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Use this library of press releases written by the Charleston Area CVB media relations department to mine for story ideas, stay abreast of what is new in the destination and learn about the special events that take place throughout the year.

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Recent Awards Bestowed Upon Charleston, South Carolina

For Immediate Release, August 2014



Recent Awards Bestowed Upon Charleston, South Carolina

2014

#1 Top City in the U.S. and Canada
Travel + Leisure 2014 World’s Best Awards

#1 Friendliest City in the United States
Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers Choice Awards

#1 Best Affordable Honeymoons in the USA
U.S. News & World Report

#2 Top City in the World
Travel + Leisure 2014 World’s Best Awards

#2 America’s 10 Most Exciting Cities
MSN.com

#2 Weekend Getaway
U.S. News & World Report

#2 Best Girls’ Trip
10Best.com

#2 The South’s Best Foodie Cities for Groups
Convention South

#2 Most Romantic City in America
MissTravel

#2 Best Fishing Cities
Saltwater Sportsman

#4 Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations for Bed & Breakfast Travelers
Bedandbreakfast.com

#6 Best Historic City
10Best.com

#9 Most Romantic Getaways in North America
10Best.com

#11 Waterfront Park
Top 25 Parks in the U.S.
2014 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

#11 Top 15 Cities that are driving the Future
Milken Institute

#12 16 Greatest Places to live in America
Outside

#13 Best Destinations in the United States
TripAdvisor

#24 29 Places You Have to Visit in 2014
Refinery29.com

#40 Top 40 Destinations for Tea Lovers
AFAR

Best City for Dogs in the Southeast
Dog Fancy

10 Best Stand Up Paddleboard Destinations in North America
SUP magazine

Top U.S. Destination for Book Nerds
FoxNews.com

10 Honeymoon Spots in the U.S.A.
Martha Stewart Weddings

2014 Top Retirement Destination
Where to Retire

Named among the 25 Best Places to Retire in 2014
Forbes

Named among the Best Travel Finds of 2014
Redbook

Broad Street named among America’s Best Main Streets
Fodor’s Travel Guide

Top 20 Destinations for 2014
The Telegraph

Top 14 Destinations for your 2014 Bucket List
Huffingtonpost.com

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