St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (USVI)

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Sailing into Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands

Sailing into Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison

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

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Narrow Street in Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Narrow Street in Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison

Exploring the narrow streets of Charlotte Amalie is a fun way to spend some time in St. Thomas.

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View of the Virgin Islands from the Mountain Top of St. Thomas

View of the Virgin Islands from the Mountain Top of St. Thomas
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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View from the St. Thomas Mountain Top

View from the St. Thomas Mountain Top
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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Oceanviews from St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Oceanviews from St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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Narrow Street in Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Narrow Street in Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison
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St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands - Charlotte Amalie Shopping Street

St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands - Charlotte Amalie Shopping Street
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison
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Carnival Fascination in the Charlotte Amalie Harbor at St. Thomas

Carnival Fascination in the Charlotte Amalie Harbor at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison
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Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands

St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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Magen's Bay at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Magen's Bay at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands - St. Thomas, USVI Beach View

St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands - St. Thomas, USVI Beach View
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison
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St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI)

St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI)
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison
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St. Thomas World Sign Post at Mountain Top

St. Thomas World Sign Post at Mountain Top
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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Charlotte Amalie Harbor at St. Thomas in the USVI

Charlotte Amalie Harbor at St. Thomas in the USVI
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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Carnival Fascination at the Dock in St. Thomas, USVI

Carnival Fascination at the Dock in St. Thomas, USVI
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison
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Old House on the Bay at Charolotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Old House on the Bay at Charolotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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St. Thomas - Magens Bay at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas - Magen's Bay at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison

Magen's Bay is much less populated with sailboats in the summer than in the winter. See the next photo for a winter view.

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Beautiful Home on St. Thomas in the USVI

Beautiful House on St. Thomas in the USVI
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison

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.

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St. Thomas - Magen's Bay at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas - Magen's Bay at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands
St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands (c) Linda Garrison

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.

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St. Thomas Charlotte Amalie Harbor

St. Thomas Charlotte Amalie Harbor
St. Thomas Photo (c) Linda Garrison
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