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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208 97
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
2
162 88
New York City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New York, USA
3
94 52
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
joicy added Québec, Canada
4
151 99
Paris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Île-de-France, France
5
151 95
London is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Great Britain, United Kingdom
6
141 90
Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
North Holland, Netherlands
7
137 88
Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Catalonia, Spain
8
113 92
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Washington, USA
9
112 89
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Germany
10
103 73
Sydney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New South Wales, Australia
11
88 78
Ibiza is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Pityusic Islands, Spain
12
108 92
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
California, USA
13
102 87
Toronto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Ontario, Canada
14
84 69
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oceania
15
93 83
Greece is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe
16
70 65
Melbourne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oceania
17
86 86
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Louisiana, USA
18
70 67
Maui is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Hawaii, USA
19
76 79
Portland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oregon, USA
20
43 25
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
British Columbia, Canada
21
70 83
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
22
85 93
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Nevada, USA
23
71 76
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe
24
31 23
France is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe
25
53 66
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Europe