19 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

19 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands trip builder

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St. Croix
— 5 nights
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 5 nights
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 5 nights
Drive to Cyril E. King Airport, Fly to Sir Seretse Khama International Airport

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St. Croix

— 5 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S.
St. Croix is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Reef National Monument, look for gifts at Crucian Gold, get a new perspective on things with St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures (SCUBA), Inc., and steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Croix day trip planning tool.

Gaborone, Botswana to St. Croix is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Gaborone in April: highs in St. Croix hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in St. Croix

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 5 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.
Charlotte Amalie is known for shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay, make a trip to Main Street, learn the secrets of beer at St. Thomas Food Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Charlotte Amalie online trip builder.

Drive from St. Croix to Charlotte Amalie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Charlotte Amalie can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.
When in Cruz Bay, make a side trip to see Salt Pond Bay in Virgin Islands National Park, approximately Virgin Islands National Park away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Leinster Bay, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Jumbie Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay driving holiday planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.