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Address: St. Croix
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Take it slow and easy in this picturesque center with a small marina, a...

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.

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Stand Where Columbus Stood

From Christiansted, take Northside Road (Highway 75 West) and turn right onto Highway 80 (North Shore Road). The entrance for Salt River Marina will be on your right hand side... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2016
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Watersmeet, Michigan
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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

A visit to Columbus Landing at Salt River Inlet is worthwhile to say you were there at one spot that there is documented proof of a landing party from Columbus making landfall. The beach is not that great. There are no facilities at the beach. The stone plaque laid by the National Park Service cannot be located sometimes because it... More 

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Watersmeet, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

From Christiansted, take Northside Road (Highway 75 West) and turn right onto Highway 80 (North Shore Road). The entrance for Salt River Marina will be on your right hand side. Turn there and pass the Salt River Marina. This road will dead end at Columbus Landing. Watch for the signs for Salt River Bay Historical and Ecological Preserve. This beach... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

I was very interested to be here because of its significance. There was an informational sign that explained the site's significance, which was interesting. However, it noted a fort that is still present that Columbus and his crew built, but did not tell you where it was. Also, there was a decent amount of trash around the site. It was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We drove all the way there from gallows bay, was quite a hassle to find it and it wasn't anything spectacular. Very interesting for the history, but unless you're around the area not very much point of the drive.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It is a beautiful 5 acre park where Columbus' crew first encountered native westerners. The park itself is simple with a couple of shelters for picnicking. I kept wanting to pick up trash so please, if you stop by, pick up after yourself! I was able to find sea glass here! It is a beautiful spot!

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Shady Hills, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

St. Croix--2014, I stood at the spot of Christopher Columbus' Landing on his second voyage to the new world in 1493. This really put my mind in space going back to the time...... The site was a Native American village and ceremonial site, and part of a 12- acres sugar cane plantation--the oldest in the Virgin Islands. Standing on the... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you're in the area, you should really see it. Maybe the century plant will be blooming in the parking lot - if so, this will be a 5-star visit! There is ample history associated with this site and it is run like a very minor historical point by the park service. I was surprised that it is treated so... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Columbus cove is one of my favorite beaches I love the turquoise waters and the snorkeling, ya never know what u might find after a storm!!! When I'm there I imagine walking the same footsteps of CC

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

Really yummy! Try the 'Flying Fish' it comes from Barbados (I think) and it's delicious!

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