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Flamingo Adventures: Everglades Campgrounds Near Miami

As one of the most prominent LGBTQ+ communities globally, Miami welcomes countless LGBTQ+ members every year. Events such as the Miami Beach Pride and the OUTshine Film Festival in April are the usual crowd-pullers. A bit further south is Fantasy Fest, a wild extravaganza in Key West in October. And a few hours northwest of Miami, …

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LGBTQ-Friendly Bed & Breakfast in Gulfport, Florida Is Haunted

The Historic Peninsula Inn invites everyone to take a step back in time. This quaint, yet haunted LGBTQ-friendly bed & breakfast in Gulfport, Florida is hard to miss. Its bright sunflower yellow walls, multi-story structure, and giant clock tower take center stage on Beach Boulevard both day and night. Gulfport is a popular hub for …

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Gay and Lesbian Cruises

Gay & Lesbian Cruises From Florida | Everything You Need To Know

Florida’s southeastern coast is home to most of the United States’ most stunning beaches and boat canals. And since becoming the world’s most trans-friendly port in 2015, Florida experiences no shortage of LGBT travelers ready to hit international waters. An evident hotspot for avid sailors, ports along Miami and Fort Lauderdale welcome popular LGBT cruises …

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Gay-Friendly Florida Campgrounds with RV Parks

Florida is the ultimate camper’s paradise! If you love to RV and are looking for beautiful, gay-friendly campgrounds in Florida to park your camper, you are in luck. There are literally hundreds of campgrounds and campsites available in Florida. From boon-docking to glamping, from local parks to full-blown luxury resorts, we’ve got you covered. To …

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Your Complete Guide to Glamping in Florida

Glamping is a term that many people use, but few understand. In short, glamping in Florida is a way to enjoy nature while getting all the creature comforts of home. But it’s a broad term and means different things to different people. For some, it means getting in a camper and heading to your favorite …

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LaPlaya Beach Resort

My Solo Gaycation at LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort in Naples

I’ve been to Naples, Florida several times. And I’ve written reviews of the region and stayed in numerous hotels. I’ve highlighted the amazing things the Visitor’s Bureau and Naples Pride are doing to make Naples more welcoming to LGBTQ+ travelers. But I had yet to stay at the LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort, until COVID …

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Space Coast Accommodations

LGBTQ-Friendly Accommodations on Florida’s Space Coast

Although LGBTQ-Friendly hotels, AirBnBs, and resorts are not plentiful along Florida’s Space Coast, we’ve taken out the guess work for you. While the properties mentioned below are not gay-owned, all are welcoming and inclusive to LGBTQ travelers. Where to Stay on Florida’s Space Coast Florida’s beautiful east central coast is a bustling destination. The region …

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Orlando LGBTQ Friendly Hotels

LGBTQ-Friendly Accommodations in Central Florida

Central Florida is very gay-friendly region, especially if you find yourself in downtown Orlando or Mount Dora. There are many theme parks, entertainment venues, and restaurants to choose from throughout Central Florida. There seem to be just as many lodging options, if not more! Deciding where to stay in Central Florida can be stressful, especially …

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Parliament House Resort Saved By Investors

In 1975, Orlando saw the rise of a gay resort on Orange Blossom Drive. The Parliament House Resort surpassed all expectations to become the most notable LGBTQ resort in Orlando. Recently, the Parliament House faced its biggest battle yet – foreclosure. Luckily, things may be looking up.  What Makes it Unique With 112 rooms, a …

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Bilmar Beach Resort Treasure Island

How the Bilmar Beach Resort in Treasure Island Shows Love to Their Locals

When most people think of a beach resort property, they picture poolside cabanas filled with guests who have traveled from near and far. While the Bilmar Beach Resort does attract an international crowd, they still love their locals. Find out how this St Pete area resort shows love to the local community and start experiencing …

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LGBTQ-Friendly Accommodations in Southwest Florida

Headed to the Paradise Coast? Fortunately for LGBTQ travelers, this region becomes more and more welcoming each year. While there aren’t any specific gay-owned hotels or vacation rentals that we are aware of, there are plenty of LGBTQ-friendly accommodations. Gateway to the Gulf and Glades Southwest Florida is known for its diverse activities and nature. …

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Where to Stay in Tampa Bay

LGBTQ-Friendly Hotels and Accommodations in the Tampa Bay Area

Where you stay can make or break your vacation. The Tampa Bay Region is large and has a wide variety of LGBTQ-friendly lodgings to choose from. Tampa Bay includes St Petersburg, the City of Tampa, Clearwater, Sarasota, Bradenton and more! We’ve narrowed down the options for where to stay in the Tampa Bay Area while …

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Lesbian Family

Bilmar Beach Resort on Treasure Island Welcomes LGBTQ Families

When lesbian couple, Kerry and Ethel Cook, decided to take their two kids, Carley (8) and Jason (5), on a long weekend vacation, they considered several options. They knew their destination needed to include the beach; swimming, playing in the sand, finding shells, and jumping in waves were a must on the to-do list. They …

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Pirate-Themed Hotel to be the Newest Addition to Legoland

In its current state, Legoland Florida draws a major crowd. But a newest addition to Legoland could make the amusement park even more appealing. According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, the popular tourist destination will feature a pirate-themed hotel. The building could make a Legoland vacation even more fun. On January 21, the park …

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The Bilmar Beach Resort

Back to the Beginning: A Brief History of Treasure Island and Bilmar Hotel

St. Petersburg’s Treasure Island had a sudden beginning—and an interesting series of events that led to its fantastical name. It was on Saturday, September 25,1848, that an unnamed hurricane created the island by cutting a 200-yard channel to the north, now known as John’s Pass. This same storm also separated Isle of Palms and Isle …

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Holiday Inn Express St. Petersburg

St. Pete’s Holiday Inn Express Welcomes All

Though it has the corporate brand name, this is no run-of-the-mill hotel: The Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. Petersburg – Madeira Beach is a family-owned and run business. “I’ve been in the industry for years. The fact that we work for owners that we can get on the phone is just amazing and unique,” …

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Naples pet destination

How to Enjoy a Naples, Florida Vacation with Your Pet

If you’re pet lovers like us, you’ll understand why my wife and I cringe at the thought of going away, especially on an extended-stay vacation. We have a dog, bunny, chicken, and, as of this week, two-month-old kitten. Not to mention the goldfish in our outdoor pond and the birds that rely on us for …

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Maggie Caruso

Partner Profile: Maggie Caruso, St Pete Beach Boutique Hotel Collection

Pass-a-Grille is a hidden gem on the very southern tip of St Pete Beach. It attracts visitors and locals who appreciate a more laid back lifestyle versus the tourist towns and beaches around the region. Maggie Caruso knows the area well. As a property owner and manager of three beautiful boutique hotels under the brand, …

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Jaxak St Augustine

LGBTQ-Friendly Accommodations in Northeast Florida

While the Northeast region isn’t known for being an LGBTQ hot spot, cities like Jacksonville and St Augustine are home to many LGBTQ people. Jacksonville also hosts River City Pride in October. If you’re looking for gay-friendly accommodations in this region, we’re happy to make your planning less stressful. Where to Stay on Florida’s First …

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LGBTQ+ Friendly Accommodations in Florida's Panhandle

LGBTQ-Friendly Accommodations in the Florida Panhandle

Florida’s Panhandle has some of the most beautiful beaches on the Gulf Coast, and plenty of places to stay to enjoy them. Know Before You Go All of the options listed are LGBTQ friendly. Also, the Florida panhandle is home to several TAG Approved properties. This means management has met standards centered-around inclusion and safety for workers …

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Where to Stay in South Florida

Gay-Friendly Accommodations in South Florida

Florida’s southeast coast has a lot to see and do. The region’s largest cities, Miami and Fort Lauderdale, are hot spots for gay travelers. Just west of Fort Lauderdale is Wilton Manors. This welcoming neighborhood is the “second gayest city” in the United States! Wondering where to stay in South Florida? Check our list of …

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Fairfield Inn & Suites

OUTCOAST Travels: A Night at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Kissimee, Florida

As a hot spot for all things entertainment, it’s no surprise that the Orlando area is stock-full of hotels and resorts. In fact, there are so many hotels and resorts that it can often be challenging to know which of these properties is the most welcoming to LGBT travelers while also being clean, comfortable, and …

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LGBTQ+ Friendly Disney

LGBT-Friendly Walt Disney World Area Hotels: From Economical to Extravagant

There are few places as magical and fun as Walt Disney World. Whether you are a child traveling to Disney for the very first time, or an adult taking a day off from adulting, everyone gets to be a kid at Walt Disney World. My wife and I had the opportunity to visit Walt Disney …

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LGBTQ+-friendly Key West Hotels

Gay-Friendly Accommodations in Key West

There are many LGBT-friendly lodging options in Key West. Whether it’s for one night or an entire season, there are lots of gay welcoming options from which to choose. To help make your decision easier, we’ve compiled this list of gay friendly hotels, resorts, vacation rentals and RV accommodations in Key West. Know Before You …

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