Park in North Shore

Salt River Bay National Historic Park

About 4 miles west of Christiansted, Salt River Bay holds prehistoric archaeological ruins and is the only documented place where Christopher Columbus landed on US soil. Don’t expect bells and whistles: the site...

Beach in North Shore

Cane Bay

A long, thin strand along Rte 80 about 9 miles west of Christiansted, Cane Bay is deservedly venerated. It provides easy access to some of the island’s best dives, and it’s also the gateway to the rainforest’s...

Beach in North Shore

Hibiscus Beach

Sand seekers hit palm-fringed Hibiscus Beach, 2 miles west of Christiansted off Rte 75/Northside Rd. There's good snorkeling at the beach's western end. Hibiscus has no amenities, but you can walk to neighboring...