Looking Tour

Tired of straining to put a name on the familiar, iconic San Francisco places of HBO’s “Looking”?

To make your life even better, we’ve rounded up some of the hotspots for your enjoyment…

The San Francisco Staple

The looking cast certainly enjoyed its share of shots sitting atop the most arguably gay plot of earth in the world. Quintessentially San Francisco, Gay Beach at Dolores Park is a classic hotspot. With spectacular views (not just of the city), this is to where every gay – from hippies and hipsters to gym rats in speedos – flocks to ogle and flirt and get drunk. Grab your blanket, lotion, and friends for a day on the “beach.”

Full Story at GayCities | San Francisco Gay Travel Resources

This post originally appeared on the Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog.

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