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Stories and Tips St. John's

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Cruising into St. John's

Written by Jodeci527 on 12 Oct, 2013

Hundreds of thousands of cruise ship passengers sail into the small port of St. John's Harbour each year. Although only capable of holding a maximum of four to five cruise vessels at once, the island has been blessed with a thriving tourism economy and…Read More

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Duty Free Shopping in Antigua

Written by Jodeci527 on 07 May, 2013

Heritage Quay is the largest seaport shopping area in Antigua and is located at the waterfront of the St. John's Harbour. The presence of many different stores and upscale boutiques offer a vibrant shopping experience in a very picturesque area of the city.The buildings within…Read More

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The Local Marketplace

Written by Jodeci527 on 29 Jan, 2013

One of the more popular attractions in downtown St. Johns is the Public Vegetable Market and Craft Market Complex. It's located away from the hustle and bustle of the main shopping areas, but only a few minutes walk away from any point of the city.…Read More

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St John's on Antigua, Antigua-Barbados

Written by two cruisers on 23 Jul, 2012

A Carmen Miranda look-alike welcomed us to Antigua as we left the Carnival Freedom. Her male counterpart was playing the drums at the end of the dock. Put us in a very good Caribbean mood. However once we entered Heritage Quay (pronounced key) we were…Read More

Shopping in downtown St. John, Antigua

Written by workout_lisa on 29 Feb, 2004

We went to the town of St. John for a morning of shopping. There were many duty-free shops throughout the town, and we were able to compare prices and get some great bargains on watches, and jewelry. I didn't think that the prices…Read More

Renting a Car and Navigating

Written by eiresurg on 21 Jul, 2009

It's definitely worth renting a car if you like to explore. We had one for the entire trip, but just a few days would probably suffice. The roads are narrow and inundated with potholes, but almost all are paved. The island is…Read More

Not Worth the Visit

Written by eiresurg on 21 Jul, 2009

Many of the reviews had good things to say about St. John's. The only redeeming thing we found was a little homemade ice cream shop. We went into town twice. The first day, most things were closed and it was only locals…Read More

St. John's: The Capital City

Written by KellySenn on 16 Mar, 2006

St. John's is the main port and capital city of Antigua. There is a lot of shopping, dining, and historical attractions to see, and it is certainly worth spending a day walking around. The cathedral is beautiful and dominates the landscape. The Museum of Antigua…Read More

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