What's Close to Cinnamon Bay Campground

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The inviting beaches in the US Virgin Islands are some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots that the islands have to offer.

If all you can think about is the beach, Cinnamon Bay Campground is the right spot for you. This property is situated along the water, so tourists can spend their whole trip under the sun if they so desire.

Nearby Beaches

Cinnamon Bay

Of course, since Cinnamon Bay Campground is located directly on Cinnamon Bay, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime at this property. Located on the northern coast of St. John, Cinnamon Bay provides a long strip of white, sandy beach, surrounded by the natural foliage of the Virgin Islands National Park. A nature trail with information signs on tropical foilage is just across from the campground and begins at the ruins of a sugar mill. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Clicking on each link below allows you to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Cinnamon Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Maho Bay 0.6 ENE 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay
Trunk Bay 0.8 W 2.2 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Francis Bay Beach 1.1 NE 2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Jumbie Beach 1.2 W 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Denis Bay Beach 1.4 W 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Oppenheimer Beach 1.5 W 1.6 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Leinster Bay Beach 1.8 ENE 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Hawksnest Bay 1.8 W 1.3 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Scott Beach 2.1 W 1.3 mi. North of Cruz Bay
Caneel Bay 2.2 W Caneel Bay
Reef Bay Beach 2.3 SSE 2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay
Waterlemon Cay Beach 2.3 ENE 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Coral Bay
Waterlemon Beach 2.4 E 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Coral Bay
Salomon Bay Beach 2.5 WSW Cruz Bay
Lameshur Bay 2.9 SE 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay
Great Cruz Beach 3.0 SW Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay Beach 3.1 WSW Downtown Cruz Bay
Turner Bay Beach 3.3 SW Cruz Bay
Frank Bay Beach 3.3 SW Estate Enighed
Pelican Beach 4.1 ESE Friis Bay
Salt Pond Bay 4.4 SE 2.6 mi. South of Coral Bay

Maho Bay is closest to Cinnamon Bay Campground. Located on the island of St. John and tucked away in the Virgin Islands National Park area, Maho Bay provides a beautiful beach experience with absolutely no development. Cars can drive directly onto the beach, where the water from the bay is consistently shallow and calm. For a fun experience, bring your own lunch along with you to Maho Bay, which has picnic tables. Keep in mind, though, that there may not be showers or bathrooms.

Travelers can also have a good time at Great Cruz Beach which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. Located on the west coast of St. John, Great Cruz Bay provides a well-manicured beach area that is popular with tourists, due to its proximity to the Westin Hotel. The area is fairly well developed, with restaurants and shopping centers nearby. You can locate this one a short taxi trip away.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what's nearby may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest town or city is from their accommodations. Cinnamon Bay Campground is located on the island of St. John, 3.0 miles northeast of downtown Cruz Bay; it is two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers) to the west of Coral Bay.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Cinnamon Bay Campground.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Peter Bay 0.6 W
Mile Gully 1.9 E
Gifft Hill 1.9 SW
Fish Bay 2.2 S
Caneel Bay 2.3 W
Bethany 2.3 SW
Bordeaux 2.5 ESE
Coral Bay 2.7 E
Great Thatch Island 2.7 NNE
Cruz Bay 2.8 SW

Nearby Attractions

Petroglyphs

Vacationers who want to try unfamiliar activities while vacationing on St. John will find that Cinnamon Bay Campground makes the perfect place to start a busy day. You will soon notice that this particular part of St. John claims a number of exciting attractions, such as Par Force Estate Ruins, Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins, and Lamshur Bay Trail, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Par Force Estate Ruins.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Cinnamon Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Par Force Estate Ruins Historical Site 1.9 SE 1.9 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins Historical Site 1.9 SE 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Lamshur Bay Trail Hiking Trail 2.2 SE 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Trail Hiking Trail 1.2 SE 1.8 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyph Pool Waterfall Waterfall 1.6 SSE 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyphs Historical Site 1.6 SSE 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Lameshur Bay Ruins Historical Site -- -- 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Yawzi Point Trail Hiking Trail 3.0 SE 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Virgin Islands National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.8 SE 2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Emmaus Moravian Church Historical Site 2.7 E Coral Bay, St. John
Windberg Ruins Historical Site 1.0 ENE 1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fortsburg Ruins Historical Site 3.3 E 0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Ruins Historical Site 1.4 ENE 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins Historical Site 1.4 ENE 1.7 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
America Hill Ruins Historical Site 0.3 E 2.4 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Annaberg Plantation Historical Site 1.8 ENE 1.5 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins Historical Site 0.1 SE 2.6 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Catherineberg Ruins Historical Site 0.7 SW 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Rebellion Gut Historical Site 1.5 SSW 1.8 mi. East of Cruz Bay, St. John
Ram's Head Trail Hiking Trail 4.5 SE Concordia, St. John
Denis Bay Ruins Historical Site 1.4 W 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Franklin Powell Park Park 3.0 WSW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Battery Historical Site 3.0 WSW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Ivan Jadan Museum Museum 3.2 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Coral World Ocean Park Aquarium 7.2 W Coki Point, St. Thomas
Nadir Recreation Area Park 8.4 W Maroon Town, St. Thomas
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.2 SW Capella Island
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 10.4 WSW Buck Island
Paradise Point Sky-Tram Cable Car 10.8 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Butterfly Garden Botanical Garden 11.2 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historical Site 11.1 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Memorial Moravian Church Historical Site 11.4 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Roosevelt Park Park 11.4 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
FDR Park Park 11.4 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Market Square East Theater Movie Theater 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
The Virgin Island's Children's Museum Children's Museum 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Seven Arches Museum Museum 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Legislature Building Historical Site 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Christian Historical Site 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 11.5 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Frederick Lutheran Church Historical Site 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Ninety-Nine Steps Historical Site 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Emanicipation Garden Park 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Liberty Bell Historical Site 11.5 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 11.6 W Hassel Island
Educators Park Park 11.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Haagensen House Museum 11.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Garrison House Historical Site 11.7 W Hassel Island
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 11.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historical Site -- -- Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim Historical Site 11.7 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Crowell's Battery Historical Site 11.8 W Hassel Island
Solberg Farm Zoo 11.8 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum 11.8 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Hassel Island Historic Park Park 12.0 W Hassel Island
Market Square Historical Site 11.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Shipley Ruins Historical Site 12.0 W Hassel Island
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historical Site 12.0 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historical Site 12.1 W Hassel Island
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 12.1 W The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
French Heritage Museum Museum 12.3 W Frenchtown, St. Thomas
St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 12.5 W Barret, St. Thomas
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 12.7 W Barret, St. Thomas
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 13.3 W Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site 13.6 W Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 13.6 W Water Island

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Par Force Estate Ruins could be a good option. This colonial estate was in use since at least 1721 when it was split up into four smaller estates; though the entire property was united after just over forty years. It would continue to be fully operation until around 1850 when it was abandoned.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting info about nearby lodging options is generally an excellent means of getting a feel for the area. Readers can find plenty of additional properties to look at before reaching a decision, as this portion of St. John offers visitors a wide range of hotels and resorts to choose from. Find out about the area's hotel booking options by viewing the following table.

Accommodations near Cinnamon Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Trinidad Charlie's Cottages 2.1 SW Bethany, St. John
Caneel Bay Resort 2.1 WSW Caneel Bay, St. John
Estate Lindholm 2.8 WSW Cruz Bay, St. John
The Westin St. John Resort 2.8 SW Cruz Bay, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court 2.9 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
St. John Inn 2.9 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel 3.0 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Hillcrest Guesthouse 3.1 SW Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Garden by the Sea 3.2 SW Cruz Bay, St. John
Coconut Coast 3.3 SW Cruz Bay, St. John
 

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