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.
Those wishing to visit America Hill Ruins may choose to book their trip on St. John, as visitors to this part of the Virgin Islands will have easy site access for the duration of their trip. Although this location isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll still find a reasonable selection of lodging options to choose from.
|Trinidad Charlie's Cottages||Lodge||2.4 mi. (1.4 km)||SW|
|Caneel Bay Resort||Resort||2.5 mi. (1.4 km)||WSW|
|Westin Resort, St. John||Resort||3.1 mi. (1.1 km)||SW|
|Estate Lindholm||B & B||3.2 mi. (0.5 km)||WSW|
Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending a few hours exploring the area is enjoying a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of America Hill Ruins. T'ree Lizards Restaurant, which sells American food, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. It's just around a quarter mile away from this site's location, so check it out and dig in! Gwen's and Pickles in Paradise are some of the other restaurant options within reach of this location. At Pickles in Paradise you and your party should not get up and go without trying their specialty, sandwiches, among others.
Location: St. John
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