8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
2
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
3
St. Croix
— 2 nights

2
nights
Cruz Bay, St. John

Cruz Bay ©
The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
You'll get in some beach time at Trunk Bay Beach and Maho Bay Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Annaberg Sugar Plantation and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Cinnamon Bay Beach, delve into the distant past at Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail, and get reinvigorated at Coastal Retreat Studios & Wellness.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cruz Bay online itinerary maker.

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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cruz Bay when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Virgin Islands National Park, Caneel Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Annaberg Sugar Plantation ©
Annaberg Sugar Plantation
Trunk Bay Beach ©
Trunk Bay Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Blackbeard’s Castle and Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallery St. Thomas and Pirates Treasure Museum. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Magens Bay, get to know the resident critters at Coral World Ocean Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindqvist Beach, and cool off at Secret Harbour.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Charlotte Amalie travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

St. Thomas, East End, Magens Bay
Highlights from your plan
Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lindqvist Beach ©
Lindqvist Beach

2
nights
St. Croix

St. Croix ©
The largest of the U.S.
On the 21st (Fri), examine the collection at Estate Whim Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Fort Frederik, then take in nature's colorful creations at St. George Village Botanical Garden, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Buck Island Reef National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures (SCUBA), Inc., then contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, and then look for gifts at Adorn.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Croix trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Charlotte Amalie to St. Croix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In August in St. Croix, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buck Island Reef National Monument ©
Buck Island Reef National Monument
Fort Christiansvaern ©
Fort Christiansvaern

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