Travel The Best Gay Travel Destinations  

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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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200 97
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
2
157 87
New York City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New York, USA
3
91 48
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
joicy added Québec, Canada
4
147 96
Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Île-de-France, France
5
147 93
London is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Great Britain, United Kingdom
6
137 89
Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
North Holland, Netherlands
7
133 85
Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Catalonia, Spain
8
110 91
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Washington, USA
9
110 86
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Germany
10
99 70
Sydney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New South Wales, Australia
11
101 83
Toronto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Ontario, Canada
12
86 75
Ibiza is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Pityusic Islands, Spain
13
105 90
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
California, USA
14
82 67
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oceania
15
91 82
Greece is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe
16
69 63
Melbourne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oceania
17
84 83
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Louisiana, USA
18
68 64
Maui is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Hawaii, USA
19
84 88
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Nevada, USA
20
69 79
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
72 78
Portland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oregon, USA
23
29 21
France is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe
24
68 74
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe
25
51 64
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe