Experience the Best of "Love City" St. John
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.
About St. John
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.
Start Planning Your St. John Vacation
Places to Stay
Taxis & Rates
Things To Do & See
Check out some of our favorite things to do while in St. John.
Boat Rentals & Charters
Go Boating! Boating is one of the highlights of a vacation to St. John. More
SUP & Kayak Excursions
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
Snorkeling & Snuba
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 guided island tour of St. John. Enjoy scenic views, visit historic sites and learn about St. John. More
SUP & Kayak Rentals
The waters around the islands beckon paddle boarders & kayakers to explore! More
The Park offers over 20 hiking trails that vary in length, difficulty, scenery, and terrain. More
The Virgin Islands, including both the US and the British islands, are made up of more than 120 islands, cays and islets. Read more
St. Croix Ferry
What to See Around St. John
Find the Perfect Beach: St. John has over 15 major beaches along its sun-drenched coasts. Read More
Nightlife & Bars
If ‘chilling out’ is your type of ambiance than you will enjoy the small bars and open air ‘watering holes’ of St. John. Read More
Shops and boutiques on St. John are well known for unique items like handmade jewelry, local crafts and paintings. Read More
Groceries & Catering
A villa provisioning company can prepare a welcome basket, stock your refrigerator and even get you started with your first night’s dinner! Read More
The real estate market on St. John includes houses, land, condos, timeshare and commercial properties. Read More
Does your dream wedding take place on a secluded beach? How about at sunset with steel pan music playing? Or perhaps on a sailboat! Read More
St. John Blog
Essentials for First Time Snorkelers in the Virgin Islands
Six Tips for First Time Snorkelers in the Virgin Islands
St. John Snorkeling Update Part 2
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.
St. John beaches are a top attraction for swimming & snorkeling.