One of the great things about St. John, USVI is its natural attractions. Whether you want to relax at the beach, hike or take on more adventurous excursions, St. John offers opportunities for the entire family to enjoy. This article appeared in the Holiday 2011 edition of Going Places in Chicago Parent and was written by Linda Marsicano. It touches a few of the options St. John offers with insight from Frank Barnako author of the News of St. John Blog. Check it out and hopefully it will inspire you to make the trip – you won’t be disappointed!
St. John: Nature’s playground
There are no water parks, no mini-golf courses and no kid-centric all-inclusives on the 28-square-mile island of St. John in the U.S Virgin Islands. Yet this picturesque tropical destination, accessible only by ferry, has something more captivating than manmade entertainment for families-it boasts attractions only nature can create.
Two-thirds of the island is protected as national park territory, providing a safeguard against the rampant development that permeates much of the Caribbean... Read the Full article at http://chicagoparent.com/magazines/going-places/2011-holiday/st-john
There is great hiking, plenty of beautiful beaches to explore and the occasional wildlife:) around the corner!