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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.

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