Reasons to Visit Charleston Now…

2012 Best City in the WorldEver thought about taking a Thanksgiving vacation to the Holy City?  This time of the year is a fantastic time to travel to sunny Charleston, South Carolina…

If you are truly looking for a great Thanksgiving vacation, then you should consider making the trek to Charleston, and here’s why:

Thanksgiving Just Tastes Better in Charleston

Husk Restaurant

Photo Courtesy of the Neighborhood Dining Group

Charleston has some of the best restaurants in the Southeast, and you won’t be disappointed if you make the trip to Charleston for Thanksgiving.  Recently, Sean Brock’s now famous Husk Restaurant was voted one of the best Thanksgiving feasts in the US:

Husk, Charleston
Chef Sean Brock will create his menu on the eve of Thanksgiving—not because he likes the added stress, but because his innovative, farm-to-table Southern cuisine is based on what’s freshest. A feast inside the Victorian house in historic Charleston nods to the way the pilgrims did things, cooking meals made with ingredients procured straight from the land and sea. Though the three-course prix fixe menu ($45 per person) isn’t yet set, you can look to last year’s dinner for clues: the menu featured dishes such as wood-fired clams from a local clammer and North Carolina cornmeal-dusted catfish with smoky butterbeans and field peas. Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without turkey and Brock does it right—last year he paired it with homemade mascarpone cheese potatoes, wood-fired Brussels sprouts, cornbread stuffing, Tennessee foie gras and turkey gravy.

Feel What It’s Like to Live Like a Winner… 
2012 Best City in the WorldCharleston was recently voted the best city in the world, as well as the“Top City in the United States” as part of the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards!  This is an amazing honor for the city of Charleston, and just another reason you should visit!  The 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are based on six categories: Atmosphere & Ambiance, Culture & Sites, Friendliness, Lodging, Restaurants and…

It’s Always Sunny in Charleston…
That might be a bit of a stretch, but the weather in the Charleston area is truly remarkable.  The weather remains fairly mild throughout the year, and you can enjoy strolling the historic streets without having to bundle up and fight the cold.  Here’s a look at monthly average high and low temperatures for Charleston, SC from weather.com:

Average Charleston Weather

Average High and Low Temperatures for Charleston, SC courtesy of weather.com

 

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