Born in 1970 (like me!) Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22nd. Things have come a long way since I was a child, but with the effects of climate change becoming more and more evident, there is still a long ways to go in helping Mother Earth. Here on St Croix where its summer year-round, we enjoy outdoor living and spend a lot more time in nature whether its out on the … [Read more...] about Earth Day is Every Day on St Croix: 5 Ways to Make a Difference
Summer on St Croix means that things slow down just a little, mangoes are dripping from the trees and sea turtles are getting frisky off shore. Three out of 7 species of endangered sea turtles can be found nesting on our shores in the summer and early fall: Leatherback, Green Sea Turtles and Hawksbills. (We also infrequently have Loggerheads that make landfall!). Sea Turtles … [Read more...] about St Croix Summer Lovin: Sea Turtle Nesting Season
St Croix may be a little island only 26 miles long and at it's widest about 6 miles across, but we are blessed with THREE National Parks ensuring that we preserve and protect our beautiful environment while enjoying the great outdoors and learning about the island's history. Whether you've got a National Parks Pass or not - be sure to make each of these a stop on your next … [Read more...] about 1 little Island with 3 National Parks!
Part of the allure of St Croix and the US Virgin Islands is the underwater marine life abundant off of our shores. You don't have to be a certified PADI Scuba diver to experience these wonders. The Virgin Islands are surrounded by coral reefs that can be explored by snorkeling. Teeming with life, St Croix itself is surrounded by one of the largest island barrier reef systems … [Read more...] about Best Snorkeling on St Croix and the Virgin Islands
Having moved to the Virgin Islands myself in order to avoid chilly New England winters, I completely understand the draw for snowbirds (winter island residents). There's a strong connection between St Croix and the New England area. Enjoy a meal at Duggan's Reef Restaurant with all of the Massachusetts college and university pennants lining the ceiling and listen to owner Frank … [Read more...] about Humpback Whale Migration in the US Virgin Islands