Summer 2013

Our preview of sizzling LGBT destinations.



Miami: Food Glitters in the South Florida Sun

By Laura Grimmer | Friday Sep 20, 2013
Miami. City of natural beauty, man-made splendor and a melting pot of humanity. Welcome to what may be the next burgeoning food capital in America.

A Foggy Day in London Town

By Matthew Wexler | Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
EDGE Travel Editor Matthew Wexler disembarks the Queen Mary 2 and arrives in London for a whirlwind tour of the city’s best shopping before hopping on Eurostar en route to Paris

Hail Mary: Crossing the Atlantic Aboard the Queen Mary 2

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
EDGE’s National Travel Editor, Matthew Wexler crosses the ocean blue aboard the Queen Mary 2 - a transatlantic journey proving that some sequels are superior.

Diamond Resorts International Knows ’The Meaning of Yes’

By Steve Weinstein | Monday Sep 9, 2013
Diamond Resorts International, a world-renowned hospitality and vacation-ownership company, offers stellar properties and breathtaking views at some of the world’s most coveted destinations.

New Tours Combine Beer and Biking

By Scott Mayerowitz | Thursday Sep 5, 2013
Beer-lovers are finding a new way to explore the burgeoning craft-brewing world: on bicycles.

Going Gay in Miami: Destination Honeymoon

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
Miami is for lovers! Whether you are rekindling the flame or tying the knot, from sun-filled days to non-stop parties to romantic sunsets, the Sunshine State delivers on all your vacation dreams.

Looking for High Adventure

By Richard Frisbie | Thursday Aug 29, 2013
Looking for high adventure and dramatic views? Richard Frisbie traveled to three continents to find enough death-defying stunts to satisfy the most jaded thrill-seekers.

Rediscovering Miami: Beaches, Bliss and Beyond

By David Toussaint | Sunday Aug 18, 2013
Miami’s latest makeover reveals the city as even more sexy, lush and bursting with activities than ever before. Whether you hit the beach or revel in the exploding art scene, you’ll be sure to discover something new in one of our most enticing gay cities.

Sweet Seattle Celebrates Gay Marriage

By Robert Israel | Thursday Aug 15, 2013
(Gay) wedding bells are ringing in Seattle, as Washington State joined the ranks of legalized gay marriage in the U.S. this fall. A visit to this coastal city reveals why it’s such a charmer for visitors and locals alike.

Alternative Pride Guide: Dallas, Atlanta and Palm Springs

By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Aug 14, 2013
Just because June is past doesn’t mean that Pride season has come to an end. Dallas, Atlanta and Palm Springs each have their own celebrations planned for summer and fall -┬áso break out your rainbow flag and start marching.

Manchester Proud

By Jill Gleeson | Monday Aug 12, 2013
This year’s Manchester Pride will be particularly celebratory, as the festivities - more than two decades strong - celebrate the passage of the England and Wales Marriage Bill. But there’s more to Manchester than just Pride...

Discover Gay Florida :: Fort Lauderdale

By Mike Halterman | Monday Aug 5, 2013
Fort Lauderdale was a spring break paradise for decades. By the 1980s, the spring breakers got too rowdy. The city chose to invest in the fine arts, high-end shopping, and luxurious lodging and entertainment in order to attract another kind of tourist.

Toronto: Fashion, Food and Fun in the Gay White North

By Mac Smith | Sunday Jul 28, 2013
The cool, clean city of Toronto offers more than streets so clean you can eat off them. Head north for the fashion-forward trends, galleries, museums, top-notch dining and a host of other forms of creative expression.

Ranging Far and Wide Down Under

By Klinton Porter | Thursday Jul 25, 2013
Australia’s LGBT community is thriving, and its major cities are so distinct and unique from one to the next, it’s hard too just visit one of them.

Discovering the Finger Lakes, One Winery at a Time

By Kristen Siebecker | Friday Jul 19, 2013
Italy may have a boot, but New York State has the Finger Lakes. The winemaking region has more than 100 wineries and a lot to offer those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

For Women: Hot Fun in the Summer Sun!

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
Summer getaways don’t have to be a huge hassle! Whether you have the money to trek to Barcelona for the Girlie Circuit Festival, or only enough ducets for a bus ticket to Virginia for the Twin Oaks Women’s Gathering, fun in the sun is guaranteed.

Everything’s Big in Texas: Dallas/Fort Worth

By David Perry | Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
Dallas/Fort Worth tips its hat toward an ever-growing LGBT market that includes long timers as well as an influx of young professionals and tourists capitalizing on one of the most flourishing economies in the country.

10 Options for Seeing the Statue of Liberty

By Beth J. Harpaz | Thursday Jul 4, 2013
Here are 10 ways to get a great look at the Statue of Liberty, starting with the cruises that resume service to Liberty Island on July Fourth.

Get Packin’: Hostels Offer Affordable Travel

By EDGE | Thursday Jun 20, 2013
A big trip doesn’t have to mean big bucks. Staying in a hostel can be a great way to meet fellow travelers and also keep your travel budget in check. Hardie Karges has traveled to more than 146 countries in search of the best hostels in the world.

Las Vegas Sizzles This Summer!

By Steve Weinstein | Friday Jun 14, 2013
From pool parties and outdoor concerts to an 80,000-square-foot gay mecca known as Krave Massive, Las Vegas has outdone itself yet again with a summer line-up of entertainment, parties and music that beckons the ultimate gay vacation.