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Cruzan Rum, a St. Croix Tradition

Cruzan Rum – Welcome to the Don’t Hurry. The Cruzan Rum Distillery welcomes you to come visit our “Don’t Hurry” atmosphere. Learn how to create delicious cocktails and relax island style! The Visitors’ Pavilion houses the Gift Shop & Rum Boutique, in addition to our tasting bar. This guided walking tour takes you on the…

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Cruzan Rum Distillery

Cruzan Rum – Welcome to the Don’t Hurry. The Cruzan Rum Distillery welcomes you to come visit our “Don’t Hurry” atmosphere. Learn how to create delicious cocktails and relax island style! The Visitors’ Pavilion houses the Gift Shop & Rum Boutique, in addition to our tasting bar. This guided walking tour takes you on the…

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Cruzan Rum, a St. Croix Tradition

Since the early 17th century, St. Croix has been making use of its natural resources locally as well as exporting them worldwide. A fine example of this is the refining of sugar cane (once St. Croix’s primary cash crop) to produce rum. At one time, over 150 plantations were producing molasses and rum at their…

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What a Tour, that world famous Cruzan Rum!

Anyone can tour the Cruzan Rum Distillery, located on the West End of St. Croix, and I highly recommend that you do! At the distillery local culture, history, and, well, rum, come together in one unique experience. In a nutshell, this is why this tour was so good: Our tour guide was friendly & knowledgeable.…

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The Spirited History of Caribbean Rum

Rum has a very long and spirited history. While there are several precursors to rum that span the globe, it is generally accepted that rum was first distilled in the Caribbean in the early to mid-17th century. After its inception, rum became the drink of choice for a wide array of people from plantation slaves to pirates,…

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Two Rum Distilleries, 39 Flavors of Rum!

Looking for a fun way to spend a day? How about touring both of St. Croix’s rum distilleries and tasting 39 different flavors of rum?! St. Croix is home to both the Cruzan Rum and Captain Morgan Rum distilleries.  Both distilleries offer excellent and unique tours ending with rum tastings. The Cruzan Rum distillery is…

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As time marches on, some well established St. Croix businesses, many that have been around for decades, are changing hands. Don’t worry, that’s not a bad thing! With new owners taking over, you get to keep many of the things you love about the original business while also seeing some updates and improvements. On that…

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Check out the all new Allawe Nightclub & Grille in Frederiksted! Enjoy delicious Tropical American meals, great music, and cold beverages amongst good company. Located in Williams Delight, Allawe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering American and island favorites like traditional Crucian breakfast, burgers, pastas, seafood, and more. Don’t miss our daily specials including Taco Tuesdays,…

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Franklin’s on the Waterfront Franklin’s on the Waterfront is St. Croix’s premier gift emporium! Featuring a fun and funky collection of gifts ranging from scented candles and home decor, to body products and unique accessories. Franklin’s has something for everyone on your list, in every price range. The ever-changing inventory combines eclectic finds from every…

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St. Croix Gift Giving Guide

St. Croix Gift Giving Guide Want a souvenir to take home as a gift for someone special? Spending the holidays on St. Croix? If you are looking for something truly unique, go Crucian! Shop local and buy locally made products and gifts, or give gift certificates for local restaurants, services or attractions. Not only will you…

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While there are many different kinds of spirits to be found here on St. Croix, including jumbies, rum is the most well known. The island is home to a diverse range of unique fruits, herbs, and spices – some of which probably flavor your favorite rum. The food that can be grown or foraged for…

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Mango

MANGO MELEE 2019 :  July 7 at Botanical Gardens.  Tickets here. Mangoes are the most widely consumed fruit in the world, but besides their coveted flavor and sweetness, they also offer a ton of nutritional benefits. St. Croix is one of the best places on earth to be during mango season. In late June and…

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You simply cannot visit St. Croix without tasting the local food. The island is a melting pot of cultures and ingredients, which has given rise to dishes that are truly unique to St. Croix. Crucian cuisine has been influenced by the seven countries whose flags have flown over the island, as well as Africa, Puerto Rico, the…

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Find the Perfect St. Croix Keepsake

While many would agree that St. Croix is a pretty unforgettable place, most who travel here will leave with some sort of souvenir to remind them of their time on the island. From shot glasses and coffee mugs, to t-shirts and picture frames, everyone tends to collect something different as mementos of their travels. If you…

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Plaza Extra East

Plaza Extra East Plaza Extra East. Right Value. Great Price. Plaza Extra East features thousands of your favorite grocery store brands, as well as specialty foods, bulk packaged items, a full service bakery, deli, and fresh meat counter. Shop their large produce section featuring fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs, including locally grown items. Plaza Extra…

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Kurt Buska, DDS Dr. Kurt Buska’s Family and Cosmetic Dental Practice is St. Croix’s premier dental office! Conveniently located in Gallows Bay, Dr. Buska has created a comfortable, state of the art dental practice for patients of all ages. Let Dr. Buska and his friendly and professional staff provide quality care to you and your…

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Explore Sugar Mill Plantation Ruins

You have probably seen dozens of historic sugar mills dotting the landscape of St. Croix. Many of these mills were constructed between 1750 and 1800 when, while under Danish rule, St. Croix was one of the richest sugar producing islands in all of the Caribbean. These picturesque mills and remaining sugar plantation ruins now serve as reminders…

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Take Advantage of Duty-Free Shopping

Those of you who have been to St. Croix can attest that it truly is America’s paradise. Visitors come to enjoy the sun, the sandy beaches, and the turquoise Caribbean waters the island offers. Many also imbibe in the rum produced at our local distilleries, spend time shopping, and enjoy the charming historical towns and…

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Sun, Sand, and a Drink in Your Hand

Nothing evokes a sense of paradise like lying in a lounge chair on a pristine resort beach with a cold, tropical cocktail in your hand. If you are here on St. Croix you are in luck, there are a number of resorts island wide offer just such an opportunity for pure bliss. Let the sun warm your skin, feel the sand between your…

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St. Croix Heritage Trail

The St. Croix Heritage Trail is a self guided tour of the island’s many historic sites, cultural attractions, and natural areas. The trail links many of St. Croix’s major historic attractions such as Whim Plantation Museum, St. George Village Botanical Gardens, and Christiansted National Historic Site, as well as plantation and sugar factory ruins, churches, scenic…

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