10 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

10 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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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 Coki Point Beach. There's lots more to do: stroll through Sapphire Beach, contemplate the long history of 99 Steps, and tour the water at your own pace with Simplicity Charters.

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Kansas City, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kansas City to Charlotte Amalie. Traveling from Kansas City in August, Charlotte Amalie is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · 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 14th (Sat), 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): 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.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cruz Bay online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) 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.
On the 16th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern, then look for gifts at 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rhythms at Rainbow Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Frederik, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eliza James-McBean Clock Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Estate Whim Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the St. Croix trip builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry, taxi, and flight from Cruz Bay to St. Croix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August in St. Croix, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Shopping

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.