Last Depression President, Herbert Hoover, Also Vacationed On VI

The first sitting president to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands was Herbert Hoover in March 1931. The last sitting president to visit St. Croix was Harry Truman in February 1948, where he delivered a speech in Christiansted.

To relax and step away from the political spotlight, Biden’s preferred vacation spot is a beachfront property along St. Croix’s East End Road. The last time he visited the island was as a civilian with his wife in 2019. He was spotted ringing in the new year at Point Udall.

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