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?
The region boasts some of the most magnificent stretches of sand and sea that the nation has to offer. Some folks are partial to the solitude of remote Ocracoke, North Carolina, while others prefer to drive their car right on the sand at Florida's Daytona Beach. Extroverts who like action as much as the Atlantic swear by the boardwalk experience of Ocean City, Maryland. Still, it's hard to top Siesta Key in Florida, home to the whitest sand and prettiest sunsets on the planet.