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Address: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Otherwise known as Kyst Vejen, this shop-filled road runs parallel to the...

Otherwise known as Kyst Vejen, this shop-filled road runs parallel to the waterfront.

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Veterans Drive

More fun to walk than to drive. There's a sidewalk that follows the harbor with incredible views. Over 2 miles long from Frenchtown to West Indian Company Dock. Lots to see and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 June 2016
FlaHarlock
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Tavares, Florida
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked along here from the cruise terminal. It is a good 40 minute walk especially when it is very hot so I would advise taking some water with you. There are stunning views all the way along the promenade and it is very clean and picturesque. We had the added bonus of a sea plane landing and taking off in... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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294 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can walk the paved walkway all the way from the cruise ship area over in Havensight all the way downtown, right along the edge of the water. What a wonderful view. If you want you can cross the street and stop for lunch or drinks anywhere along the way, shop if you desire and taxis are always going by... More 

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Blackwood, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Enjoyed walking along the water front. I took a lot of pictures and was kept very clean. A must when visiting.

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Thank Tisa G
Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

You can't get to the water any closer. You get a fantastic view of the Charlotte Amalie harbor and a spectacular view of the east side. Lots of shopping and eating around, but expect places to be crowded with tourists, especially when you have one, two or sometimes three cruise ships docked at the same time.

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Tavares, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 991 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

More fun to walk than to drive. There's a sidewalk that follows the harbor with incredible views. Over 2 miles long from Frenchtown to West Indian Company Dock. Lots to see and do. Don't miss Fort Christian and the Legislature Building. USVI history! Day walks only. Not safe after dark. Definitely recommended!

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3 Thank FlaHarlock
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We have never seen so many jewelry shops. Few shops had the typical touristy stuff (t-shirts). When we first came down town in our jeep rental, traffic was so horrible, and no parking could be found anywhere. So, we hailed a cab to take us there another day from Red Hook. It was $30 there and $30 back, but at... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

I strolled most of the length of this waterfront. The "highway" isn't really a highway but just the main coastal road from the cruise ship pier to the airport. But from the ferry terminal to the cruise ships is a really nice walk. There aren't many benches, but you can walk across the street to sit down. You can watch... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

You can see the ships, sea planes landing and taking off, and lots of shops and restaurants along the way. Kind of difficult to review a "highway", but traveling it, you do get to see a lot that Charlotte Amalie has to offer! If you are walking at night, be VERY CAREFUL! Do not wander off onto small side streets... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Be aware of the times you travel the waterfront highway in Charlotte Amalie. It is a beautiful view of the ships and other vessels, but certain times of the day, the traffic is brutal. Locals seem to be aware of the cruise ship schedules and can avoid the heavy traffic taking visitors back before the ships depart. In case, you... More 

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

If you can find parking in the municipal lot near the Justice Center, and wait for a light to cross the street, you can take great pictures of the bay and various ships both huge and smaller. Occasionally you may see a seaplane taking off or landing from the terminal near Frenchtown, on your right as you face the water.... More 

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