11 days in San Juan & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

11 days in San Juan & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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11 days in San Juan & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Start: International Falls, United States
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: International Falls, United States

4
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
For shopping fun, head to Puerto Rican Art & Crafts or Ole Curiosidades. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Pine Grove Beach and Condado Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to El Yunque National Forest (El Yunque Rain Forest & Luquillo Beach) and Caribbean Trading Company Store (in Palmer). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Old San Juan, get to know the fascinating history of San Juan National Historic Site, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and stop by Pure Soul Living.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Juan online trip builder .

International Falls, USA to San Juan is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from International Falls to San Juan is 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from International Falls in February; daily highs in San Juan reach 84°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

El Yunque Rain Forest, Caribbean Trading Company Store, Pine Grove Beach, Luquillo Beach
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El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach

3
nights
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

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 outdoors at Magens Bay and Coki Point Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Diamonds International and Cardow Jewelers. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Grand Jewelers, enjoy the sand and surf at Sapphire Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Coral World Ocean Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Charlotte Amalie trip planner .

You can fly from San Juan to Charlotte Amalie in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Charlotte Amalie can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

East End, St. Thomas, Magens Bay
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Diamonds International ©
Diamonds International
Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Coki Point Beach ©
Coki Point Beach

1
night
Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

Cruz Bay ©
The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for gifts at Bamboo Studio, stop by Caravan Gallery, then kick back and relax at Scott Bay Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Trunk Bay.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cruz Bay tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. February in Cruz Bay sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. John, Scott Bay Beach, Trunk Bay
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Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Scott Bay Beach ©
Scott Bay Beach
Bamboo Studio ©
Bamboo Studio

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