• Charleston, Charlotte among '25 most romantic cities'


    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.

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