Personal finance website WalletHub this week released its 2019’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations report, which ranked the Greater Charleston area as the year's 8th Best Warm Destination for Winter Travel.
Focusing on cost and convenience rather, WalletHub compared nearly 70 of the largest U.S. metro areas grouped by warm and cold weather. Each destination was analyzed based on 37 key metrics, primarily the expense and hassle of traveling to each location but also on other indicators, such as weather forecasts, safety and variety of activities.
Here's how the Charleston area ranked:
Planning a Winter Getaway in Charleston-North Charleston (1=Best; 19=Avg.)
- 5th – Travel Costs & Hassles
- 23rd – Local Costs
- 12th – Attractions
- 12th – Weather
- 20th – Activities
- 22nd – Safety
To see the full report, click here.