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First Family Trip to US Virgin Islands-Suggestions

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First Family Trip to US Virgin Islands-Suggestions

I am planning my first family trip to the US virgin islands and feeling a littlie overwhelmed. We have 4 daughters ranging from 18-11 and want to make sure we stay on a family friendly island with lost to do for everyone. Any one who has suggestions, could you please also mention the side or location of the island I should look for, as well :) -All advice welcome!

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1. Re: First Family Trip to US Virgin Islands-Suggestions

The first thing you need to do is decide which island. They all have their own particular character. St Thomas and St John are right next to each other, St Croix sits on its own 40 miles south. St Thomas and St John are both volcanic islands, St Croix is much flatter. St John is the most expensive, then St Thomas and then St Croix. There is next to no beachfront accommodation on St John; STT and STX both have that.

Suggest you go the dedicated forums for each, read all the general information in the drop-down menus top of the page and go through the forum threads to get a feel for each. Decide first which suits you in terms of accessibility and price points. All are perfectly family-friendly.

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