About the Author
Andrew Collins was born in 1969 outside Philadelphia, grew up in Connecticut, and graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, in 1991. That same year he joined Fodor’s staff and over the next two years edited or co-edited more than a dozen travel guides. In 1994 he conceived of and developed Fodor’s Gay Guide to the USA, the first edition which published in 1996. He’s worked as an editor or writer on more than 100 travel books and Collins writes a syndicated weekly travel column called "Out of Town," which appears on several Web sites, as well as in gay and lesbian newspapers nationwide. Presently he divides his time between New Mexico, Connecticut, and New Hampshire, and logs more than 40,000 miles annually driving across North America.