Conde’ Nast Traveler “Readers Choice Poll”
Charleston named Top City in the USA by Conde Nast
And just a 30 minute drive from Charleston is Kiawah Island, home of the 2012 PGA and voted by Conde Nast Readers as the #4 Best Island in the WORLD!
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (October 16, 2013) CNATRAVELER.COM – Condé Nast Traveler readers voted Charleston, South Carolina the number one city in the United States for the third year in a row. Read about all of the best hotels, resorts, airlines, and cruise lines in the world in our Readers’ Choice Awards 2013. Is it the cobblestone streets? The colorful, historic row homes? The fantastic food? Whatever it is, Charleston’s got everyone thoroughly charmed once again. For the third consecutive year, Charleston’s been voted the No. 1 city in the United States in our Readers’ Choice Awards (in which nearly 80,000 of you voted).
#1 – Charleston, South Carolina (86.7)
#2 – San Francisco, California (83.8)
#3 – Chicago, Illinois (83.6)
#4 – Santa Fe, New Mexico (82.0)
#5 – New York, New York (81.6)
#6 – Honolulu, Hawaii (80.4)
#7 – Napa, California (79.1)
#8 – New Orleans, Louisiana (78.4)
#9 – Seattle, Washington (78.2)
#10 – Boston, Massachusetts; Carmel, California; Savannah, Georgia (tied at 77.6)
Charleston first appeared on the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards list of Top U.S. Destinations in 1993 with a sixth place ranking, and it appeared at the top of the list for the first time in 2011.