Welcome to
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The beauty of the U.S. Virgin Island's isn't the only thing that draws vacationers back time after time. Many people come each year specifically to attend an event or…

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Great Things to See and Do:

There are Many Ways to Have Fun in
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Activities

If all you've done during your Virgin Islands vacation is soak up sun on the beach while sipping fruity drinks and letting the ocean lull you into a trance, your vacation was a…

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Nightlife

You haven't even made it to the Virgin Islands, yet already your head is swimming with images of the…

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Fishing

When you're vacationing on an island surrounded by water, it is hard to resist the lure of the sea.…

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Sailing & Boating

Sailors looking to enter or even pass through the U.S. Virgin Islands will need to be aware of the following rules and…

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Golf

Vacationers in the Virgin Islands typically return home from their trip feeling refreshed and invigorated. Golf fanatics who schedule a tee time at a…

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Casinos

The spirit of Las Vegas is alive in the Virgin Islands, if only at one location. The islands' sole casino captures the essence of high stakes gambling,…

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Attractions

The US Virgin Islands offer travelers interesting vacation opportunities; while much of these American island have an urban feel, there is plenty of…

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Shopping

In addition to the relaxing setting and opportunity to spend time at the beach, the Virgin Islands offer great deals on designer products, making shopping…

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Snorkeling

The US Virgin Islands stands out in the snorkeling world. Each of the inhabited islands is well-known for its gorgeous…

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Landmarks

A tour of the important landmarks of the Virgin Islands offers vacationers a glimpse into life on the…

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Bikes & Mopeds

If hills don't bother you, the U.S. Virgin Islands can be the perfect place to slip off the beaten…

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Weddings in the USVI:

A wedding in the Virgin Islands will start your marriage off right!

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Picture this: incredible beach side surroundings, unique cuisine, optimal weather conditions and a built-in honey moon. These are just a few of the many reasons that people choose…

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Restaurants

Restaurants in the Virgin Islands range in style from roadside stands and beach bars to posh dining…

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Food

The Virgin Islands visitors can spend their days exploring natural island beauty as well as the sand…

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When traveling to the Virgin Islands, visitors have the option of going to St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, one of the smaller islands, or any combanation of them. In total…

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Planning Your Vacation in the USVI

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A trip to the Virgin Islands can be the experience of a lifetime, but the only way to make sure that every detail of your vacation is perfect is by putting a little time and patience…

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Getting Info

Research the Virgin Islands is a vital first step to planning the perfect trip. A familiarity with the islands will set…

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Budgeting

A vacation in the Virgin Islands is a priceless experience. Wise travelers anticipate the cost of their trip before leaving…

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Best Time to Visit

The weather in the Virgin Islands, as in most places in the Caribbean, doesn't vary much from season to season. The…

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Making Decisions

When you're ready to start making decisions for your trip to the Virgin Islands, it's easy to be intimidated by all the…

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Booking

You've taken the time to learn about the Virgin Islands, you've evaluated your priorities and made all the necessary…

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Packing

Seasoned travelers have a number of tricks up their sleeves when it comes to packing their luggage. As you head to the…

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Passports

Having all the appropriate paperwork ready will simplify entry into both the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Travelers…

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Customs

The U.S. Virgin Islands are duty-free ports, and as a result, luxury goods are priced very well here. American residents…

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With dozens of large and small islands making up the U.S. Virgin Islands, you can bet that there are plenty of great diving and snorkeling locales. The waters surrounding each…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
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Accommodations:

Travelers looking for the perfect place to stay have an unusually large range of options in the Virgin Islands. From fabulous campgrounds and eco-tourism sites to all-inclusive hotels…

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All Inclusive

Although all-inclusive resorts are one of the Caribbean's own inventions, they are more popular in some regions than…

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Hotels

The Virgin Islands are an unusual set of islands surrounded by some of the best waters in the Caribbean for sailing,…

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Villa Complexes

Rental accommodations can be one of the most convenient and affordable ways to stay in the Virgin Islands. On the other…

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Villa Rentals

Whether you prefer the untouched natural habitat that is St. John, the tranquil lovers paradise of St. Croix, or the busy cultural hub of St. Thomas, there is a rental property that…

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Eco Tourism

Camping and eco-tourism are extremely popular among the Virgin Islands, perhaps due to the incredible natural beauty of…

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As with many other things, the U.S. Virgins practically hold the monopoly on busy tourist spots. While some beachgoers appreciate plenty of activity, others are not so enamored of…

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Learn About the Weather of the USVI

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A day without sunshine in the Virgin Islands is so rare that even slight tropical showers are met with surprise by locals. Expect most showers to fall during the spring and summer;…

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The USVI Transportation:

Visitors can find many ways of getting to the U.S. Virgin Islands

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The Virgin Islands are an incredible vacation just waiting to happen. But before you can enjoy everything these islands have to offer, you have to get there. Several travel options…

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Buses

Bus travel in the Virgin Islands varies greatly from place to place. Many of the smaller islands don't have any buses at all, while the larger islands…

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Bikes & Mopeds

If hills don't bother you, the U.S. Virgin Islands can be the perfect place to slip off the beaten path for a more personal adventure travelers will…

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Rental Cars

On the larger Virgin Islands, renting a car means being able to explore the area without sharing a cab with strangers or deciphering complex bus schedules.…

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Taxis

You will find plenty of cabs throughout the USVI. Most will be on patrol around major tourist attractions, hotels, and in major areas like Charlottee…

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One of the best things about visiting the Virgin Islands is the beautiful surroundings. Not only are the beaches a site to behold, but there are brightly blooming gardens, lush…

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Travel Fundamentals for the USVI

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There are plenty of similarities among the Virgin Islands, but many differences, too. These differences can mean very little or be very important to travelers, depending on their…

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Electricity

The electrical service on the Virgin Islands is the same the U.S. mainland, 110 volts, 60 cycles AC. North American…

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Clothing

Despite liberal attitudes towards clothing in places like The Bahamas, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands retain a slightly…

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Currency

The U.S. dollar (USD$) is the official currency of the Virgin Islands, both U.S. and British. Most major credit cards are…

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Leaving a little extra after your meal or upon checking out of your hotel goes a long way toward showing the people who…

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Hours of Operation

Hours of operation on the Virgin Islands can vary from island to island and depend greatly on the season and the arrival…

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Telephones

AT&T is the primary phone service supplier on St. Thomas and they have a modern telecommunications center across from…

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Postal Services

Because the USVI are a U.S. territory, postage from the U.S. mainland to St. Thomas, St. Croix, or St. John are the same…

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The Virgin Islands are widely known for the gorgeous stretches of sea that surround them. People sail around these islands for the fishing, the sailing, and the beauty. Add this to…

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Culture

Many influences have shaped the heritage of both the British and the United States Virgin Islands, but European and African…

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Discover the Best
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Accommodations for Specific Interests

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Family Vacations

When you plan a vacation to the Virgin Islands for your whole family, it is important to know which hotels and resorts…

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Dining Options

The unique ingredients and flavors you experience on vacation can make your trip even more memorable. You will discover…

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Swimming Pools

A relaxing day at the pool — it's a vital part of most vacations in the Virgin Islands. The pool may not be as social as…

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Nightlife Options

The Virgin Islands offers so many ways to unwind during the day, from spa visits to waterside strolls, yet some would…

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Tennis

Those who have been will tell you that the Virgin Islands may be the world's most relaxing place to play a tough match,…

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Driving

Rental cars are one of the things that most people automatically include in their vacation budget, but driving is not…

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If there were a medal awarded to the island with the most spas in the US Virgin Islands, St. Thomas would take the award without question. Yet, each island has at least a few…

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Air Travel

With plenty of direct flights from North America and Europe, traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands is easy, which makes it…

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Ferries

In the Virgin Islands, ferries are the most valuable resource for getting around. They connect the British islands with…

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Sailing & Boating

Sailors looking to enter or even pass through the U.S. Virgin Islands will need to be aware of the following rules and…

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The Economy of the USVI:

The Virgin Islands has changed its economy from agriculture to tourism

As with many other islands in the Caribbean, the introduction of sugarcane farming and the import of African slaves helped the Virgin Islands establish their early economy. After…

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U.S. Virgin Islands
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When it comes to finding the right place to stay, there are lots of lodging options in the Virgin Islands, from budget-friendly hotels to luxury…

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