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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Annaberg Sugar Plantation and St. John Experience Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Trunk Bay Beach and Maho Bay Beach. And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Caneel Bay Beach, and soothe aching muscles at Coastal Retreat Studios & Wellness.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cruz Bay vacation maker tool.

New York City, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to Cruz Bay. Traveling from New York City in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 80°F in Cruz Bay. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Virgin Islands National Park, St. John Experience Gallery, Caneel Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Annaberg Sugar Plantation ©
Annaberg Sugar Plantation
Trunk Bay Beach ©
Trunk Bay Beach
Maho Bay Beach ©
Maho Bay Beach

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.
Gallery St. Thomas and Pirates Treasure Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Magens Bay and Coki Point Beach. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at Tree Limin' Extreme Zipline, appreciate the history behind Three Queens Statue, contemplate the long history of Blackbeard’s Castle, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Charlotte Amalie trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie takes 1.5 hours. August in Charlotte Amalie sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 80°F at night. 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

East End, St. Thomas, 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Estate Whim Museum, get engrossed in the history at Fort Frederik, then admire the natural beauty at St. George Village Botanical Garden, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Reef National Monument. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures (SCUBA), Inc., then contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, and then stop by Adorn.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read St. Croix tour itinerary builder tool.

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. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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