9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands trip planner

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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
— 3 nights
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St. Croix
— 3 nights
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Cruz Bay, St. John

— 2 nights

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Francis Bay and Coral Bay. We've included these beaches for you: Caneel Bay Beach and Jumbie Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Salomon Beach and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay vacation site.

New York City, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from New York City to Cruz Bay, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Cruz Bay is warmer than New York City - with highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 3 nights

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.
Visiting Morningstar Beach and Hull Bay will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ballerina Jewelers and Max Charters. There's still lots to do: learn the secrets of beer at St. Thomas Food Tours, make a trip to St. Thomas Synagogue, visit Jewels Forever, and step off the mainland to explore Water Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte Amalie day trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

St. Croix

— 3 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rainbow Beach and Dive Experience. Get in touch with nature at Gecko's Island Adventures and Paul and Jill's Equestrian Stables. The adventure continues: stroll through Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, stop by Baci Duty Free, kick back and relax at Cane Bay, and take in nature's colorful creations at St. George Village Botanical Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read St. Croix visit site.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte Amalie to St. Croix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December, daily temperatures in St. Croix can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

4.5
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.