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Last Minute Memorial Day Getaway to USVI

If you’re looking for a great way to spend the Memorial Day weekend (May 28-30), take a last minute flight to the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean and join in the fun and celebration. Here’s just a peak of some activities and event you’ll find throughout the islands: St. John The smallest of the three main US Virgin Islands, Saint John is world-famous for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear blue waters and jungle-like foliage. Once a playground for the likes of the Rockefellers, St. John is a wonderful place to bring the entire family for fun in the sun…

Night Kayak in the Lagoon

Imagine a night-time paddle around the Virgin Islands. With this type of paddling, you have the opportunity to see all types of fish and marine life. A lot of tours will start 30 minutes before sunset, but that can differ based on the time of the year. Kayaking in this way, you can kayak while watching the sunset over tropical paradise. After the sun has set, some companies will turn on the lights and treat their customers to a show. Because of the lighting, a lot of undersea wildlife will be attracted to the lighting. What fish can you find…

Commemoration of United States’ Purchase of the Virgin Islands

The United States purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark March 31, 1917 for 25 million dollars. Transfer Day, the official holiday commemorating the sale, is celebrated on St. Croix every year on that date by all of the islands. The main islands are St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas, but there are other smaller islands. While the leading source of income is tourism, the production of rum is a close second, and there has been a recent resurgence of farming. The primary language is English, but a small percentage of the population speaks French and Spanish. It is a…

Expansion of US Virgin Islands

Encompassing an area of 15,135 acre on the islands of St. John and Hassel Island in the US Virgin Islands is the National Park. The park includes lush forests with over 800 species of plants surrounded by pristine, white, sandy beaches. Also included within the park boundaries are the beautiful, yet fragile coral reef ecosystems. Recently the park has acquired more land, which is a huge win not only for the park but for the people visiting it. Protection of this valuable land ensures that it will not be cut down for development, preserving both its rich cultural history and…

Find Romance in the US Virgin Islands

Find Romance in the US Virgin Islands Whether you’re planning a wedding and honeymoon, anniversary, or just wanting to spend some romantic time away with your other half, the US Virgin Islands are the perfect getaway destination to enjoy the trip of your dreams. The islands are packed full of beautiful sights and opportunities for adventure, where lush hills and untouched beaches provide the most perfect picturesque romantic backdrop. Known around the world as one of the most romantic places to visit, there is something for every couple to enjoy at this exotic locale. St. Johns is for Lovers Two-thirds…

Valentine’s Day In The US Virgin Islands

Are you tired of the same old Valentine’s Day? If you are, then why not travel to some place exotic like the US Virgin Islands. There are a lot of fun and exciting activities to to do while you visit, and it can be refreshing to get away. Below are a few of the top activities to do on your visit.   Beaches   If you’re a beach goer, then this is the perfect place! The beaches around St. John and St. Thomas are the kind that you see in post cards – white sands, blue water, palm trees, and…

Around St. Croix: Stunning St. Croix Marathon

“Around St. Croix” is the name of a picturesque marathon that’s located on St. Croix, the Caribbean island. The marathon spans 50 miles total. It’s a popular marathon for a number of different factors. Many people love participating in Around St. Croix because it gives them the opportunity to revel in the sheer beauty and splendor of the island. Many people love participating in the marathon because of the physical benefits. Running and jogging can do wonders for the body and help keep it in peak physical condition. A lot of people also love the marathon because of the sense…

What we really mean by fun in the US Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are known to have some of the best excursion options and day activities in the world. Staying on the islands, whatever your method, is an experience that lends itself to lifelong memories. We work to bring you the best choices around when it comes to family, romantic, or group outings. When a vacation destination offers beautiful views, warm weather, and excellent excursions, having “fun” is a matter of personal preference. Coral World Ocean Park Getting face to face time with life in the ocean is exactly what this park is about. Here, you can choose between hands-on…

US Virgin Islands Nightlife

When The sun Goes down The gorgeous beaches of the United States Virgin Islands are not the only feature that dazzles. If you’re going to be visiting these gorgeous islands and plan to spend your days swimming and basking under the rays of the sun, you’ll also have plenty of things to do when the sun goes down.   The majority of the nightlife opportunities that are available on the US Virgin Islands are located at prominent resorts and hotels. This is convenient for the guests and other tourists alike.  The beautiful islands are popular attractions with the tourists who…

Common and Uncommon Activities on USVI

No vacation can equal the tranquility and beauty of the US Virgin Islands. Composed of the three main islands of Saint Croix, Saint John and Saint Thomas there are also many smaller islands to explore. Each island offers beautiful beaches, yet each has their own flavor. For a true USVI experience be sure to visit multiple islands. Snorkeling Buck Island Reef National Monument – a 176 acre island offering one of three underwater snorkeling trails in the United States RMS Rone site – leaving from Tortola, explore the ruins of the RMS Rhone which sunk in 1867 and has become…