Cruise to St. Thomas

Purple flowers reaching for the setting sun in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Top 5 things to do in St. Thomas

  1. Climb (or Ride) Up to Mountain Top
  2. Relax on the Beach in Picturesque Magen's Bay
  3. Splurge on the Duty-Free Shopping
  4. Explore Blackbeard's Castle
  5. Visit the Neighboring Island of St John
Known for: Beaches Snorkeling and DivingCreole CuisineHistoric DowntownShopping

Cruise to the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Thomas for a taste of Caribbean history, European charm and creole cooking packed neatly into one port destination. Make your way up lush hills punctuated with historic manses — including the former home of Blackbeard the pirate — and into the center of Charlotte Amalie. The picturesque downtown, with its cobblestone streets and European architecture, is also where you'll find the best shopping deals not only on local crafts at the open-air vendors' market near Emancipation Park but also on jewelry in the duty-free shops.

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St. Thomas Highlights


  • Panoramic views from mountain top on St. Peter Mountain
  • Picturesque fishing village of Frenchtown
  • Blackbeard's Castle


  • Climb the famous 99 Steps
  • Explore Frederick Lutheran Church
  • Blackbeard's Castle at Skytsborg Historical Park


  • Conch in butter sauce at Cuzzin's
  • Sugar cakes at Diamond Barrel Restaurant
  • Glady's Cafe for a tasty mix of Caribbean specialties


  • Kiss a sealion at Coral World Ocean Park
  • Beach day at Magen's Bay
  • Beat the heat With ice sculptures at Magic Ice


  • Crucian hook bracelet in Charlotte Amalie
  • Duty-free items
  • Cruzian rum


  • Magen's Bay
  • Trunk Bay on St John
  • Bolongo Bay Beach

Solo Exploration

  • Tree Limin' Zipline Tour
  • Jet boat ride on the Screamin' Eagle
  • Snorkel at Turtle Cove


  • Island tour of St John
  • Skyride to Paradise Point
  • Shop For a duty-free diamond

Shore Excursions

  • Snorkel in Turtle Cove
  • Explore neighboring island of St John
  • Take an aerial tram to Paradise Point