9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 3 nights
2
Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
— 1 night
3
Coral Bay, St. John
— 1 night
4
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights

3
nights
Cruz Bay, St. John

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Bay Beach, identify plant and animal life at Honeymoon Beach, try your luck at The Parrot Club, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay trip maker site.

Tampa, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Tampa in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Cruz Bay: highs are around 85°F and lows about 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Virgin Islands National Park.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Caneel Bay, St. John
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Maho Bay Beach ©
Maho Bay Beach
Scott Bay Beach ©
Scott Bay Beach

1
night
Virgin Islands National Park, St. John

Virgin Islands National Park ©
The hills, valleys, and tropical rainforest of Virgin Islands National Park tell only half the story, with just as much (if not more) to be found under the sea.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Annaberg Sugar Plantation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trunk Bay Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinnamon Bay Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Virgin Islands National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Virgin Islands National Park is very close to Cruz Bay. In December in Virgin Islands National Park, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Virgin Islands National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Trunk Bay Beach ©
Trunk Bay Beach
Cinnamon Bay Beach ©
Cinnamon Bay Beach
Annaberg Sugar Plantation ©
Annaberg Sugar Plantation

1
night
Coral Bay, St. John

Coral Bay ©
The pleasant coastal town of Coral Bay has plenty to offer on land and at sea.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Drunk Bay Trail as well as Lily's Gourmet Market. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): trek along Drunk Bay Trail, then stop by Lily's Gourmet Market, then stroll through Hansen Bay Beach, and finally trek along Ram Head Trail.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay trip itinerary builder tool.

Coral Bay is just a stone's throw from Virgin Islands National Park. In January, daily temperatures in Coral Bay can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Hansen Bay Beach, Ram Head Trail
Highlights from your plan
Ram Head Trail ©
Ram Head Trail

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.
Charlotte Amalie is known for shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Sapphire Beach, and visit Jewels Forever.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Charlotte Amalie visit planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Coral Bay to Charlotte Amalie in 1.5 hours. In January in Charlotte Amalie, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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
Coral World Ocean Park ©
Coral World Ocean Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

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