Point Udall Monument

Built in the year 2000 for the new millennium, the monument at Point Udall is a sundial, marking the first place the sun touches in the United States everyday.

What to Expect

Visitors that take the time to visit Point Udall will be able to see the the large sundial and look out East and take in the view. While technically not at eastern most point in the US (a place in Alaska actually claims that), it is humbling to look out east knowing that the United States ends here. As a bonus, you can use the sun dial to tell the time.

The large sun dial is made of stone, with four large pillars surrounding a pole. The pole's shadow is used to tell the time.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Point Udall Monument may choose to book their trip in East End, since travelers to this part of the Virgin Islands will have easy monument access during their visit. There is an adequate amount of hotels around the area around this monument.

Hotels near Point Udall Monument
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino Resort 2.7 mi. (10.3 km) WSW
Chenay Bay Beach Resort Hotel 6.0 mi. (5.0 km) W
Tamarind Reef Hotel Resort 6.9 mi. (3.7 km) W
Buccaneer Resort 7.5 mi. (2.5 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

Visitors who get hungry can choose from a small number of food and beverage spots in the vicinity of this monument. The most proximate restaurant is Good Spirits, an ideal eatery to eat at before spending time at the monument. Good Spirits is a slight distance off, but far-off enough that you may decide to aim for having some mode of transportation to travel there. Also near Point Udall Monument you will have restaurants such as Starlite Grille and Villa Madeleine letting you be picky as you choose between several dining options.

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Contact Information

Location: East End Road, East End, St. Croix

 

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