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U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Information

U.S. Virgin Islands Vacations & Travel Tips

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Carnival has become one of the largest festivals in the Caribbean. The biggest party of the year begins each December on St. Croix during Three Kings Day. St. Thomas's carnival occurs the last week of April and St. John celebrates around the Fourth of July.

Whenever you decide to visit these enchanting isles, you’ll find balmy weather with relatively low humidity. Temperatures hover between 77 F in the winter and 82 F in the summertime. The wettest months are July through October, when brief showers help vacationers stay cool.

Region: Caribbean

Featured U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel

Bolongo Bay Beach Resort

Bolongo Bay Beach Resort

Our 3-Star classification designates those properties where guests experience an ideal mix of comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Most of these hotels feature a variety of services, and offer distinguished style and comfort.
St. Thomas, USVI

Located on a 1000-foot golden sand beach with palm trees rustling in the breeze, this true Caribbean resort surrounds you with island tastes, sights and sounds.

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Fast Facts

The Quelbe style of folk music, with roots in Africa and Europe, is the official traditional music of the Virgin Islands.

Some favorite menu items include pumpkin fritters, kallaloo (similar to gumbo), potato stuffing and red grout (a tapioca dish introduced by the Danes).

All of the U. S. Virgin Islands combined measure a mere 133 square miles. Clearly, they are worth their weight in gold, since the United States purchased the islands in 1917 from Denmark for $25 million in gold.

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