We've learned a few things over the years. Our editors have assembled the ultimate list of must-do activities from across the region. How many have you done?
Great Southern views aren't restricted to the mountains. For a breathtaking vision of Washington, D.C., ride to the top of the Washington Monument. Grand views and unique architecture distinguish the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. If you prefer a ground-level perspective, head for Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. The showstopper, though, can be seen from the 27th floor of Baltimore's World Trade Center, from which you can take in all of the picturesque Inner Harbor.