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Day Trip to Frederiksted

Coming to St. Croix for the day? With multiple daily flights bringing visitors to the Henry E. Rohlson Airport, St. Croix makes for a great day trip and there are plenty of taxis on standby at the airport to bring travelers to Frederiksted.  If you’ve never been to St. Croix, it has a different vibe than…

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Day Trip to Christiansted

Coming to St. Croix for the day? With ferries and the seaplane bringing passengers from St. Thomas directly to Christiansted, St. Croix makes for a great day trip. Both the ferry and seaplane terminals are walking distance from town, so no rental car is needed.  If you’ve never been to St. Croix, it has a different…

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Family-Friendly Cottages by the Sea

Imagine the charm of a quintessential 1950’s lakeside resort in the Catskill Mountains (à la “Dirty Dancing”), but located instead on a white sand strewn Caribbean beach.  Got the picture? Now, add in modern amenities and you have Cottages by the Sea…a charming hotel on the West End of St. Croix where family history is treasured and everyone…

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Goat: From the Rockies to St. Croix

From cooking soup in a closet in the Rocky Mountains, to opening a restaurant with a sweeping Buck Island view here on St. Croix, Scott and Caroline Jackson have worked hard to build their multi-restaurant business. Located in the former home of the Cultured Pelican Ristorante, ‘Goat, Soup and Whiskey’ is operating seasonally here on…

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Virgin Kayak : Paddlesports in Salt River

Located in Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Virgin Kayak Tours offers more than their name implies. Virgin Kayak is the only Hobie dealership on St. Croix, and the only tour company offering Hobie Mirage pedal kayak tours of Salt River and the Bioluminescent Bay. Now, they have expanded their operation to offer stand up…

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Air Ambulance Service on St. Croix

Many people dream of living the island life, and while it can be amazing, it also comes with it’s own set of challenges. One of the drawbacks to living on a small Caribbean island like St. Croix is the limited medical services available, especially in times of a major emergency. So, what can you do…

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The Reef: More Than Golf & Tennis

If you’ve driven by The Reef Golf Course recently, you’ve probably noticed that the course is greening up and looking great…but, that’s not the only thing happening at The Reef. Known for being fun, fast and affordable, this 9-hole golf course on the East End of St. Croix has been a local favorite for years. Now…

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The St. Croix Beauty Buzz

Beautiful things are happening here on St. Croix! If you are familiar with beauty buzz words like ‘clean’ and ‘eco-conscious’ you’ll be happy to know that the St. Croix beauty scene is not only keeping up with the latest trends, but is leading the pack. From creating locally-made body care products to the addition of…

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Cane Bay Getaway

Cane Bay on St. Croix’s stunning North Shore is a popular spot for both visitors and locals. Offering world class diving, a beautiful stretch of white sand beach, and warm Caribbean waters, it’s easy to understand why this natural wonder attracts so many. Does this sound like your Caribbean dream come true? Then book your…

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Native Son Ferry to St. Croix

Big news! Island hopping between the US Virgin Islands just got easier.  Native Son Ferry now offers high-speed ferry service between St. Thomas and St. Croix 3 days per week, with plans for scheduled service to St. John, too! Book Online Now! Do you recognize the Native Son company name?  Regarded by many as the pioneer…

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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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Centerline Reopens La Reine Location

More than 30 years ago, Centerline Car Rentals opened its original location on Centerline Road. Since then they have expanded to offer convenient locations at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, and in Christiansted near the seaplane terminal.  Centerline has a great reputation among it’s customers, and has been a local favorite here for decades. Following Hurricane Maria…

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Plessen Opens New Urgent Care Center

Plessen Medical Group, LLC

As usual, Plessen Healthcare is on the leading edge of improving medical services here on St. Croix. Plessen Healthcare started with their clinic and surgical center in Golden Rock, which continues to provide a wide range of adult primary care services and internal medicine subspecialties dedicated to chronic disease prevention. Then they introduced telemedicine to…

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Kendall Holmes Invents the K-Mill 360

Here at GoToStCroix.com we often refer to St. Croix as the “fitness island” because of the wide variety of fitness venues, activities and events available year-round. What many may not know is that St. Croix is also home to one of the newest advancements in treadmill technology. Kendall Holmes, owner of the popular local Studio…

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Behind the Scenes: Budget St. Croix

To most people, renting a car is a necessity of travel that doesn’t warrant anymore thought than getting the best deal. But, when you look at the process from the rental car company’s perspective, a lot goes into giving a customer the best possible experience. Careel Shillingford and her amazing staff at St. Croix’s Budget…

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St. Croix in Pro Sports

St. Croix in Pro Sports The island of St. Croix has produced quite a few professional athletes. While many of you know that Tim Duncan is a proud Crucian, you may be surprised at the number of professional level sports players that have been born and/or raised on St. Croix. From baseball and basketball, to…

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Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season

Blog - Prepare for Hurricane Season

As hurricane season closes in on St. Croix, we are reminded of the importance of hurricane preparedness. While technology has made forecasting tropical storms and hurricanes more accurate, they can still be unpredictable.  With extremely high winds and heavy rains, these storms often cause flooding, property damage, and sometimes even loss of life. The one…

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From 40 Strand to 40 Eats & Drinks

Have you been to the new 40 Eats & Drinks yet? You may remember the previous iteration of the business when it was 40 Strand Eatery. Now 40 Eats & Drinks, it has the same great owners and staff, but the restaurant has been transformed into a more casual bistro with an eclectic new menu….

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Triton’s Realm Highlights St. Croix Diving

The scuba diving on St. Croix is as diverse as the island’s stunning landscape. You can dive reefs, wrecks, walls, canyons, and even a commercial pier all in one trip. To highlight some of these dives, we found and shared some fantastic narrated dive videos from Triton’s Realm on the GoToStCroix.com YouTube channel. Now, we want…

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Jewelry Collections for a Cause

St. Croix is home to many talented jewelers who create unique, handcrafted artisan and fine jewelry.  The island is also home to community spirit like I have experienced no where else. When these two forces combine, the result is stunning collections of jewelry designed to raise both funds and awareness for some of St. Croix’s…

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