Mourning the departure of summer? We’ve got just the destination for you: Charleston, South Carolina. It’s a city with warm weather, shops abound, beach that never cease to amaze and brunch is taken very, very seriously. This week, we’re letting the Charleston locals help us cross the Holy City off our US travel bucket list. (By the time you leave, you’ll already be planning your next trip there.)
Overwhelmed by the never-ending number of restaurants and things to do in the city? Let us help you experience our hometown. This week, a few of our favorite locals are sharing a few of their favorite local spots for getting outdoors – and for getting out to eat.
Make no mistake: there’s really no better place in the South to let your hair down than in New Orleans. While it’s almost impossible not to have fun while exploring the city by day and by night (and by late-night), we recommend taking the locals’ advice on how and where to laissez les bons temps rouler.
Atlanta is a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s a hub of higher education institutions like Emory and Georgia Tech, among others. It’s a thriving hip-hop music scene that produced the likes of Outkast. It’s also one of America’s great sports cities. Still, Atlanta is best experienced not through games or songs or schools, but through its locally-owned businesses. Here are some favorites according to ATL contributors to Localeur.