Gay Friendly Vacation Rentals

If you are looking for gay friendly vacation rentals for you and your partner, or if you are hoping to get away and have a great vacation alone in a gay friendly area, then you should consider booking a trip to one of these hot spots.

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San Francisco, California

San Francisco might just be the “gayest” city in the United States, with 12.4 households of every thousand contributing to that demographic. The city boasts great activities for gay or lesbian travelers -- anytime, any day, every night. If you want to mingle at the local bars, there are countless gay and lesbian bars within the city limits. One of the most well-known gay night spots is drag cabaret, Fauxgirls! Running every third Saturday of the month since the year 2000, Fauxgirls is located at Kimo’s Penthouse Lounge.

Another long-standing local favorite is Asia SF. Enjoy the fine Cal Asian cuisine, served by beautiful and talented transgender women that give this restaurant its name. This is considered an ultimate San Francisco experience, and one you will not want to miss.

If you have flexibility in booking your gay friendly vacation rental, than correspond your visit with the Pride Parade. Known as an amazing party, Pride happens each June and is attended by tens of thousands of people celebrating and supporting their peers.

Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas is also a great place and boasts many gay friendly vacation rentals. Austin is surprisingly the sixth “gayest” city in the country, with 6.14 same-sex couples per thousand households. The city’s mantra, “Keep Austin Weird,” attests to the diversity you will be experiencing in this vibrant location.

Austin is very well-known for is developed music scene, and if you can book your gay friendly vacation rental during the South by Southwest Festival, held in March, you will not regret it. Can’t make it in spring? Well then try to hold off until October, when the city throws Austin City Limits, a three-day music festival showcasing all genres of music such as Muse, The Flaming Lips, Norah Jones, The Black Keys, and many, many more. Usually held in late September or early October, this is an event you will not want to miss.

Portland, Oregon

If outdoor recreation is at the top of your list when you book your gay friendly vacation rentals, then try Portland, Oregon. Portland is the eighth “gayest” city in the nation, and is home to many delicious micro-brewing companies, most notably Rogue Brewing Company. After a hike in neighboring wilderness areas, come enjoy a cold brew at one of the cities many, many strip clubs.

The city is also the first in the country to approve a comprehensive plan for carbon emission reduction, so immerse yourself in the local atmosphere and use two wheels instead of four as you bike around this pedestrian and bike friendly city. After you enjoy your microbrews, you will be glad you don’t need the keys to a car to get yourself home.

Miami, Florida

Feel like going to the beach? There are many gay friendly vacation rentals in Miami, Florida. Miami has more than enough gay friendly activities for one vacation. Miami is also very culturally diverse, so after enjoying a day on the white sands of Miami beaches, go dancing at the local Cuban and Latin clubs that showcase many authentic and talented musicians. You won’t be able to stop shaking your booty even after you have left the sun behind, back to your normal life. If you can, try to book your gay friendly vacation rental during the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival held each spring.