Posts Tagged ‘St. Croix 100’

Shop the Christiansted Antiques & Collectibles Fair

Shop the Christiansted Antiques & Collectibles Fair

Christiansted, St. Croix is a picturesque waterfront town who’s beautiful historic buildings house custom jewelers, art galleries, tour operators, boutiques, restaurants, and other local businesses. Twice a year in Limpricht Park, right in the heart of downtown Christiansted, many of the local artists and artisans, vendors and shoppers gather for the Christiansted Antiques and Collectibles…

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Attend a Wine Tasting

Attend a Wine Tasting

In today’s world a glass of wine is a relaxing way to end a day, a means to celebrate, or a compliment to a great meal. Wine has been around for thousands of years and, next to water, it is the oldest beverage known to mankind. This delectable libation is produced around the world and…

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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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Explore Sugar Mill & Plantation Ruins

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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Enjoy Fresh, Local Seafood on St. Croix

Enjoy Fresh Local Seafood

Getting your fill of freshly caught, local seafood while on St. Croix is a must! The beautiful Caribbean Sea that surrounds the island offers up a variety of delicious saltwater fish and shellfish that thrive in this tropical climate. While you likely find salmon and shrimp on the menu anywhere in the world, St. Croix offers…

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Take Advantage of Duty-Free Shopping

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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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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Visit Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

Visit Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge is a true Caribbean gem found right here on the southwestern end of St. Croix. Most visitors go to Sandy Point to see one of the most pristine, white sand beaches in all of the Caribbean, but Sandy Point holds so much more. Within its 383 acres, Sandy Point is…

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Build a Sand Castle

Build a Sand Castle

Building a sand castle is a fun beach activity for children of all ages, whether you are 3 or 93. Many of us have fond memories of childhood beach vacations where we dug in the sand and built sand castles with our friends and family. Why not continue this tradition today with your family and friends while you…

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Drive the Scenic North Shore Coast

Drive the Scenic North Shore Coast

St. Croix offers many scenic drives, but in my opinion the drive along the North Shore coast is the most picturesque. North Shore Road winds along the northern coast of the island between Salt River Bay and the way to the eastern tip of the rainforest. As you drive alongside the blue Caribbean Sea you…

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Just Breathe…Meditating on the Beach

Meditation is a great way to reduce stress, build self-confidence and self-esteem, and maintain good health. Meditating on the beach is even better, as it allows you to connect with nature while also providing a calming background soundtrack. Take advantage of the fact that St. Croix offers a multitude of secluded beaches to practice your…

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Advance Your Scuba Diving Skills on St. Croix

Advance Your Scuba Diving Skills on St. Croix

St. Croix is known in the scuba community for the amazing diving to be found here. Divers travel from all over the world to dive The Wall, Cane Bay, Salt River Canyon and the Frederiksted Pier. In addition to offering some well recognized dive sites, St. Croix offers warm Caribbean water, great visibility, and an…

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Take an Art Class and Get Creative

Take an Art Class and Get Creative

If you are feeling creative, or just looking for something new to try, why not take an art class? The variety of art classes available on St. Croix is constantly expanding and changing, offering endless possibilities of ways to unlock your creativity. Whether you are a novice or you have never taken an art class…

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Birding at Southgate Coastal Reserve

Birding at Southgate Coastal Reserve

Avid and novice bird watchers alike will enjoy the aviary experience St. Croix offers. There are seasonal appearances by certain species, as well as resident birds who make St. Croix their home year round. While you will see some of our feathered friends as you drive through the rainforest, visit the beaches, or go about…

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Take the Helm and Learn to Sail

Take the Helm and Learn to Sail

For many ocean lovers there are few pleasures that rival sailing across the cerulean blue Caribbean Sea. There is just something life affirming about being out on the water with the salt air blowing through your hair, the warm sun on your face, and the marine life swimming alongside you. For me, one thing that…

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Sail into the Sunset Aboard a Catamaran

Sail into the Sunset Aboard a Catamaran

There are few things so romantic in this world as the idea of sailing off into the sunset with the one you love. Picture cuddling up together as you slowly glide through the Caribbean Sea with the cool salt air kissing your face, and the beautiful hues of sunset reflecting off the water. If this…

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Sun, Sand, and a Drink in Your Hand

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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Snorkel the Buck Island Reef Underwater Trail

Snorkel the Buck Island Reef Underwater Trail

Buck Island Reef National Monument offers some of the best snorkeling on St. Croix, as well as a postcard-worthy white sand beach surrounded by magnificently clear blue waters. This natural landscape allows visitors to see unspoiled Caribbean beauty while enjoying some of St. Croix’s marine life in its natural habitat. Named #2 on the Coastal Living Magazine ‘Top…

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Enjoy a Romantic Couples Beach Massage

Beach Massage and Bodywork Delivered

What could possibly be better than getting a massage on one of St. Croix’s picturesque beaches? How about sharing the experience with the one you love? Couples massages encourage bonding, increase the comfort level for both individuals, and offers a rare opportunity for you do something together where you’ll both leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. As…

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