Originally posted on Secrets at Sapphire:
Walking Tour of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Island
Begin: King’s Wharf End: Waterfront Time: 4+ Hours
Best: Before 10 am Worst: Noon
On this self-guided walking tour you will watch the rich history of St. Thomas come to life. Charlotte Amalie, the capital of St. Thomas, once attracted Confederate sailors, pirates, slave traders, and many others. You can experience this vibrant past in as little as 4 hours or as long as you would like. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a camera. You will want to photograph these wonderful historic places. Start your tour at the eastern harbor front at King’s Wharf. To get your bearings, West is toward the airport and East is towards Red Hook, South is the waterfront and North is inland.
Parking: Park your vehicle at the waterfront, between the fort and the police station for a small fee. At the corner…
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