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.
Visiting Magens Bay and Simplicity Charters will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cardow Jewelers and Diamonds International St. Thomas. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Coki Point Beach, steep yourself in history at 99 Steps, step off the mainland to explore Gallery St. Thomas, and stroll through Sapphire Beach.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read Charlotte Amalie sightseeing planner.

Kansas City, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Kansas City in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 80°F in Charlotte Amalie. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stop by Kro-gu, stop by Bamboo Studio, then steep yourself in history at Annaberg Sugar Plantation, and finally stroll through Cinnamon Bay Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trunk Bay Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Honeymoon Beach, and then look for gifts at Mongoose Junction.

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You can ride a ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Cruz Bay can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough 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 16th (Sat), contemplate the long history of 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. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax 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 examine the collection at Estate Whim Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the St. Croix trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight from Cruz Bay to St. Croix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 78°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · 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.