The Best Places to Visit in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands National Park, St. John

Virgin Islands National Park is the Caribbean's top tourist destination, with over one million tourists annually. Try to make this one of your top US Virgin Islands destinations.

Trunk Bay Beach & Underwater Snorkel , St. John

Most photographed on St. John is Trunk Bay's long, arching curve of ivory sand and blue sea in Virgin Islands Park. It is surrounded by sea grapes and coconut trees.

Buck Island Reef National Monument, St. Croix

Tourists flock to Buck Island and its marine gardens on St. Croix. President John F. Kennedy Buck Island Reef first U.S. underwater monument in 1961, protecting it 1.5 miles

Magens Bay, St. Thomas

Magens Bay, surrounded by lush hills and coconut trees, is often named the world's most beautiful beach. The tranquil waves of this horseshoe-shaped harbor are great for snorkeling, swimming, kayaking

Cruz Bay, St. John

St. John's "downtown" is Cruz Bay, a yacht-filled port flanked by rugged hills. Cruz Bay was an idle customs port until the 1970s. This 3,000-person village has become a trendy hotspot.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands, is a renowned Caribbean cruise port. It's named for a Danish queen and situated mid-island on St. Thomas' south side

Cinnamon Bay, St. John

Cinnamon Bay Beach, in the beautiful Virgin Islands National Park, is the longest beach on St. John. It offers a half mile of powdery white sand that leaves tourists plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the water.

Coral World Ocean Park, St. Thomas

Everyone will enjoy Coral World Ocean Park's immersive aquatic adventure. The park has a tropical nature path, Marine Gardens Aquarium, underwater observatory

Heritage Trail, St. Croix

The 72-mile self-guided St. Croix Heritage Trail drives by the island's natural and historical treasures. From Frederiksted to Christiansted, road signs go north to Hamm's Bay in the west and to Point Udall