Join us as we explore St. Croix! Our St. Croix blog features land activities and attractions sure to please both adventurous travelers and those seeking a relaxing vacation.



Geocaching…a worldwide scavenger hunt!

Geocaching…a worldwide scavenger hunt!

Geocaching is a fun and adventurous way to enjoy St. Croix, even for those that have lived here for years. According to the current geocaching.com map of St. Croix, there are 26 geocaches of varying sizes and diverse locations.

A Hike through Canaan Gut

A Hike through Canaan Gut

GoToStCroix.com joined the St. Croix Environmental Association and BushTribe Eco Adventures on a hike through Canaan Gut up the back of Blue Mountain.

A New Space to Be Well

A New Space to Be Well

“Elements” @ Brown Chiropractic Wellness Center Dr. Kelly Brown has opened a new studio space that adjoins Brown Chiropractic Wellness Center.  This intimate and sacred space has been set up to host a variety of classes and workshops to help you lead a holistic lifestyle. Dr. Brown’s approach to wellness encompasses the whole person.  Wellness is […]

Harbor Cam is now Hi-Def, Streaming Video

Harbor Cam is now Hi-Def, Streaming Video

On St. Croix, there’s only 1 webcam that brings you the St Croix Scene! And now, it’s in Hi-Definition Streaming Video, and you can use it on your mobile phone.

Come Home To St Croix

Come Home To St Croix

In July of every year, Crucians who live abroad, those who live right here and others who have found a home on St. Croix heed the call to Come Home to St. Croix. This event offers a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to learn more about family history, traditions and connections.  Come Home to St. […]

Safari Tour with Sweeny

Safari Tour with Sweeny

Long time local, Sweeny Toussant, greets me and a small group of visitors in his open-air bus. We are ready to explore the wondrous places of St. Croix. Sweeny, his Safari Tour, and the bright red tour bus are well known icons on St. Croix. This tour should be a lot of fun, with fresh […]

Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Located on the west end of St. Croix is a place where beauty, history, and culture blend together in an inviting atmosphere. It is here you learn of the mysterious “weed woman” and the cures she has concocted from an array of plants. Here you see remnants of history in the remains of an old […]

Horseback Riding on the North Shore

Horseback Riding on the North Shore

There are a lot of special “only in St. Croix” moments to be had here daily, and some that occur on only really special occasions. This past weekend. Wendy and I were able to see Cane Bay from a whole new perspective, from the back of a horse, when we took a sunset journey with […]

Horseback Riding in the Rainforest

Horseback Riding in the Rainforest

If you like seeing new places, especially off the beaten path, grab your camera and cowboy hat because we have an adventure for you. Experience St. Croix’s tropical forest from the inside-out, eat fruit right off the trees, and see the ocean from atop a breezy hillside. Paul Wojcie and Jill Hurd, owners and managers […]

St. Croix Bird Watching

Avid and novice bird watchers alike will enjoy their aviary experience on St. Croix. There are seasonal appearances by certain species and we have our resident fowls who make St. Croix their home year round. No need to go out of your way to spot some of these creatures- chances are you will see them […]

Turtle Watch

Every species on the earth has its specific place and particular role in the ecosystem. Marine turtles are no different. They are a small part of ocean species that need to be treated with respect and care, and should be regarded as part of a rich marine heritage. They are among the most ancient vertebrate […]

Fun for Everyone at the Crab Races

A bucket, some chalk, a few friendly sponsors, a few dozen hermit crabs, that’s right, HERMIT CRABS. Sound Interesting? The people of St. Croix understand better than most that the perfect work week begins and ends with a few laughs. From this understanding, the ritualistic evening Soldier Crab Races were born (of course, a few […]

A Trip to the St. Croix Avian Sanctuary with Toni Lance

A Trip to the St. Croix Avian Sanctuary with Toni Lance

There’s a good chance, if you live on St. Croix that you’ve heard of Toni Lance, St. Croix’s “Bird Lady,” as she has been dubbed.  A lifelong bird and animal lover, Toni has turned her passion for these animals into her life’s work– reflected in her renowned artwork and in her dedication to the non-profit […]