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Best Sport Fishing in the Virgin Islands–St. John USVI

If you’re a fisherman at heart, sport fishing off St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands should be at the top of your bucket list! Because of the water temperature, there’s a huge variety of fish here. Marlin, Mahi-mahi, Wahoo, tuna, Kingfish, Yellowtail and Barracuda fill these waters, depending on the time of year. This area is famous for numerous world record catches that didn’t get away! Fishing charters from St. John include inshore, offshore and marlin trips. Most operators offer trips lasting: ½ day (4 hours, typically between 8am and noon, or 1pm and 5pm); ¾ of [ ... ]

Best Beach on St John–Cinnamon Bay

Best Beach St. John-Cinnamon Bay This one was a tough contest and there could have been multiple winners…but we award Cinnamon Bay the title of “Best Beach St. John. Why? Well, Cinnamon Bay has a lot to offer. If you’re looking for an active beach scene and great people watching, Cinnamon Bay is the place to go. Besides swimming, sunning, snorkeling and picnicking, Cinnamon Bay offers windsurfing, kayaking, volleyball, and even camping. It’s easy to get to and offers extensive facilities, including a general store, snack bar, a restaurant, lockers, restrooms, picnic tables and BBQ grills. There’s even an activities desk where [ ... ]

Best Beer on St. John-St. John Brewers

Best Beer on St. John-St.John Brewers It’s a RULE….if you visit St. John, you MUST try a Virgin Islands Beer from St. John Brewers. If you don’t, you can’t come back to St.John. Seriously. The story of the brewery owners is legend in these parts. Two college buddies who became successful in the real world (one was a NASA scientist, the other a physical therapist at Boston Medical Center–honestly, we couldn’t make this stuff up!!!) quit their jobs, sold everything they owned and bought one way tickets to the Virgin Islands. They got jobs bartending, a cheap apartment, and [ ... ]

Best Bar on St. John–The Beach Bar

Best Bar on St. John – The Beach Bar We know–it’s not the most creative name, but The Beach Bar is THE place to chill in Cruz Bay. Just a few steps from the ferry drop off, come as you are, wearing whatever you want. Grab a beer, kick off your shoes and put your feet up on the patio, overlooking the beach. Or bury your toes in the sand and get some sun. Float in the water…or sit inside at the bar–whatever you want. Most nights, you’ll find great live music and always a laid [ ... ]

Best Snorkeling on St. John-Trunk Bay

Best Snorkeling on St. John-Trunk Bay Trunk Bay is easily the most popular destination on St John because of its breathtaking beauty. Located just two miles beyond downtown Cruz Bay, Trunk Bay is a National Park beach best known as home to the Underwater Snorkel trail…and it’s a snorkel trail like no other! This is definitely the Best Snorkeling on St. John. First and foremost, Trunk Bay itself is absolutely stunning. Probably the world’s most photographed bay, its perfect crescent sands are dotted with swaying palms and seagrape trees that add amazing color and thankfully, shade to this incredible spot. [ ... ]