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?
Nobody parties better than Southerners. Just look at our roll of festivals. The mother of them all is New Orleans's Mardi Gras. At Memphis in May International Festival, the barbecue comes with a plentiful side order of live music. Next March 17, though, make a date for Savannah's St. Patrick's Day Parade. You don't have to be Irish to fall in love with this celebration.