The U.S. Virgin Islands — 3 Unique Isles, 3 Unique Experiences

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Arawak, Taino, Carib and Ciboney tribes inhabited the three main U.S. Virgin Islands–St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. Then in 1493, Christopher Columbus explored the isles and named them for Saint Ursula and her virgins. Spain, the U.K, Netherlands, France and Denmark ruled the archipelago for 400 years until the U.S. purchased it for $25 million in 1917. Today this unincorporated U.S. territory, 50 miles east of Puerto Rico, is home to people of African, European and American ancestry and countless vacationers. >> Read More