Know Before You Go: the largest island in the Dutch Caribbean Islands group, about 10 miles wide at its widest point/about 40 miles long, part of the "ABC Islands" (with Aruba and Bonaire), capital Willemstad is a popular cruise port, generally a dry/arid island
What To Love: not needing to worry about hurricanes (so far south), incredible diving and snorkeling, the colorful buildings and swing bridge, great cruise port for water activities
Know Before You Go: located just a few miles north of Venezuela, approximately 20 miles long/6 miles across, miles of beaches with all-inclusive resort options, part of the "ABC Islands" (with Bonaire and Curacao, mostly dry and usually windy, the capital of Oranjestad is a popular cruise port for Southern Caribbean itineraries
What to Love: known for its beaches (especially Eagle Beach), the signature fofoti trees, great scruba diving and snorkeling, great cruise port
Know Before You Go: St. Thomas is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands along with St. John and St. Croix - passports are not required, the island is 32 square miles, the capital city of Charlotte Amelie is also a cruise port
What to Love: taking the Sky Ride to Paradise Point OR climbing the 99 steps in Charlotte Amelie for incredible Caribbean views, taking the ferry to St. John, lots of fun activities on land and sea
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