Ready to get out of town?
Whether you prefer beach or mountains, cruising or camping, check out these big LGBT events to get you on the road this summer.
Head south for hot LGBT fun this summer. More Florida events listed under other specific categories.
Memorial Day Weekend in PensacolaMay 26-30 in Pensacola, Fla.www.pensacolawomensweek.com www.memorialweekendpensacola.com
Sizzle & SizzleHerMay 26-30 in Miami, Fla.www.sizzlemiami.com www.sizzleher.com
Gay Days in OrlandoMay 31-June 620th Anniversary Gay Day at Magic Kingdom: June 4www.gaydays.com www.markbakerevents.com
All aboard for gay and lesbian cruises.
Alaska AdventureMay 15-22 By lesbian travel company Oliviawww.olivia.com
Discover ChinaJune 24 – July 5 By lesbian travel company Oliviawww.olivia.com
Grand Mediterranean CruiseJuly 9-16 By gay & lesbian RSVP Vacationswww.rsvpvacations.com
Romantic Danube Riverboat CruiseAug. 17-24 By lesbian travel company Oliviawww.olivia.com
Multiple gay cruises throughout the summerwww.piedpipertravel.com
Girls and guitars, usually under the stars.
Women’s Music in the MountainsApril 29 – May 1Swiftwaters WomanspaceDahlonega, GAFacebook.com / search “women’s music in the mountains festival”
Virginia Women’s Music FestivalMay 27-29CampOutHenrico, Va.www.campoutva.com
National Women’s Music FestivalJune 30-July 3 in Middleton, Wisc.www.wiaonline.com
Michigan Womyn’s Music FestivalAug. 2-7 in Oceana County, Mich.www.michfest.com
For kids with gay parents, and their families and friends.
MEGA Family Project Summer CampJuly 9-16Club Med Sandpiper, Fla.Part of R Family Vacations www.megafamilyproject.org www.rfamilyvacations.com
Family Equality ‘Family Week’July 30 – Aug. 6Provincetown, Mass.www.familyequality.org
Greek Isles AdventureAug. 6-13Cruise on the Norwegian Jade with kid-friendly R Family Vacationswww.rfamilyvacations.com
Atlanta Pride is in October, so you can check out summer Prides in other cities.
DC Black PrideMay 26-May 29 in Washington, DCwww.dcblackpride.org
EuroPrideJune 1-12 in Rome, Italywww.europrideroma.com
Central Alabama Pride June 3-12; night parade June 11, festival June 12Birmingham, Ala.www.centralalabamapride.org
Boston Pride WeekJune 3- 12; parade June 11 in Boston, Mass.www.bostonpride.org
Key West PrideJune 8-12; parade June 12 in Key West, Fla.www.pridefestkeywest.com
Kentuckiana Pride FestivalParade June 17; festival June 18Louisville, Ky.www.kypride.com
Nashville Pride FestivalJune 18 in Nashville, Tenn.www.nashvillepride.org
Emerald Coast PrideFestJune 23-26 in Panama City Beach, Fla.www.emeraldcoastpride.com
Sao Paulo PrideJune 23-27 in Sao Paulo, BrazilWorld’s largest gay Pride paradewww.gaypridebrazil.org
South Carolina Black PrideJune 23-26 in Columbia, S.C.www.southcarolinablackpride.com
Augusta PrideJune 25 in Augusta, Ga.www.prideaugusta.org
St. Pete Pride Street Festival & PromenadeJune 25 in St. Petersburg, Fla.www.stpetepride.com
Chicago Pride ParadeJune 26 in Chicago, Ill.www.chicagopridecalendar.org
San Francisco PrideJune 25-26 in San Francisco, Calif.www.sfpride.org
New York City PrideJune 26, parade and PridefestNew York City, NYwww.nycpride.org
Los Angeles Black PrideJune 30 – July 4 in Los Angeles, Ca.www.myblackpridela.com
South Carolina PrideSept. 3 in Columbia, S.C.www.scpride.org
Beyond music fests and cruises, more options for lesbian vacations.
Punta Cana Paradise AdventureMay 7-14 by lesbian travel company Oliviawww.olivia.com
Aqua GirlMay 11-15 in South Beach, Fla.www.aquagirl.org
Women’s WeekendMay 20-22 at Lumberjacks CampgroundUnidalla, GAwww.lumberjackscampground.com
Sweet Rafting AdventuresWestwater Canyon, Utah: June 23-25Cataract Canyon, Utah: July 7-9Salmon River, Idaho: Aug. 8-13By lesbian travel company Sweetwww.discoversweet.com
Sweet Machu Picchu AdventureJuly 21-31 by lesbian travel company Sweetwww.discoversweet.com
WomenfestSept. 6-11 in Key West, Fla.www.womenfest.com
Sweet Isla Mujeres (Mexico) ResortSept. 24-Oct. 1 by lesbian travel company Sweetwww.discoversweet.com
Get decadent in New Orleans, don your leather in San Francisco, and more…
CampOUTJuly 13-17 at Long Fork Retreat, Walton, West Va.For “trans, gender queer, kinky and leather identified people and their allies”www.transcampout.org
Tropical HeatAug. 8-21 in Key West, Fla.All-male and adult-oriented entertainmentwww.tropicalheatkw.com
Southern DecadenceAug. 31 – Sept. 5 in New Orleans, La.New Orleans’ largest gay event celebrates 40 years with street festival and circuit parties.www.southerndecadence.net
Splash DaysSept. 2-5 in Austin, Tex.Circuit event features DJs Tony Moran, Seth Cooper and Roland Belmareswww.splashdays.com
Key West Bear FestSept. 22-25 in Key West, Fla.www.Keywestbearfest.com
Folsom Street FairSept. 25 in San Francisco, Calif.During Leather Pride Weekwww.folsomstreetevents.org