Where are you going?
Or, let us surprise youSpin the Globe ®

How to Spend a Week in St. Thomas & St. John

List View
Map View
Pristine and laid-back St. John, bustling and cosmopolitan St. Thomas—no two islands better compliment each other. Spending a week splitting your time between both islands provides a chance to experience the best of both tropical extremes.
Save Place
This beautiful one-mile stretch was donated to the people of the Virgin Islands by Arthur Fairchild, a benefactor of the islands who'd made his fortune on Wall Street before retiring here. The usually calm waters of the heart-shaped bay make the...
Save Place
Charlotte Amalie West, St Thomas 00802, USVI
There are many wonderful places to enjoy sunset in St. Thomas. Brewers Bay is one of my favorites, though not just because of the view. The beach is located at the west end of St. Thomas just beyond the airport and the University of the Virgin...
Save Place
U.S. Virgin Islands
I loved the Danish colonial architecture and history of this place. It is rather touristy due to the number of cruise ships coming into the harbor, but is a must-see. Enjoyed the shopping and was able to find some cool stuff.
Save Place
North Shore Road, St. John, St John 00831, USVI
Caneel Bay resort arranges day-long charters on sloops through its local partner New Horizons. The boats hop between the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Guests stop to swim in the natural pools at the Baths on Virgin Gorda and have a Painkiller...
Save Place
St John 00830, USVI
At just 1,277 feet, Bordeaux makes for a rather modest mountain. Still, it is the highest peak in St. John, so well worth the trek to the top for the view. Like nearly every trail in St. John, Bordeaux isn’t too terribly taxing, though it is steep...
Save Place
St John, USVI
The only beach on St. John with an admission fee, Trunk Bay is arguably the most beautiful stretch of sand and sea in the entire Caribbean. The treasures beneath the sea are no less spectacular. To make enjoying it easy, the National Park Service...
Save Place
St John 00830, USVI
Set off the eastern edge of Leinster Bay on St. John’s north coast, Waterlemon Cay satisfies a full day’s worth of adventuring both on land and at sea. It’s a hike to this remote offshore islet, literally. From the road to the...
Save Place
East End Rd, St John 00830, USVI
If hunger strikes while exploring the east end of St. John, stop in at Miss Vie’s. It’s little more than a roadside shack sitting across from Hansen Bay, but its size and appearance should not deter you. Miss Vie serves excellent local food, with...
Save Place
Rte 37, St Thomas 00802, USVI
One of the island's best lookouts, Drake's Seat offers a panoramic view of Magens Bay and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands to the east. The site is named for Sir Francis Drake, who is said to have kept watch over the harbor from this vantage...