St. John off the Beaten Track is your guide to the beaches, trails and hidden attractions of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Find quiet beaches, the best snorkeling spots and abandoned sugar estates. Learn about the islands history, geology, culture, people, ecology, plants and animals. National Park trails include detailed maps, information on historic ruins, and description on natural environment along the trails. Off trail adventures are also explored including secluded shorelines, pristine seasonal streams in the mountains (also known on island as guts), fresh water pools, seasonal waterfalls and more.
This is a must have book for every visitor going to St. John, and also for every resident. The information is excellent; you will learn, laugh and be intrigued by the wealth of details shared on the treasures and secrets of exploring St. John.
First published in 1996 and updated regularly ever since, the book is now in its 11th Edition. The author of the book is Gerald Singer, a long time St. John resident and enthusiast. He has explored, hiked, snorkeled, researched and put all that information in this fabulous 344 page book so that you can enjoy all that is St. John. He says this edition is his best one yet! Includes over 200 full color photos. Released 2019. Softcover.