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Top things to do in St. John

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Maho Beach (Cruz Bay)
Ranked #1 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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$89* and up
Ranked #2 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: National Parks; Outdoors
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Waterlemon Cay (Virgin Islands National Park)
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$200* and up
Ranked #3 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Islands; Bodies of Water; Reefs; Outdoors

Waterlemon Cay is a small cay within Leinster Bay.  To get there, you'll need to do a short 20 minute hike (.8 miles) in from the Annaberg Ruins parking lot.  It's a relatively... more »

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Scott Beach (Caneel Bay)
Ranked #4 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Located on St. John's north shore, this is one of Caneel Bay's seven secluded beaches.
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Ranked #5 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Trunk Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
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$125* and up
Ranked #6 of 51 attractions in St. John
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Reefs; Outdoors
Owner description: The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which... more » Owner description: The good news: this world-class stretch of white sand and turquoise water is St. John's most photographed beach, which features a marked underwater trail for beginning snorkelers. The bad news: because of its popularity, it can get very crowded with cruise ship passengers and members of sightseeing tours. « less
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Cinnamon Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #7 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Situated in the unspoiled island refuge, Virgin Islands National Park, this beach offers a variety of water sports from... more » Owner description: Situated in the unspoiled island refuge, Virgin Islands National Park, this beach offers a variety of water sports from snorkeling and kayaking to sailing and windsurfing, plus a popular beachfront cottage and campsite complex. « less
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Ranked #8 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Trails; Outdoors
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Hawksnest Beach (Virgin Islands National Park)
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$39* and up
Ranked #9 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors

Hawksnest  beach is quaint, isolated, and breathtaking.  Bring the snorkels to fully enjoy the experience. They have bathrooms and changing rooms,   no food.  Get there before... more »

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Maho Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
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$200* and up
Ranked #10 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Mayho Bay is a popular beach in St. John and home to the Maho Bay Campground, 114 tent-cottages constructed in respect for... more » Owner description: Mayho Bay is a popular beach in St. John and home to the Maho Bay Campground, 114 tent-cottages constructed in respect for the environment, making it one of the most publicized eco-tourism destinations in the world. « less
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Ranked #11 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
A pretty and amenable bay on St. John’s north shore. Beware: no changing facilities here.
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Reef Bay Trail (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #12 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Hiking Trails; Trails; Outdoors

The Reef Bay Trail--It's downhill all the way, and can be slippery, so don't wear flip-flops.  Great overgrown plantation ruins, old walls defining property boundaries and second... more »

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Honeymoon Beach (Caneel Bay)
Ranked #13 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Reefs; Outdoors

Honeymoon Beach secret tip... Go to the Caneel Resort and park in public parking area they have a smooth walking trail to Honeymoon Beach, and their bar/grill is open to the... more »

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Turtle Bay (Caneel Bay)
Ranked #14 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: Located on St. John's north shore, this beautiful beach is located inside the Caneel Bay property and assessable only to... more » Owner description: Located on St. John's north shore, this beautiful beach is located inside the Caneel Bay property and assessable only to guests of the resort. « less
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Salt Pond Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #15 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Outdoors

Salt Pond Bay is a great place for families--the water is usually calm, the bottom is sandy with sea grass, and there are usually sea turtles in the area.  Sailboats frequent the... more »

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$95* and up
Ranked #16 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Neighborhoods; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
A home decidedly away from home for a number of U.S. expats who now reside in this eclectic community.
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Ranked #17 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Tours; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: St. John, VI Day sail charters, voted Best Day Sail Charter boat on St. John for the past five years, specialize in guided... more » Owner description: St. John, VI Day sail charters, voted Best Day Sail Charter boat on St. John for the past five years, specialize in guided snorkeling, eco-tour with marine naturalist, personal service, family oriented; full day sails,half day, sunset sails, Jost van Dyke, BVI; snorkel reefs accessible only by boat, all inclusive, discounted price, fresh Caribbean lunches, homemade brownies, maximum of six guests, safe, comfortable classic 30' sloop, Coast Guard approved, beginner snorkelers welcome. « less
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Ranked #18 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Little Lameshur Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #19 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Hiking Trails; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Bay with a beautiful, broad beach that is ideal for swimming and snorkeling, with a view of Bordeaux Mountain, the island's... more » Owner description: Bay with a beautiful, broad beach that is ideal for swimming and snorkeling, with a view of Bordeaux Mountain, the island's highest point at 1,277 feet, in the background. « less
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Leinster Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #20 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Bodies of Water; Reefs; Outdoors
A rocky, windswept bay on the northern coast of St. John.
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Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #21 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
Owner description: Take a stroll along the self-guided Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail, which leads you through plantation ruins, tropical landscapes... more » Owner description: Take a stroll along the self-guided Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail, which leads you through plantation ruins, tropical landscapes and scenic views of the Caribbean Sea. « less
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Annaberg Sugar Plantation (Virgin Islands National Park)
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$125* and up
Ranked #22 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The most accessible and best preserved of its type, this once-working sugar plantation (circa 1870) was the site of boiling... more » Owner description: The most accessible and best preserved of its type, this once-working sugar plantation (circa 1870) was the site of boiling molasses and hardworking slaves harvesting sugarcane, and which now offers visitors regular tours and living-history demonstrations. « less
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Ranked #23 of 51 attractions in St. John
Jumbie Beach (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #24 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: Located right across the bay from Trunk Bay, this small beach has great snorkeling and is an ideal spot to watch magnificent... more » Owner description: Located right across the bay from Trunk Bay, this small beach has great snorkeling and is an ideal spot to watch magnificent sunsets. « less
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Ranked #25 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Other
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Caneel Bay Beach (Caneel Bay)
Ranked #26 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #27 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Forests; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
A storm-protected bay in the arms of mangrove trees with a lively and colorful nursery of fish.
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Ranked #28 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Cruz Bay Visitor Center (Virgin Islands National Park)
Ranked #29 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
Owner description: Find out all about St. John and the Virgin Islands National Park at this major source of information on sightseeing,... more » Owner description: Find out all about St. John and the Virgin Islands National Park at this major source of information on sightseeing, recreation and accommodations. « less
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Caneel Bay (Virgin Islands National Park)
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$39* and up
Ranked #30 of 51 attractions in St. John
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: Made up of seven white-sand beaches along St. John's north shore, all but one are part of the private playground for Caneel... more » Owner description: Made up of seven white-sand beaches along St. John's north shore, all but one are part of the private playground for Caneel Bay Resort guests. « less
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