11 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

11 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands holiday planner

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 4 nights
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 5 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Salt Lake City

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 4 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.
Relax by the water at Magens Bay and Morningstar Beach. Head to Eden Jewelers and Jewels Foreverfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cow Rock, admire the natural beauty at Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, explore the activities along Brewer's Bay, and examine the collection at Pirates Treasure Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Charlotte Amalie trip planning site.

Salt Lake City, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Charlotte Amalie is 3 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in April; daily highs in Charlotte Amalie reach 85°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cruz Bay, St. John

— 5 nights

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and St. John Experience Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Drunk Bay Trail. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maho Bay Beach, head outdoors with Noahs Little Arks, St John, and explore the gorgeous colors at Honeymoon Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cruz Bay day trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cruz Bay are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.