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Ranked #1 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Reefs; Outdoors
About two miles northeast of St. Croix, Buck Island Cove, with its large and spectacular reef, is a snorkeler’s dream.
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Ranked #2 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Beaches; National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Reefs; Outdoors
This three-mile long white-sand beach is largely populated by nesting turtles and birds.
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Ranked #3 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: You need a four-wheel-drive vehicle to get here, but it's well worth the trip to this scenic and secluded beach, perfect for... more » Owner description: You need a four-wheel-drive vehicle to get here, but it's well worth the trip to this scenic and secluded beach, perfect for swimming, and a barrier reef for snorkeling. « less
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Ranked #4 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Trails; Cultural
Owner description: This rocky promontory, the easternmost point in the United States, juts into the Caribbean Sea and features "The Castle," a... more » Owner description: This rocky promontory, the easternmost point in the United States, juts into the Caribbean Sea and features "The Castle," a huge mansion perched atop the cliffs and which resembles India's Taj Mahal and a Moorish mosque. « less
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Frederiksted Pier (Frederiksted)
Ranked #5 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
A great day or night dive, the pier is home to a thriving population of marine and coral life.
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Ranked #6 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: The Best Bar and Top Beach on the island is situated less than a 10 minute walk or short cab ride from the Cruise Dock in... more » Owner description: The Best Bar and Top Beach on the island is situated less than a 10 minute walk or short cab ride from the Cruise Dock in Frederiksted. One-of-a kind sunsets and beautiful views! We are the original home of the Lime In The Coconut. Relax on the beach, catch a live performance on our famous stage by the islands best musicians, dance, eat great fare, jet ski, snorkel, visit our T-Shirt shop for authentic souvenirs, and even plan an ATV tour around the island. Just Limin & Stylin at Rhythms at Rainbow Beach! « less
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Ranked #7 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Reefs; Outdoors
Owner description: Located on St. Croix's north shore, the waters are not always gentle along this palm-tree-lined beach, but scuba diving and... more » Owner description: Located on St. Croix's north shore, the waters are not always gentle along this palm-tree-lined beach, but scuba diving and snorkeling are very popular here where less than 200 yards out is the drop-off called Cane Bay Wall. « less
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Ranked #8 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
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Rainbow Beach (Frederiksted)
Ranked #9 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: You can stroll amid the ruins of this 17-acre estate, a former 19th-century sugarcane plantation village, which contains... more » Owner description: You can stroll amid the ruins of this 17-acre estate, a former 19th-century sugarcane plantation village, which contains varied ecosystems from semi-arid cactus to lush green rain forest. « less
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Fort Christiansvaern (Christiansted)
Ranked #11 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

This Danish fort was constructed circa 1749 and was partially rebuilt in 1771 after hurricane damage.  It is the best-preserved of the five remaining forts in the VI, and it... more »

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Ranked #12 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Sites; Forests; National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Dedicated in 1993, this national, ecological preserve and park features the largest remaining mangrove forest in the... more » Owner description: Dedicated in 1993, this national, ecological preserve and park features the largest remaining mangrove forest in the U.S.V.I., a submarine canyon, plus objects of cultural significance such as a prehistoric ceremonial hall and burial site. « less
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Protestant Cay (Christiansted)
Ranked #13 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Estate Whim Museum (Frederiksted)
Ranked #14 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: A restored example of life on a sugar plantation in the 1800s, this site features a great house filled with reproductions of... more » Owner description: A restored example of life on a sugar plantation in the 1800s, this site features a great house filled with reproductions of colonial furniture, three-foot-thick walls made of stone, coral and molasses, plus the original sugar processing plant and windmill. « less
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Ranked #15 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
This palm-frond Christiansted beach is great for body surfing.
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Ranked #16 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
This half-mile strand east of Christiansted has a resort and windsurfing center.
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Judith's Fancy (Christiansted)
Ranked #17 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
Owner description: These impressive ruins of the 17th-century chateau, once home to the governor of the Knights of Malta, are collectively named... more » Owner description: These impressive ruins of the 17th-century chateau, once home to the governor of the Knights of Malta, are collectively named "Judith" after the first name of a woman who is buried on the property. « less
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Fort Frederik (Frederiksted)
Ranked #18 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Cultural

This Danish fort built between 1752 and 1760 was the site of the most important event in St. Croix history.  8,000 slaves marched from nearby Estate LaGrange to Fort Fredrik and... more »

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Ranked #19 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Beside the crystalline waters of Davis Bay, this beautiful white sand beach lined with palm trees is a great spot for... more » Owner description: Beside the crystalline waters of Davis Bay, this beautiful white sand beach lined with palm trees is a great spot for swimming, bodysurfing, snorkeling and scuba diving. « less
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Frederiksted (Frederiksted)
Ranked #20 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Other
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Ranked #21 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Factory Tours; Specialty Shops; Cultural

St. Croix LEAP is an educational project where mahogany and other local woods are made into various objects. It is well worth seeking out. Contrary to this article's previous... more »

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Ranked #22 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Located on Prince Street, this historic church dates from the mid 1700s.
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Little Princess Estate (Christiansted)
Ranked #23 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #24 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Marinas; Outdoors
Owner description: Take it slow and easy in this picturesque center with a small marina, a shop or two, and a colorful restaurant frequented by... more » Owner description: Take it slow and easy in this picturesque center with a small marina, a shop or two, and a colorful restaurant frequented by the locales. « less
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Ranked #25 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
This 18th-century sugar and cattle plantation has been turned into a landmark.
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Ranked #26 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
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Scale House (Christiansted)
Ranked #27 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

Since the beginning of Danish Settlement, weighing stations played a big part in the waterfront trading scene.  This building was used to weigh goods using very large scales, and... more »

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Chant (Frederiksted)
Ranked #28 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Tours; Cultural
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Cruzan Gardens (Christiansted)
Ranked #29 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Cruzan Gardens , where quality of life begins in the garden... Cruzan Gardens is the Island's oldest & largest nursery.... more » Owner description: Cruzan Gardens , where quality of life begins in the garden... Cruzan Gardens is the Island's oldest & largest nursery. Located on 14-acres in America's Paradise, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands and have been serving our community since 1963. We offer a full service nursery and garden center featuring fertilizers and pesticides, soil mixes, pots, planters, fountains, matting & irrigation supplies. Cruzan Gardens specializes in Organic insecticides, fertilizers and soils, organic, non - GMO heirloom seeds, and hydroponic equipment. We use it so we stock supplies for farmer to growers, nursery to landscape, we even have Gift Certificates. Our production facilities feature thousands of native and ornamental container stock, propagated and grown out on site, as well as a 10-acre parcel with field grown trees and palms. Including a wide variety of Fruit trees, Palms, Natives - Salt tolerant, Deer resistant, Water garden or just exotic plants. Our knowledgeable sales staff is here to answer all your questions, big and small insuring you success. « less
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Old Danish Customs House (Christiansted)
Ranked #30 of 59 attractions in St. Croix
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural

The yellow customs house sits on the lawn between Fort Christiansvaern and the Scale House.  When merchants passed through the scale house, their next stop was the Customs House... more »

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