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Five Great Places to Stay in Castro, San Francisco

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Whether you’re coming to the Castro District for the Gay Pride Parade, Folsom Street Fair or just to visit the gayest city around — you’ve got to stay somewhere fabulous. Read on for five of our favorite bed and breakfasts, guesthouses, and motels in the beautiful Castro, San Francisco.


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Hidden Gems: Seven Parks to Explore in the Castro District

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By Brittany Doohan


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1. Duboce Park
Located right near the N-Judah Muni stop, Duboce Park is a great place for people — and pups! — to relax in the grass. It's surrounded by beautiful Victorian houses, frolicking dogs and swaying trees. There are tennis courts, basketball courts and a playground for the kiddies. Occasionally, they'll have an outdoor movie night!

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The Dyke March is Coming! A San Francisco Gay Pride Event

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What is the Dyke March?

The Dyke March is a mostly lesbian-led gathering and protest march held in the Castro District during San Franciso Gay Pride Week to increase lesbian visibility and activism. They are inclusive of all women-loving-women regardless of labels, including bisexual, intersex and transgender women.

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Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church: A Spiritual Home for All People

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Most Holy Redeemer Parish is a Christian community in the Roman Catholic tradition that shares God’s compassion and love with all people. Whether you’re young, old, single, in a relationship, straight, gay, healthy or sick, the Most Holy Redeemer Church welcomes you with open arms. MHR describes itself as "an inclusive Catholic community — embracing all people of good faith — Catholics as well as those people interested in learning about the Catholic experience — regardless of their background, gender, race, social status or sexual orientation," according to Wikipedia.

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12 Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Castro, San Francisco

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Silly adults, the Castro District is for kids! Well, maybe not — but there are still plenty of fun things to do in the Castro if you’re here with your little ones.

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Helen Diller Playground
This playground is in the heart of Dolores Park (right below Gay Beach), and very close to great food and a beautiful view!

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