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Columbus Cove

St. Croix
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Unkept beach area and nothing there

Columbus didn't actually set food on the land. He anchored in the bay and sent people ashore... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
4girls4us
Columbus Landing

A visit to Columbus Landing at Salt River Inlet is worthwhile to say you were there at one spot... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Rongone4
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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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3 weeks ago
“Unkept beach area and nothing there”
28 Jul 2016
“Columbus Landing”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Columbus didn't actually set food on the land. He anchored in the bay and sent people ashore. Area is unkept and uninspiring. We spent maybe 5 minutes here. We then drove up the hill to the national park museum that had more information.

1  Thank 4girls4us
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A visit to Columbus Landing at Salt River Inlet is worthwhile to say you were there at one spot that there is documented proof of a landing party from Columbus making landfall. The beach is not that great. There are no facilities at the beach....More

Thank Rongone4
Reviewed 4 February 2016

From Christiansted, take Northside Road (Highway 75 West) and turn right onto Highway 80 (North Shore Road). The entrance for Salt River Marina will be on your right hand side. Turn there and pass the Salt River Marina. This road will dead end at Columbus...More

Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

I was very interested to be here because of its significance. There was an informational sign that explained the site's significance, which was interesting. However, it noted a fort that is still present that Columbus and his crew built, but did not tell you where...More

Thank PaulRussi
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We drove all the way there from gallows bay, was quite a hassle to find it and it wasn't anything spectacular. Very interesting for the history, but unless you're around the area not very much point of the drive.

Thank Mitchpins
Reviewed 13 January 2015

It is a beautiful 5 acre park where Columbus' crew first encountered native westerners. The park itself is simple with a couple of shelters for picnicking. I kept wanting to pick up trash so please, if you stop by, pick up after yourself! I was...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 3 October 2014

St. Croix--2014, I stood at the spot of Christopher Columbus' Landing on his second voyage to the new world in 1493. This really put my mind in space going back to the time...... The site was a Native American village and ceremonial site, and part...More

1  Thank patricia l
Reviewed 28 July 2014

If you're in the area, you should really see it. Maybe the century plant will be blooming in the parking lot - if so, this will be a 5-star visit! There is ample history associated with this site and it is run like a very...More

1  Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

Columbus cove is one of my favorite beaches I love the turquoise waters and the snorkeling, ya never know what u might find after a storm!!! When I'm there I imagine walking the same footsteps of CC

Thank Rcairjam-Rhonda
Reviewed 10 February 2010

Really yummy! Try the 'Flying Fish' it comes from Barbados (I think) and it's delicious!

Thank gorkerstravel
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