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Special Offers: USA

This section has only Accommodation and Travel Agent/Tour Operator listings that have special offers or late availability discounts in the USA. To see the full directory instead, use the map links on the home page.

Cliff Cottage Inn Eureka Springs
Cliff%20Cottage%20Inn - Gay%20FriendlyMixed in Eureka Springs, AR, USA

Ph: 1 479 253-7409
42 Armstrong St., Eureka Springs, AR, 72632, USA
Contact: Justin Robins

Gay Friendly Mixed
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 189-279 US Dollar
High Season: Same Year Round
Payment: Visa, MC
Purple Roofs Disc: 20/night - Mention PURPLE ROOFS. Tue-Thu, not valid w/other discounts
General Disc: No
Travel Agents: $5/night, Full prepay at booking
Only B&B in Very Heart of Historic Downtown!: Named "Most Romantic Inn of the South". Over 500 five-star reviews on the internet tells it all! Only B&B with a fairy who delivers full-gourmet breakfasts right to your suite. All Jacuzzi suites and stand-alone cottages with private hottubs. Fireplaces. Bottle of Champagne or white wine included in package. Private balconies overlook town. Off-street parking.

Special Offer
$100 off 3rd week nite (Mon-Thu stays, no holidays) - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Rooms Available Wireless in Common Area City, Hilltop Views No Handicap Access No Children No Pets Full Brkfst, Drinks, Snacks Rooms/Rental Units: 8

Pond Mountain Lodge & Resort Eureka Springs
Pond%20Mountain%20Lodge%20&%20Resort - Lesbian%20OwnedResort in Eureka Springs, AR, USA

Ph: 1 479 253-5877
TF: 1 800 583-8043
Mb: 1 479 253-3238
1218 Hwy. 23 S., Eureka Springs, AR, 72632, USA
Contact: Judy Jones

Lesbian Owned Resort
, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 89-165 US Dollar
High Season: 1-Apr-31-Oct
Payment: Cash, Check, Visa, MC
Purple Roofs Disc: 10% - Mention PURPLE ROOFS. Not combinable with other discounts
General Disc: 10% Sun-Thu
Travel Agents: 7%, Not with discounts
150 Acre Country Lodge: Pond Mountain Lodge is a mountain top resort on 150 wooded acres in the Ozark Mountains. Luxurious suites are located in the main lodge, private (not primitive) cabins are nestled in the woods, housekeeping suites are adjacent to the swimming pool area.

Special Offer
10% discount any suite or cabin with three night stay - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Facility Wireless in Common Area Mountaintop, Forest Views Partial Handicap Access Children Welcome Pets - Call First No Meals Included Rooms/Rental Units: 8

Starlight Pines B&B Flagstaff
Starlight%20Pines%20B&B - Gay%20OwnedBed%20&%20Breakfast in Flagstaff, AZ, USA

Ph: 1 928 527-1912
TF: 1 800 752-1912
3380 East Lockett Rd, Flagstaff, AZ, 86004, USA
Contact: Richard & Michael

Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 159-179 US Dollar
High Season: 1-Apr-1-Nov
Payment: Cash, Visa, MC, Discover
Purple Roofs Disc: 15% - Mention PURPLE ROOFS. Not combined with other discounts
General Disc: No
Travel Agents: $10/night, Full rate only
Flagstaff, AZ. Premier Gay Bed & Breakfast: Quiet, peaceful & romantic Victorian style home - with large wrap-around porch, hard wood floors, 14-foot ceilings, 4 rooms with private baths to choose from. Mt. Elden views from back balcony. Gourmet breakfast daily. Sedona, downtown Flagstaff, Sunset Crater, Lowell Observatory, Grand Canyon, Museum of Northern Arizona and much more - all close by.

Special Offer
15% Off Any Nt Stay - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Facility Wireless Internet Tree, Mountain Views No Handicap Access Children - Call First Pets - Call First Full Brkfst Rooms/Rental Units: 4

The Kimos' Ohanas Pahoa
The%20Kimos'%20Ohanas - Gay%20OwnedBed%20&%20Breakfast in Pahoa, HI, USA

Ph: 1 808 965-0254
Mb: 1 505 377-9334
13-3545 Maile St, Pahoa, Big Island, HI, 96778, USA
Contact: Jim & Jim

Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 75-150 US Dollar
High Season: Same Year Round
Payment: Cash, Check, Money Order, Trav Checks, Visa, MC, Discover, Amex, Debit Card
Purple Roofs Disc: 10% - Mention PURPLE ROOFS. No add'l discounts available
General Disc: 10% Military/Kama'aina
Travel Agents: No
Unique Secluded Private Ohanas: A relaxing private B&B located on 2 acres in the Puna District of Hawaii. We offer 2 suites with private entrances and a 2 bedroom Ohana where the whole unit can be reserved or each room can be individually reserved with the bath shared. We have a separate lounge area and screened lanai where a gourmet breakfast is served.

Special Offer
15% off room rate - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private & Shared Bath Nonsmoking Facility Wireless in Common Area Forest, Garden Views Partial Handicap Access No Children No Pets Cont/Full Brkfst Rooms/Rental Units: 4

Belle Aire Mansion Guest House Galena
Belle%20Aire%20Mansion%20Guest%20House - Gay%20FriendlyBed%20&%20Breakfast in Galena, IL, USA

Ph: 1 815 777-0893
11410 US Highway 20 West, Galena, IL, 61036, USA
Contact: Lorraine & Jan Svec

Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 100-200 US Dollar
High Season: Same Year Round
Payment: Cash, Visa, MC, Discover, Debit Card
Purple Roofs Disc: No
General Disc: No
Travel Agents: No
Welcome Home...to Our Home!: Come relax and renew in our whirlpool and fireplace suites. We also have three double rooms that are cozy and comfortable. Friendliest innkeepers in town.

Special Offer
Midweek rates for a two nt weekend booking, No holidays - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Rooms Available Wireless in Room Garden, Tree Views No Handicap Access Children - Call First Pets - Call First Full Brkfst, Drinks, Snacks Rooms/Rental Units: 6

Black Walnut Point Inn Tilghman
Black%20Walnut%20Point%20Inn - Gay%20OwnedBed%20&%20Breakfast in Tilghman, MD, USA

Ph: 1 410 886-2452
Fx: 1 410 886-2053
4417 Black Walnut Point Rd, Tilghman, MD, 21671, USA
Contact: Bob & Tracy

Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 150-350 US Dollar
High Season: 1-Jun-31-Aug
Payment: Visa, MC, Discover
General Disc: 10% Weeknights
Travel Agents: No
Gated Property at the End of Tilghman Island: Black Walnut Point Inn is located at the end of Tilghman Island on 57 acres of a waterfront wildlife sanctuary. Our own six-acre island at the end of the point, you can watch the sunrise over the Choptank River and set over the Chesapeake Bay. Both the 1840s house and private luxury cabins are open year-round.

Special Offer
10% Off Weekdays: Seniors, Educators, Service Personnel - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Rooms Available Wireless in Common Area Bay, Pool Views Full Handicap Access Children - Call First No Pets Full Brkfst, Snacks, Dessert Rooms/Rental Units: 7

Greenville Inn Greenville
Greenville%20Inn - Gay%20Friendlyinn in Greenville, ME, USA

Ph: 1 207 695-2206
TF: 1 888 695-6000
Fx: 1 207 695-2206
40 Norris St., Greenville, ME, 04441, USA
Contact: Terry & Jeff Johannemann

Gay Friendly inn
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 160-449 US Dollar
High Season: 1-Jul-20-Oct
Payment: Cash, Visa, MC, Debit Card
Purple Roofs Disc: $10/nt - Mention PURPLE ROOFS. Not combined with other discount pkg
General Disc: No
Travel Agents: $5/nt, Ask for details
Moosehead Lake's Most Historic Inn: Historic Inn overlooking Moosehead Lake offering luxurious & ultra private suites, cottages & historic inn rooms. Full breakfast at private tables; full bar; seasonal fine dining with exceptional wine cellar; fabulous views & sunsets; just one block from town & lake. Seasonal packages available, all prices double occupancy.

Special Offer
10% discount on 5 nights or more - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Facility Wireless in Room Mountaintop, Lake Views Partial Handicap Access Children Welcome No Pets Full Brkfst Rooms/Rental Units: 14

Ogunquit Inn Ogunquit
Ogunquit%20Inn - Gay%20OwnedBed%20&%20Breakfast in Ogunquit, ME, USA

Ph: 1 207 646-3633
TF: 1 866 999-3633
17 Glen Ave., Ogunquit, ME, 03907, USA
Contact: Kirk Lavoie

Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 79-189 US Dollar
High Season: 1-Jul-31-Aug
Payment: Cash, Trav Checks, Visa, MC
Purple Roofs Disc: 5% - Mention PURPLE ROOFS
General Disc: No
Travel Agents: 10%
A Short Walk to Ogunquit Beach and Nightlife: The Ogunquit Inn is a unique three-season bed & breakfast on Maine's southern coast. Just a short walk to Ogunquit beach and night-life. Or if you prefer, relax in the hot tub nestled in our private gardens. We offer today's conveniences with yesteryear's charm. Our rooms include TV/DVD, refrigerators, A/C and WiFi.

Special Offer
Just a short walk to dining, night life and the beautiful Ogunquit Beach. Reserve now and save 10%! - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private & Shared Bath Nonsmoking Facility Wireless in Room Garden, Village Views No Handicap Access No Children No Pets Cont. Brkfst Rooms/Rental Units: 6

Pennsbury Inn Chadds Ford
Pennsbury%20Inn - Gay%20FriendlyBed%20&%20Breakfast in Chadds Ford, PA, USA

Ph: 1 610 388-1435
TF: 1 888 388-1435
Fx: 1 610 388-1436
Mb: 1 610 388-1436
883 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA, 19317, USA
Contact: Cheryl Grono

Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 84-230 US Dollar
High Season: 1-Apr-31-Dec
Payment: Cash, Check, Money Order, Trav Checks, Visa, MC, Discover, Amex, Debit Card
Purple Roofs Disc: 10% - Mention PURPLE ROOFS. Not holidays. Not combinable with other discounts
General Disc: 10% Sun-Thurs - Corp/Sr
Travel Agents: 10%, Not combinable with other discounts. Sun-Thurs
Comfort & History in the Brandywine Valley: An historically prominent Bed & Breakfast erected c1714 on part of a William Penn land grant. The original section is Blue Granite rubble stone, with a mid-18th century brick addition and two extensions in the mid-nineteenth and twentieth century of clapboard. On 8 acres of sculptured grounds and wooded trails, offering excceptional accomodations and decadent breakfasts.

Special Offer
20% for any two night stay made by calling us or using our website (not valid on holidays) - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Facility Wireless in Room Garden, Tree Views Partial Handicap Access Children - Call First Pets - Call First Cont./Full Brkfst, Drinks, Snacks Rooms/Rental Units: 7

Fife & Drum Inn Williamsburg
Fife%20&%20Drum%20Inn - Gay%20FriendlyBed%20&%20Breakfast in Williamsburg, VA, USA

Ph: 1 757 345-1776
TF: 1 888 838-1783
441 Prince George St, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, USA
Contact: Billy & Sharon Scruggs

Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast
Gay Men, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 155-175 US Dollar
High Season: Same Year Round
Payment: Cash, Visa, MC, Discover, Amex
Purple Roofs Disc: No
General Disc: No
Travel Agents: 10%, IATA # required
Historic Williamsburg's Only Downtown Lodging: The Fife & Drum Inn is the most conveniently located private inn in the city of Williamsburg. Located adjacent to The College of William and Mary, Merchants' Square, and the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area, you only need to step out our door and you are there. Nine rooms/suites, all with private baths.

Special Offer
$35 disc/nt, Sun-Th in Nov, nt min, 3 nt max, not combinable, ask fow when booking - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Rooms Available Dataport in Room Available Collage W&M Views No Handicap Access Children - Call First No Pets Full Brkfst Rooms/Rental Units: 9

Moose Meadow Lodge Waterbury
Moose%20Meadow%20Lodge - Gay%20OwnedLodge in Waterbury, VT, USA

Ph: 1 802 244-5378
Fx: 1 802 244-1713
607 Crossett Hill Rd., Waterbury, VT, 05676, USA
Contact: Willie Docto & Greg Trulson

Gay Owned Lodge
Gay Men, Lesbian, Straight

Low-Hi/Nt: 199-475 US Dollar
High Season: Fall
Payment: Cash, Check, Money Order, Trav Checks, Visa, MC
Purple Roofs Disc: No
General Disc: No
Travel Agents: No
Enjoy a Dream Log House on 86 Acres: Unique Adirondak style log home B&B on private 86-acre estate with spectacular mountain views. Perfect for civil unions or honeymoons. Three luxury guest rooms, private baths, full breakfast, hiking trails, pond, plus secluded Sky Loft (a glass-enclosed gazebo on the highest point of the property).

Special Offer
Two 1-hour Massages $80 (Reg $110), valid w/ 2-nt min stay. Mention "PR Massage Offer" - Aug 29-Oct 29

Amenities: Private Bath Nonsmoking Rooms Available Wireless in Room Mountain, Forest Views No Handicap Access Children Welcome No Pets Breakfast Rooms/Rental Units: 4

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    10% discount any suite or cabin with three night stay, Details
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    $100 off 3rd week nite (Mon-Thu stays, no holidays), Details
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    Midweek rates for a two nt weekend booking, No holidays, Details
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    10% discount on 5 nights or more, Details
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    Just a short walk to dining, night life and the beautiful Ogunquit Beach. Reserve now and save 10%!, Details
  • USA, PA, Chadds Ford - Pennsbury Inn
    20% for any two night stay made by calling us or using our website (not valid on holidays), Details
  • USA, VA, Williamsburg - Fife & Drum Inn
    $35 disc/nt, Sun-Th in Nov, nt min, 3 nt max, not combinable, ask fow when booking, Details
  • USA, VT, Waterbury - Moose Meadow Lodge
    Two 1-hour Massages $80 (Reg $110), valid w/ 2-nt min stay. Mention "PR Massage Offer", Details

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    Mar 9th, 2014

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    Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Southern Hospitality Boat Charter, St. John, US Virgin Islands

    Dec 13th, 2013

    Periodically we'll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

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    Visiting Gay Seattle: Terra Plata, Our Top Restaurant Pick

    Sep 22nd, 2013

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    Gay Travel: Great Springtime Road Trips

    Apr 20th, 2013

    Darren Murph over at Sherman's Travel gives us some of his favorite springtime road trips: Oh, the difference a month makes. Even at the tail-end of March, most of the contiguous United States were still far too frosty for anyone to utter "spring" without sarcasm in their voice. But now, temperatures are rapidly rising, mountainous towns are finally thawing... read_more

    Gay Travel: Aspen Gay Ski Week Turns 36

    Nov 28th, 2012

    Aspen Gay Ski Week, the nation's largest and oldest gay ski event, returns for its 36th year from January 13 to 20, 2013, along with presenting sponsor, Bud Light. Iconic comic Drew Carey will perform at the historic Wheeler Opera House as part of the nightly events throughout the week. This year, proceeds from the event will benefit GLSEN (the Gay,... read_more

    Gay Travel: New Caribbean LGBT Friends and Family Cruise Planned for February, 2013

    Oct 8th, 2012

    Concierge Travel, the largest gay-owned and operated travel agency and tour operator in Texas, announced details for its first LGBT "friends and family" group cruise on a Celebrity Cruises ship. The cruise will sail the Caribbean Sea in style on the Celebrity Silhouette from February 17-24, 2013. Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen, the famous Chicago-based singing duo with a huge and... read_more

    Special Gay History Tour at Oakland Museum September 28th

    Sep 16th, 2012

    The history of the gay rights movement in the Bay Area and throughout the state of California will be explored on a special docent led tour at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) on Friday, September 28 at 7 p.m. A selection of artifacts from the museum's permanent collection will be spotlighted in a program that will trace from the early... read_more

    Gay Travel: Back in New York

    Sep 13th, 2012

    Well they actually have two locations in the city, but since I moved from Chelsea to Hell's Kitchen, now I am addicted to this one. For some reason they have always been both only two blocks from me weird right. TIP the Almond Brioche is brilliant. 20120907-130019.jpg Fresh flowers at home, the best way to begin the weekend with positive energy.... read_more

    Gay Travel: Five Great Reasons to Visit Ft Lauderdale

    Aug 24th, 2011

    It's no secret that Fort Lauderdale is a popular destination for gay and lesbian travelers. There's a multitude of gay-owned and operated establishments here, making it a thriving hotspot for LGBT residents and visitors. Sebastian Street is one of the queer favorite - a great place to bask in the sun. It is the place to see and be seen. The... read_more

    TRAVELING IN OUR FABULOUS GAY WORLD: Denver, Colorado

    Aug 6th, 2011

    Of all the cities that we have visited, Denver has changed the most in recent years and we mean for the better! It is such a vibrant city with a huge presence of gays all over the entire city. It has a very vibrant downtown which is bustling 24 hours a day with bars, restaurants and shopping. The downtown shopping... read_more

    Gay Travel: Orbitz Responds to Fox News Ad Controversy

    May 29th, 2011

    Once you are on the island you are restricted to the local options, and to be honest I am not of the kind that on my time off likes to cook, do groceries or hang around the kitchen. So out of all the option on Fire Island I have picked two of the places that will cater to all your... read_more


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