September 2011 Archives

Trick-or-treat travel

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
September 28, 2011 12:03 PM |
Ghosts, goblins and gays are synonymous with Halloween. And if you're looking for a spooktacular LGBT-friendly destination to spend the holiday, here are Elsewhere's picks: Toronto -- One day is simply not enough time to celebrate Halloween in Toronto. Celebrating its 5th year, Halloweek is held in the heart of the city's gay neighborhood, Church Wellesley Village. Area restaurants offers special Halloween-themed menus, ... [Read]

Winter in Las Vegas for $99 a night

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
September 22, 2011 8:37 PM |
Any opportunity to visit Sin City on the cheap is a good thing. Vdara Hotel & Spa, one of Las Vegas' newest properties, is offering rooms starting at $99 a night, including a complimentary view upgrade, for travel November 20, 2011 through January 7, 2012. In addition, on select "bonus" nights guest can receive a daily $50 resort credit. A gay-friendly TAG ... [Read]

Atlantic City holds annual gay weekend

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
September 13, 2011 11:08 PM |
As New Jersey's Atlantic City struggles to recapture its place as "America's Playground," Caesars Entertainment is continuing its pursuit of LGBT travelers. It is holding its third annual Out in AC weekend, taking place September 23 to 25 at its Harrah’s Resort and Showboat properties. The weekend will offers a series of unique events and parties; special guests include famed Joan Rivers ... [Read]

The 2011 Pride season is far from over

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
September 11, 2011 9:46 PM |
From coast to coast, there are still plenty of LGBT Pride celebrations on the 2011 calendar to help jump start your travel plans: September 16-17: Las Vegas Pride, Las Vegas, Nev. September 17: Delaware Pride - Rehoboth Beach, Del. September 24: North Carolina Pride - Raleigh-Durham, N.C. September 24: Virginia Pride - Richmond, Va. October 1: Blue Ridge Pride - ... [Read]

Review: Hyatt Key West Resort and Spa

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
September 9, 2011 8:43 PM |
To simply call Key West, Florida, a gay-friendly destination is a disservice. The southernmost city in the continental United States is a destination for everyone -- gay, straight and everything in between. As a matter of fact, more than a decade ago, Key West passed the One Human Family proclamation stating that "all other people are our equals," and urged everyone to ... [Read]