Fodor's In Focus Virgin Islands, 1st Edition

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Overview

Fodor’s. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodor’s helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While you’re at the helm, Fodor’s offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It’s like having a friend in the Virgin Islands!

Fodor’s In Focus Virgin Islands features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If it’s not worth your time, it’s not in this book. Fodor’s discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodor’s Choice designations, ensure that you’ll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in the Virgin Islands.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

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Editorial Reviews

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"In terms of comprehensiveness of coverage, the very accessible format, and the enthusiastic tone, this series remains one of the best on the market." –Booklist
 
"Fodor's super-informative guidebooks are known for accuracy and attention to detail…" –The Sacramento Bee
 
"The Fodor's guides are notable for their ratings of sights, restaurants, shops, accommodations and attractions." –Chicago Tribune
 
"The great detail, infectious spirit, and attractive format are distinguishing traits of these guides, which are entries in one of the top series in the business." –Booklist
 
"Fodor's can help you plan the perfect adventure" –The Arizona Republic
 
"Always thoughtfully written and easily readable, Fodor's travel guides have become a must-have when traveling to unfamiliar destinations" –Mid South Magazine
 
"Widely recognized as the gold standard of mainstream travel" –Honolulu Advertiser
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781400019311
  • Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Series: Fodor's In Focus Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 4.55 (w) x 7.41 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

About this Book ............ 5
When to Go ............ 8

Chapter 1: St. Thomas ............ 9
Exploring St. Thomas ............ 11
Where to Eat ............ 26
Where to Stay ............ 33
Beaches ............ 41
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 44
Shopping ............ 49
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 60

Chapter 2: St. John ............ 69
Exploring St. John ............ 71
Where to Eat ............ 78
Where to Stay ............ 82
Beaches ............ 89
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 91
Shopping ............ 94
Nightlife ............ 99

Chapter 3: St. Croix ............ 105
Exploring St. Croix ............ 107
Where to Eat ............ 119
Where to Stay ............ 125
Beaches ............ 134
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 135
Shopping ............ 138
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 142

Chapter 4: Tortola ............ 147
Exploring Tortola ............ 149
Where to Eat ............ 157
Where to Stay ............ 162
Beaches ............ 169
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 171
Shopping ............ 174
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 177
Side Trips from Tortola ............ 178

Chapter 5: Virgin Gorda ............ 183
Exploring Virgin Gorda ............ 185
Where to Eat ............ 190
Where to Stay ............ 193
Beaches ............ 198
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 200
Shopping ............ 201
Nightlife ............ 202

In Focus Virgin Islands Essentials ............ 207

Index ............ 235

Close ups
In Search of Pirates ............ 23
Prices You Can’t Swallow ............ 27
Made in St. Thomas ............ 51
Mocko Jumbie Magic ............ 61
St. John Archaeology ............ 78
Party with the Locals ............ 100
Turtles on St. Croix ............ 115
Marching on Frederiksted ............ 120
Ferry Confusion ............ 155
No Parking ............ 156
American or British? ............ 163
Rocking the Bay ............ 178
Getting Your Goat ............ 199

Maps
The Virgin Islands ............ 6—7
St. Thomas ............ 12—13
Charlotte Amalie ............ 17
St. John ............ 72—73
St. Croix ............ 108—109
Christiansted ............ 112
Frederiksted ............ 118
Tortola ............ 150—151
Road Town ............ 154
Virgin Gorda ............ 186—187

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