South Carolina’s two top tourism destinations are projected to be among the fastest-recovering travel spots in the U.S. this Thanksgiving, though demand at both still lags behind last year because of COVID-19.
Myrtle Beach and Charleston were listed eighth and ninth, respectively, on a new list from TripAdvisor of the domestic destinations with the best year-over-year differences in hotel interest. Unlike the first four places on the list which are seeing increases in demand from 2019, interest in the Holy City and the Grand Strand are still comparatively reduced.
Demand for overnight stays is projected to be down 17 percent for the holiday in Charleston and 14 percent in Myrtle Beach, according to the travel website.
All of the top 10 cities are in one of four states — Arizona, Florida, California or South Carolina — and are located near beaches or other outdoor attractions like trail-heavy second-ranked