By Andrew Collins. Politically progressive Boston is not only the capital of the first state that legalized gay marriage, it's also within a three-hour drive of countless gay-friendly resorts and vacation destinations, from the soaring mountaintops of Vermont and New Hampshire to the charming coastal hamlets of and Rhode Island - and don't forget other cool getaways elsewhere in Massachusetts , from the Cape to the Berkshires. Here are some great destinations that make a perfect gay-friendly retreat from Boston. Thinking about tying the knot on the Cape?
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Green municipalities shown on the map scored a higher "municipal equality index" out of possible points. HRC used a rating system based on 47 criteria in six categories: non-discrimination laws, relationship recognition, municipal employment practices, city services, law enforcement and municipal leadership. Localities could also earn up to 20 bonus points for programs not applicable to other areas. Each area's final score assesses laws and practices of the locality, not necessarily the quality of life.
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It has quickly become a preferred destination for the LGBT community. The artisanal food movement is booming in Vermont, primarily because local food has always been a staple of life. The locals are warm and genuine, spending quality time chatting and sharing with travelers. Accommodations range from resorts to the more quaint bed and breakfasts. Whether you are looking to have that picturesque wedding you have always dreamed of or you just want to visit and experience the beauty, we think gay-friendly VT is the place to be any season you choose.
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