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Discovering LGBT-friendly Las Vegas

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Such is the appeal of the dazzling lights of Sin City that many in the LGBT community can spend an entire vacation happily taking part in all of the same activities as mainstream visitors. But if you are looking for places to stay, things to do, and food to eat in a setting that is enthusiastically LGBT-friendly, there are plenty of options to choose from. 



You will literally walk through a piranha aquarium as you enter this hip gay nightclub in the heart of the Fruit Loop, a concentration of LGBT-friendly clubs and bars. Piranha is one of the best places for nightlife in the city, and is known for its great atmosphere and service....

Luxor Las Vegas

The Luxor is not only one of the best hotels on the Strip, but it has also become a hotspot for LGBT events. The hotel hosts weekly LGBT pool parties, as well as a fashion show called Closet Sundays. You can also arrange same-sex commitment ceremonies at the facility's wedding chapel....

Wynn Las Vegas

The Wynn has been working to establish itself as one of the most LGBT-friendly hotels in the city. One of the best features of this luxury facility is the "Pride Concierge," which was created to help ensure that all of its LGBT guests have as enjoyable an experience as possible. Use it to book shows,...

Fun Hog Ranch

For a more laid-back vibe, don't miss this rustic off-Strip gay bar. It is known for its cheap drinks and friendly staff. Leather and fetish-wear are "strongly encouraged."

Charlie's Las Vegas

This country-themed gay nightclub and bar is one of the best places in the city to meet new friends. Check out the free line dancing and two step lessons, and don't miss Drag Queen Bingo!

Suede Restaurant & Lounge

Before you begin your evening on the Fruit Loop, get some food at gay-friendly Suede. Dine on steaks and burgers in a sleek, modern atmosphere.

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

If you plan on spending much of your nightlife on the Fruit Loop, a concentration of gay bars, consider staying at the modern and conveniently-located Hard Rock Hotel.

Tropicana Las Vegas

Tropicana has taken a number of measures to establish itself as a LGBT-friendly hotel, including making donations to the Human Rights Campaign and becoming a corporate member of the Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. But perhaps the best part of this hotel's gay-friendly initiatives is the fact...

Free Zone

This is one of the most easy-going bars in the Fruit Loop, a small circuit of LGBT-friendly hotspots. Make sure you stick around for Drag Madness, the self-proclaimed longest running drag show in the city.

Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel

While same-sex marriage may not be legal in Nevada yet, that doesn't mean that LGBT couples can't get in on one of Las Vegas' most popular activities: tying the knot. This chapel performs beautiful commitment ceremonies in a variety of themes, including Elvis-style!...