GO Travel

National Park Vacays

Want to celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial, but have a paralyzing fear of the outdoors? Follow our tips and give these great wonders a chance. 

Dig Into Dublin

Ireland’s progressive capital city—the home of Guinness and Jameson—abounds with celebrated...

The Fabulous Life in San Francisco

It's easy to leave your heart in San Francisco

A Seattleite's Guide to the Emerald City

Heading to Seattle? Tips from a true insider on the best LGBT-friendly...

Punta Cana = Paradise
This LGBT-friendly slice of heaven in the Dominican Republic is the perfect Caribbean winter getaway
City (E)scapes
Explore two North American cities-Philadelphia and Halifax- perfect destinations for a summertime sojourn.
Heart to Heartland
Tornadoes aside, everything is a-OK (Oklahoma, that is) for the team behind this upcoming lesbian-themed film
Hip Homo Honeymoons 2014
Now that you have made it legal, celebrate your bliss with a well-deserved honeymoon! Whether your post-nuptial dreams take place on a sunny beach or snow-capped peaks, we have got you covered. Check out our trio of choices for your romantic escape.
Get ready for the explosion! Packed with an unprecedented lineup of entertainment, parties and fun surprises, Dinah 2014 promises to be the best ever.
Hurray for Uruguay
The little known neighbor of Argentina, boasts lovely beaches, colorful cities, droolicious wine, top-notch cuisine and happening nightlife.
Nordic Trek
Experience real breathtaking beauty under the Norwegian midnight sun
Sophisticated Spring Break
Ft. Lauderdale, Tallahassee and Key West
The Magic of Montreal
There is something about Montreal that is instantly enchanting.
Glorious Gay Getaways
Kauai, Quebec City, Asheville
30 Years of Provincetown Women´s Week
Reflecting on three decades of community, camaraderie and clambakes
Out of Town: Exploring The SoMa Neighborhood of San Francisco
Day or night, you will find plenty to see and do in the neighborhood south of Market Street.
Dive into the Caribbean’s best-kept secret
WAY OUTSIDE: Mont-Tremblant
A high-octane getaway with European flair
WAY OUTSIDE: Cape Town, South Africa
If you can't sit still thinking about your next winter adventure, take our advice. Try a game drive outside Cape Town, South Africa
Sochi Olympics: Kick Ass, Take Names
In 1936 it was the Nazis. In 1980, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. 1984 brought retaliation for 1980. This year, it's treatment of gay people.
Out of Town: Grand Canyon and Flagstaff
The Grand Canyon is one natural attraction that truly lives up to its considerable reputation.
Out of Town: Autumn in Boston and Cambridge
Sample New Englands hub at the height of fall foliage season
Surprisingly Gay Getaways
Mendocino, Portsmouth, Buffalo and Tybee Island
Summer Getaways: Hit The Beach
Bar Harbor, Asbury Park, Mystic and Rehoboth Beach
Under the Gaydar
Four U.S. cities that are slightly off the beaten path
Same Same but Different
Cambodia opens up to gay and lesbian visitors
White Night, Sauna Heat
Take an icy dip in Helsinki, Finland
PS, We Love You
Palm Springs gears up for The Dinah
Out of Town: Hawaii, Here We Come
Winter weather got you down? Escape to Hawaii’s big island for a taste of paradise.
Winter Getaways
Winter may be here, but that does not mean you have to hibernate until spring. Join the never-ending party in Sao Paulo or slow things down with a leisurely jaunt to Savannah. From the sunny beaches of Tel Aviv to the snowcapped mountains in Oslo, our four winter getaways are sure to ignite your spirit.
Travel: Summer in Seattle
Foodie culture and quirky enclaves in the Emerald City
Go Local!
Unenthused by your non-existent travel budget? Sometimes the most exotic weekend getaways are right in our own backyard. It’s time to ditch another hot and humid summer in the city and catch the boat out of town.
Travel Trends
There’s no stopping the lesbian travel boom. From exotic destinations to boozy cruises, this year’s trends are off to a jet-setting start.
Pack up the Car, Honey!
Gail Marlene Schwartz on the do’s and don’ts of vacationing with kids
Family Affair - Hot Gay-Owned Hotels
A smart set of LGBT-owned accommodations, from charming historic hotels to an ultra-fabulous resort with views to match.
Stamp Your Passport
Where do you go when you want to go big? Try Berlin, Europe’s most dynamic metropolis; Mexico City, the largest metro area in the Western Hemisphere; and Melbourne, Australia’s cultural capital
Fresh Looks
New views of gay fave San Francisco; the Appalachian gayborhood in Asheville; and Chicago, the City of the Big Shoulders and Bigger Appetites
Travel: Key West
Out of Town columnist Andrew Collins preps sun-starved readers for a sexy spring break
Romantic Respites
Mykonos, Greece, Sedona, Arizona, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Love Getaway
A romantic winter escape can impress a new match, rekindle love with an old flame or provide the setting for your nuptials—so we’ve chosen five lesbian-friendly inns in the northeast states that have legalized marriage equality. You’ll never feel second-class on these first-class getaways.
Island Time
Summer may be over, but the spray tans will have to wait, thanks to these fabulous winter getaways. Before you pack away those flip flops and bikinis, check out the tropical adventures from lesbian travel powerhouses Olivia, Sweet and Alyson Adventures designed with you in mind.
Powder Room
Whether you’re a bunny trailer or a skilled slalomist, an avid adventurer or an explorer of spa treatments, gay ski weeks promise high-class accommodations coupled with exhilarating outdoor activity.
Valhalla Women’s Week 2011
What happened in Puerto Rico won’t stay in Puerto Rico! The inaugural Valhalla Women’s Week took the island of Vieques by storm— and hundreds of women will never be the same.
Idyllic, Delicious Taiwan
Exploring the little island with big flavor
Side Trip: Hop Over to Hong Kong
“Skyscraper City” is ready to show you the future
Desert Heart
Glamour, Glitz and Girls - Las Vegas Has All Three in Spades. Carole Pope Recaps Her Spell in Sin City.
Heart-Stirring Honeymoons
Munich, Germany; The Adirondacks, Nice, The Caribbean
Out There
The Thinking Woman's News Source
GO's 8th Annual 'Where-To' Guide to NYC
Glitter sunscreen? Check. Bottle of water? Check. A cellphone for taking down cute chicks’ digits? Check! But before you let loose on Pride Weekend, plan on exploring the best of New York City between disco naps. GO hand-picks the not-to-be-missed spots for dining, shopping and playing in the Big Apple’s best lezzie locales. And, if you’re looking for cultural and nightlife events, see our A&E and Nightlife sections for the best of NYC’s Pride season happenings.
L.A. Confidential
By day, Los Angeles thrums with creative energy and showbiz deal-making. At night, the city turns into the West Coast hub of lesbian nightlife. GO explores L.A.'s daytime dramas and after-dark happenings.
The Road to Dollywood
How three travelers found themselves in Tennessee in search of a country legend
Domestic Relationships
Keep your travel dollars in the family and take a trip around the good ol’ U.S. of A. From luxe hotels to vegan dining to nightlife, Boston and the Big Island of Hawaii offer unique experiences for the savvy Sapphist.
Northern Light
Is Stockholm, Sweden the world's gayest city? Its fabulous residents and 6.5 million annual visitors might say so. With a cosmopolitan attitude and enough activities and sights to keep tourists occupied for a month, the "capital of Scandinavia" proves that Sweden offers more than just meatballs.
Talking Türkiye
Straddling Europe and Asia, the ancient city of Istanbul has been a capital of vanished empires and the vanguard of Western-style culture and modern arts. Find out why this seductive metropolis has been luring visitors since 1000 BC.
Tom Tom Club
The spicy allure of Hong Kong and its tomboy culture
The Dinah
Club Skirts brings you the world’s biggest lesbian party–five days of mind-blowing entertainment and the unveiling of the next generation of pop superstars
The Best of New York
New Yorkers are a discerning bunch. Call it survival mentality, but in this concrete jungle of relentless stimulation, we have strong opinions when it comes to fun. Whether you’re a native, a recent transplant or an eager visitor, our picks for the Best of New York are for you. Get off your sofa, grab your BFF and check out GO’s favorite eats, boutiques and places to play in the frantic but fabulous city we call home. Stay tuned for more Best of New York, and visit gomag.com.
Lisbon, Park City, Curaçao, Isla Mujeres, Cozumel—relieve your post-holiday slump and expand your horizons with our picks for exciting winter travel.
Valhalla Women's Week
Maggie C. Events, Pandora Events and GO Magazine make your fantasy come true: An exclusive luxury Caribbean vacation at one of the world’s premier resorts, the Vieques W Retreat and Spa!
Travel: New Zealand
More than just Kiwis and Lord of the Rings, New Zealand blends cosmopolitan attitude with some of the Southern Hemisphere’s most spectacular scenery—and it’s surprisingly easy on your wallet
Paris On A Budget
An affordable guide to the city of light!
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Affectionately known as the "Marvelous City" by the locals, Rio is a cosmopolitan city nestled between stunning endless beaches and lush rainforest topped mountains. With a great exchange rate from the U.S. dollar to the Brazilian Real, a trip to Brazil provides great bang for your buck. Brazil's friendly and vibrant Latin culture will entice you from the moment you arrive.
Mapquest It!
Did your summer travel budget go toward the Con-Ed bill this year? It’s OK. GO’s perennial fab five favorite getaways are affordable, accessible and offer more than ever before!
Travel: An American in Thailand
Buddhas and bars and big elephants, oh my! GO's Erin Cochran discovers Southeast Asia
Recessionista Road Trips
Six fun Getaways that won't break your bank
Get Outta' Town!
You don’t need a passport to explore the USA. Enjoy grits and shrimp in the dirty South, rope some cowgirls in the Southwest or cruise gay celebrities in LA.
Gaycation - All I Ever Wanted
Three international destinations you'll want to explore
The seaside village with love to spare
How Sweet It Is
The newest lesbian cruise line’s environmentally friendly approach to travel makes fun in the sun affordable and completely guilt-free
Winter Escapes
Puerto Rico, Norway and Stowe, VT with Ski Bums
Wonders Never Cease In Malaga, Spain
Tapas and wine, sea air and sunshine-what more could you want in a vacation? (Besides a healthy dose of cultcha, that is.)
Frequent Flyer Fantasies
We know, your vacation fund isn’t as fat as it used to be. But now’s the time to stuff your piggy bank, tabulate your frequent flyer miles and start planning a trip to somewhere far, far away: Tokyo, Japan or Queensland, Australia.
Chick Trips!
There’s always sunshine somewhere! Women exclusive travel companies Maui Surfer Girls and Women on a Roll are ready to prove it with trips that promise plenty of year-round outdoor adventure fun.
Our neighbor to the northeast is a warm, welcoming haven, as cosmopolitan as it is quaintly historic, with year-round indoor and outdoor fun for all.
Summer in the city leaving you a little too hot and bothered? Consider spending the season's dog days in a breezier locale. Whether you escape Babylon by car, by boat or by plane, pack your swimsuit and sunscreen and follow us to one of these great summer getaways.
Out in America
Boogie Down In Beantown, swing into Durham, or two-step to Houston for your next in-country adventure!
It's A Gay World After All
The Unexpected Magic Of Three International Hot Spots
Ogunquit: The Little Town That Starts With The Big 'O'
This seaside town is the next lesbian Maine-stay.
Back In The Saddle Again
Charming towns, unique shopping and endless outdoor fun: southeastern Arizona is the place to discover your inner cowgirl.
Get A Room!
Sexy NY Shack-Ups for V-Day.
Cold? Escape!
Curaçao, St. Croix and San Juan beckon.
Winter Break
Whether you prefer to heat up or chill out, choose to beat those winter blues in one of these sizzling locales.
Hot Cocoa & A Plane Ticket: An Amster-damn Good Time
For the girls who crave more than just “getting away” this winter, now is the time to start planning that fabulous, far-off vacation. Whether you’re a snowbird flocking to winter heat, or an ardent embracer of the cold, there are several great global destinations awaiting you.
A Weekend In Las Vegas
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas? Well, someone must have leaked the good news: Sin City is the fastest growing locale in the country. It has the scenery, the entertainment, the food, the luxury, and the girls to make it a superb destination for lesbians.
A Weekend In Paris
Gay Paris, the city of lights, the city of romance, of fine wine, cheese, and pastries...it's the ultimate historical vacation destination. The most visited city in the world is naturally diverse, so grab your favorite pair of comfortable walking shoes, pack a bag and get your jet set for la visite tres chic
Ladies, let's mess with Texas
Burned out from all the Pride fun? New York's Hudson River Valley and the East End of Long Island have become legendary as a gay-friendly refuge for artists, wine aficionados and urban dwellers craving an escape; and Cherry Grove has been our favorite homo-hangout since the 1930s. So, slip on the flip-flops, dust off the cooler and hit the road with GO as your guide!
Fabulous Fall Getaways
As the weather turns crisp and Manhattan prepares for another long winter (or whatever global warming has in store for us), head out to one of these fun and fabulous destinations, and spend a weekend immersed in history, serenity and a martini or two.
There’s No Place Like Emerald City
Urban Sanctuaries
The weather outside may be frightful, but New York City’s community gardens are still delightful.
Isn't it Romantic?
Get the most out of your V-Day Travels with locales that will heat you up and cool you down
Hip Homo Honeymoons
We all know that a lot happens between “girl-meets-girl” and “I now pronounce you wife and wife” The dating, the fighting, the break-up sex, the make-up sex, the proposing, the planning, and finally the I-do-ing. By the time the curtain falls on your big day, you and your new lifemate are going to be in dire need of a restful, romantic honeymoon. But where to go? Well, GO got the low-down on a trio of traditional honeymoon locations that offer plenty of great, gay-friendly or gay-owned businesses and accommodations. So pack your post-ceremony bags for Maui, Fort Lauderdale, or Las Vegas, baby!
Somewhere Over the Hudson
Jersey City is the gay-friendliest up-and-comer NYC should marry
The "Other" Portland
Maine's best kept secret is GO's favorite warm-weather getaway
GO ABROAD: Madrid Mania
Deputy Publisher Devon Kirkpatrick samples Spain, and some Spaniards
GO ABROAD: Be My Madel
Managing Editor Sharyn Jackson looks high and low for lesbian life in Germany
GO ABROAD: Muy Caliente
Nightlife Editor Shavon Nat'e has an affair with Puerto Vallarta
Homos in the Heartland: Milwaukee
Babes in brew city: Pride is on tap in this Midwestern locale
Homos in the Heartland: Minneapolis
Gonna make it after all - lezzie love is all around this welcoming city
Homos in the Heartland: Gay Chicago
Our kinda town - get swept away by lesbian fun in the Windy City
Summer's Great Escapes
Need a cure for post-Pride blues? New Hope, Philadelphia, Asbury Park, and Fire Island are homo-friendly hangouts just a stone's throw from NYC. You could be there and back before nightfall, although you probably won't want to leave!
Re-Treat Yourself
Don't be fooled by the remote locations of these bed and breakfasts; each one is lesbian-owned and -operated and sure to make you feel right at home. We found B&B's from New England, Key West, Colorado, the West Coast, Michigan and even Utah. There's a place for you anywhere in the country.
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