St. Croix is the largest of the United States Virgin Islands – 28 miles long and seven miles at its widest point. Its rolling topography is gentler, flatter than most islands in Caribbean. Here you will find wide extremes in location motifs from parched to lush rainforest with dramatic drives and topography.
- Largest: 84 sq. miles
- Two historic towns: Christiansted and Frederiksted
- Population: Approx. 60,000
- Highest point: Mt. Eagle, 1,088 ft.
- The culture-bearer
- Rain forest
- Largest oil refinery in Western Hemisphere (closed)
- Farms, ranches, scenic drives, rum distilleries
- Historic ruins and restored Great Houses
- Buck Island Underwater National Park
- Two championship golf courses
- Breathtaking gently rolling landscape
- Quaint shops
- Slices of Europe and colonial times
- Mocko Jumbies
- International airport, 10,000 ft. runway and world class private jet services.
- 25 mins. by seaplane and commuter air to/from St. Thomas
- Crucian Christmas Festival – late December to early January
St. John, the smallest of the three main United States Virgin Islands, is home to the renown Virgin Islands National Park, a unit of the US National Park Service, which comprises two-thirds of the island and its marine belt. St. John is known for its steep hills, panoramic backdrops, tranquil, unspoiled beauty and integral role in the history of the VI.
- Smallest: 19 sq. miles
- Two small towns: Cruz Bay and Coral Bay
- Population: Approx. 5,000
- Highest point: Bordeaux Mountain, 1,277 ft.
- Magnificent powder-white beaches
- Two-thirds US National Park
- Classic historic ruins
- Spectacular vistas
- St. Thomas is the gateway to St. John.
- 15 mins. by passenger and vehicle ferry to/from St. Thomas
- St. John Fourth of July Celebration – June to July 4th
St. Thomas combines natural beauty with an energetic, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the USVI is the premier port of the Caribbean and boasts one of the most dramatic harbors in the world. Locations run a full gamut of looks. The city is a bustling shopping mecca set in quaint former Danish warehouses and Creole style buildings.
- Capital of USVI, Charlotte Amalie
- 32 sq. miles
- Population: Approx. 62,000
- Highest point: Crown Mountain, 1,550 ft.
- Cosmopolitan, humming with energy
- No. 1 cruise ship port in Caribbean
- Wide variation of beach types
- Coral World Ocean Park (underwater observatory, sea lions, sharks)
- Zip lining
- Easily accessible underwater wrecks
- Historic ruins
- US Coast Guard Station
- Dramatic views in every direction
- 15-minute passenger and vehicle ferry ride from St. John
- 40 miles north of St. Croix.
- Picturesque harbor
- Cliffside golf course
- Mega yacht marinas
- Mangrove lagoon
- Narrow winding streets
- Designer boutiques
- International airport, 7,200 ft. runway with world class private jet services
- VI Carnival – April