Inn at Birch Wilds – Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast in Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Inn at Birch Wilds - Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast in Lehighton, Pennsylvania

INN AT BIRCH WILDS: ROMANTIC POCONO MOUNTAINS B AND B

Welcome to the Inn at Birch Wilds, a romantic Poconos bed and breakfast in the beautiful Blue Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Our Pocono Mountains B&B offers stunning views of the Kittitany Ridge and is just a short drive from awesome town of Jim Thorpe, PA. We’re also just half an hour from the Lehigh Valley.

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Battlefield Bed & Breakfast – Lesbian Owned Bed & Breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast Farmhouse
Battlefield Bed & Breakfast Farmhouse and Solarium

BATTLEFIELD BED & BREAKFAST: LESBIAN-OWNED, DOG-FRIENDLY INN

Welcome to Gettysburg’s Battlefield Bed & Breakfast, where we are celebrating over twenty-five years as one of Gettysburg’s top B&Bs.

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast combines lovely, historic guest rooms with modern conveniences and luxurious amenities. We’re famous for our delicious breakfasts served daily. After breakfast, pass a little time with our morning Gettysburg historians, who can help bring Gettysburg history to life. 

Tired from a long day of exploration? Come relax with us at our evening social hour.

We have spacious common rooms where you can relax and mingle with our other guests. Our two bedroom suites have ensuite bathrooms.

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Hard Aground Farm – Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania

Hard Aground Farm

ENJOY A QUIET, PEACEFUL COUNTRY GETAWAY

Experience a lovely remodeled vintage farmhouse located on 87 acres of wooded land, pastures, and hay fields. Hard Aground is a working farm and home to numerous heartbeats including; horses, cattle, chickens, and cats. Wake up to calming wonderful sounds of horses nickering or the occasional cow bellow.

The kitchen is well appointed and easy to create meals in or entertain from. There is a propane grill on the deck off the kitchen and the deck seats eight or more. The kitchen table comfortably seats six.

The large living room offers a lovely space for games, movies and reading. The love seat pulls out into a single bed. On the main level, the open floor plan also includes a small office area with a charming view of a hillside pasture with grazing animals.

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Lancaster Bed and Breakfast – Gay Owned Lancaster, Pennsylvania B&B

Lancaster Bed and Breakfast - Gay Owned Lancaster, Pennsylvania B&B

The Lancaster is a fine old house built in the 1912 Dutch Colonial style. A craftsmen-cottage sense of place and tasteful, inviting decor welcomes our guests to relax and rejuvenate at their own pace.

At the inn, all rooms offer stocked private baths, bathrobes, and electric fireplaces. Satellite television/dvd players, wi-fi throughout the property, complimentary refreshments and cozy common spaces keep you connected and entertained when staying in, and extensive maps, brochures, and our in-step local knowledge keep you informed when you choose to explore.

Situated on the perimeter of the vibrant, creative downtown of Lancaster city, where cool shops, great galleries, quality theatre, and wow-factor restaurants and pubs are all close by, The Lancaster bed and breakfast is only minutes away from the inspiring Amish countryside.

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Hotel Fauchere – Poconos Gay Owned Hotel

Hotel Fauchere

The Hotel Fauchere offers guests a “home away from home” experience, with fine dining in our Delmonico Room, a stylish bistro Bar Louis and a “guest only” conservatory and garden. We also offer the Emerson House at the Hotel Fauchere, an event venue perfect for small groups, parties and business meetings and retreats.

Your experience at our Poconos hotel starts with your reservation – we offer in-room check-in and a personalized rest experience, all arranged before you arrive. We work hard to anticipate all your needs, and pay close attention to all the details.

Each of our luxurious guest rooms offers a queen bed, flatscreen television with cable, phone, climate control, Kiehl’s bath amenities, Bose clock radio, radiant heat bathroom floors, warming towel racks and a hair dryer.

Our beds can also be customized for the ultimate sleeping experience , and include an 11″ firm mattress, a 2 inch feather bed, and two twin down comforters. Bed linens are Egyptian cotton from Frette, Italy.

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Queer Philadelphia – Windy City Times

 

queer Philadelphia

Mention Philadelphia, and most people seem to think of two things: Philly steaks and history.

Regarding the latter, there are so many well-known places and items, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and many more. However, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection has much more to offer, as this writer discovered during a recent visit—including historical spots that may not be as familiar.

Getting around—and a special tour

When traveling to a large or even mid-size city, one of the best ways to find out where to visit is to take a tour—and The Big Bus Company and Philadelphia Trolley Tours ( 5th and Market streets; PhillyTour.com ) provide the ideal, um, vehicle to do so.

By Andrew Davis – Full Story at Windy City Times

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Queer Philadelphia – Passport Magazine

Philadelphia

It’s all sorts of star-studded in Philly tonight. John Waters mills about the lobby of the Wilma Theater, on Center City’s Avenue of the Arts, having just witnessed the world premiere of choreographer/director/dancer Bill T. Jones’ contemporary opera, We Shall Not Be Moved. The visually dazzling production bravely revisits a shameful moment in Philadelphia’s modern history, the 1985 police bombing of a West Philly row house occupied by members of black separatist group MOVE, which resulted in six deaths, many injuries, and a neighborhood consumed by flames. The opera is a fictitious account of an interracial clique of orphaned teens including a transgender male, seeking shelter in that now haunted building.

Addressing race, queerness, class disparity, police-citizen relations, and identity, it’s a profound work, presented jointly by Opera Philadelphia’s inaugural Festival O (www.operaphila.org/festival) and the concurrent Fringe Arts (www.fringearts.com).

Following its phenomenally successful 2017 edition, the second Festival O will take place September 20-30, 2018, and it’s but one of the fresh, delightfully queer developments making this ever-evolving City of Brotherly Love a repeat destination for many travelers.

The 22nd FringeArts, which encompasses about 1,000 events over 17 days at their five-year-old home venue on Delaware River Waterfront (which includes a 240-seat performance space and La Peg, a brasserie/beer garden), as well as at spaces throughout the city, runs from September 6-22, 2018.

Dense with vibrant, edgy productions from around the world and by homegrown talent alike, keep an eye out for anything by Philadelphia choreographer-performer Gunnar Montana (www.gunnarmontana.com). His way-gay, episodic “Kink Haus” was a 2017 standout thanks to sensual, edgy, and humorous vignettes featuring agile and attractive men, women, and those who blurred the distinction, plus Cirque du Soleil–level acrobatics.

By Lawrence Ferber – Full Story at Passport

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Pennsbury Inn – Wilmington Area Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast

Pennsbury Inn

Located just five minutes from Longwood Gardens and 10 minutes from Wilmington, DE, The Pennsbury Inn Bed & Breakfast is a lovely and comfortable country B&B in the Brandywine Valley, with seven sumptuous bedrooms and private baths, large living room with huge open fireplace, library, music room and private conference room on 8 acres of landscaped grounds.

Built mostly in 1714 and 1749 on land purchased from William Penn’s commissioners in 1681, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

An historically prominent Bed & Breakfast in the heart of the Brandywine Valley offering exceptional accommodations.

The Pennsbury Inn is situated on eight acres of sculptured grounds bordered by woodland trails, offering privacy for special events such as wedding receptions, anniversary dinners, bridal showers, corporate meetings and catered parties. We are located in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, only minutes from Delaware and the city of Philadelphia.

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Gay Philadelphia – The Hornet

Gay Philadelphia

Philadelphia, founded in 1682, played a significant role in shaping America. This city was where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. From there, Philadelphia became one of the leading industrial cities during the 19th century. Today, the City of Brotherly Love continues to thrive. There’s also quite a lot to explore in gay Philadelphia, as the city has one of the nation’s most vibrant LGBTQ neighborhoods known as the Gayborhood.

There are a total of 67 national landmarks in Philadelphia. You can spend a whole week just sightseeing! The Liberty Bell, the most iconic American symbol, is a great place to start your tour. Find it at the Liberty Bell Center (oddly enough) in Independence National Historical Park.

The Betsy Ross House, several blocks away from the Liberty Bell, is a tiny museum and a landmark where the seamstress and flagmaker Betsy Ross lived when she sewed the first American flag. Take a tour of the house and relive the days of how Ross lived.

The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site is a must-visit place for fans of his work. This house, the only surviving residence of Poe, is in the Spring Garden neighborhood of Philadelphia. Check out different rooms while savoring Poe’s famous works like “The Raven” during the tour.

By Charles Thompson-Wang – Full Story at The Hornet

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Lancaster B&B – Gay Lancaster Bed & Breakfast

Lancaster B&B

The Lancaster is a fine old house built in the 1912 Dutch Colonial style. A craftsmen-cottage sense of place and tasteful, inviting decor welcomes our guests to relax and rejuvenate at their own pace.At the inn, all rooms offer stocked private baths, bathrobes, and electric fireplaces. Satellite television/dvd players, wi-fi throughout the property, complimentary refreshments and cozy common spaces keep you connected and entertained when staying in, and extensive maps, brochures, and our in-step local knowledge keep you informed when you choose to explore.

Situated on the perimeter of the vibrant, creative downtown of Lancaster city, where cool shops, great galleries, quality theatre, and wow-factor restaurants and pubs are all close by, The Lancaster bed and breakfast is only minutes away from the inspiring Amish countryside. The fascinating and friendly Amish and Mennonite cultures pepper the farmland, ready to educate, inspire, and charm you with handsome homesteads and businesses of produce, preserves, quilts, and crafts.

And of course, the marvelous full gourmet breakfasts at The Lancaster will please all palettes, as your innkeepers, Brad and Keith, pride themselves on graciously accommodating the tastes and needs of their guests. You will not leave hungry but you will leave enriched.

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