors / 59 Provincelands Road / Provincetown, MA 02657 / 1-800-842-6379 Having traveled extensively throughout New England, I can honestly say that the view from Inn at The Moors is one of the best I have witnessed.     The inn is located on Provincelands Road, which is a short walk to … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Loews Atlanta – Atlanta, GA

Loews Atlanta / 1065 Peachtree Street / Atlanta, GA 30309 / 404-745-5000 I have been a fan of Loews Hotels ever since my first stay at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando back in 1999.  There are many reasons I adore Loews, including the fact that it is extremely Lgbt friendly, has an amazing pet friendly policy (Loews LOVES pets), provide super friendly service, a … Continue reading

Coco Pazzo / English Cellar Alehouse – Providence, RI

Coco Pazzo / English Cellar Alehouse / 165 Angell Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-454-3434 Coco Pazzo is slang for “crazy crazy” (Crazy in Italian and Crazy in French) but I think it should be slang for “brilliant brilliant” or, better yet, “Oh my God, this brilliant restaurant has some of the best food I have ever eaten!” Yeah, that’s it. THAT is … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Trattoria Zooma – Providence, Rhode Island

Trattoria Zooma / 245 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903 / 401-383-2002 Trattoria Zooma located right in the heart of Providence, RI’s “Little Italy”, Federal Hill (one of the top “Little Italy’s” in the country may I add) is a feast for the senses.  This traditional southern Italian (Neapolitan) restaurant is stunningly beautiful. The dance of fuchsia, … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Orlando – Orlando, Florida

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Orlando / 6000 Universal Blvd – Universal Orlando’s CityWalk / Orlando, FL 32819 / 407-224-2155 I have been a fan of Jimmy Buffett’s and an official “parrothead” for close to 20 years. My love affair with Jimmy’s “escapism” music started back in 1992. I was 16 years old and a sophomore in … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Wicked Pizza & Wine Bar – Dedham, MA

Wicked Restaurant and Wine Bar / 660 Legacy Place / Dedham, MA 02026 / 781-326-9100 My partner and I recently dined at Wicked Restaurant and Wine Bar in Dedham, MA, and without being cliché, the food, service, and atmosphere really are wicked good! The slang definition for wicked is: strikingly good, effective, or skillful. Yes, … Continue reading

Coco Pazzo / English Cellar Alehouse – Providence, RI

Coco Pazzo / English Cellar Alehouse / 165 Angell Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-454-3434 Coco Pazzo is slang for “crazy crazy” (Crazy in Italian and Crazy in French) but I think it should be slang for “brilliant brilliant” or, better yet, “Oh my God, this brilliant restaurant has some of the best food I have ever eaten!” Yeah, that’s it. THAT is … Continue reading

Inn at The Moors – Provincetown, MA

Inn at The Moors / 59 Provincelands Road / Provincetown, MA 02657 / 1-800-842-6379 Having traveled extensively throughout New England, I can honestly say that the view from Inn at The Moors is one of the best I have witnessed.     The inn is located on Provincelands Road, which is a short walk to … Continue reading

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac – Quebec, Canada

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac / 1 rue des Carrières /Québec, Canada / 1-866-540-4460   This past December my partner and I had the pleasure of reviewing Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. It has always been a dream of mine to experience this opulent hotel, so I was truly grateful for the opportunity.   Wide eyed and jaw … Continue reading

Not Your Average Joe’s – Seekonk, MA

Not Your Average Joe’s / 1125 Fall River Avenue / Seekonk, MA / 1-508-343-5637   If ever a restaurant lived up to it’s name it is Not Your Average Joe’s. There is absolutely nothing “average” about this outstanding dining establishment.   My partner Jen and I decided to dine at the new Seekonk, MA location … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Capt’s Waterfront Premium Steak & Seafood Grill – Salem, MA

Capt’s Waterfront Premium Steak & Seafood Grill / 94 Wharf Street / Salem, MA 01970 / 1-978-741-0555 A charming stroll through the streets of Salem, Massachusetts leads you right to the Capt’s Restaurant located on Pickering Wharf. You can dine in any of the various nautical themed dining rooms: Topsides, which is the the upstairs dining … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Gayskitrips.com now live! 2012 Gay & Lesbian Ski Weeks on Sale!

2012 Gay & Lesbian Ski Weeks are now on sale! visit: http://www.GAYSKITRIPS.com    Utah * Aspen * Telluride * Whistler * Stowe * Lake Tahoe * Switzerland * Austria * France etc.,

Gay Travel Information: RSVP Danuber Riverboat Cruise

        RSVP’s Danube Riverboat Cruise scheduled for July 8-15, 2012 is SOLD OUT, however, a WAIT LIST is available.   Pleas email info@gaytravelpros.com to be added.   The sooner you get on the list, the better your odds of getting on the cruise!   Click HERE for more information.

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

Mona Lisa Suite Hotel – Gay & Lesbian Friendly – Best Choice for Orlando / Walt Disney World Travel!

GAY DAYS – ORLANDO, FLORIDA May 31-June 6, 2011   Gay Day at Disney World – Orlando, Florida, is right around the corner! Saturday, June 4, is the BIG DAY! Visit: http://www.gaydays.com for more information and list of all events! WHERE TO STAY? Out & About Travel recommends the beautiful, gay & lesbian friendly, Mona … Continue reading

Beaconlight Guesthouse + Ciro & Sal’s Italian Restaurant = Perfect Provincetown Getaway!

Beaconlight Guesthouse / 12 Winthrop Street / Provincetown, MA / 1-800-696-9603 Ciro & Sals / 4 Kiley Court / Provincetown, MA / 1-(508)-487-6444      Provincetown is truly a fantasyland for gays & lesbians. It is one of the few places, if not thee only place, where gays & lesbians seem to outnumber the “straight folk”. Where lesbian … Continue reading

Liberty Elm Diner – Providence, RI – As Gay and Lesbian Friendly as it Gets!

Liberty Elm Diner * 777 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI * (401) 467-0777     LIVE MUSIC! ART! DELICIOUS FOOD! PINK FLAMINGO!?   It’s amazing how far one can travel in such a short distance. This weekend I felt like I dined at the coolest of retro-Americana diners in Austin, TX, yet, I traveled a mere 13 … Continue reading

Matthew Shepard Gay Ski Week – Crested Butte, CO March 19-26, 2011

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

Gay Palm Springs, CA!

Author, Andrew Collins, has written a new post for Oregon’s Just Out Magazine, on gay & lesbian friendly Palm Springs. You can read the article here: Gay Springs Eternal: Get your sun on—and your suit off—in Palm Springs Read more about Andrew Collins’ travels at http://www.thecountyhunter.com and http://www.gaytravel.about.com.

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