Charleston, South Carolina Wins Over Conde Nast Traveler Readers!
Known for rich history, stunning architecture, and booming restaurant community, the Charleston area has been voted the No. 1 best small city in the United States for the 6th year in a row! Readers of Condé Nast Traveler rank destinations based on several categories: the arts, culture, friendliness, scenery, sights, restaurants, accommodations, shopping and value. Charleston first was honored with this award in 2001 and continues to hold the throne.
Charleston was also ranked No. 1 as the Friendliest City in the United States for 2016. This is the second consecutive year that Charleston has earned this award. Balancing its sophisticated tastes with small-town charm, Charlestonians take pride in actually speaking to one-another. Easy to navigate by foot, Charleston’s appeal is hard to resist.