13 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

13 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 5 nights
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St. Croix
— 3 nights
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 4 nights

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Cruz Bay, St. John

Cruz Bay ©

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Bring the kids along to Trunk Bay Beach and Ram Head Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Francis Bay and Salomon Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Little Lameshur Bay, kick back and relax at Scott Bay Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Maho Bay Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cruz Bay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Seattle, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in December, things will get much hotter in Cruz Bay: highs are around 85°F and lows about 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Oppenheimer Beach ©
Oppenheimer Beach
Scott Bay Beach ©
Scott Bay Beach
Trunk Bay Beach ©
Trunk Bay Beach

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St. Croix

St. Croix ©

Twin City

The largest of the U.S.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge and Shoy Beach. Visit Tamarind Reef Beach and Davis Bay for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Buck Island Charters, relax and rejuvenate at Beach Massage and Bodywork Delivered, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the St. Croix travel app.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and car from Cruz Bay to St. Croix in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or ride a ferry. December in St. Croix sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in St. Croix

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge
Shoy Beach ©
Shoy Beach
Buck Island Charters ©
Buck Island Charters

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie ©

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Swashbucklin Tours and St. Thomas Flyboarding. Family-friendly places like Coki Point Beach and Coral World Ocean Park will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hull Bay, kick back and relax at Bluebeard's Beach, make a trip to St. Thomas Synagogue, and stop by Mr. Tablecloth Inc..

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Charlotte Amalie trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Croix to Charlotte Amalie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Morningstar Beach ©
Morningstar Beach
Swashbucklin Tours ©
Swashbucklin Tours
Hull Bay ©
Hull Bay

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