The Secrets of Island Travel

Island getaways conjure images of hammock napping and rustling palm trees, but these six vacation spots—several just a short, direct flight from Charlotte—offer adventures in untouched national parks, impressive culinary experiences, and historic remains


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A secluded, natural location makes Caneel’s beaches some of the most romantic in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

COURTESY OF CANEEL BAY RESORT

Aruba

Bermuda

Caneel Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Dominican Republic

Jumby Bay, Antigua, West Indies

Staniel Cay, Exumas, Bahamas

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