The 30 Most Gay-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

There are many gay-friendly cities in the U.S. and it can be hard to choose where to visit or to live. This list offers some insights into some of the big and obvious cities like New York and San Francisco, as well as some smaller gay-friendly cities you might not know about.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico: it also happens to be one of the most gay-friendly cities in the Southwest.

Many people arrive at “Duke Airport” and then visit Albuquerque and other nearby gay-friendly cities like Santa Fe and Taos. But don’t skip Albuquerque on your way to another city! Albuquerque offers a great mix of outdoor recreation, a mild sunny climate, tasty food, and lots of arts and culture. There are historic bed and breakfasts, inns, and fantastic views of the mountains and the huge high-desert mesas.

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