St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Cruz Bay

Cruz Bay, the main town on St. John, offers visitors colorful shops and restaurants and friendly bars. All ferries come into Cruz Bay, so your adventures will begin here.

Trunk Bay

Renowned for it's underwater snorkeling trail, Six hundred and fifty (650) feet of underwater trails are a highlight for Trunk Bay's visitors.

Annaberg

Annaberg Plantation, as of 1780, was one of 25 active sugar producing factories on St. John.

St. John is home to the Virgin Islands National Park which protects over 7000 acres of the 12,500 acre island. It offers visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy and appreciate the beautiful natural resources of the island. You can stay in an eco-friendly cabin or at a campground. At a beautiful resort or in villas and vacation rentals that range from quaint to super luxurious.

The resorts, vacation villas and homes for the 4000+ residents are found largely in and close to Cruz Bay and Coral Bay. Cruz Bay is the main town on St. John. It is the location of the ferry dock which connects St. John to St. Thomas. Cruz Bay has shops, grocery stores, a post office, schools, and so on. The second largest developed area Coral Bay also has restaurants, grocery stores and other businesses that cater to residents and visitors.

The Virgin Islands National Park on St. John includes beaches that can be rated on a scale where 1 equals beautiful and 10 is totally awesome. It includes hiking trails in forests, past historical sugar plantation ruins, around salt ponds, over hills and through valleys. Park rangers offer programs and talks including bird watching, hikes and cultural demonstrations.

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Lind Point Trail to Honeymoon Beach, St. John

The trailhead for Lind Point is located in Cruz Bay. It’s a shaded, dirt trail with gradual inclines that provide for a leisurely hike. The trail leads up to a scenic look out and then down to Honeymoon Beach. At the beach you can relax on the beautiful sandy shore or snorkel in the crystal clear water. More →

Cruz Bay St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Cruz Bay is the main town on St. John. It is easily covered on foot and offers visitors and residents shops, restaurants and services like a bank and post office. In addition to shopping and dining you can stop by the National Park Visitor Center and other sites, or take a break in the small park. St. John is connected to neighboring islands by ferry and the ferry dock is located in Cruz Bay. More →

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Accommodations

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Attractions

Interesting Sites Around the Island

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Beach Guide

Northside | Southside | East End | West

Take a look at 17 major beaches along its sun-drenched coasts.

Car Rentals

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Explore the Island by Car or Jeep

Dinning Guide

What to Eat and Where to Go

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Many visitors to St. John report getting hooked. Some comment that while still on vacation they are already figuring out when they can come back! They are hooked on the relaxing pace of things on St. John, on the opportunities for snorkeling, island hopping, windsurfing, sailing, shopping, dining, and on the beauty of the National Park.

St. Thomas is the gateway to St. John which does not have an airport. Regular ferry service connects the two islands. St. John is an easy day trip for visitors staying on St. Thomas.



St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands

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Event Calendar

Tuesday July 28th, 2015

52nd July Open Billfish Tournament
| St. Thomas
More Information: www.vigfc.com
Tel: (340) 775-9144

Friday August 28th, 2015

Gospel Explosion 2K15
| St. Thomas, BCB Auditorium
Tel: (340) 514-6903
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