US Virgin Islands

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St Croix

The largest and
most populated island

St Croix has the fewest tourists. One reason is 65 kilometers (40 miles) of water separate it from St Thomas, the gateway city to the US Virgin Islands. St John, in contrast, is a short ferry ride from St Thomas.

US Virgin Islands
tips & insights

Beachront resorts

World class

Caneel Bay in St John and the
Ritz-Carlton in St Thomas.


Frenchman's Reef is near Charlotte Amalie.


Emerald Beach Resort is near the airport in St Thomas, making it convenient for cruise passengers whose flights require a layover.

Sugar plantation tours

All three islands have them and they should be on your don't miss list. You'll learn about plantation life (including slavery conditions) and how the cane is processed into sugar and molasses.

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