5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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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

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Escape the urban bustle at Trunk Bay Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salomon Beach and Scott Bay Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Jumbie Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Caneel Bay Beach, and take a stroll through Coral Bay.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cruz Bay travel app.

New York City, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Cruz Bay hover around 86°F and lows are around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Trunk Bay Beach ©
Must see
Trunk Bay Beach
4.7
Scott Bay Beach ©
Must see
Scott Bay Beach
4.9

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

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 17th (Tue): stop by Eden Jewelers, get up close to creatures of the deep with Seas the Day Charters and Tours, then see the interesting displays at Pirates Treasure Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coki Point Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Magens Bay and then kick back and relax at Morningstar Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Eden Jewelers ©
Must see
Eden Jewelers
5.0
Magens Bay ©
Must see
Magens Bay
4.4
Morningstar Beach ©
Must see
Morningstar Beach
4.3

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