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“Off the Beaten Path” St. Thomas and St. John

“Off the Beaten Path” St. Thomas and St. John January 4, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Ferreting out the off-the-beaten path activities in St. Thomas and St. John is not easy, because the islands are a mecca for mainstream pursuits such as shopping, dining, and watersports. However, there are a few out-of-the way attractions, eateries and activities that are almost hiding in plain view;...

Where Can You See the Best View in St. Thomas?

Where Can You See the Best View in St. Thomas? November 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Considering that St. Thomas is really just one giant rock, anytime you drive more than 100 feet uphill, you’re bound to get a great view of something. However, some view points are better than others in terms of what you can see, and how far you can see. Here’s a list of some favorites: Drake’s...

Lots of New Attractions in the USVI This Season!!

Lots of New Attractions in the USVI This Season!! November 19, 2011 | Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
The peak winter tourist season is almost in full swing now, and there are lots of new attractions currently open — or coming soon —  in the Virgin Islands, from ziplines, to SNUBA, to glass-bottomed boats! Here’s a roundup of what to look forward to on St. Thomas, St. John, and St....

It’s Raining – Now What????

It’s Raining – Now What???? May 17, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
It’s been non-stop rain on St. Thomas for the better part of a week, with more forecast in the next few days. Despite St. Thomas being a sun-and-sand destination for most travelers, there are still plenty of things to do even when the weather is not cooperating. Here are some ideas: 1) Go to Coral...

Snorkeling At Coki Beach

Snorkeling At Coki Beach May 13, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Coki Beach, on the northeast shore of St. Thomas, is a good place for beginner snorkelers to see a variety of cool tropical fish. The water is calm and clear and the fish can be seen literally as soon as you step in the water, with the greatest variety of fish and coral to be found at the edges of...

Photos from Carnival

Photos from Carnival May 6, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
One more day of Carnival!!!! Tomorrow (Saturday May 7) is the grand finale, with the adult parade at 10am, the fireworks at 9pm, and the Calypso “Spektakula” at 10pm. Here are some photos from J’Ouvert, the street party/parade that happened on Thursday.

Carnival!!!!! It’s Happening NOW!!!

Carnival!!!!! It’s Happening NOW!!! April 30, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
We’re in the thick of Carnival season now. For a full schedule of activities and events, check out the official Carnival schedule (PDF file). Carnival Village is set up at the Fort Christian Parking lot, and is ongoing every night until Saturday May 7. Go on down and check out the food, crafts,...

Day Trips to the British Virgin Islands

Day Trips to the British Virgin Islands April 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
While there’s plenty to do on St. Thomas, many visitors like to hop around to nearby islands since they’re so close and easy to get to. St. John is a no-brainer, since it’s only 20 minutes by ferry from Red Hook. But Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke are also easily accessible...

Keeping Kids Entertained on St. Thomas

Keeping Kids Entertained on St. Thomas April 24, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
While it’s not Disneyland, St. Thomas does have a good range of activities for the younger set. Obviously the beaches are St. Thomas’s most kid-friendly attraction, but there’s plenty else to do, from mini-golf, to aquariums, to butterflies, and a petting zoo. The Skyride to Paradise...

Free Zumba class Every Saturday

Free Zumba class Every Saturday April 23, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Zumba is the exercise craze that’s sweeping the nation – and the Virgin Islands as well. If you’re not already familiar, it’s a type of cardio dance that’s got a Latin flair to it. It makes exercise fun! If you’re in St. Thomas on any given Saturday and feel like getting...