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 builder

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Taxi to Charlotte Amalie, Fly to St. Croix
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St. Croix
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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 a sense of the local culture at Gallery St. Thomas and 99 Steps. For shopping fun, head to Diamonds International St. Thomas or Cardow Jewelers. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay, kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach, look for gifts at Havensight Mall, and see what you can catch 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. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Kansas City in March: high temperatures in Charlotte Amalie hover around 84°F and lows are around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stop by Kro-gu, look for gifts at Bamboo Studio, then steep yourself in history at Annaberg Sugar Plantation, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cinnamon Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Beach, and then look for gifts at Mongoose Junction.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cruz Bay trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Cruz Bay can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

St. Croix

— 2 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
On the 18th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, look for gifts at Purple Papaya Souvenir and Gift Shop, then stop by 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: stroll through Rhythms at Rainbow Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Frederik, then take in panoramic vistas at Eliza James-McBean Clock Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Estate Whim Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the St. Croix online tour builder.

You can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight from Cruz Bay to St. Croix in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Beaches

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

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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.