9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
Taxi to Charlotte Amalie, Fly to Christiansted
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St. Croix
— 1 night
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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Drive to Red Hook, St Thomas, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 4 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Seattle

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Magens Bay and Sapphire Beach. Visiting Coki Point Beach and Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Imperial Dynasty Jewelers, enjoy the sand and surf at Lindqvist Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see the interesting displays at Pirates Treasure Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte Amalie trip tool.

Seattle, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Seattle to Charlotte Amalie. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in June: highs in Charlotte Amalie hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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St. Croix

Twin City

The largest of the U.S.
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Estate Whim Museum, get engrossed in the history at Fort Frederik, then steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our St. Croix online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Charlotte Amalie to St. Croix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June in St. Croix, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in St. Croix

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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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.
Relax by the water at Trunk Bay Beach and Hawksnest Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Annaberg Sugar Plantation and Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Bay Beach, stop by Vibe Collection, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinnamon Bay Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from St. Croix to Cruz Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

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.