top LGBTQ Summer Travel Destinations

With a vibrant gay nightlife and a very eclectic population, New York City boasts one of the biggest queer scenes on the planet. You will see rainbow flags flying everywhere.

New York City, New York

Canada is one of the most progressive countries in the world and Vancouver not only has a thriving LGTBQ community, but also a wide array of clubs that are friendly to everyone.

Vancouver, Canada

Known internationally as a gay mecca, Key West celebrates pride and openness with a very approachable, welcoming attitude.

Key West, Florida

Mykonos is an island that is known for its glamour. Also famous on the sand, with beaches famous for attracting gay visitors from all over the world.

Mykonos, Greece

Located at the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown has long been known for its diversity with LGBTQ+ awareness and empowerment.

Provincetown, Massachusetts

Iceland is one of the world’s most progressive countries – it was the first to have a female president and it’s long-been welcoming to LGBTQ+ travelers.


Aruba is often named among the Caribbean’s most LGBT-friendly islands and with summer the off-season there’s no better time to enjoy it.


Gothenburg in Sweden is a beautiful city, a gateway to an archipelago with a strong LGBTQ+ community and one of the greatest densities of Michelin-starred restaurants by population.


Many surveys rank the Golden Gate City as the No. 1 gay-friendly destination in the U.S. with countless gay-friendly bars, clubs, hotels, and other venues.

San Francisco, California

First country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage. The most LGBTQ+ inclusive destinations on the planet with policies that protect the civil rights of the community.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Berlin knows how to have fun in every way and Germany is very progressive when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights, particularly in the major cities.

Berlin, Germany