The April 2019 issue of ‘Southern Living’ named Charleston as the ‘South’s Best City’ for the 3rd time straight. The article is called, “”Why Charleston Is the South’s Best City 2019: Plan a visit, and expect a warm Southern welcome” and was written by Caroline Rogers. She introduces the article this way:
“I had high expectations when I set my sights on Charleston for the first time. A place doesn’t win the title of South’s Best City three years in a row without a gift for hospitality and plenty of charm. The city brims with both—that’s evident—but there’s more. Charleston is home to hundreds of years of history and is still constantly reinventing itself.
‘Now that the wedding is out of the way, you and your partner can focus on your new life together, starting with an oh-so-romantic honeymoon. To help you kick-start your marriage (without the added stress of international travel), we’ve gathered together a list of the best honeymoon destinations found within our own borders. All of these places offer a little something special to make your trip as unique as the love you share.’
Sixteen cities were cited including these cities that ranked lower than Charleston…
As for Charleston the article said…
‘Why Go: Start your marriage off with a taste of authentic Hollywood romance (Gone with the Wind-style) in Charleston. This low-key South Carolina city pours on the Southern charm like gravy on biscuits: Gas lamp-lined cobblestone streets and antebellum architecture set the scene, while gourmet cuisine followed by a horse-drawn carriage ride will set the mood.’
Read the article to find out what seven cities ranked higher than Charleston and to find out what they say are the ‘Top Things to Do in Charleston’.
The editors and experts of Southern Living magazine held a summit in their test kitchens and and narrowed down their list of the ‘Tastiest Town in the South’ down to 10. Really? Is there really a contest? Here are five of the other nominees:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Before you look at the other five do you have a prediction?