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For LGBT parents seeking the ideal vacation, the goal is to create a positive and inclusive experience for the whole family. Though social awareness has blossomed globally, certain destinations rise above, providing a warm embrace to LGBT families. Let’s explore some top spots for your next family holiday.

Atlanta, Georgia

Young girl at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta

Explore Atlanta’s rich tapestry of history and fun. Dive into the past at the Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park. Continue your family adventure at the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola, or take a behind-the-scenes tour at CNN Studios for an educational twist.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia

Philadelphia extends its brotherly love to LGBT families, offering historical gems like the Liberty Bell and interactive museums like the Please Touch Museum and The Franklin Institute. Kids can revel in the city’s vibrant art scene, including the outdoor gallery of stunning murals that festoon buildings citywide.

New Orleans, Louisiana

French Quarter New Orleans

New Orleans celebrates diversity with open arms, inviting LGBT families to enjoy its year-round festivities. Visit the intriguing Voodoo Museum, stroll the French Quarter, and absorb the city’s rich history and culture—even outside its famed festival seasons.

San Francisco, California

Golden Gate, San Francisco, California, USA.

San Francisco is steeped in LGBT history and welcomes families to explore its inclusive spirit. Wander through Golden Gate Park, visit the creative hubs at the Children’s Creativity Museum, and take a ferry to Alcatraz Island. Don’t forget to visit the Castro District, where the vibrant LGBT culture is palpable.

New York City, New York

Times Square in NYC

From the Stonewall National Monument to the endless delights of Times Square, New York City is a bastion of both LGBTQ+ culture and family-friendly entertainment. With family attractions like the Statue of Liberty and Broadway shows, the city offers an unforgettable experience for LGBT families.

Gran Canaria, Spain

Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria island, Spain

Enjoy the island life in this European LGBT haven. Offering more than just a vibrant nightlife, Gran Canaria is a treasure trove of family activities, from its sun-soaked beaches to cultural events like classical concerts and theater.

San Diego, California

San Diego, CA, USA - Mar 23, 2022: The entrance to the San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. The zoo is known for its endangered species breeding programs and conservation efforts.

San Diego’s warmth goes beyond its sunny climate, offering a welcoming community and attractions like the famous San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld. Walk through Hillcrest to experience the local LGBT-friendly vibe, and for those seeking adventure, try a whale-watching excursion along the coast.

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