A vibrant hub located off the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas welcomes travelers with powdery beaches, junglelayered cliffs and azure waters filled with yachts.
On a cruise to St. Thomas, you'll likely arrive at Charlotte Amalie first. Immerse yourself in swanky shopping and authentic restaurants before visiting a few historic attractions. Fort Christian is an imposing structure that hides a fascinating past it's also the oldest building in the Virgins Islands. Next, trek up the 99 Steps (built by the Danes in the 1700s) to explore a lush residential area above the town.
For an even more tranquil escape, take a water taxi to the island of St. John. Sugarwhite ribbons of sand and forests filled with cacti and gnarled trees await you on this pristine parcel of land. Twothirds of the island is protected as a national park, which helps maintain a soothing ambiance.
The best way to truly appreciate the unspoiled beauty of this island is to see the stunning scenery for yourself. This video is designed to give you a few more ideas about St. Thomas shore excursions.