Sailing into Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands
St. Thomas Is Most Popular Port in the Caribbean
More cruise ship passengers visit St. Thomas than any other port of call in the Caribbean. Charlotte Amalie, the capital of St. Thomas, has enough variety of shops to satisfy any avid shopper, and the city also has numerous restaurants and bars to keep passengers entertained for the day. St. Thomas has numerous flights from the USA, making it an easy Caribbean destination to reach even for those who are not on a cruise. If you tire of shopping, eating, and drinking when your ship docks in St. Thomas, be sure to venture outside the city and tour the rest of this beautiful Caribbean island. It's a gorgeous island destination, filled with mountains and white sandy beaches.
These photos touch on a little of the beauty of St. Thomas.
Things to Do and See in St. Thomas
Map of the U.S. Virgin Islands
Narrow Street in Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Exploring the narrow streets of Charlotte Amalie is a fun way to spend some time in St. Thomas.
St. Thomas - Magens Bay at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands
Magen's Bay is much less populated with sailboats in the summer than in the winter. See the next photo for a winter view.
Beautiful Home on St. Thomas in the USVI
Although St. Thomas tour guides identify this home as belonging to former basketball star Michael Jordan, this tale is just an island legend.
St. Thomas features many gorgeous mansions overlooking the water such as this one.
St. Thomas - Magen's Bay at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands
Magen's Bay is very busy with sailboats in the winter. However, if you look at the previous photo, you will see it is much quieter in the summer.