The most well known island is St Thomas (population 51,000) which is a major port of call for most cruise lines operating in the Caribbean as well a tourists arriving by air at the Cyril E King Airport. The airport acts a hub for all of the Virgin Islands with connecting flights to many US cities and routes around the World. Notable landmarks include Magens Bay, Blackbeard’s Castle, Buck Island National Wildlife Reserve and Fort Christian.

Charlotte Amalie is the capital and largest city of the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is famous as a deep-water harbor that was once a haven for pirates and is now a famed cruise ship port of call, with about 1.5 million cruise ship passengers landing there in 2004.

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