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Travels with Larry Olmsted: Charleston, SC

The downtown historic district is one of the great American neighborhoods and exploring it by horse drawn carriage is a popular visitor activity. Photo: Charleston CVB, ExploreCharleston.com
The downtown historic district is one of the great American neighborhoods and exploring it by horse drawn carriage is a popular visitor activity. Photo: Charleston CVB, ExploreCharleston.com

Everyone seems to be in love with Charleston these days, and in recent years the city has been awash in awards and accolades. It has been named the Number One US City by readers polls of both of the nation’s two highest profile travel magazines: for three years in a row by Conde Nast Traveler and two straight by Travel + Leisure, which ranked it second on earth only to Kyoto.

So the only question is what exactly makes Charleston so good?

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Award-winning travel journalist Larry Olmsted is a Contributing Editor to US Airways Magazine and Cigar Aficionado Magazine and “The Great Life” columnist for Forbes.com.
Award-winning travel journalist Larry Olmsted is a Contributing Editor to US Airways Magazine and Cigar Aficionado Magazine and “The Great Life” columnist for Forbes.com.

 

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2 Comments

  1. August 21, 2014 at 11:34 pm — Reply

    great sweeps like to visit history places

  2. August 24, 2014 at 12:40 am — Reply

    yes great sweeps hope to win like history towns

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