Charleston, Charlotte among '25 most romantic cities'

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Courtesy Charleston Area CVB

Romance is in the air this month and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner the popular online restaurant reservation service, OpenTable has revealed its newest rankings for the "25 Most Romantic Cities in America."

The list was calculated using three variables: the percentage of restaurants rated "romantic" according to OpenTable diner reviews; the percentage of tables seated for two; and the percentage of people who dined out for Valentine's Day in 2016.

Not surprisingly, two cities in the Carolinas made the top 12.

Charleston, S.C., was No. 7 and Charlotte, N.C., was No. 11.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma topped the list.

Take a look at the "25 Most Romantic Cities in America" for 2017:
1. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2. St. Louis, Missouri
3. Savannah, Georgia
4. Memphis, Tennessee
5. Brooklyn, New York
6. Richmond, Virginia
7. Charleston, South Carolina
8. Kansas City, Missouri
9. Austin, Texas
10. Baltimore, Maryland
11. Charlotte, North Carolina
12. Louisville, Kentucky
13. Lahaina, Hawaii
14. Portland, Oregon
15. Scottsdale, Arizona
16. Miami Beach, Florida
17. Dallas, Texas
18. Houston, Texas
19. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
20. San Diego, California
21. Nashville, Tennessee
22. Indianapolis, Indiana
23. Cincinnati, Ohio
24. Chicago, Illinois
25. Atlanta, Georgia

For diners still searching for a terrific table for Valentine's Day, OpenTable recently released the "Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America" for 2017.

Click here to see what spots in the Carolinas made the cut.