Travel The Best Gay Travel Destinations  

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List Rules Vote up the LGBT-friendly vacation spots in the world.

Traveling with your significant other can be fun, romantic and bring you closer together. This is a list of the best gay travel destinations in the world, ranked by travelers and locals alike. Every year, thousands of gay couples travel the world, taking in beautiful sights and ancient cultures. Which is the best gay travel destination? Vote on this list and make sure the best gay vacation spot ends up number one.

Gay marriage is legal in California making the state a top spot for destination weddings. San Francisco is especially popular as the city is a big proponent of gay rights. San Francisco’s Castro district is home to the largest gay neighborhood in the United States. Visitors can take in a show at the historic Castro Theatre and then enjoy a stroll over to the Haight-Ashbury district to see the famous sights associated with the hippy movement.

Paris is also a great city for LGBT travel. The City of Lights puts on one of the largest gay pride parades with attendance reaching over 1 million people. If you are looking to spend your vacation on a beach, Australia and New Zealand both offer some of the most gay friendly beaches in the world.

Which is the best gay travel destination? Vote on this list and tell us why a certain spot is great for the LGBT community in the comments section.
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198 97
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

2
155 87
New York City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New York, USA

3
90 48
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
joicy added Québec, Canada

4
145 96
Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Île-de-France, France

5
145 93
London is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Great Britain, United Kingdom

6
135 89
Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
North Holland, Netherlands

7
132 85
Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Catalonia, Spain

8
109 91
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Washington, USA

9
108 86
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Germany

10
98 70
Sydney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New South Wales, Australia

11
100 83
Toronto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Ontario, Canada

12
85 75
Ibiza is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Pityusic Islands, Spain

13
104 90
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
California, USA

14
81 67
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oceania

15
90 82
Greece is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe

16
68 63
Melbourne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oceania

17
83 83
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Louisiana, USA

18
67 64
Maui is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Hawaii, USA

19
83 87
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Nevada, USA

20
68 78
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

21
39 23
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
British Columbia, Canada

22
71 78
Portland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oregon, USA

23
67 73
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe

24
28 21
France is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe

25
68 69
Rome is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Lazio, Italy