“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 their side streets of downtown”, they wrote about the city.
According to “Travel + Leisure,” readers ranked all cities based on several factors, including sights and landmarks, culture, food, friendliness, shopping, and value.
During an interview with the Editor-in-Chief, Jacqui Gifford, with Today, she explained that this marks the 10th year in a row that the Holy City has won over all others.
“We’re so excited for Charleston,” she said. “I think it really is the full picture.”
“You can see Rainbow Row, which is all those colorful old homes, and take pictures. The food scene is amazing — you can go to Halls Chophouse — and there’s so much shopping to do”, she added.
Who else is on the list?
Here’s the top 10 list in this year’s magazine:
1. Charleston, SC
2. New Orleans, Louisiana
3. Santa Fe, New Mexico
4. Savannah, Georgia
5. Honolulu, Hawaii
6. New York, New York
7. Chicago Illinois
8. Alexandria, Virginia
9. San Antonio, Texas
10. Boston, Massachusetts
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