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[[Image:RoadTownShip.jpg|right|Road Town's harbor from Ridge Road]]
'''Road Town''', on the island of [[Tortola]] is the capital of the [[British Virgin Islands]].
==Get in==
===By air===
*Tortola's main airport is '''Beef Island Airport''' ({{IATA|EIS}}) off the East End.
*'''Road Town Airport''' ({{IATA|RAD}}). A small airport with connections to [[Puerto Rico]], [[Saint Martin]], [[Saint Thomas]] and [[Saint Croix]].
===By boat===*The [[Tortola#By_boat|Tortola can also be accessed by ferry ]] is available from [[Saint Thomas]].*Road Town is Tortola's port for [[cruise ships]].
==Get around==
==See==
*'''Botanic Gardens'''
*'''Folk History Museum''' on Main Street
==Do==
*<do name="BVI Scuba Co" alt="" address="Inner Harbour, Road Town" directions="across from the cruise ship terminal" phone="1.284.540.2222" url="http://bviscubaco.com/" hours="8AM-6PM" price="" lat="" long="">Offering daily scuba diving trips, snorkeling and eco-tours, scuba equipment rentals and dive gear sales. They offer free delivery within the BVI and have access to over 40 unmarked dive sites as well as famous dive sites such as the wreck of the Rhone, the Indians, Norman Island, etc.</do>
==Buy==
*'''Serendipity Bookshop''', Main Street. The largest and most fully-stocked bookstore on the island. Upstairs is an espresso bar and internet cafe with free wi-fi and paintings by local artists.
 
*'''Bamboushay''', Main Street. Sells handmade pottery in a little wooden house and has a pottery in Nanny Cay where you can visit and even try your hand at making some china yourself.
 
*'''Philatelic Bureau''' attached to the Post Office on Main Street. Unique BVI stamps.
 
*'''Bobby's''', '''Riteway''' and '''One Mart''', all good supermarkets for food and the obligatory souvenir bottle of rum and Cuban cigar.
 
*'''Pusser's Outpost (General Store)''', facing the water west of downtown, the "store" is behind/through an english pub. It offers logo merchandise, and signature rum noted not so much for its quality but for its recipe as the "grog" for the British Royal Navy for some 400 years.
 
*Note that in both the Cruise Ship Vendors' Market and the Craft Market the goods are imported from Miami, St. Martin and Panama and very little, if anything, is locally-made.
==Eat==
*'''Dove'''
*'''18 Abbot LaneCharlie's'''
==Drink==
===Budget===
*'''Sea View Hotel''', tel 284 494 2483
===Mid-range===
*'''Maria's by the Sea'''*'''Treasure Isle'''
===Splurge===
* '''Peter Island Resort''', 1-800-346-4451, Fax: 1-770-476-4979, [http://peterislandresort.com]. The Peter Island Resort is a self-contained resort set on an 1800-acre private island in the British Virgin Islands with 5 breathtaking beaches.
==Get out==
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