St. Croix Travel Guide

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Plan Your St. Croix Vacation

The largest of the USVI, St. Croix is 40 miles (64 km) south of St. Thomas. Plantation ruins, reminiscent of the days when St. Croix was a great producer of sugar, dot the island. Its northwest is covered by a lush rain forest, its drier east end spotted with cacti. The restored Danish port of Christiansted and the more Victorian-looking Frederiksted are its main towns; Buck Island, off the island's northeast shore, attracts many day visitors.

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St. Croix Hotels

Although a stay right in historic Christiansted may mean putting up with a little urban noise, you probably won't have... read more

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St. Croix Restaurants

St. Croix has restaurants scattered from one end to the other, so it's usually not hard to find a place to stop when you're... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in St. Croix

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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St. Croix Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to St. Croix

    Sailing to Buck Island: The beach at the western end of the island is a great spot to relax after a snorkeling adventure or a... Read more

  • Turtles on St. Croix

    Like creatures from the prehistoric past, green, leatherback, and hawksbill turtles crawl ashore during the annual April-to-November... Read more

  • Marching on Frederiksted

    On July 3, 1848, more than 8,000 slaves demanding their freedom marched half a mile from LaGrange to Frederiksted. Their actions forever... Read more

  • Camping in St. Croix

    Out on the west end, where few tourists stay, Mount Victory Camp (Creque Dam Rd., Frederiksted 340/772–1651 Read more

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