Thinking about St. John today. Have you been? What tips would you add?
St. John is the smallest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands (the others are St. Thomas and St. Croix). 2/3 of the island is a National Park, making St. John a desired destination for nature lovers and people wanting to get away from it all (for a few days or permanently). Almost every list of best Caribbean beaches includes at least one St. John entry (usually Trunk Bay).
St. John can only be reached by the sea. That is part of the charm. Most visitors fly into St. Thomas and take a ferry. You can also take longer ferry rides from the British Virgin Islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, or Jost Van Dyke.
Renting a car is almost a necessity. The most popular vehicle rental on the island is a jeep. Fun, too. Car rentals can sell out during popular times, as…
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