Fall and winter are the best times to flock to a warmer destination, and the U.S. Virgin Islands is the place to go. Take a look at all the activities the stunning destination has to offer:
Spend Thanksgiving in St. John watching sailing crews participate in the Coral Bay Thanksgiving Regatta, Nov. 24–26. Spectators will get the best views of vessels coming and going from picturesque Coral Harbor by securing a spot at either the Salty Mongoose or Surf Club Cantina.
The annual Paradise Jam men’s and women’s basketball tournaments return to St. Thomas and the University of Virgin Islands Elridge Blake Sports and Fitness Center this November. The 23rd annual men’s tournament will be held Nov. 17–20, and the women’s tournament will be played Nov. 23–25.
Enjoy curated exhibits of agriculture, fine arts and crafts, fashion and food at the St. Croix Crucian Coconut Festival Dec. 1–3.
On Dec. 9, guests can enjoy a magical evening in historical Christiansted with the St. Croix Christmas Boat parade followed by fireworks.
Dance with Moko Jumbies, indulge in local delicacies and experience the destination’s diverse culture at the St. Croix Crucian Christmas Festival Dec. 10, 2023–Jan. 6, 2024.
Guests in St. Thomas can join the VIPCA Charter Yacht Show, Jan. 12–15, 2024, showcasing cutting-edge sail and power yachts.
Seafood lovers won’t want to miss St. John’s Love City Seafood Fest on Jan. 14, 2024. Soak up Cruz Bay breezes and enjoy delicious seafood from local vendors.
According to Kampgrounds of America’s 2023 report, 38 percent of campers say they will camp during the winter season while another 27 percent say they are thinking about it. Benefits of winter camping include fewer crowds, snowy scenery and opportunities to ski. Cabins and glamping are also growing in popularity this winter season. Here are five winter camping destinations and tips.
From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.
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