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Charleston: America's Favorite City

Is it the beautiful beaches? Or could it be the world-class cuisine? Maybe it’s historic downtown that makes Charleston, South Carolina the number one city in the country, according to Conde Naste Traveler’s 2013 ranking of top tourism destinations in the world. For many, Charleston has it all. With its southern charm, friendly atmosphere and unique culture, you will never run out of things to do or see. From events and fairs to museums and historical sites, Charleston offers something for everyone...and then some. Come explore all that Charleston has to offer for a comfortable and cosmopolitan lifestyle.

In 2013, readers of Condé Nast Traveler named Charleston the No. 1 tourist destination in the U.S. for the third year in a row.

For the second year in a row, Charleston was ranked by Travel+Leisure as the nation's top city in the U.S. and Canada, earning 2nd-place behind Kyoto, Japan in the magazine's world rankings.