Southern Living readers name Charleston the best city in the South

How can you not love the charm in Charleston?

The sun shining brightly on Broad Street.

The sun looks great on Broad Street.

Photo by Lauren Dunlap

Southern Living readers voted Charleston No. 1 in the annual South’s Best awards. The awards showcase readers’ favorite destinations and experiences.

Southern Living added, “The Holy City’s gorgeous architecture, picturesque streets, and welcoming Lowcountry spirit continue to impress year after year…we love every last detail that makes Charleston the shining star it is.”

Other Lowcountry spots were honorees in this year’s South Best’s South Carolina-specific awards, including:

Read more about the survey results and methodology.