If you're a U.S. citizen and don't yet have a passport, you still can travel to a tropical paradise in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico or Hawaii. For these destinations, you will need only a government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license.

Below are brief overviews of these locales. I've also listed our top sellers in each destination.

The U.S. Virgin Islands are in the eastern Caribbean, about 1,100 miles southeast of Miami, FL. Three beautiful islands -- St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix -- offer something for everyone, from secluded beaches and lush rainforests to duty-free shopping.

On St. Thomas, you can explore Charlotte Amalie, the bustling capital, or head to heart-shaped Magens Bay, which frequently is labeled one of the world's most beautiful beaches and is perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

St. John is a short ferry ride from St. Thomas. Two-thirds of it is dedicated to Virgin Islands National Park, with white-sand beaches, scenic hiking trails, swaying palm trees and sheltered bays. The park service has established an underwater snorkeling trail at Trunk Bay.

St. Croix, the largest of the three islands, offers 18th- and 19th-century plantation homes, sugar mills and the Cruzan Rum Distillery.

Top-selling USVI resorts among our customers include these three properties on St. Thomas: the 4-star, all-inclusive Sugar Bay Resort & Spa; the 3-star, all-inclusive Bolongo Bay Beach Resort; and the 5-star Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, which offers an all-inclusive plan for certain room categories. The 4-star Divi Carina Bay All Inclusive Beach Resort on St. Croix also is a favorite among Vacations To Go travelers.

Puerto Rico, an island territory of the United States, boasts centuries-old cathedrals, seaside promenades and natural attractions like the El Yunque rainforest.

San Juan, the Puerto Rican capital, is a popular tourist hub with fine dining, shopping and colonial architecture. Its historic quarter, Old San Juan, is a picturesque district of narrow cobblestone streets and plazas. Rio Grande is the gateway to the 28,000-acre El Yunque, a paradise for nature lovers and wildlife watchers. Fajardo, at the eastern tip, boasts a large boating community and is a favorite spot for sailing and snorkeling.

Our best-selling resorts in Puerto Rico include the 5-star San Juan Marriott Resort and the 4.5-star InterContinental San Juan, the 5-star Gran Melia Puerto Rico Golf Resort in Rio Grande and the 5-star El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Fajardo.

Hawaii is the epitome of a tropical paradise, where a warm "aloha" welcomes visitors to the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai and Lanai.

On the isle of Hawaii, also known as the Big Island, steam vents hiss and lava currents flow at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. OnMaui, visitors can browse the shops and art galleries of Lahaina, a former whaling town, or follow the narrow, twisting road to Hana, a spectacular scenic route.

Lush green mountains and exotic flora give Kauai its nickname, the "Garden Isle." You can take a boat tour up the Wailua River, soar over the jagged green cliffs of the Na Pali Coast in a helicopter or, from December to May, watch humpback whales return to the Pacific for calving season.

Oahu is home to Honolulu, the cosmopolitan Hawaiian capital. Waikiki Beach is lined with resorts that draw sun worshippers from around the world.

Low-key Molokai still remains largely undeveloped and is the place to experience "old Hawaii." Lanai, the smallest inhabited island in Hawaii, offers a luxury resort experience with championship golf and rugged back roads for four-wheel drive adventures.

Top-selling resorts in Hawaii among our customers include the 4-star Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort on Oahu, the 5-star Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa and the 4-star Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas on Maui and the 4-star Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay on the Big Island

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