It is no secret that Charleston is one of the greatest cities in America. Its reputation has earned it many awards, marking it as an incredible place to live and visit. Recently, Travel + Leisure named Charleston as the number 1 city in the United States.
This isn't the first time Charleston has ranked #1 on Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Awards Best Cities in the U.S." list. In fact, Charleston has now claimed the top spot for a record-breaking 10 years. That's an entire decade of Charleston excellence!
Travel + Leisure wrote: "There's a reason people keep going back to Charleston: the city expresses the perfect balance of Southern charm, knockout food and drinks, and walkability. Many readers also found the city's history to be a draw. Others appreciated the simple pleasures of strolling the side streets of downtown."
There's lots to love about Charleston. The dining scene is unrivaled, with numerous Southern-inspired restaurants as well as a wonderful mix of world cuisine. There are lots of gorgeous outdoors spaces, fun bars, and incredible cultural attractions.
What's your favorite thing about Charleston? Tell us in the comments!