St. Croix Travelog

Beautiful Beaches of St. Croix USVI
Beautiful Beaches of St. Croix USVI

Beautiful Beaches of St. Croix USVI

 BEST BEACHES IN ST. CROIX St. Croix is full of beautiful beaches on every side of the Island. During our previous trip to St. Croix we visited Cane Bay, Rainbow Beach, and the Buccanneer. This time we ventured out and enjoyed…

Beer Drinking Pigs at the Montpellier Domino Club St. Croix
Beer Drinking Pigs at the Montpellier Domino Club St. Croix

Beer Drinking Pigs at the Montpellier Domino Club St. Croix

After a successful morning of snorkeling, we visited the Montpellier Domino Club home of the famous “Beer Drinking Pigs.” It’s a shack-like hideaway at the edge of the rain forest with a small bar and one daily food special (they…

St. Croix – A Diver’s Paradise
St. Croix – A Diver’s Paradise

St. Croix – A Diver’s Paradise

St. Croix is a fantastic divers destination. There is so much sea life to enjoy around the island. We purchased a tropical fish identification guide for our kids, and between diving and snorkeling we have seen almost every fish in…

Eating our Way Through St. Croix – Local Grocery Shopping
Eating our Way Through St. Croix – Local Grocery Shopping

Eating our Way Through St. Croix – Local Grocery Shopping

During our first week in St. Croix we spent time seeking out locally grown produce and fresh seafood. We have found several great places recommended by locals, including road side vegetable stands and a local meat market. It took us…

A Drive Down Mahogany Road – St. Croix Rainforest
A Drive Down Mahogany Road – St. Croix Rainforest

A Drive Down Mahogany Road – St. Croix Rainforest

Mahogany Road – St. Croix RainforestWe had the opportunity to drive down Mahogany Road through the St. Croix Rain Forest.  It’s a beautiful drive up and down long winding roads filled with large Mahogany trees.  If you look closely you…

First Few Days in St. Croix – A Rough Start
First Few Days in St. Croix – A Rough Start

First Few Days in St. Croix – A Rough Start

DAY 1 – Getting There:Travel day! We woke the kids at 3:30 am to arrive at the airport by 5am. Most of the evening prior was spent packing. Due to various medical equipment, diving/snorkel gear, and other essentials we ended…

How We Planned a Month Long Fun Family Vacation to the Caribbean Without Breaking the Bank
How We Planned a Month Long Fun Family Vacation to the Caribbean Without Breaking the Bank

How We Planned a Month Long Fun Family Vacation to the Caribbean Without Breaking the Bank

A few months ago I wrote about how to make your monthly expenses work towards future travel, which has quickly become one of our most popular posts. For the past few years we have been utilizing our Travel Rewards Credit…

Preparing for a Long Term Vacation – FREE Printable Checklist
Preparing for a Long Term Vacation – FREE Printable Checklist

Preparing for a Long Term Vacation – FREE Printable Checklist

How to Prepare for a Long Term VacationAfter the excitement of planning our first long term vacation wore off, the realization that we would need to perform “double” of our “adult duties” prior to leaving set in. We have never…

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