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?
We all like to ooh and aah over our region's many magnificent sights. Our staffers recommend the West Texas views from atop El Capitan in the Guadalupe Mountains or the scenes visible from West Virginia's Spruce Knob. The Smokies have great vistas, but what you'll see from Roan Mountain, astride Tennessee and North Carolina, will top them all--especially if you visit in June when the rhododendrons are in bloom.