St. Croix

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  • Buck Island

    1. Buck Island

    Beach–Sight

    Part of Buck Island Reef National Monument, this is a must-see for anyone in St. Croix. The beach is beautiful, but its finest treasures are...Read More

    Buck Island
  • 2. Estate Whim Museum

    Historic District/Site

    The restored estate, with a windmill, cook house, and other buildings, gives a sense of what life was like on St. Croix's sugar plantations...Read More

  • 3. Fort Christiansvaern

    Historic District/Site

    The large yellow fortress dominates the waterfront. Because it's so easy to spot, it makes a good place to begin a walking tour. In 1749 the...Read More

  • 4. St. George Village Botanical Garden

    Garden/Arboretum

    At this 17-acre estate, fragrant flora grows amid the ruins of a 19th-century sugarcane plantation. There are miniature versions of each ecosystem...Read More

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  • 5. Apothecary Hall

    Museum/Gallery

    If you're strolling downtown Christiansted's streets, it's worth a peek into the Christiansted Apothecary Hall. Although the exhibits are behind...Read More

  • 6. Buck Island Reef National Monument

    Beach–Sight

    Buck Island has pristine beaches that are just right for sunbathing, but there's also some shade for those who don't want to fry. The snorkeling...Read More

  • 7. Cane Bay

    Beach–Sight

    On the island's breezy North Shore, Cane Bay does not always have gentle waters, but there are seldom many people around, and the scuba diving...Read More

  • 8. Captain Morgan Distillery

    Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    The base for Captain Morgan brand rum is made from molasses at this distillery. The tour includes exhibits on island and rum history, a movie...Read More

  • 9. Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts

    Museum/Gallery

    Sitting across from the waterfront in a historic building, this small museum hosts an always-changing roster of exhibits. Many are cutting-edge...Read More

  • 10. Cruzan Rum Distillery

    Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    A tour of the company's factory, which was established in 1760, culminates in a tasting of its products, all sold here at good prices. It's...Read More

  • 11. D. Hamilton Jackson Park

    Park/Playground

    When you're tired of sightseeing, stop at this shady park on the street side of Fort Christiansvaern for a rest. It's named for a famed labor...Read More

  • 12. Danish Customs House

    Historic District/Site

    Built in 1830 on foundations that date from a century earlier, the historic building, which is near Fort Christiansvaern, originally served...Read More

  • 13. Estate Mount Washington Plantation

    Historic District/Site

    Several years ago, while surveying the property, the owners discovered the ruins of a sugar plantation beneath the rain-forest brush. The grounds...Read More

  • 14. Fort Frederik

    Historic District/Site

    On July 3, 1848, 8,000 slaves marched on this fort to demand their freedom. Danish governor Peter von Scholten, fearing they would burn the...Read More

  • 15. Frederiksted Welcome Center

    Information Center

    Located on the pier, Federiksted's welcome center has brochures from numerous St. Croix businesses, as well as a few exhibits about the island. ...Read More

  • 16. Government House

    Historic District/Site

    One of the town's most elegant structures was built as a home for a Danish merchant in 1747. Today it houses offices. If you're here weekdays...Read More

  • 17. Mount Eagle

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    At 1,165 feet, this is St. Croix's highest peak. Leaving Cane Bay and passing North Star Beach, follow the coastal road that dips briefly into...Read More

  • 18. Point Udall

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    This rocky promontory, the easternmost point in the United States, is about a half-hour drive from Christiansted. A paved road takes you to...Read More

  • 19. Post Office Building

    Historic District/Site

    Built in 1749, Christiansted's former post office was once the Danish West India & Guinea Company warehouse. It now serves as the park's...Read More

  • 20. Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve

    Beach–Sight

    This joint national and local park commemorates the area where Christopher Columbus's men skirmished with the Carib Indians in 1493 on his second...Read More

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