5) The Island of St. John, US Virgin Islands
The Island of St John in the U.S. Virgin Islands is as close as you can get to a true tropical escape in North America. Over 60% of the land area on the Island of St John is secluded and perfectly conserved as part of the Virgin Islands National Park. The economy on St John is entirely based on tourism so you can be sure you’ll receive impeccable service during your stay. The beachfront bungalows and villas are plentiful and when beach life gets too much you can spend some of your vacation funds at the nearby upscale jewelry stores and boutiques. An hourly ferry service runs from The Island of St John to nearby Tortola and regular ferries also operate to and from Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke creating ample opportunity for you to take a day trip. St John is an unbeatable destination for pleasure-seekers looking for peace, quiet and a bit of indulgence.