14 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

14 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 6 nights
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Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Christiansted, Taxi to St. Croix
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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 — 6 nights

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Get outdoors at Trunk Bay Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Francis Bay and Salomon Beach. Step out of Cruz Bay with an excursion to Hansen Bay Beach in East End--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Annaberg Sugar Plantation, enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Bay Beach, explore the activities along Coral Harbor, and trek along Reef Bay Trail.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cruz Bay, with lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St. Croix.
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St. Croix — 3 nights

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. George Village Botanical Garden and Fort Christiansvaern. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Buck Island Cove and Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Rainbow Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, hike along Carambola Tide Pools, and look for gifts at Adorn.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St. Croix day trip app.

Getting from Cruz Bay to St. Croix by combination of ferry, flight, and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. August in St. Croix sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Charlotte Amalie.
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas — 4 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Magens Bay and Bluebeard's Beach. Visit Morningstar Beach and Sapphire Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Coral World Ocean Park, and don't miss a visit to St. Thomas Synagogue.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte Amalie travel route builder website.

You can fly from St. Croix to Charlotte Amalie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Charlotte Amalie sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 80°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly 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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