America Hill Ruins

As one of the younger ruins on the island, the America Hill Estate House was likely not built until after the year 1900. It served as a guest house to many visitors and according to local legend, a hideout for rum runners during prohibition.


The walls and main structure of the ruins are still in tact, though the roof has mostly caved in. You will still be able to walk through the house and get a sense of the architectural style.

Staying Close

St. John is a good option for those wishing to visit America Hill Ruins, because those staying in this area of the Virgin Islands will have easy site access during their time there. Even though this location isn't a major hub for tourism, you'll nevertheless find a good selection of hotel options to choose from.

Hotels near America Hill Ruins
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Trinidad Charlie's Cottages Lodge 2.4 mi. (1.4 km) SW
Caneel Bay Resort Resort 2.5 mi. (1.4 km) WSW
The Westin St. John Resort Resort 3.1 mi. (1.1 km) SW
Estate Lindholm B & B 3.2 mi. (0.5 km) WSW

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area could be chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of America Hill Ruins. T'ree Lizards Restaurant, which has a menu full of American meals, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. T'ree Lizards Restaurant is a small distance off, but out of the way enough that you may need to plan on having some method of transportation to travel there. Chateau Bordeaux Restaurant and Gwen's are some of the additional food and drink options near America Hill Ruins. At Gwen's you and your companions can eat some Caribbean food and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Virgin Islands.


Contact Information

Location: St. John


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