5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands holiday planner

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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
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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.
Cruz Bay is known for adventure, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, soothe aching muscles at Coastal Retreat Studios & Wellness, kick back and relax at Trunk Bay Beach, and steep yourself in history at Annaberg Sugar Plantation.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cruz Bay tour itinerary planning tool.

Durham, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Cruz Bay is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cruz Bay when traveling from Durham in August, with lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stop by Mr. Tablecloth Inc., enjoy the sand and surf at Coki Point Beach, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Coral World Ocean Park, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary website.

Ride a ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Charlotte Amalie are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · 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.