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St. Croix: Explore Christians
Historic area in Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI. Photo ©  Teresa Plowright.
Photo © Teresa Plowright.

The USVI also offer historic towns. Stroll the streets of centuries ago, when Christiansted -- now a National Historic Site-- was the capital of the Danish West Indies. (Yes, Danish.)

Christiansted's old section extends over many blocks. Most impressive are the beautifully resorted ochre buildings at the water's edge.

Kids will want to explore the old Fort Christiansvaern first. Nearby are the Scale House (with old scales) and Customs House; read posted tourist info for history about this port that once traded in sugar and, so tragically, human lives.

- continue to St. Thomas, Sea Trekking

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