What it’s like:Quiet · Vibrant · Historic
Known for:Views · Parks · Boutique
Nearby conveniences:Grocery stores · Shops · Restaurants
Tips from locals
This neighborhood is a thriving hub for the gay community, along with some attractive nightlife options.
The Castro District, commonly referred to as the Castro, is a neighborhood in Eureka Valley in San Francisco. The Castro was one of the first gay neighborhoods in the United States. The Castro remains one of the most prominent symbols of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activism and…
One of the most famous SF areas and one of the first gay neighborhoods in the US. Great for walking around and enjoying nightlife.
One of the first gay neighborhoods in the US, the Castro remains one of the most prominent symbols of LGBTQ+ activism in the world.
This traditionally-gay neighborhood is now home to many families, and anything seedy has been sanitized for broad appeal. The microclimate keeps things pretty sunny and warm in the Castro. On nice days, people converge on outdoor dining patios, on tables along the street, and in the parks (Dolores…