St John is one of the three Virgin Islands located in the Caribbean Sea. It is undoubtedly one of the topmost travel destinations for all enthusiastic travelers around the world. Most hear about St Thomas – but Saint John deserves to be on your to do list as well.But why so? Let’s find out that answer and all about St John of US Virgin Islands below.
What Can You Do There?
The hikers who want the company of a luxurious view throughout their path can visit St John. There are more than 20 trails for you to hike here including Reef Bay Trail and Annaberg Sugar Plantation Mill.
The first one is 2.2 miles long and is one of the most popular hiking spots there. It is surrounded by the beauty of greenery. You will get to experience the inside trails of both moist and dry forests.
There are four sugar mills in total among which Annaberg generally draws the most attention. After going through the shady forest and the remains of sugar mills, you will pass the pre-Columbian petroglyphs end up reaching the serene beach.
Being part of an island, St John has multiple areas where you can use your snorkel in peace. You can arrive at a snorkeling destination in Waterlemon Cay after passing through Leinster Bay. If you are here to snorkel for the first time, you will need to get through the brief training period. After that, dive right in to view the natural underwater beauty closely.
● St John Festival
If you get to visit this area within the period of June and July, you can participate in the St John Festival. The inhabitants there celebrate the Caribbean independence with music, dance, costumes and cuisines. Who would want to miss any of that?
What Places Should You Visit?
● National Park
The Virgin Islands National Park is not a tourist attraction for only the Caribbeans, but it is also one of the most popular sites on a national scale. It is a humongous park covering almost 60% of the St John island along with some other lands. You can experience multiple adventurous tasks like snorkeling, hiking and scuba diving all in this one park.
● Trunk Bay
Trunk Bay is one of the most popular beaches in the world. It can introduce you to the picturesque beauty along with several amenities. You can take advantage of the snack bar, showers and an exciting underwater snorkeling trail.
● Cinnamon Bay
Cinnamon Bay is another popular beach which also offers snorkeling. You can also take a bath in the beautiful sunlight or try out the water sports. Take a water taxi to move around this area since it is the most convenient mode of transportation there.
● Honeymoon Beach
If you are thinking about taking your date to somewhere exotic, look no further. Take them to the Honeymoon Beach where you two can relax on the soft white sand. Click some memorable photos and make some unforgettable memories under the tall palm trees.
If the above sounds fantastic, as it should, contact Seahorse Water Taxi & Excursions to see the best of the US and British Virgin Islands.