Autumn 2013

Our yearly preview of seasonal getaways.



Cleveland Rocks, Rolls and Steals the Show!

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 30, 2013
Cleveland is a hidden gem, a liberal enclave in middle America where gays and lesbians party together and even straight folks are glad that the Gay Games are coming to their fair city.

New Hope, PA: Eat, Drink and be ’Mary’

By Jill Gleeson | Tuesday Dec 17, 2013
Who knew that George Washington’s historic crossing of the Delaware River would foreshadow cross dressing in New Hope, PA, centuries later? That and more is on display in this town filled with dining, dancing, drag and local charm.

Little Rock: An Improbable Oasis

By Jill Gleeson | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
Little Rock, Arkansas may not show up on most LGBT travelers’ domestic bucket list, but maybe it’s time that bucket got bigger.

Aspen Gay Ski Week Celebrates Its 37th Year

By EDGE | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
Aspen Gay Ski Week, the nation’s largest and oldest gay ski event, returns for its 37th year from January 12 to 19, 2014. Headlining the weeklong winter celebration is comedian Mario Cantone.

Lights, Trees and Gingerbread: Not-to-Miss Holiday Events

By | Monday Dec 9, 2013
Lights, trees, gingerbread and the Grinch are among the Christmastime attractions on display around the country. Here are some details...

Discovering Columbus’s LGBT Midwestern Sensibility

By Dan Allen | Tuesday Dec 3, 2013
With some 800,000 inhabitants, Columbus is both Ohio’s capital and its largest metropolis. It’s also home to a vibrant arts community, a rich culinary landscape and a shockingly large and diverse gay scene spread across multiple neighborhoods.

Norway, Part II: The Arctic Circle Adventure Continues

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Nov 28, 2013
If you are looking for a break from the ’typical’ cruise that prioritizes over-indulgence, then look no further. This unique Norwegian offers plenty of adventure and something a little different.

7 Cruising Trends for 2014

By EDGE | Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
Planning to hit the ocean blue in 2014? Here are seven trends, forecasted by www.cruiseplanners.com, that will help steer you toward the ultimate cruise getaway.

Provincetown’s Alluring Sleepy Side

By Sandy MacDonald | Thursday Nov 14, 2013
Once the bumptious hordes depart, Provincetown can be a place of surpassing beauty and peace. You can stroll down Commercial Street (where a scattering of stores, galleries, and restaurants remain open) without enduring the usual jostle.

Tips for Surviving Holiday Travel

By Scott Mayerowitz | Monday Nov 11, 2013
During the 12-day Thanksgiving travel period, 25.1 million people are projected to fly. But don’t fret, there are some things you can do to make your trip more pleasant, or to at least buffer the damage if something goes wrong.

5 Free Things to do in Montreal

By Caryn Rousseau | Friday Nov 8, 2013
Many of the city’s best attractions can be experienced for free, from Old Montreal to Mount Royal Park to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Here are five free things to do on a visit to Montreal.

Perpetual Transformation: What’s New in NYC

By Robert Israel | Tuesday Oct 29, 2013
New York is a city in perpetual transformation. In autumn, when seasonal changes abound, the pace intensifies as visitors and locals alike gallop in hot pursuit to discover (or rediscover) what’s new in the city that never sleeps.

Experiencing Morocco as a Woman Traveling Alone

By Giovanna Dell’Orto | Tuesday Oct 22, 2013
Writer Giovanna Dell’Orto takes on a male-dominated culture to explore the ancient wonders and cultures of North Africa.

Oakland Gets Busy on the DL

By Kelsy Chauvin | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
Oakland is a city that might be an obvious bastion of California’s gay-friendliness, but San Francisco can cast a pretty wide rainbow-colored shadow. And that may be exactly what’s so great about Oakland: a great neighbor waiting to be discovered.

Musicians Play Up Nashville’s Food Scene

By Kristin M. Hall | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
Looking for the next big hit to come out of Nashville? You might want to watch the city’s bustling food scene.

Brazil the Easy Way: Kicking Back in Florianopolis

By Dan Allen | Friday Sep 27, 2013
Florianopolis (or Floripa as everyone knows it in Brazil) is not only where upscale Brazilians go when they want a nice holiday, it’s also one of the fastest-rising destinations in the country for international travelers.

EDEN Pacific Northwest Arrives in Seaside, OR

By | Thursday Sep 26, 2013
The inaugural EDEN Pacific Northwest, a four-day women’s getaway filled with comedy, music, parties and more rolls into Seaside, OR Oct. 3 - 6.

Thailand: A Tale of Three Cities

By David Perry | Wednesday Sep 25, 2013
Bangkok is a cityscape of temples, towers, culture, and politics... and a sexual energy that might warrant a nickname of Sin City 2. EDGE reporter David Perry explores the ins and outs of Thailand’s capital.

Antwerp: Throw Your Hands Up!

By David Perry | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
Antwerp recently hosted World Outgames III, proving that sportsmanship comes in a rainbow of colors and that this port city is officially on the map as a go-to LGBT travel destination any time of year.