The US Virgin Islands Best Guide

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View from Drake's Seat

Drake's Seat

 
4.5 (7)
Northside
St. Thomas’s Legendary Scenic Lookout, The View & The Story Drake’s Seat Scenic Lookout is located on the Nothside of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands....
99 Steps

99 Steps

 
5.0 (2)
Town
Charlotte Amalie is unique for step streets, or frigangs as the Danes called them. These steps were built in the mid 1700s. Dozens of step streets cut through nearly...
Frenchtown

Frenchtown

 
4.5 (2)
Frenchtown
Frenchtown was settled by immigrants from the French Caribbean island of St. Barthelemy in the late 1800's through mid 1900's. The area became a fishing village. The French community...
Red Hook

Red Hook

 
4.5 (3)
East End
Red Hook is the proverbial anchor of the East End of St. Thomas. The little hub packs in a lot! There is: a marina; fishing and boating excursions; ferries;...
Blackbeards

Blackbeard's Castle & Walking Tour

 
5.0 (1)
Town
Blackbeard’s Castle and five historic townhouses are part of a walking tour. While the name references pirate Blackbeard the structure is actually the remains of Skytsborg, built around 1674-1680...
Scenic Views

Skyline Drive Overlook

 
5.0 (3)
Northside
St. Thomas is mountainous and offers beautiful views. The most popular lookouts are Drakes Seat and Skyline Drive Overlook. Skyline Drive Overlook offers a panoramic harbor view including Charlotte...
Mangrove Lagoon

Mangrove Lagoon Marine Reserve

 
5.0 (2)
East End
Nestled on the picturesque East End of St. Thomas lies a series of protected areas, each offering a unique glimpse into the island's rich biodiversity. 1. Compass...
Bluebeard's Castle & Frederiksberg

Bluebeard's Castle & Frederiksberg

 
2.8 (3)
Town
Local legend says pirate Bluebeard built the tower! History says the Danes built it around 1689 as a watchtower. It was called Frederik's Fort and is on the site...
Market Square

Rothschild Francis Square (Market Square)

 
3.0 (3)
Town
Commonly called Market Square, it has served as a produce market and community meeting venue for nearly two centuries. When the square was established is uncertain but it appears...
Charlotte Amalie

Charlotte Amalie Harbor

 
4.0 (1)
Town
St. Thomas' beautiful natural harbor welcomed the first settlers to the island and today it welcomes millions of visitors. Piers once dotted the waterfront area providing landing and loading...
Smith Bay Park

Smith Bay Park

 
4.4 (5)
East End
Smith Bay Park, established in 2006, includes both coastal and marine ecosystems of significant beauty and importance. The 21 acre park is home to an assortment of plants, birds...
Three Queens Fountain

Three Queens Fountain

 
4.2 (3)
Town
The Three Queens fountain was unveiled in 2005 and commemorates three historically important women: Queen Mary, Queen Agnes and Queen Josiah. These women led a successful 1878 insurrection against...
Hassel Island

Hassel Island (VI National Park)

 
4.8 (3)
Southside
Hassel Island is 135 acres in size of which 122 acres are part of the Virgin Islands National Park. Once a peninsula connected to St. Thomas, the land mass...
Botany Bay Ruins

National Historic Places & Landmarks

 
4.5 (1)
There are about 20 sites on St. Thomas designated on the National Registry of Historic Places; an official list of places that are considered historic and worthy of preservation....
Main Street

Main Street

 
4.3 (2)
Town
Main Street or Dronningens Gade (Danish name meaning Queen’s Street) is the main street running through Charlotte Amalie. The buildings on the south side of Main Street are long,...
VI Legislature Building

Legislature Building

 
5.0 (1)
Town
The two-story Legislature Building houses the offices of the Virgin Islands Legislature. The original building was a wooden structure erected in 1828 as barracks for Danish police. The present...
Fort Christian

Fort Christian

 
5.0 (3)
Town
Fort Christian, the oldest standing structure in the Virgin Islands, was designated a National Historical Landmark in 1977. The imposing fort with walls 3 to 6 feet thick was...
Cruise Ship

Colossal Cruise Ships

 
5.0 (1)
Crown Bay
The scene within the Charlotte Amalie harbor on most days of the year includes large cruisers. From a distance these engineering marvels look pretty big; but stand close to...
French Heritage Museum

French Heritage Museum

 
4.0 (2)
Frenchtown
The French Heritage Museum is housed in two small houses; both are fine examples of traditional vernacular architecture once common in Frenchtown; and to some degree still in use...
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge

Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge

 
5.0 (2)
Southside
Buck Island, located 2 miles south of St. Thomas, was established as a wildlife refuge in 1969 due to its value for migratory birds. It is managed by the...
Lutheran Church

Lutheran Church

 
5.0 (1)
Town
The Lutheran Church is identifiable by its pretty yellow-gold color and its large 'welcoming arms' staircase. The initial congregation was founded in 1666 by Danish minister Kjeld Jensen who...
Government House (Charlotte Amalie)

Government House (Charlotte Amalie)

 
3.0 (1)
Town
Government House is a neoclassical, gracious 3 story white building with beautifully intricate ironwork along the balconies. Built between 1865 and 1867, it is a perfect example of the...
Emancipation Park

Emancipation Park

 
3.3 (2)
Town
Emancipation Park was named in commemoration of the July 3rd, 1848 emancipation of slaves in the Danish West Indies. On the west side of the park is a conch...
Caribbean Genealogy Library

Caribbean Genealogy Library

 
5.0 (1)
Mid Island
The Caribbean Genealogy Library is a treasure trove for genealogists and historians. Its mission is: to identify, preserve, and provide access to Caribbean genealogy, history, and cultural heritage information...
St. Thomas Synagogue

St. Thomas Synagogue

 
5.0 (3)
Town
Officially named Beracha Veshalom Vegimulth Hasidim, meaning Blessing and Peace and Loving Deeds, the synagogue was constructed in 1833 in the same location as former smaller synagogues. It is...
Don Hebert Photography

St. Thomas (formerly Dutch) Reformed Church

 
3.5 (3)
Town
This beautiful church is well known for its large columns and classical revival style architecture. The front of the building imitates a Roman temple. In the past it was...
Magens Bay Watershed Preserve, Arboretum, & Coconut Grove

Magens Bay Watershed Preserve, Arboretum, & Coconut Grove

 
5.0 (1)
Northside
Magens Bay is well known as one of the best beaches on the island. Just beyond the sparkling water and swaying coconut trees is a quiet retreat including dry...
St. Thomas Historical Trust Mini Museum

St. Thomas Historical Trust Mini Museum

 
3.5 (1)
Town
The St. Thomas Historical Trust’s mission is to identify, protect, and preserve the historical identity, structures, sites and cultural heritage of St. Thomas through education, advocacy and promotion. Their...
Emancipation Garden Post Office

Emancipation Garden Post Office

 
3.0 (1)
Town
The Alvaro de Lugo Post Office (or Emancipation Garden Post Office) was constructed between 1937 and 1938, replacing an existing post office building. Stop by and mail post cards...
Offshore Cays

Offshore Cays/Wildlife Sanctuaries

 
0.0 (0)
Over 50 small cays and islands dot the waters of the USVI. These cays and the coastal areas around them provide prime habitat for seabirds, lizards, turtles and corals....
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