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St. Thomas is home to the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie. It has been the heart of St. Thomas’ activities from colonial times to present. Historic buildings found throughout downtown Charlotte Amalie take visitors back to the Danish era when the town was a bustling port of trade; while modern additions of taxis, shops, souvenir vendors and cruise ships in the harbor remind that it is tourism that currently drives the economy.
Event: The St. Thomas Carnival Village opens on April 21st at 6pm. The village contains amusement park rides for children, games, food and drink booths and nightly music. The village
Event: The St. Thomas Carnival Village opens on April 21st at 6pm. The village contains amusement park rides for children, games, food and drink booths and nightly music. The village closes on April 29th.
Event: Cultural Fair. One of the most popular events of Carnival. Cultural Fair is daylong celebration of island food! A variety of booths sell different local dishes, deserts, drinks and fruit. Also
Event: Cultural Fair. One of the most popular events of Carnival. Cultural Fair is daylong celebration of island food! A variety of booths sell different local dishes, deserts, drinks and fruit. Also available are plants, arts and crafts. Booths and tables are organized by individuals, schools, churches and businesses. Dishes you might sample include kallalloo, conch, fried fish, johnny cakes, pate, coconut tart, tamarind stew, cakes, passion-fruit juice, ginger beer and so much more. Some of the deserts and preserves you will only find during Carnival and the holidays, so this is your chance. You will also find handmade dolls, wooden crafts, handmade jewelry, beads, clothing and other items. The event includes music and entertainment – usually traditional dance performances. It is an event worth attending to sample Virgin Islands culture.
(Wednesday) 8:00 am
Forte Strade, Charlotte Amalie, 00802, U.S. Virgin Islands
Sit back, relax, and enjoy our Centennial food tour from the comfort of an open-air safari truck. Drink in the stunning, scenic views of the island as our knowledgeable local
Sit back, relax, and enjoy our Centennial food tour from the comfort of an open-air safari truck. Drink in the stunning, scenic views of the island as our knowledgeable local tour guides take you to the Carnival Food Fair where you can sample some of the best food St. Thomas has to offer and experience the Carnival first-hand. In the mood for more delicious food? We will stop at two favorite local restaurants loved by both visitors and St. Thomians alike before winding things down with a lovely adult milkshake featuring Cruzan rum on our way to the must-see Magen’s Bay Beach – one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Cost: $99.99 adult | $89.99 17-12 years old. What’s Included: Island Sightseeing/Food Tour combo with tastings at 3 food eateries and samplings from cultural food fair.
Charlotte Amalie, the main area and the sub district, is home to almost half of the islands 51,000+ residents. Other residents live on the East End, West End and North Side. These references might seem quite broad however on an island just 32 square miles they work well. If you ask for directions you are likely to hear them.
St. Thomas is largely mountainous. Many roads around the island offer terrific panoramic views of the island and ocean. Amongst the hills on St. Thomas and along the beaches you will find an assortment of accommodations; resorts, historic inns, guest houses, vacation homes, villas and condos.
St. Thomas is a water lover’s paradise. For your vacation plan a few beach days, snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing, a day charter, kite boarding, sailing, fishing, kayaking and parasailing. On land you can play a round of golf, take an island tour, check out some attractions, take in the historical sites downtown and do some shopping. In the evening you can hit happy hour at a bar or restaurant, catch some live music and have dinner with a sublime view!
The Cyril E. King Airport serves travelers coming to St. Thomas. Visitors staying on St. John and Water Island can easily day trip to St. Thomas; daily ferry service is available. St. Thomas is connected to St. Croix by regular inter-island air service and a ferry.
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