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“Neat stop but hard to find.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Little Princess Estate

Little Princess Estate
Christiansted, St. Croix
340-773-5575
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Aurora, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Neat stop but hard to find.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stopped by because we wanted to get a close up look at a sugar mill for free (there are dozens on private property on the island). It was hard to find it's a few hundred yards down a poorly paved road to the right of the Pueblo supermarket outside of Christiansted. There were actually quite a few ruins from but you have to find the trail to see them (I walked right by some at first without noticing them). We met Richard who was super nice- he gave us a tour (there were no tours that day scheduled) and shared a lot about the island. He was a really cool guy. This place is worth a stop.

Visited June 2014
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English first
Arlington, VA
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“met the land steward”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were the only visitors one recent afternoon. We were lucky enough to get a long tour from Richard, who is the land steward for the Nature Conservancy. He knew so much about the local flora & fauna. He answered all of our questions about the local history, the birds, animals and trees on both inland & ocean parts of the property. We left with a greater understanding of whole picture of the Island. This visit was a highlight of our trip.

Visited March 2014
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usa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Two old buildings...that's about it. Not really worth the effort.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

It's hard to find with no sighs leading the way. The people working there seems surprised when somebody does trip across the place. They're nice and welcoming enough, but there isn't really much to see. One building is basically their office space, the other has a handful of old photos on the wall explaining the history of the plantation that is almost completely gone.

If you are in the area with time to kill, go for it. Otherwise, skip it.

Visited December 2013
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Boston
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Headquarters of the Nature Conservancy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

The Nature Conservancy does great work and we went to see their headquarters which are in an old plantation and sugar and rum factory. There were no tours the day we were there, but it was interesting to hike around the trails to see the old factory and mill buildings which are now covered with vines and trees. This is also the headquarters for their coral planting operation -- they have been raising coral and planting it in reef sites around St Croix. We found the staff friendly and willing to talk about what they are doing.

Visited November 2013
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“History come to life”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

If you want to see a piece of history then you must visit the Little Princess Estate. It was a great little hideaway from the rest of the world.

Visited October 2013
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