Legal gay marriage, funded social services, and a currency unencumbered by the current Euro-zone crisis, Sweden seems like a Valhalla for gay citizens. Case in point: their late July Pride is the largest public festival in the countryperiod. So for gay travelers looking for a safe, solid way to spend their pink dollar, it's time to bump Scandinavia's capital up on your list . . .
Enter to win a seven-day adventure to gay-friendly Stockholm, Sweden's buzzing waterfront capital, and Jukkasjärvi, home of the world-famous ICEHOTEL north of the Arctic Circle, by becoming a fan of Stockholm in Full Glory, the official LGBT tourism arm of VisitSweden, and Stockholm Town. Once the fan count reaches 1252the year Stockholm was foundeda winner will be chosen at random. Grand prize includes complimentary hotel accommodation at gay-popular luxe standouts including The Grand Hôtel and Nordic Light, two trans-Atlantic roundtrip economy tickets with Scandinavian Airlines from any of SAS' US gateways (Newark, Chicago, D.C.), and domestic economy returns to Lapland.
Can't wait? Check out our highlights of gay Stockholm here.