11 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

11 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
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St. Croix
— 2 nights
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Water Island
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 5 nights
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas — 3 nights

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 wildlife, shopping, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Magens Bay, stroll through Sapphire Beach, visit Magic Ice, and surround yourself with nature on The VI Cat.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Charlotte Amalie vacation maker.

Toronto, Canada to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Charlotte Amalie. Traveling from Toronto in May, you will find days in Charlotte Amalie are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are warmer (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to St. Croix.
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St. Croix — 2 nights

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Fort Frederik, then kick back and relax at Rhythms at Rainbow Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern and then explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Reef National Monument.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St. Croix trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Charlotte Amalie to St. Croix in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly to Water Island.
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Water Island

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Water Island travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Croix to Water Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daytime highs in Water Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel to Cruz Bay.
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Cruz Bay, St. John — 5 nights

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Go for a jaunt from Cruz Bay to Virgin Islands National Park to see Salt Pond Bay about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the long history of Annaberg Sugar Plantation, explore the activities along Hawksnest Beach, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay attractions site.

Getting from Water Island to Cruz Bay by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
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U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

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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.
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