St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands: The Natural Beauty

St. John's Natural Beauty

All Photos by Jeff Greenwood

Do the white sand and blue turquoise waters beckon you? Do the sparkling green depths call out, “Come explore”? Do you want to star in your own personal Corona commercial?

All kidding aside, St. John has natural beauty to spare! Just a 2.5 hr flight from Miami, the Caribbean is near enough, but far away enough that you won’t easily forget your time there!

St. John's Natural Beauty

St. John’s Natural Beauty

In May, it seemed like all the beaches were practically private! The most breathtaking had to be Trunk Bay.

St. John's Natural Beauty

St. John’s Natural Beauty

And then there is the wildlife:

St. John's Natural Beauty

St. John’s Natural Beauty

The iguanas are all over in the trees or round about finding their spots in the sun…

St. John’s Natural Beauty

We also saw deer a couple of times, both in the many acres of national forest that have been set aside on the island.

St. John's Natural Beauty

St. John’s Natural Beauty

The pelican’s grace and cunning is on display as it flies and dives for its lunch..

St. John's Natural Beauty

St. John’s Natural Beauty

The tropical green against the blue skies are hypnotic…

St. John's Natural Beauty

St. John’s Natural Beauty

But for me, the star of this show is the sea…

St. John's Natural Beauty

St. John’s Natural Beauty

And when the sun begins its journey over the horizon….

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…a sunset cruise is a beautiful way to celebrate…
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St. John's Natural Beauty

St. John’s Natural Beauty

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