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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

St Thomas USVI Best Panoramic Views

St Thomas, USVI is well known for its spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea, and other neighboring islands 

View of Megan's Bay from Mountain Top

As you drive around the island there are many places for photo opp's, however there is one place that always guarantee a perfect picture postcard view. 

Head to the Hills for a Stop at Mountain Top


Visiting the highest point on the island is a must do! At 1,500 feet above sea level Mountain Top offers awesome views of Magen's Bay and Drake Passage. 


On a clear day the outlying islands of the British Virgin Islands are in full view - there's a handy sign to assist in identifying the BVI islands. 



Drake's Seat
Located at a bend in the road, Drake's Seat is a bench named after British privateer Sir Francis Drake who reportedly used the bay as an anchorage point.  



Mountain Top is also known as the birthplace of the 
infamous Banana Daiquiri

Another view from Mountain Top is Peterborg, a peninsula which separates Magens Bay from the Atlantic ocean 



Skyride to Paradise Point

Paradise Point is the place to capture a great view of the harbor in the capital Charlotte Amalie, the bay . . . and in the distance you can see the island of Puerto Rico. 



The tram ride takes less than 10 minutes to reach the top




View from the top 

Paradise Point is a favorite tourist stop for cruise passengers as the tram is within walking distance from the cruise port. 


Happy Travels,
Linda