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“Very nice view”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Drake's Seat

Drake's Seat
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St Thomas Island Tour: Mountain Top and St. Peter's Great House
Ranked #18 of 148 things to do in St. Thomas
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Owner description: The vantage point where Sir Francis Drake was supposed to have looked for enemy ships of the Spanish fleet, this lookout includes a panoramic view of the Virgin Islands where the Atlantic Ocean joins the Caribbean Sea
Saint Charles, Missouri
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312 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Very nice view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

One of the best photo op's on the island. Parking is limited, on a pull-off on the side of the road. I wouldn't travel all the way to St. Thomas to just see this spot, but very enjoyable as part of a day tour of the island.

Visited September 2012
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful look-out point.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2012

Worth seeing if you are touring the island. Need car or bus access. Local lore has this spot as Bluebeard's lookout.

Visited August 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Too crowded”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2012

WHile this is a good view..I wouldn't go Sun-Wed. Every tour bus from al the cruise ships there..cliff parking limited.Really felt like one of my crew was going to get backed over by a car or bus if not hit on the street. Then so crowded hard to get good view or picture. PASS for me next time not worth it

Visited July 2012
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South Carolina
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great photo op”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2012

A must for great photos! Make way for the taxis when the cruise ships are in because everyone goes here for the best photos of Magens Bay, flora, and fauna of St.T.

Visited July 2012
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Marietta, Georgia
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“WOW”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012

The view from Drake's seat is AMAZING! It can be a little difficult to find if you are driving in a rental car. St. Thomas is NOT the best at using street/directional signs. We're glad we stopped there for a quick photo opportunity!

Visited July 2012
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