Charleston, South Carolina has been voted for the second consecutive year, "Top City in the United States" in the Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards.
On any given day, taking a walk down the streets, alleyways, fairways and beaches of Charleston leads to a symphony found in only one place. Watch the video to hear the rhythm of our city, Charleston South Carolina.
Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards have been the gold standard in travel industry awards for more than two decades. Charleston was voted for the second consecutive year, "Top City in the U.S." in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, based on six categories: Atmosphere & Ambiance, Culture & Sites, Friendliness, Lodging, Restaurants and Shopping.
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"I treasure the beauty, charm, friendliness and atmosphere of Charleston on a daily basis and cannot imagine living anyplace else."
— John LaVerne,
"We are unbelievably fortunate to live in a place that so many people consider their favorite destination in America."
— David Compton,
Old South Carriage Company
"My favorite part of Charleston is, of course, its food — can’t you tell!"
— Henrietta Snype,
Sweetgrass Basket Educational Artist
"I love the offerings of Charleston's greatest chefs, from the classic restaurants to the new establishments opening almost daily!"
— Frank Fredericks,
Wild Dunes Resort
"It is an enormous privilege to live in Charleston and we as residents have a tremendous responsibility to maintain its architectural, historical, and cultural integrity."
— Kitty Robinson,
Historic Charleston Foundation
"My favorite aspects of Charleston include the incredible people, the European flavor, and the ambiance."
— Bob Prenner,
Vote Charleston in the Condé Nast Readers' Choice Survey 2013. Voting ends April 30th!
More than two years ago, we went to NYC to meet with NBC, specifically the producers of Kathie Lee and Hoda, to start a conversation about bringing the TODAY Show to Charleston, South Carolina. Several meetings in both NYC and Charleston followed, and an extraordinary amount of planning took place over the past few months… and leading to two incredible broadcasts from [...]Continue Reading
Kathie Lee and Hoda have brought the TODAY Show to Charleston for two special broadcasts, and here is your first official behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the fun we have in store for audiences this week! While in Charleston, Kathie Lee and Hoda will explore the historic district’s charming sights with a tour of City Market [...]Continue Reading
South Carolina's low country provides a low-key, old world existence to those who live here. If you want to taste it, it helps to slow down, turn off the main highways, and you can step into a unique way of life.