Our lovely local slice of Heaven, Charleston, SC has been voted the 'Top City in the United States' by the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, establishing a profound benchmark for the city and trumping stiff competition! The award was based on a variety of categories, including: Culture & Ambience, Atmosphere & Sites, and Friendliness, among others. Charleston is the quintessential vacation destination, offering a comprehensive and amazing experience for all.
Charleston has an array of unique outdoor activities offering everything from a stroll through narrow, tree-lined courtyards. Kayaking along tranquil tidal creeks. Celebrating the good life on a rooftop bar as the sun sets over the harbor. You can do it all in one day, only in Charleston. The restaurants are world class: In Charleston, the Chefs are the stars. The goodness they prepare shines bright on the national food scene. Patrons can enjoy Southern specialties and other flavors served in settings as delicious as the meals themselves!
Charleston's menu of lodging options is a dream come true for travelers! Choose from historic inns, famous beach resorts, luxury hotels and charming bed & breakfasts. Let's not forget about the shopping! It's easy to spoil yourself or someone else with unique treasures only found in Charleston. Antique shops, local boutiques, name brand outlets, art galleries and jewelers await your arrival.
After all you've read, there's only one question which you must ask yourself: What are you waiting for?