I believe the Prince of Darkness could start a branch hell in the District of Columbia (if he has not already done it), and carry it on unimpeached by the Congress of the United States, even though the Constitution were bristling with articles forbidding hells in this country.
Mark Twain - Letter to Virginia City Territorial Enterprise, April 7, 1868
Note the date-Things have not changed too much.
Charleston is the flagship city of South Carolina. It owes much of its success to its warm, sunny climate and proximity to the sea. Visitors flock to the luxury resorts on the Atlantic coast barrier islands to play golf, stroll secluded beaches, observe wildlife, enjoy deep water fishing and discuss republican tax breaks. Conde Nast Traveler has consistently ranked Charleston among its top 10 U.S. and top 20 world destinations.
Savannah is known as America's first planned city and attracts millions of visitors who enjoy the city's architecture and historic buildings. Savannah's downtown area is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States (designated by the U.S. government in 1966).