Stay at the beautiful Wentworth Mansion. Located in downtown Charleston, this orante 21-room mansion turned hotel offers gracious hospitality, a luxury spa, a seasonally inspired restaurant and beautiful rooms (nearly all of which has its own fireplace).
Magnolia Plantation This 17th century estate, acquired in 1676 by the Drayton family, features America’s oldest gardens (c.1680), which bloom year-round. Pre-Revolutionary War plantation house, Biblical garden, antebellum cabin, nature train/boat.
Readers voted Charleston their favorite small city in the U.S. this year, and with that comes an appreciation for its Rainbow Row of centuries-old homes, swooning live oaks over cobbled lanes, and world-class restaurants. Find out where to stay on your next visit—these are our readers' top hotels in the city. See the full list of Readers' Choice Awards.