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The United States Virgin Islands offer a Caribbean experience within the US territory. The islands present a lot of exciting activity opportunity, so make sure that you make the full value of your trip and do all things necessary on the US virgin islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. There is a lot to do from snorkeling, scuba diving, duty free shopping to just relaxing on the beach. Here is a list of your would-be activities on a trip to the US Virgin Islands.
• St Thomas skyride to Paradise point: Take the St. Thomas skyride that takes you 700 ft above the Charlotte Amalie town. The view of the ride is breathtaking and once you reach the summit point , you feel the true meaning of freedom and vacation at Paradise point. The Paradise point has been voted the best view of 2009 & 2010. Slowly stroll on the nature trail gathering pleasant memories and exploring the local flora and fauna. Don’t miss the wedding Gazebo and take beautiful pictures of the blue Caribbean. Enjoy your time in Paradise point with your family and friends while you search for duty free Caribbean treasures from the tourist shops. A fun experience at Paradise point is to see the antics of exotic birds and be amazed at their intelligence. The exotic bird show is held twice daily and after the show you can have your own pirate snap with the parrot on your shoulders. As the day cruises to the evening, enjoy the sunset with a great dinner at any of the restaurants.
• Take photos of iguanas on Sapphire beach: You will find a lot of Iguanas roaming on sapphire beach, they are harmless as long as you do not bother them. Click photos from a distance and do not try to feed them. You can also engage in a variety of water sports on Sapphire beach. Water sports that are available on the Sapphire beach include wind surfing, kayaking, jet skis and para-sailing. There is a beach bar,some gift shops and a restaurant on the beach. On Sunday afternoons you can enjoy live music on the beach and also in the beach bar. Also, you will always find some hands ready for a game of beach volleyball.
• Snorkel at Coki beach on St. Thomas: Snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Coki beach in St Thomas. A great variety of fishes will accompany you. If you are tired of snorkeling, you can just rent a beach chair and an umbrella to relax. However, there is very little parking available and the beach gets crowded. To avoid the crowds, visit the beach after 3 pm.
• Visit the Bluebeards castle in Charlotte Amalie. Local legends say that the castle built by the famous pirate for Mercedita, the woman he loved all his life. However, history book says that the castle was built by the Danes in 1689 to help with the protection of Fort Christian. The fort’s located on Bluebeard’s hill, East of Charlotte Amalie.