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6450 Coki Point, St Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802, USVI

Deep dive without getting wet at this spectacular marine park. The enormous aquarium is home to living coral reef tanks teeming with colorful fish and sea life. Outdoor attractions include a pool of stingrays, another full of turtles and...

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Lille Taarne Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00802, USVI

Yo, ho, ho and oh, my! Up on Government Hill, this watchtower, built circa 1678, is known as Blackbeard's Castle and is literally the stuff of legends. Although it's open for debate whether the notorious pirate ever used the...

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Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00801, USVI

This intimate synagogue, built in 1833, is considered the oldest U.S. in continuous use (a hundred families still worship here). Visit the National Historic Landmark to find mahogany pews, ornate domes, and scrolls that survived a fire....

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Coki Beach, St Thomas 00802, USVI
Small and picturesque Coki Beach is a favorite for its soft white sand and calm, crystal-clear water. While there's only limited shade here, umbrellas are available for rent, as are beach chairs, Jet Skis, diving and snorkeling equipment, and...
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6200 Magen's Bay Rd, St Thomas 00802, USVI

It makes every best beach list again and again, so it shouldn't be surprising if you feel like you've seen photos before of this sugar-sand beach. The cove is bordered by lines of pretty palm trees, and the crystal-clear waters are serene and...

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St John 00830, USVI

The smallest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. John is only accessible via ferry from St. Thomas. The pristine expanse, 60 percent of which is a national park, is perfect for adventure lovers: Hiking trails crisscross Cinnamon Bay...

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St Peter Mountain Rd, Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00802, USVI

Colonial sugar and tobacco plantations usually had a great house—the owner's residence, sometimes constructed of stone and, true to its name, a grand structure on the working farm. This former plantation house is set...

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Crown Mountain Rd, St Thomas 00802, USVI
Sometimes you have to be a tourist to enjoy the great pleasures that travel offers. That’s why a visit to Mountain Top on St. Thomas is a must-do activity for any visitor. In 1949, a British restaurateur began a mission to develop the best...
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USVI, Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00801, USVI

Cool—that's the adjective that springs to mind when thinking of this island attraction. Housed in an old warehouse, the newish museum is a glittering collection of sculptures hand-crafted from arctic ice by 16 artists. In addition...

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9617 Estate Thomas, St Thomas 00802, USVI

Soar to amazing heights on the Skyride. The tram begins its ascent from the cruise ship dock in Charlotte Amalie, and you'll enjoy the ride's panoramic views of the sparkling sea, the green mountains, and the capital town and its harbor. The...

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5600 Royal Dane Mall, Suite 9, Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00802, USVI

Come hungry for Caribbean cuisine. This local favorite really dishes up home-style eats. There are curries—chicken and goat—conch served a variety of ways (as fritters, soup or just grilled) and jerk meats. Most meals come accompanied...

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Mahogany Run Rd, St Thomas 00802, USVI
Excellent steak, great wine and out-of-this-world desserts are hallmarks of this country club restaurant on the north end of the island. Dine inside or out and enjoy views of the mountains and the pretty golf course. On Sundays, the epic brunch is...
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A local favorite for breakfast and lunch, this little spot in the heart of downtown Charlotte Amalie excels in quickie meals with major flavor. There's an excellent array of sandwiches and traditional regional dishes, including conch fritters and...

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6501 Red Hook Rd, Red Hook, St Thomas 00802, USVI

Sit on the dock while sipping a chilled cocktail and watching the catch come in. The menu here reflects the fact that the chef meets the fishermen right when they make landfall. The po'boys—shrimp, oyster or scallop—are great, and the...

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5 Estate Bakkeroe St. Thomas, St Thomas 00802, USVI

Located adjacent to Frenchman's Reef and endowed with a beautiful water view, SandBar serves cocktails and Latin American and Caribbean cuisine, often in smaller tapas portions. The cocktails are served at an exquisite Carrara...

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Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00801, USVI

Whether you prefer oil paintings or pastels, photography or wood carvings, metalwork or ornamental items, you'll find excellent locally made samples at this large gallery in Charlotte Amalie. The wood pieces by Avelino Samuel are particularly...

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Charlotte Amalie West, St Thomas 00802, USVI

Those looking for some island spirits may be surprised to find that the liquid concoctions at this historic outpost are body products, not liquor. Invented in 1838, the signature blend of bay leaf oils and island-made rum hydrates and nourishes...

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Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00801, USVI

Formerly the headquarters of the U.S. District Court in these parts, the low-slung brick building on the central waterfront now houses the island's best handicrafts display. The maze features 150 artisans selling everything from handmade...

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5093 Dronningens Gade Ste 3, St Thomas, VI 00802, USVI

Thoughts of your visit to this intimate shop will linger pleasantly long after you've left. Delectable bonbons filled with nuts, fruit, caramel and more are all hand-crafted on-site. Lollipops, truffles and sugar-free confections also line...