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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, duty free shops, souvenir vendors and cruise ships in the harbor remind that it is tourism that currently drives the economy.
About St. Thomas
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, kiteboarding, sailing, fishing, kayaking and parasailing. While on land you can take an island tour, visit some attractions or explore historical downtown sites while shopping. In the evening you can enjoy happy hour at a bar or restaurant, listen to 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. Also St. Thomas is connected to St. Croix by regular inter-island air service and ferry service.
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Things to Do & See
St. Thomas offers lots of activities and attractions to keep you busy everyday of your vacation. Check out some of our favorite things to do while in St. Thomas.
Enjoy the thrill of flying, and the awe of experiencing the islands’ beauty from above.
Get up close and learn about interesting land and sea animals.
Kiteboarding, Paddle boarding & Windsurfing.
Boating is always at the top of the must do list.
Take a day trip to the BVI and visit some of the top sights like the Baths on Virgin Gorda.
Explore the natural environment on a guided kayak, hiking or snorkeling adventure.
Parasailing & Jet Ski Rentals
Parasailing and jet ski rentals and tours are vacation favorites that are sure to put a smile on your face.
Sail on beautiful waters, snorkel, bask in the sun or take a sunset sail.
Explore the fascinating underwater world; coral reefs, sunken ships and more.
Float along the surface and admire the beautiful marine life below.
Take a tour and enjoy beautiful vistas, historic buildings, scenic drives and lovely scenery.
How about dancing, bar hopping or karaoke? Many bars/clubs play a mixture of American hits and popular Caribbean music.
Find travel specialists that know St. Thomas personally & have researched all available options.
The real estate market on St. Thomas includes houses, land, condos, timeshare and commercial properties.
Cruise Ship Information
Cruise ship passengers will be in awe when they dock in St. Thomas, one of the most beautiful cruise ship ports in the Caribbean.
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Dock Info, Ferry Schedule, Taxi Rates by Destination (includes driving time), Car Rental and much more.
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