Charleston Named World’s Top City

Just when you think Charleston couldn’t possibly get higher praise for being fabulous, Travel + Leisure Magazine publishes its annual list of top places to visit and announces Charleston as the #1 City in the World. This is quite an honor, although not entirely surprising to those of us who call the Lowcountry home. Many of the things that visitors love about Charleston are enjoyed by residents here every day, all year-round.

This year in Travel + Leisure, the editors went as far as to include a celebrity announcement to announce the winners. We love this tongue-in-cheek introduction from Charlestonian Stephen Colbert:

Travel + Leisure’s recent accolade is icing on the cake for Charleston. Click here for a summary of the countless other accolades that have been bestowed on our city, region and residents in recent years. There’s no place like home, especially when your home is in Charleston!