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Attractions on St. John, Virgin Islands

The incredible beauty of St. John will leave you breathless. The entire island, from the forested hills to the glistening sapphire waters, is a treasure. Protecting a large portion of this natural beauty is the Virgin Islands National Park. The park is St. John’s biggest attraction. It includes dozens of hiking trails, gorgeous beaches and historic ruins. Interpretive lectures and activities are available through the park service; and you can easily explore on your own. One road runs across the center of the island and another along the north shore. Driving and hiking around the island will lead you through lush forest, over mountaintops and along lovely coastlines and beaches.

Cruz Bay

Cruz Bay

The main “town” on St. John is Cruz Bay. It’s the arrival place for ferries from St. Thomas, its home to the post office and government offices, and it’s a center for shopping, eating, drinking and being merry! Cruz Bay’s nickname is Love City; earned because of its eclectic, take it easy vibe. While in Cruz Bay you can visit the National Park Visitor Center, stop into the Elaine Sprauve Library (housed in the 1750’s Estate Enighed House), grab a cool beverage and relax in Cruz Bay Park, or take leisurely stroll through the shops and restaurants.

Attractions in Cruz Bay

Annaberg Plantation

Annaberg Plantation, as of 1780, was one of 25 active sugar producing factories on St. John. Other products produced... Read More

Educational Center and Archaeology Laboratory at Cinnamon Bay

The Educational Center and Archaeology Laboratory at Cinnamon Bay, also called the Cinnamon Bay Museum, houses exhibits that chronicle... Read More
Sprauve Public Library

Elaine I. Sprauve Public Library

Elaine Ione Sprauve Public Library is located just outside of Cruz Bay. In addition to books, the library’s collection... Read More
Ivan Jaden Museum

Ivan Jaden Museum

The Ivan Jadan Museum on St. John offers cross-cultural views of the 94 year long life of the man... Read More
Virgin Islands National Park Visitor Center

Virgin Islands National Park Visitor Center

The National Park Visitor Center, in Cruz Bay, is the place to start your exploration of St. John. The... Read More
 
 

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