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Destinations, Events, Accommodations, Dining and More for the Gay Traveler


Gay Rodeo in Arizona

Arizona's Gay Rodeo

Courtesy: Dale Karsten,CGRA
Updated May 19, 2014

Arizona is welcoming. The "Pride Guide" to Arizona has tons of information. Events such as the Rainbows Festival Street Fair, an annual Phoenix event, have become part of the urban culture. You'll also find events such as the Saguaro Cup, the premier gay softball tournament in the Southwest.

Phoenix Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce- This site provides some great relocation information as well as lists of Gay and Lesbian businesses.

Arizona's Gay and Lesbian Rodeo Association- Features the annual Gay and Lesbian Rodeo.

Top 10 Gay Phoenix Nightlife Options - From About Gay Travel - Great information on Phoenix area clubs.

From Out Traveler, a current information-packed article on what to see and do in Phoenix.

About Gay Travel has a great list of resources, especially for Phoenix and Sedona.

Flagstaff Pride in the Pines - Pride in the Pines, Flagstaff's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Festival and Celebration.

Pride in the Desert - Tucson, Arizona pride festival and parade.

Tempe, Arizona - This website touts, "Looking for a destination that is welcoming and friendly to the gay and lesbian traveler? Then Get Up & Go to Tempe, the best alternative for lively nightlife, amazing art, architecture, live performances, fabulous food, sensational shopping and thrilling sporting events! When you're in Tempe, Arizona, you're in the middle of it all."

Bisbee, Arizona Pride Weekend. Head to Bisbee, the historic mining town for a weekend of fun and frivolity - pool party, karaoke and more.

GLBT Scottsdale - Scottsdale is a mecca for the art lover, the foodie and for those wanting to try out new clubs and luxurious resorts. Whether you prefer lavish resorts with manicured landscapes or modern urban boutique hotels in the middle of all the action, Scottsdale offers something for everyone.

Getting Away From it All - Four Corners Itinerary - it's possible to visit this area - which takes in northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, southwestern Colorado, and northwestern New Mexico - without spending a ton of money. The payoff is viewing - and hiking through - spectacular vistas of red-rock canyons, ponderosa-studded forests, and brilliantly painted deserts.

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