About the U.S. Virgin Islands
There are 3 US Virgin Islands, St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John. St. Croix is the largest of the 3 islands and is located 45 miles south of the other two islands. The busy St. Thomas is a frequent destination for cruise ships each year. Charlotte Amalie, the capitol of the US Virgin Islands, is located on the busy island of St. Thomas. Approximately 60% of St. John, the smallest of the US Virgin Islands, is protected as the Virgin Islands National Park.