The US Virgin Islands Best Guide

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.

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 forests, over mountaintops, and along lovely coastlines and beaches.

  • Cruz Bay, St. John

    West End

    Cruz Bay, St. John

    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 Shopping


    Mongoose Junction, St. John

    Explore quaint tropical buildings and stunning stone structures in St. John, home to unique shops and boutiques offering hand-made jewelry, local crafts, paintings, and pottery.

  • Virgin Islands National Park

    7.2 K Acres of land

    Trunk Bay, St. John

    The Virgin Islands National Park on St. John encompasses miles of lush forest, historic plantation ruins, pristine beaches, and coral reefs teaming with marine life.

  • Trunk Bay Beach


    Trunk Bay, St. John

    Beautiful waters and wonderful white sand has made picturesque Trunk Bay one of the most popular beaches on St. John. Renowned for it's underwater snorkeling trail, Trunk Bay is...

  • Cinnamon Bay Plantation


    Cinnamon Bay Self-Guiding Trail, St. John

    Experience the Cinnamon Bay Self-Guiding Trail, rated 4.4, and discover sugar plantation ruins and forested areas with informative placards. Start your journey near the Cinnamon Bay campground and beach entrance.

  • Annaberg Plantation


    Annaberg Plantation, St. John

    Uncover the history of Annaberg Plantation, a former sugar production site, now safeguarded by the Virgin Islands National Park. Stroll through the ruins and learn about the sugar-making process and life on the plantation through informative signs.

  • St. John Hiking Guide

    Various Locations

    Hiking Guide, St. John

    Discover over 22 unique hiking trails in the Virgin Islands National Park on St. John, complete with detailed maps, photos, and trail information. Perfect for self-guided hikes, these trails offer a chance to explore the island's natural beauty at your own pace.

  • Hiking Tours and Excursions

    Various Locations

    St. John

    Experience the best of St. John's natural beauty and history on a guided hiking tour through the Virgin Islands National Park. Explore diverse trails with knowledgeable guides.

The Next Step: St. John Activities

Embark on boating, snorkeling, and sailing adventures. Explore the island with guided tours, hike scenic trails, and enjoy paddleboarding. Experience the excitement of parasailing.
St. John Activities
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