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San Diego has a thriving gay community. The crowd is diverse, skews slightly younger, and is warm and friendly (300 days of sunshine can make one that way). To navigate San Diego, you'll need a car (and a designated driver) as the hot spots aren't really in walking distance of each other, but there are clusters of the great bars and clubs in Hillcrest, University Heights and North Park. For a sampling of the popular places, be sure to hit Bourbon Street in University Heights and Rich's & Flicks in Hillcrest. Swing by North Park for a more rougher feel with leather and bear bars scattered about.

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Bars & Clubs

Urban MO's Bar & Grill

Fun in the heart of SD
Hillcrest

Rich's

Hillcrest hot spot
Hillcrest

Flicks

Since 1983
Hillcrest

Pecs Bar

Relaxed hangout
North Park

The Rail

Diverse dance bar
Hillcrest

San Diego Eagle

The cruise bar
North Park

The Loft

Strong drinks, friendly vibes
Hillcrest

Number One Fifth Avenue

Local Hillcrest hangout
Hillcrest
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Restaurants

Baja Betty's

Gayborhood favorite
Hillcrest

Babycakes San Diego

Delicious desserts and more
Hillcrest

Gossip Grill

For the ladies who love to munch!
Hillcrest

Lips Restaurant

The ultimate drag dining
North Park

Hash House A Go Go

Huge servings of "twisted farm food"
Hillcrest

Uptown Tavern

Original delectable dishes
Hillcrest

The Mission

Friendly, healthy, inexpensive cafe
North Park

Bronx Pizza

Pizza, NY style
Hillcrest
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Hotels

Inn At The Park

Friendly hotel with 80 suites
Hillcrest

Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection

Vibrant downtown hotel
Downtown

Solamar San Diego

Hip, SD style
Gas Lamp District

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Hip urban oasis
Downtown

Bahia Resort Hotel

Scenic peninsula location with lush tropical gardens
Mission Bay

Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Gateway to the Gaslamp quarter historic district
Gas Lamp District

The Sofia Hotel

Charming, Gothic hotel
Downtown

THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego

Gaslamp quarter's timeless icon
Gas Lamp District
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Beaches & Parks

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"Danger” sign means you’re in the right place
La Jolla

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Paws in the sand
San Diego

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Beautiful wide beaches
Coronado

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Flip-flops and nothing else just outside of town
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