January 2018: The Virgin Islands has been recovering in the aftermath of September 2017 hurricanes, Irma and Maria. Many beaches, attractions and businesses have reopened! We are welcoming visitors back; and look forward to welcoming you! Learn more on the Recovery Blog.
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Caribbean Dawn

Blog: The Natural Sounds of St. John, USVI

Categories: About | Nature

If you have ever lived or vacationed in the Virgin Islands and sat outside in the late evening you will certainly remember the pleasant sounds of island nights. The crickets, tree frogs, bats, birds and other nocturnal creatures; together perform a magical symphony. Part time residents of St. John Ed and Laurie Boakes found the […]

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Beer Drinking Pig, St. Croix

Blog: St. Croix’s Famous Beer Drinking Pigs

Categories: St. Croix Blog Stories

“A rainforest in the Virgin Islands… A truly local bar, complete with thatched roof and compact dirt floors… Beer drinking pigs… Where are we?” Tucked into the rainforest on the west side of St. Croix is a little bar, Mt. Pellier Hut Domino Club. A thatched roof covers what is in all accounts a jungle […]

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Iguana baby

Blog: Iguanas – Take a Closer Look

Categories: Nature

If you have spent time in the U.S. Virgin Islands, particularly St. Thomas and St. John, you have likely come across the popular resident, the iguana. And if you have not – maybe you will see one on your next visit. Iguanas are a type of lizard; they are native to tropical areas of Central […]

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Reichhold Center

Blog: Reichhold Center for the Arts 2010-2011 Season

Categories: Event | St. Thomas Blog Stories

The Reichhold Center for the Arts on St. Thomas recently announced its 2010-2011 season boasting an All-Star line-up of Grammy winners, chart toppers, and legends in R&B, pop, reggae and World music. “This is undeniably one of our strongest seasons ever,” said Pamela Toussaint, co-Director of the Reichhold Center. “Usually each season we feature at […]

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Blog: David Hamilton Jackson Day

Categories: History

November 1st is a local holiday in the U.S. Virgin Islands, David Hamilton Jackson Day. David Hamilton Jackson was born on September 28, 1884 on St. Croix in what was then the Danish West Indies. His education began at East Hill School where both his parents were teachers. He went on to earn a law […]

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Virgin Islands Territory Quarter

Blog: Quarters for the U.S. Virgin Islands

Categories: History

On September 28th the Virgin Islands Territory Quarter will be released. This quarter is part of the American Territories Quarter Series which was preceded by the successful State Quarter Series. While this quarter is just two weeks away from making its way to purses, piggy banks and collectors, the U.S.  Mint has announced another quarter […]

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Blog: Whim Museum Presents Old Time Family Day

Categories: Event | History | St. Croix Blog Stories

St. Croix Landmarks is pleased to announce a new event on the Whim Museum Grounds. “Whim Museum Presents: Old Time Family Day” on SATURDAY August 22, 2009. This event will feature traditional foods presented by V.I. Agriculture fair prize winners, vetted traditional crafts booths and open house at Whim Museum Greathouse. Children’s activities include storytelling […]

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Blog: Drive the Virgins CD Tour

Categories: About

Visitors to St. Thomas can rent a car, pop in a CD and enjoy a guided tour thanks to Sarah Hancock. Sarah has been living on island for over 20 years and during that time she has given numerous tours to friends and family paying her a visit. She came up with a great idea […]

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Blog: St. Croix Food & Wine Experience

Categories: Event | St. Croix Blog Stories

Renowned wine experts and celebrated chefs will be participating in the 10th annual St. Croix Food & Wine Experience. St. Croix will be welcoming an impressive group of experts including: Bo Barrett of Chateau Montelena, Shauna Rosenblum of Rock Wall Wine Company, Kent Rosenblum of Rosenblum Cellars, Tom Hedges of Hedges Estate Vineyard as well […]

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8 Tough Miles

Blog: St. John 8 Tuff Miles Road Race

Categories: Event | St. John Blog Stories

On February 27th, 2010 at 7:15am sharp hundreds of residents and visitors are going to run and walk across the island of St. John. Some may think ‘hey the island is only 7 miles in length how tough can it be’ and others who are familiar with the inclines and hills of St. John might […]

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