Experience the Best of the Virgin Islands
St. John “Love City” is home to the Virgin Islands National Park which protects over 7,000 acres of the 12,500 acre island. It offers visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy and appreciate the beautiful natural resources of the island.
Cruz Bay is the main town on St. John and is the location of the ferry docks which connect St. John to St. Thomas. Resorts and vacation villas are found largely in and close to Cruz Bay and Coral Bay.
Cruz Bay & Coral Bay have restaurants, shops, grocery stores and other businesses that cater to the residents and visitors.
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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.
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.
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Things to Do & See
Check out some of our favorite things to do while in St. John.
Go Boating! Boating is one of the highlights of a vacation to St. John. More
Kayaking & SUP
The Virgin Islands National Park’s beaches, coral reefs, historic ruins and hiking trails provide endless hours of exploration. More
The USVI are well known for sailing; the weather and scenery offer perfect conditions. More
From new, never snorkeled before to seasoned snorkelers there is something for everyone. More
Parasailing & Jet Boats
Enjoy the excitement and thrill of flying in the sky taking in a great bird’s eye view. More
Take a tour and enjoy beautiful vistas, historic buildings and scenic drives. More
SUP & Kayak Rentals
The waters around the islands beckon paddleboarders & kayakers to explore! More
St. John has the Virgin Islands National park that will leave you breathless plus endless hiking and the quint town of Cruz Bay.
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Explore the Virgin Islands National Park
The Virgin Islands National Park on St. John encompasses miles of lush forest, historic plantation ruins, pristine beaches and coral reefs teeming with marine life.