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Summer is officially here, which means Pride Month is here, too! Haven’t made your travel plans yet? Not to worry: Orbitz has you covered with a new booking tool that helps you search for LGBTQ-welcoming hotels—properties that have signed an Inclusivity Pledge against discrimination on the basis of gender and sexual identity—so you can book your travels with confidence. When you’re ready to take a look, just head to or check the LGBTQ-welcoming hotel filter when you search hotels on Orbitz.

ALSO: Learn more about what qualifies hotels as LGBTQ-welcoming

In the meantime, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite LGBTQ-welcoming places to stay in key Pride cities across the country, and even included some fantastic LGBTQ-owned shops that are definitely worth a visit. Bonus: If you book any of our LGBTQ hotels between June 15–21, you’ll earn $50 Orbucks back, good at 385,000 hotels worldwide. Plus, if you shop one of the LGBTQ-owned stores mentioned below, you’ll be eligible to receive $100 Orbucks (Offer limited to first 500 participants; learn more at


Stay: Conrad NY Downtown

Shop: Bluestockings, Big Gay Ice Cream

Bar/Restaurant: Baz Bagel, Fonda



Stay: Patterson Inn

Shop: Ladyfingers Letterpress

Bar/Restaurant: Summit Tacos


San Diego

Stay: Lafayette Hotel Swim Club and Bungalows

Shop: Dapper Boi, Unhinged Candles

Eat: Babycakes, Hillcrest Brewing



Stay: Kimpton La Peer, Ace Hotel DTLA

Shop: Bloom and Plume Coffee, Wildfang

Eat: The Kitchen



Stay: Kimpton Nine Zero

Shop: Trident Booksellers, Workforce

Eat: Diesel Café, Cathedral Station, Dbar



Stay: Hotel Versey Days Inn by Wyndham Chicago

Shop: Foursided, Jameson Loves Danger, Humboldt House

Eat: Split-Rail, big chicks + tweet



Stay: Eaton, The LINE

Shop: Republic Restoratives, J Squared Naturals

Eat: The Dirty Goose, Duplex Diner



Stay: Hyatt Centric Philadelphia, Kimpton Palomar

Shop: marcie blaine (+ other businesses), Philly AIDS thrift: Giovanni’s Room, Loop Yarn

Eat: Lolita, Bud & Marilyn’s



Stay: Hotel Clermont

Shop: ABetterBuzz, 18.21 Bitters

Eat: Woof’s sports bar, Joe’s on Juniper



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