In the capital of the Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie, stands a large fort and if its walls could talk what a history it would tell. Fort Christian is the oldest standing structure in the Virgin Islands; it has stood as a sentry overlooking the Charlotte Amalie Harbor for over 300 years. Fort Christian might tell tales of the Danish militia that were stationed at the fort, of settlers being required to attend religious gatherings at the fort and of governors that resided within the fort’s walls! More →
December 29th, 2010
Water Island, the smallest of the four main islands in the USVI, is easy to explore on foot or by golf cart. Yes by golf cart! Come on, jump in and take a tour from Phillips Landing, where the ferry from St. Thomas arrives, to the old hotel, then Fort Segarra, beaches and other sites.
A vacation on Water Island might include: relaxing days on the beach, kayaking, exploring the shoreline at Limestone, a day of fishing or boating, a day trip to St. Thomas, hiking around the island, exploring the remains of military fortifications, joining residents for movie night on the beach, having lunch and drinks at Honeymoon Bay and taking a bike tour.
This is a complete, easy-to-use, fun, travel guide to exploring the trails, beaches and roads on St. John, Virgin Islands. It tells you exactly where to go, how to get there and what to do and see when you arrive.
Two Virgin Islands athletes have qualified for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in February 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Learn More →
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