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What to Do on St. John

 

USVI Holidays & Events

What's Happening and What to Do on St. John this month? Plan ahead when traveling to the US Virgin Islands. St. John holidays + events in September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, + August.

 

14th Annual Beach to Beach Power Swim May 28, 2017

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park to host the 14th Annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday, May 28th, 2017

 

15th Annual Wagapalooza Benefits St. John Animal Care Center

Wagapalooza celebration at the St. John Virgin Islands National Park ball field (across from Mongoose Junction) was SATURDAY MAY 9, 2015 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and raised critical funding for the Animal Care Center of St. John, the Caribbean's only no-kill animal shelter.

 

What to Do in Coral Bay Today

You made it to Coral Bay, congratulations! What are you going to do today? Coral Bay St. John in the US Virgin Islands offers many options, from max relaxation to max adrenaline rush.

 

Duty Free Shopping

Shop duty free on St. John in the US Virgin Islands and avoid paying US taxes on up to $1600 of gifts and jewelry! US Citizens do not need a passport to travel to the US Virgin Islands.

 

St. John St. Thomas Ferry Schedules

Traveling to and from the island of St. John can be an adventure in itself. Ferry schedules and rates to and from Cruz Bay St. John ferry dock to Red Hook Ferry Dock on St. Thomas US Virgin Islands

 

2017 St. John Carnival Schedule of Events

St. John 2017 Carnival Schedule of Events is here! Festival events start May 20 with a Festival Food Sale, continues through June, and ends July 4 with dazzling parade and fireworks in Cruz Bay.

 

Snorkeling St John with the Amazing Parrotfish

Snorkel St. John and see the many beautiful varieties of colorful varieties ofparrot fish around St. John VI in the US Virgin Islands.

 

Hike to Brown Bay on St John VI

Discover Brown Bay, the prized Coral Bay hideway in VI National Park. Brown Bay is surrounded by Virgin Islands National Park and most accessible from a hiking trail in Coral Bay, St. John.

 

St John Island Carnival Dancing at J'ouvert

The height of Carnival on St. John island is celebrating j'ouvert, also known as jump up, early on July 4th.

 

Caribbean Carnival Celebration on St. John USVI

Celebrating the annual St John Carnival culminates on the 4th of July each year with a parade and fireworks, and its history is as colorful as its island.

 

St John Island's Reef Bay Sugar Factory

Experience all that Reef Bay on St. John USVI has to offer: hiking trails, sugar mill ruins, petroglyph carvings and white sandy beaches

 

St. John Chaotic Kayak Race

St. John's annual Chaotic Kayak Race attracts hundreds to Oppenheimer beach for racing, live music, food and beer. All proceeds proudly benefit Team River Runner.

 

Love City Triathlon & Aquathon

The 18th Annual Love City Triathlon & Aquathon will be held on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Maho Bay on St. John in the US Virgin Islands. Register online entrants compete on land and sea.

 

Coral Bay Labor Day Parade

Celebrate Labor Day on September 4, 2017 in Coral Bay, St. John! Unique parade, live music, motorcycle and car show, starts at noon.

 

Snorkeling the Mangroves

Discover a peaceful and colorful underwater world by snorkelling the mangroves in Coral Bay, St. John

 

Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

Get the best unobstructed view of the Perseid Meteor Shower in early to mid-August each year, free from ambient light, from Coral Bay, St. John in the US Virgin Islands.

 

Top 5 Reasons St. John Beaches are the Best in the Caribbean

Top 5 Reasons St. John Beaches are ranked the Best in the Caribbean. Find out what makes the beaches on St. John VI area always as the top 5 best beaches to visit.

 

St. John Love City Triathlon Winners

Congratulatons to the winners of the 2013 Love City Aquathon and Triathlon on St. John, USVI, organized by the St. John Landsharks running club.

 

Discover Reef Bay Waterfalls on St John VI

Discover the beautiful waterfalls of St. John on the Reef Bay VI National Park hiking trail. The trail starts off Centerline Road and is easy to find.

 

Discover St. Johns Reef Bay Petroglyphs

Learn details surrounding the historic Taino Indians carvings of St John petroglyphs located in the Virgin Islands National Park near the Reef Bay trail.

 

Annual 8 Tuff Miles Foot Race

Only the tough survive this gruelling island foot race from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay, St. John USVI. Exactly 8.375 miles long, only the very best runners finish in under an hour. Challenging!

 

Coral Bay's Thanksgiving Regatta

Compete with Coral Bay's finest at the annual Thanksgiving Regatta in Coral Bay, St. John, November 24-25, 2017

 

Things to Do on St. John

Thinking of visiting the most beautiful Caribbean island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands? Find out everything there is to do on your next vacation!

 

Taxi Fares on St. John

Traveling to St. John? Up-to-date Taxi rates from Cruz Bay to various points on island at Windspree Vacation Homes.

 

National Park Hiking Trail Map for St. John US Virgin Islands

Explore the island of St. John on foot by following dozens of well-maintained trails of the Virgin Islands National Park.

 

Map of Cruz Bay Shopping, Restaurants & Entertainment

Visiting St. John? Ferry arrivals come into Cruz Bay, the island's "big city". Dozens of shops and eateries from Wharfside Village to Mongoose Junction and everything in-between.

 

St. John Car Rental Agencies

Visiting St. John? Rent a car or jeep and get around the island with ease. Contact any one of these trustworthy car rental agencies for availability and rates.

 

On the Water in Coral Bay

What to do on vacation in Coral Bay, St. John? Enjoy the crystal clear blue waters of the Caribbean! Consider chartering a sailboat, motor boat, kayak or paddle board during your stay. Windspree Vacation Homes has several convenient activity options to choose from.

 

St. John Vow Renewal Ceremony

Each year on Valentine's Day Rev. Anne Marie Porter sponsors a free vow renewal ceremony that is open to all at Trunk Bay in the US Virgin Islands National Park

 

Coral Bay's Bizarre Bazaar

Early December each year, Coral Bay comes to Pickles Deli for a celebration of life, love, music and art. The Coral Bay Bizarre Bazaar helps support the Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC), which helps support Coral Bay, St. John

 

St. John Reindeer Ramble

St. John's 5K Reindeer Ramble, a foot race through the Virgin Islands National Park each year on the 3rd Sunday in December, organized by the St. John Landsharks. Donations benefit the St. John Animal Care Center.

 

St. John ACC Winter Gala

Annual Animal Fundraiser Winter Gala to benefit the St. John Animal Care Center. Funds raised support the shelter and the medical care and feeding of the island's homeless pets.

 

St. John's Beach-to-Beach Swim

St John USVI VI National Park's Beach to Beach Swim: Every year swimmers suit up with goggles or snorkels and slip into the clear blue waters for the ultimate swim experience in the Caribbean.

 

Best Beaches in the World

Experienced travelers give the beaches of St. John high marks. Maho Bay was ranked #11 of the best beaches in the world.

 

Coral Bay Open Golf Tournament

The “almost famous” Coral Bay Open is a wacky mini-golf tournament setup throughout Coral Bay to benefit St. John's non-profits, causes and people.

 

Re-Marry Your Mate in Love City St. John

Every year since 2002, Rev. Anne Marie Porter conducts a free marriage vow renewal ceremony on February 14 Valentine's Day at the famous Trunk Bay beach on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. John, USVI (a.k.a. Love City) doesn't dilly dally when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick's Day. At just under 100 yards in length, the world's shortest parade ends at the island's popular pub in Cruz Bay, the Quiet Mon.

 

Wagapalooza, St. John's Wacky Island Dog Show

WAGAPALOOZA! The annual all-volunteer island dog show on St. John US Virgin Islands benefits their only animal shelter, the St. John Animal Care Center. The 17th annual Wagapalooza will be held on May 20, 2017

 

Live Music in Coral Bay

Hear talented local musicians play every night in Coral Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands.

 

Kentucky Derby, Coral Bay Style

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby, Coral Bay style! Join us at Skinny Legs for the 143rd annual Kentucky Derby celebration.

 

Colorful Hawskbill Sea Turtles

Snorkel the clear water off the shores of St. John in the US Virgin Islands and see amazing Hawksbill sea turtles.

 

Annual Coral Bay Labor Day Parade

The peaceful hamlet island town of Coral Bay awakes each year on Labor Day to celebrate the long running annual parade fondly referred to by residents as "crappy, yet consistent".

 

St. John Rib Cook Off

St. John Rib Cook Off in Coral Bay St. John US Virgin Islands at the Moravian Church ball field. Who was crowned the WINNER? Best Ribs blue ribbon goes to...

 

Hike Estate Fortsberg

Check-out the cool canons along the trails of Estate Fortsberg, on the Coral Bay side of St. John in the US Virgin Islands.

 

Paddle in the Park

Paddle in the Park SUP Race on St. John on November drew large crowds. Congratulations to all!

 

St. John Love City Triathlon/Aquathon/SUPathon winners 2014

Who gets bragging rights at the bar after the annual Love City Triathlon Aquathon SUPathon race in 2014?

 

Full Moon Schedule

Celebrate the full moon from Coral Bay, St. John. A great time to hike Rams Head, take a moonlight kayak or SUP trip, or visit Miss Lucy's for their full moon party!

 

Rent by the Night in Coral Bay

Rent by the night in Coral Bay, St. John in the US Virgin Islands. The most popular destination in all the Caribbean, visit Coral Bay on your trip or vacation, rent a studio apartment or cottage by the night from Windspree Vacation Homes

 

Buy Groceries in Coral Bay

Shop for all your grocery and beach needs in Coral Bay! Love City Market, Dolphin Market and Calabash Market are now all conveniently located off Rt. 107 in Coral Bay, St. John US Virgin Islands.

 

Day Tripping to Nearby Islands

Travel to nearby British Virgin islands for the day from St. John and make your vacation even more adventurous

 

Coral Bay #1 Place to Visit in the US

In the New York Times article "52 Places to Go in 2016", Coral Bay St. John is ranked #4 in the world, and #1 in the US. Visit St. John and stay in affordable luxury vacation villas managed by Windspree Vacation Homes.

 

St. John Staycation in Coral Bay

Hey Virgin Islanders! Escape to St. John and experience a staycation that fits your schedule and budget. Windspree Vacation Homes has big villas, small villas, cottages, and studio apartments - something to fit every group size and budget. Checkout these awesome places to rent in Coral Bay for 1 or 2 guests by the night!

 

Travel Quick Links

Bookmark this page for quick links to the best travel information for visiting St. John and participating in St. Johns activities for the entire family

 

Coral Bay Calendar

Visiting and looking for a calendar of local events to find out what's happening today in Coral Bay St. John? Checkout Windspree's weekly event calendar to find out what's happening this month, this week, and today in Coral Bay on St. John in the US Virgin Islands.

 

Calendar of Astronomical Events

Look up! Learn what's going on in the sky above when you're visiting St. John in the US Virgin Islands.

 

St. John Festival 2017

St. John Festival 2017, St. Johns Carnival Schedule of Events for May, June, July. Up to date calendar with times, locations, and links to more information and an accurate map of Cruz Bay.

 

Map of Cruz Bay

Detailed map of Cruz Bay with a link to more information from Virgin Islands This Week.

 

What to do on St. John

Wondering what to do while you're on vacation or visiting St. John in the US Virgin Islands? Windspree Vacation Homes has the inside scoop on everything going on, from local event calendars to tips on the best snorkel spots.

 

Reef Fish Rule

Snorkel or dive the coral reefs around the island of St. John and see some of the most healthy reefs and amazing reef fish.

 

Rib Cook Off

The annual St. John Rib Cook Off is a fundraiser for the much appreciated St. John Rescue. Who will win bragging rights for the blue ribbon best ribs this year?

 

Trunk Bay Beach on St. John

Trunk Bay Beach on the Virgin Island National Park shores of St. John is famous and popular for its beautiful white sand beaches, convenient park amenities on-site, underground snorkel tour, and romantic beach wedding ceremonies. The Trunk Bay overlook on North Shore drive is a popular stop for a coveted and memorable photograph of the best trip around St. Johns island.

 

Salt Pond Bay

Spend a day at Salt Pond Bay on the Coral Bay side of St. John in the US Virgin Islands. Hike Rams Head trail, explore the "coral people" at Drunk Bay, and snorkel colorful tropical fish, coral reefs, sea fans, sea turtles, and more!

 

St. John Spa Day Essentials

You have the day circled on your calendar, so get ready for the ultimate all-natural spa day on St. John! Save your pennies and scrub down with sand and sea salt, moisturize and heal with slit aloe stalks, remove impurities with a mud bath, scrub clean in the crystal waters of the sea, and warm yourself in the welcome sun. Now THAT'S a spa day.

 

Hike Ram's Head Trail on St. John

Ram's Head trail on St. John is approximately 3 miles roundtrip over sometimes steep and uneven terrain. Most of the trail is not shaded, so best to hike this popular US Virgin Islands National Park well-maintained hiking trail early in the morning, wear sunscreen, and bring lots of water (and your snorkel + camera!). Incredible views along the way & the trail often follows the water line. Take a dip!

 

Take the Plunge

Get engaged, honeymoon, marry, or remarry on the beautiful beaches of St. John! Say goodbye to big halls and big bands and enjoy a romantic wedding ceremony in Love City. Take the plunge on St. John!

 

Personal Retreat

Looking for some private time? Need to getaway from everyone? Plan your personal retreat with Windspree and you'll be smiling at sunrise, hiking beautiful national park trails at noon, and rejuvenating your spirit every day!

 

Friends Getaway

Hit the pause button on your busy life and plan a vacation with your best friends. St. John is the best choice for a variety of activities for everyone in your group. Windspree's large villas and villas grouped together in Coral Bay St. John make for the best vacation ever!

 

Family Reunion on St. John

Plan your next family reunion on St. John in the US Virgin Islands and make everyone happy!

 

Start Here!

Start right here and you'll be on your way to the best vacation of your lifetime

 

Paddle the Park

Friends of the Park host Paddle the Park SUP race on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Maho Bay on St. John in the US Virgin Islands

 

Turkey Trot

Jog off that Thanksgiving meal at 7pm on St. John by joining the 5k Turkey Trot hosted by the St. John Landsharks at 7pm

 

Ten Bay 10K

The only runners-only 10K race on St. John follows ten Caribbean bays along North Shore Road through the Virgin Islands National Park on St. John

 

St. John Races

Visit St. John in the US Virgin Islands and watch or participate in fun, physical events and races

 

The Amazing Octopus

The Caribbean octopus is a coral reef marine animal with 8 arms and weighs about 3 pounds. See octopus while snorkeling St. John! See octopus change color and texture!

 

Humpback Whales in the Caribbean

Whales in the Caribbean? You betcha. They're clearly smart. Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of the Caribbean and Atlantic ocean surrounding the US and British Virgin Islands. Best time to spot whales in Coral Bay is February/March.

 

Coral Bay Halloween

Coral Bay is the place to be on Halloween. If you need to ask why, you haven't been. Come to Coral Bay and Skinny Legs for the best Halloween party on island.

 

Total Lunar Eclipse on St. John

Where will you be on the evening of January 20,2019? St. John will have the perfect view of a total lunar eclipse. Learn more about this awesome event and see it from St. John in the US Virgin Islands.


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