No passport is required for Americans visiting this Caribbean paradise comprised of three main islands—St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas. Part of the Virgin Islands archipelago in the Leeward Islands, these isles have all the ingredients for a great vacation—pristine beaches, world-class snorkeling, diving, and deep-sea fishing, rich history, and terrific range of accommodations for couples, families, and adventurers of all kinds.
U.S. Virgin Islands National Park on St. John, whose network of excellent hiking trails connects secret coves and mountain paths.
A visit to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches: Trunk Bay (St. John) and Mangen Beach (St. Thomas).
Sampling local conch chowder, callaloo-soup, or a spicy West Indian curry.