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Cruisin' The Castro Walking Tours

Tours meet at the Rainbow Flag Pole Landmark, Located on the corner of Castro & Market Streets, San Francisco, CA 94114
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The Castro: Historical Walking Tour of San Francisco's Gay & Lesbian District
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Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tours is San Francisco's premier LGBT tour company walking with PRIDE since 1989! Voted a top city tour and awarded the "Hall of Fame", by TripAdvisor! This easy, fun and fascinating 2 hour tour is the MOST comprehensive Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, & Transgender cultural tour available and boasts 15 different historical sites enroute. Discover how San Francisco and the Castro neighborhood plays a crucial role in the past, present and future of LGBT civil rights in the United States. Tours are intimate, personalized and operated by a professional tour guide, local resident and LGBT community activist. No large hills to climb and public walkways are handicap accessible.
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Tours meet at the Rainbow Flag Pole Landmark, Located on the corner of Castro & Market Streets, San Francisco, CA 94114
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+1 415-550-8110

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed our Crusin' the Castro Walking Tour. It was easy to book and pay for in advance of our trip and the meeting place was easy to access. We had both been to the Castro several times, but the Tour...More

Thank BGPMcM
Reviewed August 18, 2016

I met up with the guide Kathy on a Wednesday morning and spent to hours touring the Castro area, exploring its LGBT history and its historic significance as well as its main characteristics today. I appreciated so many parts of the tour, but the stop...More

Thank cmnesser
Reviewed August 13, 2016

I love walking tours, and find them a great way to "get" a city. This was one of the best I have ever done. The Castro is a small area, but this was a huge, fun, emotionally rich, informative and intriguing journey through a fascinating...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We booked this tour on the morning of our first day and it was a great way to start our holiday in San Francisco. We stayed in Castro and learned a lot on this tour. Kathy is a member of the Castro LGBTQQ community. She...More

Thank HesterCo
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This tour was a highlight of our visit to San Francisco. Tour guide Kathy was full of charm, wit, and knowledge of the neighborhood. She has a real passion for LGBTQ rights and community activism and we could feel her enthusiasm. We learned a lot...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This was a really interesting tour. Our guide Kathy was friendly and interesting and really enjoyed discussing the places she was showing us, and our conversations which stemmed from seeing them. The tour was interesting, seeing things and finding out things which you just don't...More

Thank JTipping
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Kathy was engaging and warm. She was able to completely adapt the tour to meet the needs of our group, which included one young teen and someone with challenges walking. We learned a lot and really enjoyed ourselves.

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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We have a very nice guide of Castro from Kathy. We get some interesting history of Castro, and will recommand this walking trip.

Thank Viggo A
Reviewed July 20, 2016

We learned about gay history(Ex: AIDS, Holocaust, Harvey Milk, other famous gay people and more) Our tour guide Kathy was really nice and fun! We saw all sorts of rainbow flags including a GIANT one! I really really recommend it!

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Reviewed July 18, 2016

Our tour guide waws very sweet and had extensive knowledge of the areas we toured, which makes sense. This goes without saying, but there's a lot of hills and walking so it's necessary to bring the right shoes and water. If you're older, have bad...More

Thank brianna d
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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