Don't Miss The Rich History Of Charleston, SC
The word is out! The charm and hospitality of Charleston has received countless awards and recognition over the years, including Top 10 2013 World's Best City by Travel + Leisure, and the 2012 Top City in the WORLD by Conde Nast!
In August, Charleston was voted as the 2014 Friendliest City for a second year, and Charleston was also voted the #1 Tourist Destination in the United States by Conde Nast in 2012 and 2011, the #2 Most Romantic City in America by Travel & Leisure, the #4 Top Food & Wine Destination in the United States by TripAdvisor, and in 2013 voted a Top 15 Spring Vacation by U.S. Travel News!
In 2012, Broad Street was named by American Planning Association's Top 10 Great Streets! And Charleston's downtown was also voted one of the 2012 Nation's Top 10 according to livability.com.
As you begin planning your visit to Charleston, South Carolina, there's a lot you'll discover about this city that predates the Revolutionary War. For example, Charleston was named in honor of England's Charles II and sits at the confluence of Ashley and Cooper Rivers. It seems like no matter what period in history, Charleston has always been at the center of it all, from Fort Sumter, where fighting began in the Civil War to having the distinction of constructing the first theatre building in America. We've even had our share of pirates!
Other things for which Charleston's history is known include religious tolerance, the mystique of southern charm and unrivalled architecture and beauty. Whether it's the destruction of war, the relentlessness of hurricanes or the demands of social change, Charleston has always had the fortitude to come back stronger than before with its gentility and charm perfectly intact.
The Charleston of today is as vibrant and full of activity as ever and offers cultural, entertainment and dining options that are as varied as its history. From the stunning performances of Spoleto to the springtime's Home and Garden Tours to the decadent pleasures of the Food and Wine Festival—you'll be enchanted with the many things to do in the heart of our city. Charleston, South Carolina has a rich cultural tradition. The Restoration on King reflects the grace and character of this ageless city and invites you to discover its many delights.
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