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San Francisco LGBTQ Tour: The Castro Human Rights Walk

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Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Explore the eclectic neighborhoods within San Francisco!
  • Take a walk through San Francisco’s predominately LGBT neighborhood: Castro District!
  • Learn about the LGBT community’s history and their fight for equality!
  • Visit Twin Peaks Tavern, the first gay bar in San Francisco!
  • Follow in the footsteps of Castro District’s famous resident, Harvey Milk!
  • Meet your friendly and knowledgeable guide!
  • Overview

    Learn about the LGBT community and their struggles to be seen and accepted during The Castro Human Rights Walk!

    With The Castro Human Rights Walk tickets, you’ll take a walk through one of the most famous LGBT communities in the country. Explore Castro District in an intimate group setting of not more than 20 people. The Castro District is synonymous with gay culture; and, it’s not hard to mistake their rainbow flags and sidewalks. As one of the first openly-gay neighborhood in the United States, the Castro District has spearheaded the LGBT community’s right to be accepted and seen in the mainstream. Learning about the history of the LGBT community’s struggles is what to do in San Francisco!

    Meet your local guide near Twin Peaks Tavern, the first gay bar in San Francisco. Then, follow in the footsteps of Harvey Milk, who was an openly gay politician in 1970’s. You’ll stop at places associated with Harvey Milk, like the Harvey Milk Plaza, and others. Delve into the history of the AIDS/HIV epidemic, which took many lives in Castro District; and, learn how the gay community came together to fight the disease. Get a good understanding of one of today’s most important social movements during your San Francisco tour. It’s one of the best things to do in San Francisco!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    March 31st,  through October 31st, : Daily except Tuesday


    Approximately 1 hour

    Start time

    1:00 p.m.

    Meeting Point

    3979B 17th Street, San Francisco, Ca 94114. Meet just outside the shop Local Take.

    Ending Point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • The Castro Human Rights Walk
    • A 1-hour, guided tour of the Castro District focusing on LBGT history
    • Walking tour
    • Live guide and commentary


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

    No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    So there’s no last-minute rush, please arrive at the start point 15 minutes before the tour starts.

    We try to avoid steep inclines and slopes. But due to San Francisco's terrain, sometimes we cannot avoid them. Therefore, guests with mobility limitations, wheelchairs, or strollers cannot be accommodated.

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