The popular Travel and Leisure Magazine World's Best Award has just ranked Charleston (SC) their No. 4 city in the U.S. and Canada (behind New York, San Francisco and Chicago). This is not the first time our Holy City receives such an award, in 2007, Charleston had already ranked #6 and in 2006 it had also ranked #4.
This is a great honor for such a small city to be compared against some of the biggest and most cosmopolitan cities in the continent!
Travel & Leisure comes up with the ranking after an online survey is posted for three months, where respondents rate services like hotels, spas, cruise lines and restaurants on value, ambience and customer service. A minimum number of entries is required to make the list, and the ranking comes out of averaging the responses.
Other Charleston Area attractions that made the list this year are: The Planters Inn Hotel, The Sanctuary Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Charleston Place Hotel Downtown.