With same-sex marriage legal in The Netherlands, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Spain, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Argentina, Iceland, Portugal, Denmark, Brazil, England and Wales, France, New Zealand, Uruguay, Luxembourg, Scotland, Finland, Ireland, the United States, Colombia and some jurisdictions in Mexico, there is no shortage of wedding venues for brides to be. From hilltop wineries and picture perfect beaches to tower tops and a historic trolley station, there are some pretty great places for lesbian weddings. If tying the knot abroad, do check citizenship and residency requirements to confirm whether the ceremony will be symbolic or binding.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Nightclub

The famous Sao Paolo super club conquered Rio and became the biggest gay night in town. Set in an old mansion in the docks area, the vast venue has an outside...
  • LGBTQ
  • 5
  • 1
  • 7
  • 1

Palm Springs, United States - Resort

Built in 1932 and last renovated in 2012, Casitas Laquita is a gated resort for women and their friends with 15 Spanish-style casitas and suites and a lushly...
  • For Women
  • 3
  • 11

Los Angeles, United States - Bar

Hamburger Mary's is a camp, open-air bar whose motto is "eat, drink and be...Mary." Along with her burgers, she serves up an extensive menu of cocktails, drag...
  • For Men
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1

Mexico City, Mexico - Restaurant

The century-old Casino Español is traditional Spanish (think huevos rotos, seafood soup, pulpo a la gallega, paella and great wines) in a fabulous colonial-era...
  • Fine Dining
  • Spanish
  • 4
  • 1
  • 1

Mexico City, Mexico - Activity

The Franz Mayer Museum, located in a former monastery and hospital building in the old city, displays Latin America's largest collection of decorative arts,...
  • Museum
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1

Washington DC, United States - Activity

The United States Botanic Garden, located close to the Capitol Building, is the oldest of its kind in America. Established in 1820, it serves as a welcome oasis...
  • Natural Attraction
  • 4
  • 1
  • 1

London, England - Activity

Topping the list of London icons is Tower Bridge, a magnificent bascule and suspension structure, secured by two imposing towers. Traffic and pedestrians are...
  • Cultural & Historical
  • City Tour
  • Architecture
  • 4
  • 1
  • 1

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - International brand

Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta is an all-inclusive family resort geared to making sure everyone has a great time. It has family suites, a kids' club, beach soccer and...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • 3

Toronto, Canada - Activity

This pedestrian-only, 19th century historic village in downtown Toronto features an array of upscale shops, galleries, restaurants and cafes. Designated a...
  • Neighborhood
  • Cultural & Historical
  • 2

Brighton, England - Activity

The Royal Pavilion was built as a pleasure palace and seaside retreat for King George IV, then Prince of Wales. Its dazzling Indo-Saracenic architecture of domes...
  • Architecture
  • Museum
  • 1

Miami, United States - Activity

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens on Biscayne Bay just south of Rickenbacker Causeway is the estate built a century ago by John Deering, whose family fortune came from...
  • Museum
  • 1

Cape Town, South Africa - Resort

The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa is a luxurious family-run retreat offering a holistic spa with rock pools, private cinema and walking trails. Its 70 rooms have...
  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • 1

Ibiza, Spain - Restaurant

Experimental Beach Ibiza opens for the season, spreading sun beds across the white sands of Cap des Falco beach, accompanied by Ibiza style music, good food and...
  • Beach
  • Peruvian
  • 1

New York City, United States - Activity

A 250-acre garden renowned as one of the premier botany centers in the world, New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is a lush way to escape the concrete of the...
  • Other
  • Playground
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction
  • 1

Atlanta, United States - Boutique hotel

With only six rooms and suites, Stonehurst Place is an immaculate bed and breakfast in a refurbished 1896 Midtown estates. The more in-demand rooms must be booked...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Brighton, England - Boutique hotel

In the heart of Kemptown, Blanch House is a chic boutique hotel set in a four-storey Georgian house that comes with individually decorated rooms, an in-house...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Sitges, Spain - Resort

Built in 2003, Hotel Sunway Playa is about a 10-minute bike ride from the center of town - and the hotel has free bicycles on hand. Rooms are fully equipped and...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Palm Springs, United States - Bed & Breakfast

Korakia Pensione, called one of the sexiest hotels in America, is straight out of exotic North Africa, which is what the Scottish painter Gordon Coutts intended...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Provincetown, United States - Activity

Commemorating the 1620 voyage of the Mayflower pilgrims, the Pilgrim Monument rises 252 feet above Provincetown. One hundred and sixteen steps lead to sweeping...
  • Architecture
  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical

Provincetown, United States - Public beach

The most popular beach in Provincetown is Herring Cove, and it has a little something for everyone. Close to the parking lot is the unofficial family section, and...
  • LGBTQ
  • Water fun

Acapulco, Mexico - Luxury Hotel

An Asian-inspired luxury retreat with impeccable modern design, heated infinity pools, and a spa that's a destination in itself, the Banyan Tree Cabo...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Atlanta, United States - Activity

Given Atlanta's priorities, it is not so hard to believe that it almost let a phone company tear down one of its architectural treasures, but thanks to sufficient...
  • Performing arts
  • Architecture

New York City, United States - Historic Hotel

Built during the height of the Great Depression, the Essex House has been a New York City landmark with a prime location on Central Park South and a rich history...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Zurich, Switzerland - Historic Hotel

On Zurich's gold coast overlooking Lake Zurich, the luxurious mixture of the old and new at Seehotel Sonne will make any romantic weak in the knees, and...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Dublin, Ireland - Historic Hotel

A 20-minute drive from downtown Dublin, this luxury property overlooks the Dublin Bay and is a seven-minute walk from the beach. The 113 en suite rooms range from...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Brighton, England - Activity

First opened in 1884 and fully restored in 2009, Brighton's Bandstand on the seafront is one of a kind. Considered one of the finest examples of Victorian...
  • Performing arts
  • Architecture
  • Food & drink

Brighton, England - Luxury Hotel

The Claremont's eleven elegant rooms mix traditional and modern in a 5-star Victorian villa in Hove. The setting is intimate, the linens crisp and the service...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Sitges, Spain - Nude beach

Cala Morisca is a nudist beach on the Morisca Bay about 3.5 km (two miles) east of the town. in a picturesque cove between cliffs. it has golden sands, hammocks,...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun

Sitges, Spain - Activity

Charles Dearing, American billionaire and art patron, built the eclectic Maricel Palace in the early 20th century to house his art collection and be part of what...
  • Art
  • Cultural & Historical

Sitges, Spain - Suite Hotel

The 209-room Terramar, which hosts events like Delice Dream spring break party, is in a quiet neighborhood on the promenade, a bus ride away from the town center....
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Los Angeles, United States - Activity

The Los Angeles Arboretum is in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains about 13 miles northeast of downtown. The 127-acre (51 ha) arboretum and botanical...
  • Park
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Performing arts

Los Angeles, United States - Activity

An imperial Kyoto Garden covering a half acre (more than 2,000 square miles) has been recreated atop the Double Tree by Hilton downtown, complete with waterfalls,...
  • Park

Los Angeles, United States - Activity

Descanso Gardens is only a 20-minute drive from downtown but a world away. The old Boddy estate, known for its collection of camellias bought from...
  • Park
  • Cultural & Historical

Los Angeles, United States - International brand

The Four Seasons Los Angeles has 285 rooms and suites with French doors leading to balconies and panoramic views. Its full-service spa includes Ayurvedic...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Montpellier, France - Activity

One of the "follies" built by the new aristocracy and court advisors of the 17th century, this beautifully constructed and restored chateau is surrounded by...
  • Food & drink
  • Cultural & Historical

London, England - Historic Hotel

Located in the center of one of the world's most beautiful crescents in the World Heritage city of Bath, the Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa's history dates back...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Copenhagen, Denmark - Luxury Hotel

A favorite with the fashion crowd, the Skt Petri is run with meticulous attention to detail by a troop of handsome staff. The atmosphere is very gay-friendly, not...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Copenhagen, Denmark - Luxury Hotel

The Blu Royal is called the world's first design hotel, and was laid out from top to bottom by Arne Jacobsen. The famous room 606 hasn't been altered since the...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Copenhagen, Denmark - Luxury Hotel

The five-star Hotel D'Angleterre has been a bastion of Danish elegance for over 250 years, and a recent renovation provided a complete refurbishment of its 90...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Activity

Housed behind a curved red brick and white marble facade of the Stopera building in a bend of the Amstel River, Amsterdam's City Hall is the site of the world's...
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Boutique hotel

The Hotel Pulitzer has transformed 25 Golden Age canal houses into a luxury address with poshly designed rooms and suites, many with Prinsengracht and...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Las Vegas, United States - Activity

Three minutes from the marriage license office, Mon Bel Ami is a charming wedding venue on Las Vegas Boulevard on the site Silver Bell Wedding Chapel, which...
  • Other

Las Vegas, United States - Restaurant

Cili is elegant Polysian-styled daytime dining in the Bali Hai Golf Club with an Asian-American fusion menu of country club chic salads, soups, sandwiches and...
  • Fine Dining
  • American

Las Vegas, United States - Activity

This mobile service officiates weddings all over town in parks, at landmarks, on open top buses, at boutique chapels, in hotel rooms, you choose. But note that...
  • Other

Las Vegas, United States - Activity

From the outside, the Viva Las Vegas Chapel looks like an Adobe mission. The interior carries out the southwestern theme with Spanish tile, wooden beams, a...
  • Other

Los Angeles, United States - Activity

Malibu Family Wines is an outdoor wine-tasting "room" where you can picnic as you sip Semier and Saddlerock labels from the nearby Saddlerock Ranch. The...
  • Hiking
  • Food & drink
  • Performing arts

Los Angeles, United States - Activity

The Los Angeles Railway Huron Substation is a historic cultural monument because it is the second oldest surviving substation in a system that powered the "Yellow...
  • Cultural & Historical

Ibiza, Spain - Restaurant

Located on one of the island's most well-known beaches, Elements is a concept space with a beach restaurant, juice bar, lounge bar, cocktail bar, massage room and...
  • Beach
  • Local Cuisine

Vancouver, Canada - Bed & Breakfast

Housed in a painstakingly refurbished turn-of-the-century home in Davie Village, the West End Guest House is a gay-owned bed & breakfast with six cozy rooms....
  • LGBTQ

Provincetown, United States - Inn

Perhaps best known for its award-winning fine dining restaurant, The Red Inn has also been providing rooms to tourists since the early 1900s. President Theodore...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Las Vegas, United States - Casino Hotel

Mandarin Oriental is best known as a luxury business traveler's brand, and the Vegas outpost certainly lives up to that reputation. The rooms can be a little...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Boutique hotel

The Fasano brand has become synonymous with sophistication in Brazil, with some of the poshest addresses in the country. Elegant and expensive and popular with a...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Private beach

John Huston so loved Puerto Vallarta when filming "Night of the Iguana" that he bought a house there, later leasing La Caletas, an undeveloped island owned by an...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Eco Tourism
  • Hiking
  • Night tour
  • Performing arts
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Outdoor Adventure

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Luxury Hotel

A luxury all-inclusive resort overlooking Banderas Bay, Casa Velas has 80 suites decorated in soothing colors with traditional Mexican textiles and sculptures. It...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Key West, United States - Bed & Breakfast

The adults-only Southernmost House is just that - the southernmost house in the U.S. Built as a judge's mansion for a quarter of a million dollars back in 1896....
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Copenhagen, Denmark - Activity

Designed by the architect Martin Nyrop in the National Romantic style, Copenhagen's City Hall was inaugurated in 1905 and remains one of the tallest buildings in...
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Architecture

Fort Lauderdale, United States - Public beach

At the southern end of Fort Lauderdale's long stretch of public beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach Park adds to the fun with basketball and volleyball courts, a great...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Sports
  • Playground
  • Water fun

Seattle, United States - Activity

Home to a collection of artifacts from Seattle, the Puget Sound and beyond; the Museum of History & Industry is the largest private heritage organization in...
  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical

Seattle, United States - Eco Hotel

Seattle's only waterfront hotel, The Edgewater offers breathtaking views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains, and is within easy walking distance of downtown...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Chicago, United States - Activity

Chicago's city zoo is free and open to the public all year round. Visit the Zoo Lights exhibit during winter months for a festive, holiday light show and crowds...
  • Zoo

Key West, United States - Luxury Hotel

Reached by a 7-minute launch ride from the Westin Key West Marina, Sunset Key Cottages is an ultra-luxe 39-cottage resort with private beach and spa on a 27-acre...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Los Angeles, United States - Activity

Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate is a 37-acre (15 ha) private vineyard featuring a Tuscan-style mansion and 360-degree views of the Santa Monica Mountains. A popular...
  • Other

Madrid, Spain - International brand

Set in a baroque palace built in 1910 for King Alfonso XIII, the Ritz Madrid offers 167 refined and opulent rooms and suites, typical of the international luxury...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Paris, France - Hotel

The grande dame Hotel Lutetia, built in 1910 by Le Bon Marché department store to house out-of-town clients, is famous for its Art Nouveau exterior, Art Deco...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Atlanta, United States - Luxury Hotel

Over a hundred years old, the Georgian Terrace offers a luxury experience in the heart of Atlanta with historic intrigue to boot: the building was built in lovely...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Palm Springs, United States - Novelty

Rimrock Ranch, a high-desert hideaway Gene Autry and Roy Rogers used to frequent, is a high-end campground with four knotty-pine cabins dating from the 1940s,...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Palm Springs, United States - Resort

Parker Palm Springs is a luxurious retreat on 13 acres (5 ha) of hedgerows and hidden areas. The rooms have extras like sheep skin rugs and Hermes soap. For...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Las Vegas, United States - Activity

Whether on a last-minute impulse or after a little planning, Vegas is still one of the best places to get married. The only gay-owned wedding chapel in Las Vegas,...
  • Other

Los Angeles, United States - Activity

The largest aquarium south of Monterey, the Aquarium of the Pacific has over 11,000 living creatures, 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits. Its colony of...
  • Museum
  • Eco Tourism

Miami, United States - Historic Hotel

A National Historic Landmark, the Biltmore is a palatial 1920s resort. Johnny Weissmuller, the most famous Tarzan, taught swimming in its pool, at one time the...
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Provincetown, United States - Activity

The landscape at Truro Vineyards is quintessential Cape Cod, and sampling some of their wines on a soft summer afternoon is one of the nicest ways to get to know...
  • Food & drink

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