The United States Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John, is the most popular tourist destination in the Caribbean.
The US Virgin Islands is a preferred destination for those who don’t want to worry about having a passport or speaking another language when they travel.
The US Virgin Islands reputation is based mainly on sandy beaches, warm weather, and crystal-clear waters .The Virgin Islands are also considered the most culturally diverse, ethnically rich, and artistically vibrant society in the tropics.
Every island has its own specialty so here’s why you should consider spending your vacantion in the beautiful US Virgin Islands.
St. John–Nature paradise
St. John is the smallest but offers stunning beaches, incredible places to snorkel and a lovely laid-back atmosphere which makes you fall in love with the place. This place is the best destination for nature lovers because thirds of the island make up a national park with incredible hiking trails . It is by far the best choice if you want to experience what Caribbean life truly is about.
From here you can also take a day trip to one of the British Virgin Islands located near-by but make sure to have all the travel documents you need.
St. Croix –History and culture in one place
St. Croix is the largest and is a perfect destination for culture and history lovers . There are plenty of colorful towns and interesting churches to visit. The islands blends magnificently all the past influences, whether they were French, Spanish, African or Danish.
The island has incredible beaches but they tend to be a little bit crowded. And on a big island you are bound to get face to face with big chains as well, whether those are stores, hotels or fast-food restaurants.
You can shop the day away in Christiansted, where you can find anything you desire from clothes to jewelry and perfumes.
St. Thomas – High life in the Caribbean
St. Thomas is a magnet for those looking for the high-life in the Caribbean. Posh restaurants, golf courses, high-end resorts, interesting night clubs offer the opportunity for travelers to enjoy a more expensive vacation in the Caribbean.
The capital of Charlotte Amalie is where the cruise ships dock and where there’s hustle & bustle all the time. For those who want to do a little (or more) shopping, the mall awaits. There’s also the Frenchtown for those wanting to experience the posh restaurants (and their hefty bills).
If you stay on St. Thomas but want to experience some relaxed beach time, head to the small Water Island.