Christiansted

Travel Guide Caribbean United States Virgin Islands Saint Croix Christiansted

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Introduction

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Christiansted is the capital of Saint Croix, the southernmost and largest of the United States Virgin Islands. It's name goes back to the colonial times, when the Danish ruled much of the US Virgin Islands, including St. Croix.

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Sights and Activities

  • The United States Park Service maintains a 27 acre area, Christiansted National Historic Site, along the waterfront that used to be a busy center along the trade routes.
  • Fort Christiansvaern - Well-preserved Danish yellow brick fort from the late 1700s. M-F 8AM-5PM; Sa,Su 9AM-5PM. Closed on Federal holidays. Admission $2.
  • Old Danish Customs House
  • Steeple Museum
  • Government House
  • Apothecary Museum
  • Old Scale House

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Getting There

By Plane

Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX) is the main gateway and a short drive from the capital. Destinations include Miami, Atlanta, Saint Thomas, San Juan, Anguilla, Nevis, Dominica, Saint Barths, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten and Charlotte.

By Boat

A https://www.qe4ferry.com/ferry operates between St. Thomas and St. Croix.

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Eat

  • Rumrunners, 44A Queen Cross St (in Hotel Caravelle on the waterfront), ☎ +1 340 773-6585. Waterfront location..watch the seaplanes take off and land, see Captain Carl Holley bring in the catch of the day, and enjoy a perfect blend of local and American flavors. Perfect for casual, fun dining. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week, and Sunday brunch with live steel pan music.

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Drink

  • Fort Christian Brew Pub, 55A&B King St. Microbrewery, pub and restaurant.
  • Brew STX, 55 King's Alley Walk, ☏ +1 340-713-9820. Microbrewery, pub and restaurant.

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Sleep

  • The Buccaneer Hotel, 5007 Estate Shoys, ☏ +1 340 712-2100.
  • Hotel Caravelle, 44A Queen Cross St, ☏ +1 800-524-0410.
  • The Palms at Pelican Cove, 4126 La Grande Princesse, toll-free: +1-800-548-4460. Friendly service. ~250-300+.
  • Sugar Beach Resort, 3245 Estate Golden Rock, toll-free: +1-800-524-2049. Set on seven acres of lush property - a 500 foot stretch of premier beachfront. All 42 spacious units offer a full view of the stunning aqua waters of the Caribbean, and ground floor units open right onto the palm-lined, white sand beach. $155-$415.

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Keep Connected

Phone

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