The BVI - which includes islands like Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, Anegada and Tortola - is about a six-hour flight from New York City and about 12 hours from Los Angeles.
The islands have everything from stunning white beaches to unique national parks.
BVI is popular for people who love to be in the water, whether it’s yachting, sailing, snorkeling or scuba diving. And travelers rave about the friendly locals and the beaches - where the islands offer a variety of accommodation options, from upscale resorts to vacation rentals.
Richard Branson’s Necker Island, which costs $77,500 to rent a night, is located in the British Virgin Islands.
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