Tour Operator Spotlight: Alyson Adventures
(1-800-825-9766, www.alysonadventures.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
About: Alyson Adventures has organized exciting vacations for gay men and lesbians for 13 years. From Australia to Antarctica, travelers get to explore the great outdoors by hiking and biking while experienced tour guides lead the way. Each trip is an active adventure and consists of small groups with a tightly organized schedule.
Price range: $1,600-3,895
Upcoming trips: Spend a week in sun-soaked Curacao, a colorful Dutch oasis in the Caribbean. The trip runs from April 12-19 and is geared toward gay men, lesbians, and friends. Scuba enthusiasts will be treated to unlimited shore dives, a night dive, and dives on the top-rated coral formations of Alice in Wonderland and the Mushroom Forest. Exploration of historic Willemstad, the 1500s city famous for its blue liqueur, is also on the schedule. Group sizes are small, so book early.