You can get lots of information for planning your trip and quickly get into the mood for enjoying your Caribbean vacation by viewing a variety of local Virgin Island websites for tourists. One comprehensive local website, , provides an overview of St. John with detailed information on accommodations, restaurants, water sports, weather, and maps as well as links to sites with information on weddings, real estate, and even an e-postcard.

View beautiful photographs of every beach in St. John, including a photographic tour of island snorkeling areas, at The website also presents well-written information on things to do, lodging, shopping, restaurants, and links to a list of books about St. John that you can buy online.

Learn about St. John's history and plan tours of scenic historic sites at . The site also provides links to information on general tours, renting villas, and has links to commercial sites that advertise jeep rental, businesses, hotels, etc.

A mobile-friendly source for St John beach and snorkeling information including pictures, info and directions - .

For more family activities, check out the Virgin Islands National Parks website for a description of the park and the latest schedules of the park's activities. You might hike through the ruins of the Cinnamon Bay plantation, join a guided snorkeling trip through Trunk Bay's underwater park with a tropical coral reef, learn about plantation life at the Annaberg Sugar Mill, or sign up for an evening bird walk on the Francis Bay Trail.