Parrot in front of Margaritaville, Turks & Caicos

Parrot in front of Margaritaville, Grand Turk; (c) Soul Of America

Turks & Caicos

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Turks & Caicos has emerged from the shadow of the Bahamas with engaging attractions of its own. The most obvious attraction is species of cactus on the island from which it draws its name, Turk’s Cap Cactus.

Welcome to Turks & Caicos
Grand Turk contains the capitol, historic, cultural and financial center of the country.

History
Taino and Lucayan Indians were the sole peaceful residents 700 years before Columbus arrived.

Beaches
Though lesser known than other islands, its beaches are enjoyed for proximity to the cruise center.

Attractions
Explore the only conch farm in the world where Caribbean Queen Conchs are raised from veliger to adult.

Travel Tips
The major holidays are New Year’s Day, Commonwealth Day, Easter, and National Heroes Day.



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