Posts Tagged ‘Land Activities’

Captain Morgan Visitor Center

Captain Morgan Visitor Center

An exciting trip into the world of Captain Morgan awaits you at the Visitor Center.  A spectacular attraction immersing you in a legendary experience capturing the Captain’s personality, and bringing his story to life. This experience includes a brand new interactive exhibit, historical overview of the rum industry, a tasting tavern serving fresh juiced cocktails,…

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Christmas Time on St. Croix

Christmas Time on St. Croix

While images of cerulean blue Caribbean waters and palm tree-lined beaches may not spring to mind when you think of Christmas, St. Croix is a wondrous place to spend the holidays. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, the holiday season is packed with events island wide where you can indulge in scrumptious local holiday foods and drinks,…

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St. Croix’s East End Marine Park

St. Croix's East End Marine Park

Along with global, local and governmental organizations, the St. Croix community is working to preserve the natural beauty, wildlife, and history of our island. One way St. Croix has worked to achieve this goal is by establishing national parks, protected areas, and wildlife refuges. In addition to being the home of three different national parks…

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Caravelle Hotel & Casino

Caravelle Hotel & Casino

Come and play at St. Croix’s newest casino! Caravelle Hotel & Casino offers the latest in classic reel and contemporary video slot machines. In addition to exciting gaming and promotions, the Caravelle Hotel & Casino hosts weekly entertainment in the hotel courtyard, and periodic block parties on the Christiansted Boardwalk at Queen Cross Street featuring…

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Find Your Park on St. Croix

Find Your Park on St. Croix

The United States’ National Park Service (NPS) celebrated the centennial of their creation in 2016 with the ‘Find Your Park’ program. Many Americans think of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone or Yosemite when they think of national parks, but you can ‘Find Your Park’ right here on St. Croix, USVI! While the island is only 82 square miles…

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The Spirited History of Caribbean Rum

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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Rainy Day Activities on St. Croix

Rainy Day Activities on St. Croix

Many islands in the Caribbean, St. Croix included, are known for their lush, tropical landscape as much as their beautiful beaches. The reason for this gorgeous greenery is the frequently passing rain showers. Generally speaking, the rain showers come and go quickly, so you just have to find cover for a few minutes and wait them…

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Tropical Ten Pins Bowling Center

Tropical Ten Pins Bowling Center

Welcome to Tropical Ten Pins Bowling Center, currently the only Bowling Center on St Croix, as well as in U.S. Virgin Islands. Tropical Ten Pins is your destination for Family Fun, we love to bring families and friends together to have a good time. We also have a Rave Bowling Promotion every Friday & Saturday night. Tropical Ten Pins…

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Disc Golf at The Reef

Disc Golf at The Reef

For years The Reef has offered a nine hole golf course that is the eastern most golf course in the U.S. Now, in addition to their traditional nine hole golf course, The Reef offers the only disc golf course in the Caribbean! Started back in the mid-1970’s, disc golf is one of today’s fastest growing sports.…

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Treat the Kids to Miniature Golf

Treat the Kids to Miniature Golf

St. Croix offers a seemly endless series of water-based activities to do with the family, but what if you want to stay dry? Then treat the kids to a round of miniature golf! The Links at Divi Carina Bay Resort offers a full 18-hole miniature golf course that will provide hours of entertainment for you…

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Sunrise at Point Udall

Sunrise at Point Udall

While sunsets are known worldwide for their romantic ambiance, sunrises seem to be sadly overlooked. Watching the sunset on a day you have spent with someone you love is certainly beautiful, but to watch the sunrise with that special someone is to see the promise of a new day dawn. If you are lucky enough…

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The Rattan Wine Walk

The Rattan Wine Walk

The Rattan Wine Walk is an enjoyable way of supporting the local St. Croix community with the added benefit of being an elegant night out. The largest annual fundraiser for the Rattan Montessori School, the Rattan Wine Walk offers guests the opportunity to explore the beautiful ruins and fully restored sugarmill of the historic Estate Belvedere whilst enjoying…

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Enjoy Unique Live Entertainment

Enjoy Unique Live Entertainment

While you are here on St. Croix, take the opportunity to indulge in some live entertainment. The island offers a wide variety of lively performances for your enjoyment – from cultural dancers and local musicians to fire dancing gypsies, there is something for everyone of every age. Better still, you can find nightly entertainment scattered…

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Horseback Riding on the North Shore

Horseback Riding on the North Shore

If you would like to experience St. Croix from a whole new perspective, you should see it from the back of a horse. Whether you have ever been horseback riding or not, you won’t want to miss an opportunity to take a ride with Stephen O’Dea of Equus Riding Tours. This won’t be your typical trail ride…

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Hike to Jack and Isaac Bays

Hike to Jack and Isaac Bays

Jack and Isaac Bays are the living embodiment of what you imagine a quintessential Caribbean beach to be, but there is a bit of hike required to get to them. Once you do get there, you will find picturesque beaches of soft, white sand, surrounded by the turquoise Caribbean Sea and a barrier reef teeming…

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Visit the Site of Colombus’ Landing

Visit the Site of Colombus' Landing

Salt River Bay National Historic Park and Ecological Preserve on St. Croix contains the only known site where members of an expedition led by Christopher Columbus set foot on what is now United States territory. In 1493, on his second visit to the New World, Christopher Columbus sent a party of men ashore to the…

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Family Fun at the Crab Races

Family Fun at the Crab Races

Ladies and gentlemen, start your…hermit crabs? That’s right, here on St. Croix one of the most well attended sporting events on island is the weekly crab races. Held at multiple resort, bar and restaurant locations across the island, these ‘high-stakes’ racing events are fun for the whole family. You can pick a crab and participate, or…

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Hike to the Annaly Bay Tide Pools

Take a Hike to the Annaly Bay Tide Pools

The Annaly Bay tide pools are a series of large, naturally formed pools found on St. Croix’s beautiful North Shore. While accessing these pools is a bit of a challenging hike, it is worth every single step. On your way to the tide pools, you will hike through a portion of the island’s rainforest and…

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Enjoy a Free Waterfront Jazz Concert

Enjoy a Free Waterfront Jazz Concert

There is just something smooth and sultry about jazz that makes it the perfect music for setting a romantic mood. While recorded jazz is great, live jazz is even better. Imagine listening to some live jazz with the one you love, at a historical waterfront venue on St. Croix, as the sun sets over the Caribbean…it doesn’t…

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Brush Up on Your Bush Skills

Brush Up on Your Bush Skills

Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to survive in the wild? The idea of learning and practicing survival skills is growing in popularity across the globe, and St. Croix is no exception. Here on the island we refer to the rainforest and uncultivated areas of the island as the ‘bush’, and…

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