184. Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Christiansted, US Virgin Islands. Most go to St. Thomas, but if you want a little rustic and less people and more beautiful beaches and lush greenery, then St. Croix is the place to head. And if you are a U.S. Citizen or resident, no passport is required, just a government issued ID.
Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands is located on the north coast of the island of St. Croix.
How To Get Here
The closest international airport to Christiansted is the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX). There are also flights to the seaplane base, Christiansted Harbor Seaplane Base (SSB), that is in downtown Christiansted. Seaborne Airlines (BB) serves this seaplane base with service to the Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base (SP) in St. Thomas, USVI.
The following airlines has service toHenry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX):
Atlanta, GA (ATL), American Airlines (AA), Cape Air (9K), JetBlue Airways (B6) and Seaborne Airlines (BB).
VITRAN has bus service to Frederiksted from Christiansted and points in between.
Rent a car from your favorite agency once you arrive on the island. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
There is ferry service between St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands and St. Croix. The ferry drops you in Gallows Bay and its a short walk to St. Cristiansted. Gallows Bay is actually a cool place to check out as well.
Where To Stay
There are many hotels in Christiansted itself. I stayed just outside of the area though at the Marriott Renaissance in Carambola. It’s pretty secluded, but very nice for the most part.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
There’s great local food available in the town. It is a small town so you’ll have no trouble finding the places. You must go to Singh’s, everyone knows them as the good is exceptional. I had some Double there and it was pretty amazing. They are from Trinidad.
==>> Here are some other restaurants from Trip.com.
What To Do
Christiansted is a walking city. Some parts are hilly, so bring some water. It’s great to walk around the small streets and see the different history from the different settlers. Walking along the boardwalk which stretches from the seaplane base to the fort is pretty neat as you get to see all the ships that are in port.
If you continue your walk you end up in Gallows Bay which has a few stores as well as an ice cream shop with local ice cream.
You can take several tours to dive, snorkel or fish. Plus there are sailing expeditions as well.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.
==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.
==>> Trip.com has some additional information.
Currency: U.S. Dollars (USD)
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