Waldo Emerson Inn – Gay Friendly Kennebunk Inn

Waldo Emerson Inn - Gay Friendly Kennebunk Inn


The Waldo Emerson Inn was originally built by Waldo Emerson in 1753, and then expanded in 1784. Our Kennebunk B&B is a former shipbuilder’s mansion, and is one of the most historic places to stay on the Southern Maine coast.

Legend has it that Emmerson’s great nephew, the well-known poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson, used to pass his summers writing in our parlor.

Our gay friendly Kennebunk inn is both stately and refined, and has kept its historical charm. we’ve combined that charm with a sense of elegant whimsy that’s sure to please our guests.

All six of our guest rooms include private ensuite bathrooms, luxurious sheets and towels, Smart televisions, Amazon Echos, robes and custom bath amenities.

The Waldo Emerson Inn also offers free WiFi, an Honor Bar, and outdoor dining and a cozy fire pit (weather permitting).

Our London-trained chef and innkeeper prepares two-course gourmet breakfasts every morning.

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Ellwanger Estate Bed & Breakfast – Rochester Gay Friendly B&B

Ellwanger Estate Bed & Breakfast  - Rochester Gay Friendly B&B


As soon as you enter the Ellwanger Estate in the Finger Lakes region of New York, you’ll know you’re not in an ordinary B&B.

Mood lighting illuminates the beautiful decor, and natural woods help warm the clean, well-appointed interiors of our Rochester B&B. Natural sunlight brightens the place, and a fresh breeze in the springtime promises adventures in the day ahead.

Welcome to the Ellwanger Estate, a peaceful Rochester gay friendly B&B, where you’ll enjoy spending time in your guest room as well as discovering everything our wonderful grounds have to offer. Take a stroll through our famous Ellwanger Garden, or relax and enjoy a cool drink on the home’s restored veranda.

We have four guestrooms. The Ellwanger Estate is smoke-free and green, and we use eco friendly practices in all that we do.

The historical Ellwanger Estate is in the center of the city’s Mount Hope Cultural District. Let us be your premiere lodging destination and home base for exploring Rochester and Upstate New York.

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Treghan Luxury Lodge – Gay Friendly New Zealand B&B

Treghan Luxury Lodge - Gay Friendly New Zealand B&B


The Treghan Luxury Lodge is a quiet gay friendly New Zealand B&B which sits on a little more than two acres of beautiful private landscaped gardens. Located in northern New Zealand’s Bay of Islands, it’s a special place to get away from it all and relax. Awaken in your own personal guesthouse, knowing your space is yours and yours alone.

We’ve carefully considered every last detail, from the oh-so-comfortable bed linens and feather pillows to our famous, fresh-baked organic cookies. Each guesthouse includes a/c and free Wifi internet access for your comfort.

Choose from:

The Owner’s Cottage – a fantastic cottage with its own ensuite bathroom, separate lounge and kitchenette.

Birdsong Retreat or Tranquility Retreat – our luxurious, totally new 2 bedroom cottages, each with two baths and fully-equipped kitchens (with both dishwasher and washing machine).

All three guest accommodations are beautifully decorated and fully equipped, well kept-up, and have everything you will need for your stay. We even supply breakfast provisions (organic wherever possible) when you first arrive.

Peace and quiet is paramount at the Treghan Luxury Lodge. Our award-winning guesthouses will give you the freedom to enjoy your stay in total serenity without constant interruption. Consider your cottage your home away from home – with secluded living, wide terraces and amazing rural views.

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Arroyo Vista Inn – Gay Friendly Pasadena B&B

Arroyo Vista Inn - Gay Friendly Pasadena B&B


Welcome to the Arroyo Vista Inn, in South Pasadena under five miles from Old Town Pasadena just seven miles to everything that Downtown Los Angeles has to offer. We’re also just fifteen minutes by foot from the South Pasadena Gold Line Station.

Our gay friendly Pasadena B&B is in a historic Craftsman home originally built in 1910 and later converted to a bed and breakfast in 2006. The original home was designed by the famous architect Lester Moore, and features ten rooms.

Each of our guestrooms at the Arroyo Vista Inn has a queen- or king-sized bed and private bath, with wifi internet access and cable television.

Our South Pasadena Inn is perched on a hillside overlooking the Arroyo Seco with fantastic views of the San Gabriel mountains in the distance.

You’ll have your choice of rooms, from one of our mountain view guest rooms to a quieter hill-facing room, nestled under the shade of our beautiful old Oak Trees.

Guests enjoy our large sixteen-person dining table and beautiful outdoor patio for breakfast. We serve both vacationers and business travelers, with a continental breakfast weekdays with hot dishes also served at the table. On the weekend, we provide a full sit-down breakfast, with at least two specialty items from our kitchen. If you prefer to have breakfast in bed, there’s an additional charge to have breakfast for two delivered to your room.

We try to accommodate our guests’ special dietary needs with advance notice. Please tell us about any special food requests in your reservation note and we will do our best to meet them.

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Oscar Wilde Tours – Gay Historical Tours

Oscar Wilde Tours


Looking for gay historical tours made for our community?

Oscar Wilde organizes group adventures that are focused on queer history, culture, and art in major cities from Rome to London, from Paris to France.

And from Socrates to Michelangelo, from Whitman to Wigstock.

Come travel with us, and discover the richness of the LGBTQ+ past and the importance of our contribution to world culture on our queer adventures!

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Manoir Sherbrooke Hotel – Gay Friendly Montreal Hotel

Manoir Sherbrooke Hotel - Gay Friendly Montreal Hotel


Manoir Sherbrooke is a century old home transformed in an exquisite budget boutique style inn. Hotel Manoir Sherbrooke offers its guests a gay friendly Montreal hotel that’s filled with a number of charming standard, superior and deluxe rooms, many with wood floors.

Each room is unique and has been tastefully decorated in a Victorian style, keeping with the building’s historical character.

Hotel Manoir Sherbrooke with its charming rooms and personalized service is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway, for business clients and for tourists alike. This four story centennial building is not handicapped accessible and not equipped with an elevator.

In our gay friendly Montreal hotel, there are a variety of room types to meet the needs of the business traveller and tourists alike for short or longer stays.

Each room is unique and has a private washroom with either shower or shower|tub combination, air conditioning, telephone, cable television and free WIFI access.

Guests enjoy a delicious continental breakfast served daily in our breakfast room. Our clients also have access to complimentary coffee or tea throughout the day. Public parking options are available near the hotel.

Manoir Sherbrooke’s prime location in the heart of downtown Montreal, nestled between Plateau Mont Royal and the Latin Quarter is ideal to discover Montreal’s tourist sites and participate in the numerous events and festivals of Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles. From our inn, you are within walking distance of the Gay Village, Chinatown, Old Port, Old Montreal, the Palais des Congres and the downtown shopping boutiques.

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Wild Side Specialty Tours – Gay Friendly Hawaii Tours in Waianae, Hawaii

Wildside Specialty Tours - Gay Friendly Hawaii Tours


Welcome to Wild Side Specialty Tours, where we specialize in personalized eco-friendly snorkeling tours of the Hawaiian seas. Let us take you into the crystal-blue Hawaiian waters for dolphin encounters (above and below water), whale watching, turtle reef snorkeling, and more.

Our gay friendly Hawaii tours are ideal for honeymooners, nature-lovers, or any special occasion to help you create beautiful memories of your time in Hawaii.

We only take six-eight guests per journey, and welcome both experienced and first-time snorkelers. With such a small group, we can give you extra personal attention without the hazard of being lost in a large group.

Our experienced team of naturalists and biologists will teach you all about Hawaii’s amazing wildlife, culture and history while taking you along the beautiful West coast of Oahu. They will do everything they can to give you unparalleled service and quality.

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Swiftcurrent Lodge on the River – Gay Friendly Lodging in Estes Park, Colorado

Swiftcurrent Lodge on the River - Gay Friendly Lodging in Estes Park, Colorado


Welcome to the Swiftcurrent Lodge in Estes Park, Colorado – a great choice for year-round vacation getaways in the Rocky Mountains.

We take great pride in our clean, comfortable rooms, and have some of the best rates in Estes Park. We offer twelve unique guest rooms, including eight that have kitchens or kitchenettes, and nine of which are along the Big Thompson River – the other three are just steps away.

We’re located on the Big Thompson River, with great access to walking and hiking trails that will take you into Rocky Mountain National Park – just three hundred yards from our doorstep.

Estes Park is a great place to enjoy fishing, wildlife, bird watching, hiking, and outdoor photography. The place is peaceful and quiet, and your options are almost endless.

We have a semi-private jacuzzi on property with a breathtaking view up the river for you to enjoy while staying with us. We can also light a fire in the firepit for your evening ambience – roast marshmallows and make some s’mores.

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Mansion Farm Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Milton, Delaware

Mansion Farm Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Milton, Delaware


Welcome to the Mansion Farm Inn, a bed and breakfast in Milton, DE, “Your Coastal Countryside Escape” just five miles from Broadkill Beach and just a few miles north of Delaware’s eastern shore beaches. We’re also just eight miles away from Lewes and twelve miles from Rehoboth Beach and its famous boardwalk.

For many years, Rehoboth Beach has been known for being gay friendly. It has gay owned bars, businesses and fabulous restaurants, and even gay beaches.

Our gay owned bed and breakfast was put on the Historic Registry in 2013 and was originally built in 1810. We have fully renovated the entire house and property to make it welcoming and comfortable for all of our guests.

We have three rooms in the main house and two one bedroom apartmentw in the renovated barn that are dog friendly, so feel free to bring your pet.

Our Style is Farmhouse Coastal. The home is over two-hundred years old, but has been updated with all the modern amenities. All of our guest rooms in the main house have private baths with shower and soaking tub, toiletries, and even towels for the pooll.

Come stay with us at Mansion Farm Inn!

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Decatur Alpaca Cottage – Lesbian Owned Guesthouse in Decatur, Georgia

Decatur Alpaca Cottage


The ‘Decatur Alpaca Cottage’ is a family owned business rooted in Community, Inclusion, Philanthropy, and Hospitality. The Cottage is a place for our guests to rest, rejuvenate, and reconnect with loved ones. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Tik Tok!

The Decatur Alpaca Cottage offers a one-bedroom guest cottage on a peaceful urban farm in Decatur, Georgia, close to the city, but just far enough away for a little peace and quiet.

The cottage sits on a working Little Legacy Farm of an acre and a half, with alpacas, llamas, chickens, gardens, and much more. It’s the perfect place to rest, rejuvenate, and reconnect with your loved one, or with your own spirit.

We renovated the Decatur Alpaca Cottage in 2016, adding a number of modern conveniences as well as architectural accents. The cottage decor was updated again in 2019.

The cottage has a large screened-in porch overlooking our natural dye garden, with views of the adjacent field where you’ll find our alpacas, chickens, and a miniature llama.

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