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Points of Interest for St Croix Vacations

St Croix has become one of the major vacation hotspots in the Caribbean in recent years for many reasons such as the diversity of its history, culture and activities meaning there truly is something for everyone to enjoy. St Croix has many points of interest that you can visit to learn a little more about this beautiful island while on your St Croix Vacation.

What are some of the most popular places for tourists during a St Croix Vacation?

    St Croix Vacation Rentals - Fort Christiansvaern
  1. Fort Christiansvaern in St Croix - This fort was built around 1749 and partially rebuilt in 1771 after a hurricane damaged it. The fort was used to protect the island from pirates, hurricanes and slave revolts and after 1878 was used as a courthouse and prison. When you visit the site you can explore it on a self guided tour with brochures that are available from the visitors center. The tour will take you through furnished rooms and a kitchen that was used by Danish troops. You will then pass through the cells that were used for prisoners and slaves and see the armory with small arms from the colonial area on display.

  2. St Croix Vacation Rentals - Hiking to Isaac Bay
  3. Isaac Bay in St Croix - Hiking to Isaac Bay to spend the day with the family will be an enjoyable activity for everyone and is one of the main must see places for anyone on a St Croix vacation. Isaac Bay is part of the St Croix East End Marine Park and is a beautiful, perfectly kept white sandy beach with fantastic snorkeling. The trail to the beach begins just before Point Udall and is roughly 2 miles long. The trail is well traveled but a little steep and rocky in places so a good pair of shoes is advised. To get to Isaac Bay you will first descend to East End Bay, then travel over the hump to Reach Isaac Bay, then all you need to do is sit back and relax with the family.

  4. St Croix Vacation Rentals - Cruzan Rum Distillery
  5. Cruzan Rum Distillery in St Croix - St Croix has been producing rum at this distillery for over 300 years using only the purest natural ingredients. To experience an exciting trip into the past, take a tour of the distillery which is located at the heart of the island. You will be able to see how the rum is made and watch the “coopers” prefabricating barrels just as they have done for centuries, and see the old windmills that were used for power before electricity was available. At the end of the tour visitors are given a taste of the rum that has been freshly made on-site for centuries.

So whether its a day on the beach you want or a trip back in time to learn about the history of St Croix, you will find many things to do on St Croix during your vacation. These are just a few suggestions for things to do that tourists enjoy taking part in on a day out from their rental villa or condo in St Croix.

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