10 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

10 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands travel route planner

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Taxi to Charlotte Amalie, Fly to St. Croix
St. Croix
— 2 nights


Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 3 nights

Duty-free Capital of the World

One of the most visited cruise ship destinations in the Caribbean, the town of Charlotte Amalie is known around the world for its duty-free jewelry, perfume, and liquor shops.
Get outdoors at Magens Bay and Sapphire Beach. Get some cultural insight at Gallery St. Thomas and 99 Steps. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Coki Point Beach, look for gifts at Diamonds International St. Thomas, and see what you can catch with Simplicity Charters.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary planning app.

Kansas City, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in April, expect nights in Charlotte Amalie to be warmer, around 76°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cruz Bay, St. John

— 2 nights

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
On the 20th (Tue), stop by Kro-gu, look for gifts at Bamboo Studio, then steep yourself in history at Annaberg Sugar Plantation, and finally kick back and relax at Cinnamon Bay Beach. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Honeymoon Beach, and then look for gifts at Mongoose Junction.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cruz Bay attractions planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Cruz Bay can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Croix

— 2 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern, stop by Purple Papaya Souvenir and Gift Shop, then look for gifts at Ib Designs, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Reef National Monument. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Rhythms at Rainbow Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Fort Frederik, then take in panoramic vistas at Eliza James-McBean Clock Tower, and finally examine the collection at Estate Whim Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the St. Croix trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, taxi, and flight from Cruz Bay to St. Croix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in April, and nighttime lows around 74°F. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Beaches

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Scuba & Snorkeling
America's Paradise
Three main and a number of minor islands that make up U.S. Virgin Islands treat visitors to a blend of historical sites and picture-perfect beaches. Though officially American territory--nicknamed "America's Paradise"--these islands boast a mix of cultures that make for culturally enriching vacations. A no-passport-required status makes holidays in U.S. Virgin Islands extremely popular with American tourists, who flock to this tropical heaven to enjoy scenic beaches, outdoor activities, and tasty local food. The islands are also a duty-free shopping destination, which also makes them appealing to shopaholics from across the world.