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walking distance

is the Westin resort within walking distance to the town in Cruz bay?

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1. Re: walking distance

Not for most people!

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2. Re: walking distance

I wouldn't use the term walk. More like a very long hike. I would not recommend walking on the roads from the Westin to Cruz Bay.

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3. Re: walking distance

I would say for most people in this heat with very few sections of road having a sidewalk that it would probably take 40 mins or so


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4. Re: walking distance

I agree with Pia.

The one thing STJ lacks is ped-friendly sidewalks. The road between the Westin and town is very busy.

When we stayed over there, my mom wouldn't even walk to town. In prior years, she regularly walked from Gibney to town and back and Gibney to Cinnamon and back. It wasn't the elevation or distance that bothered her between Westin/town, it was the traffic.

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5. Re: walking distance

Hey Stubby48 - if you're in good shape - its no worries.

But honestly, my husband & I are distance trail runners and we are still in 'awe' of Jacobs Ladder - totally kicks OUR butt; however, yes, you can walk it and many do!

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6. Re: walking distance

You can walk it - IF you are ambitious. Make no mistake - Jacob's Ladder has a hand rail that you will use for BOTH directions. Up to help you pull yourself. Down to keep your feet from sliding out from under you. We stayed on the hillside that overlooks the Westin for a week in April and truthfully had no real problem with the walk. Just bring a flashlight and pay attention. We are 40s, relatively fit and like to "feel the burn". If you have kids I wouldn't recommend it though.

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7. Re: walking distance

I walked it last week because a few of my guests are staying there and I had the same question!.

It is walkable, if you are fit and mind the traffice. The side of the road with a side walk (STJ version) changes a few times.

The walk to town (down the hill), is easier than from town (up the hill).

I recomend an ice cold travelor to make it go quicker..

PS: A few people offerred me a ride( I wanted to say yes..), so maybe your walk will be a quick one.

- Liam

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