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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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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

2
135 79
New York City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New York City New York, USA

3
127 89
Paris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Paris Île-de-France, France

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73 45
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
joicy added Montreal Québec, Canada

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124 88
London is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
London Great Britain, United Kingdom

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99 79
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Seattle Washington, USA

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113 86
Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Amsterdam North Holland, Netherlands

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117 81
Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Barcelona Catalonia, Spain

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94 81
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Berlin Germany

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88 64
Sydney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Sydney New South Wales, Australia

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88 75
Toronto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Toronto Ontario, Canada

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77 70
Ibiza is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Ibiza Pityusic Islands, Spain

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90 80
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Los Angeles California, USA

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70 63
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New Zealand Oceania

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78 75
Greece is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Greece Europe

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74 72
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Las Vegas Nevada, USA

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61 58
Melbourne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Melbourne Oceania

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73 74
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

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65 66
Portland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Portland Oregon, USA

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61 70
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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55 56
Maui is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Maui Hawaii, USA

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59 68
Miami is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Miami Florida, USA

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55 63
Boston is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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59 61
Rome is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Rome Lazio, Italy

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73 70
Australia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Australia Oceania

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44 60
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Denmark Europe

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19 17
France is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
France Europe

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59 56
Palm Springs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Palm Springs California, USA

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56 70
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Sweden Europe

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24 18
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Vancouver British Columbia, Canada

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62 64
Buenos Aires is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Buenos Aires Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

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45 52
Puerto Rico is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Puerto Rico Americas

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39 53
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
MattSchwarck added Columbus Ohio, USA

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55 60
Rio de Janeiro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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36 55
Denver is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Denver Colorado, USA

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16 18
Dublin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Dublin Ireland

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45 55
Cape Town is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Cape Town Western Cape, South Africa

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10 12
Oslo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Oslo Norway

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48 47
Tuscany is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Tuscany Italian Peninsula

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10 13
Auckland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Auckland Auckland Region, New Zealand

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43 57
São Paulo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil

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39 52
Cancún is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Cancún Quintana Roo, Mexico

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7 10
Horta is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Horta Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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19 33
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
joicy added Atlanta Georgia, USA

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7 11
Wellington is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Wellington Wellington Region, New Zealand

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7 11
Montevideo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Montevideo Montevideo Department, Uruguay

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9 14
Reykjavik is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Reykjavik Europe

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4 1
Madrid is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
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7 13
Winnipeg is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada

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10 19
Serbia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Gay Travel Destinations
UmadBro990 added Serbia Europe