13 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

13 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands trip planner

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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Christiansted, Drive to St. Croix
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St. Croix
— 3 nights
Fly
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 4 nights
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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.
Bring the kids along to Trunk Bay Beach and Caneel Bay Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ram Head Trail and Coral Bay. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Salomon Beach, explore the activities along Francis Bay, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay online travel route planner.

Seattle, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In December, Cruz Bay is much hotter than Seattle - with highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

St. Croix

— 3 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge and Buck Island Charters. Visit Shoy Beach and Davis Bay for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Tamarind Reef Beach, contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Beach Massage and Bodywork Delivered.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the St. Croix travel app.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and car from Cruz Bay to St. Croix in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or ride a ferry. December in St. Croix sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in St. Croix

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Swashbucklin Tours and Bluebeard's Beach. Family-friendly places like Coki Point Beach and Morningstar Beach will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: stroll through Hull Bay, get to know the resident critters at Coral World Ocean Park, make a trip to St. Thomas Synagogue, and get outside with AquaAmys.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from St. Croix to Charlotte Amalie in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

4.5
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.