Whether you’ve lived here your whole life or you recently moved, you know there’s a lot to love about the South. From big cities, or small towns, there are great places to live and visit. Here in the Georgia and South Carolina, we love to see some of our great cities being highlighted.  And that’s exactly what Southern Living Magazine has done!  Some Georgia and South Carolina Cities are on their South’s Best Cities List!

In fact, in the top 10 on this list, there are 3 Georgia and 2 South Carolina towns! Georgia and South Carolina actually claim the top two spots on the list! However, you don’t have to remind us just how much the South has to offer.  The cities on this list are full of history, art, great food, entertainment and more.

Another great thing about this list is it wasn’t just compiled by someone at Southern Living Magazine.  The list is actually voted on by readers. And we have to say, they did a pretty good job at highlighting great cities.  The top cities on this list are definitely ones that truly embody Southern hospitality, culture, and history.

Georgia and South Carolina cities on the South’s Best Cities List!

  • Georgia Cities in the Top 10

  • 9. Alpharetta, Georgia

    Alpharetta ranked number 9 on the list. And while many consider it part of Atlanta, it actually stands own it’s own.  The area is a popular place to live and visit too.  The downtown area has many great restaurants, plus many great shops.  There’s also greenspace for spending time outdoors with the family too. It’s definitely a growing city that’s worth a visit!

  • 4. Atlanta, Georgia

    Atlanta comes in at number 4 on the list.  And for good reason.  There’s so much to do and see in the area.  You’ve got history, entertainment, parks, sports, and more!  Plus there are unique neighborhoods to explore, the zoo, the aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and more to entertain every interest!

  • 2. Savannah, Georgia

    Savannah ranks at number 2! There’s so much to love about this beautiful city.  The history, shopping, dining, and more.  You can’t stop in Savannah without a visit to River Street to check out the shops and stop by for some pralines at the local candy shop and check out the view of the Savannah River.  Don’t forget about the ghost tours and Forsyth Park!


  • South Carolina Cities on the Top 10

  • 7. Greenville, South Carolina

    Greenville is a city that is definitely bustling with so many great things, including great restaurants, entertainment, arts, and more.  And don’t forget to check out Falls on the Reedy for beautiful sights and waterfalls!

  • 1. Charleston, South Carolina

    Charleston came in at number 1 on the South’s Best Cities List. It is a beautiful city that boasts Southern Charm that easily draws you in.  The downtown area is full of great sights, restaurants, and shopping.  It’s full of history, great food, coastal breezes, and so much more.

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