Charleston named the No. 1 city in the US

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Charleston, SC
Charleston, SC | Photo by Donnie Whitaker

Have you heard? Travel + Leisure named Charleston the No. 1 city in the US for the ninth year in a row + the No. 18 city in the world.

Travelers voted for the Holy City as part of the publication’s annual World’s Best Awards. Charleston was recognized for its top-notch food scene, beautiful architecture, and historic charm.

Several other Southern spots made the list. Browse Travel + Leisure’s 15 Top Cities in the US in 2021.