End-of-Summer Adventures for LGBTQ+ Travelers – Plus Transformative Experiences

August has a range of events and destinations that cater to the gay traveler community. Explore options like Icelandic summer, Prague Pride, the Burning Man festival, or the hidden gem of Montenegro.

August in Iceland offers long days and mild weather that are perfect for outdoor adventures like hiking, horseback riding, and exploring famous hot springs. Additionally, Reykjavik, the capital city, hosts a variety of events including Pride festivities in August.

Burning Man in Nevada is a one-of-a-kind experience celebrating art, music, community, diversity, and inclusivity. The annual event takes place in the Nevada desert, but don’t worry, temps range between 50F – 80F. Start planning well in advance, and see why Burning Man has become a favorite destination for LGBTQ+ travelers looking for transformative experiences.

Montenegro is the best kept secret for secluded LGBTQ+ getaways. This small Balkan country boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. August is an ideal time to visit with its warm climate and crowds a bit smaller than in neighboring countries. You can also participate in the International Summer Carnival if you visit the city of Kotor in August.

Kotor, Montenegro

Our top picks for August


Ranked on multiple lists as the most LGBTQ+ friendly country in the world, Iceland landscapes and welcoming people will leave you addicted.

Snow Sports


“Burning Man” in Nevada is known for art, community, diversity, and radical inclusion. The event has become a traveler must-do.

Snow Sports


Picturesque and rich with history, this vibrant LGBTQ+ hub is perfect for travel in August during the Prague Pride festival.

Snow Sports

World Events this Month

Prague Gay

Prague, Czech Republic

Burning Man

Nevada, USA

International Summer Carnival

Kotor, Montenegro

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