Holidays—It Should Be So Nice



LOCAVORE X390 (ISTOCK) | ADVOCATE.COMFinding a gay-friendly getaway

I look for aesthetics and attention to detail when selecting an off-the-beaten-path vacation getaway. Aesthetics and gay-friendly are synonymous to me. If the website and the photos convey that impressive quality that I’m always looking for, I know its proprietors have the same sensibilities that are in line with my own. The Cedar Crest Inn ( in Asheville, N.C., is a favorite of mine. Stylistically eloquent, comfortable, and one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever found on earth.

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On the Road With Austin & Santino and a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race, premiering in January on Logo