Baltimore and Washington DC: Two Great Gay Travel Destinations

Published Date Author: , November 23rd, 2011

Washington DC Gay TravelOn a recent late summer’s afternoon, 36th Street in Baltimore was closed to auto traffic to make way for Hampden Fest, an annual street festival.

Hundreds flocked to The Avenue, as it is locally known, flitting in and out of the many LGBT-owned stores, attending an all-male drag show, boogying to rock bands, or nibbling on crab-stuffed pretzels. A highlight of Hampden Fest each year is a toilet race – homemade carts that race downhill, each featuring sections of porcelain commodes.

An hour’s drive away, in Washington, D.C., where same-sex marriages are legal, gay couples could be seen taking the air on a lazy Sunday near Dupont Circle, strolling and enjoying the balmy weather. And a drive through to other neighborhoods in the District – Crestwood, Shaw West, and Shaw East, for example – revealed more of the same.

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