Uncommon Attraction: Peace Hill Sugar Mill, St. John
Few places in St. John, or anywhere else in the Virgin Islands for that matter, offer such awe-inspiring views as those on offer atop Peace Hill.
Uncommon Attraction: Nazareth Lutheran Church, St. John
In the middle of Cruz Bay, St. John, you'll find as charming a little chapel as exists anywhere in the Caribbean: Nazareth Lutheran Church.
🇹🇨Turks and Caicos
Digging Conch Bar Caves in Middle Caicos, TCI
It's not Rio Camuy (Puerto Rico) or Grotte Marie Jeanne (Haiti), but the Conch Bar Caves do offer surprising bit of soft adventuring that's 180-degrees from the usual beach 'n chill pursuits so common in TCI.
Uncommon Attraction: Archbishop’s Palace, Trinidad
The Magnificent Seven, a collection of ornate, historic mansions lining the famed Queens Park Savanah in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, stand out among the Caribbean's finest examples of grand and distinctive architecture. Arguably the most distinctive of the bunch: Archbishop's Palace.
Uncommon Attraction: Alto Vista Chapel, Aruba
The story of this quaint, cute, and colorfully cozy little church in Aruba makes me think of The Little Train That Could. It's called the Alto Vista Chapel, and despite the fact that it holds the distinction of being Aruba's very first church, by all rights, it probably shouldn't exist anymore.
Uncommon Attraction: Notre Dame de l’Assomption in Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe
Notre Dame de l'Assomption, also known more simply as Le Eglise de Terre-de-Haut, stands out among the various souvenir shops, eateries, and bars in the most commercial corner of Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe.
Uncommon Attraction: Wild, Wonderful Hams Bay, St. Croix
Every island has its "No Man's Land;" its wild and remote hardscrabble shoreline where few things grow and even fewer people live. Hams Bay, St. Croix is just such a place.
Uncommon Photo-Op: Queen’s Staircase in Nassau, The Bahamas
For all of the outsized touristy glitz that has come to define Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas is actually a prime destination for history lovers keen on exploring African roots and the legacy of slavery in the West Indies.
Lest We Forget – La Savane des Esclaves, Martinique
La Savane des Esclaves in Martinique is a unique and incredibly moving place, made more special by the one amazing man with the passion to make it happen.