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4 Trees Native to St. John Reflect Island Ecology and Folklore

The Virgin Islands National Park covers two-thirds of the tiny tropical island of St. John.  The wooded hillsides within the Park are home to over 400 species of trees.  Among them are the following four native trees rich in island ecology and St. John folklore. St. John Trees Reflect Ecology and Folklore Mangrove Trees Mangroves read more

04/27/2017 Robin Conro No Comments Outdoor Recreation Things to do in St. John Trees of St. John US Virgin Islands

Visit Historical Places of Worship on St. John or Find Your Own Spot in Nature for Thanksgiving

The beauty of the tiny island of St. John is undeniable.  Many St. John visitors and local folks alike find a quiet walk along an empty beach, or watching the sun rising or setting over the sea, to be spiritual experiences.   In the United States Virgin Islands, some of the oldest places of worship read more

04/06/2017 Robin Conro No Comments Relaxing Things to do in St. John US Virgin Islands Worship

Why You Need to Spend a Day of Fun at Little Lameshur Bay St. John

Some of the best kept secrets on St. John are off-the-beaten-path beaches. With so many sandy shores lining the island, you are sure to find a beach oasis. However, some are more secluded than others, offering a certain privacy you won’t get at the more well-traveled locations. One of our favorite less-visited beaches is Little read more

03/28/2017 Allison No Comments Beaches

6 of the Best St. John Hiking Trails

Nothing sounds better than an afternoon lounging on St. John’s gorgeous beaches. But did you know that hiking is actually one of the most popular activities on St. John? St. John hiking trails offer adventurers of all skill levels views of the lush landscape, cascading waterfalls, rocky shorelines, and sandy stretches that capture the true read more

03/20/2017 David Conro No Comments Outdoor Recreation Things to do in St. John US Virgin Islands

How to Enjoy a Day at Virgin Islands National Park

When your travels bring you to the island of St. John, you must spend a day exploring the Virgin Islands National Park.  The park sees over 500,000 visitors each year and covers two-thirds of the tiny 9×4 mile island.  The Virgin Islands National Park is home to over 20 hiking trails, an enthralling plantation history, and read more

03/15/2017 David Conro No Comments Outdoor Recreation Things to do in St. John US Virgin Islands

4 of the Best Places to Experience St. John Scuba Diving

With warm, crystal clear waters and amazing sights to be seen including caves, coral reefs, shipwrecks, and beautiful tropical fish, there is a whole underwater world just waiting to be explored when you go on a St. John scuba diving adventure. And there is plenty to explore! There are over a dozen St. John dive read more

03/07/2017 David Conro No Comments Outdoor Recreation Things to do in St. John US Virgin Islands

This is Why You Need to Lounge in Secluded Paradise at Jumbie Beach on St. John

St. John has some truly magnificent beaches, from snorkeling treasure chests to sunbathing havens, all with stunning views of the turquoise ocean and lush hills of the island. One beach you will want to visit during your vacation is Jumbie Beach on St. John! Lining the North Shore, this 100-yard-long beach is not one of read more

03/02/2017 David Conro No Comments Beaches

8 of the Most Amazing Spots for St. John Snorkeling

The island of St. John is home to some of the most incredible snorkeling in the Virgin Islands.  Discover colorful fish, coral reefs, and other fantastic sea creatures at a variety of St. John snorkeling locations around the island. Some areas are off the beaten path while a few other spots are quite popular amongst read more

02/23/2017 David Conro No Comments Outdoor Recreation Things to do in St. John Watersports

Find Yourself on the Reef Bay Trail

During your next stay with us here at CimmaronStJohn, plan to spend one of your days hiking the trails at the Virgin Islands National Park.  This incredible park is home to more than 20 trails, including the 3-mile Reef Bay Trail, a must-see attraction!  With its steep and rocky terrain, Reef Bay Trail is one read more

02/16/2017 David Conro No Comments Outdoor Recreation Things to do in St. John

3 of the Best Fishing Charters in St. John

There are many wonderful water activities to enjoy here in the Caribbean. If you’re interested in combining a leisurely boat ride with one of your favorite hobbies, consider booking one of these fishing charters in St. John. There are several different fishing expeditions you can experience during your vacation. Whether you want St. John flats read more

02/09/2017 David Conro No Comments Outdoor Recreation