14 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

14 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands journey planner
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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 6 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Christiansted, Taxi to St. Croix
St. Croix
— 3 nights
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 4 nights


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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hansen Bay Beach and Caneel Bay Beach. Visiting Trunk Bay Beach and Jumbie Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Maho Bay Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Coral Harbor, and kick back and relax at Salomon Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cruz Bay travel 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. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in December; daily highs in Cruz Bay reach 85°F and lows reach 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to St. Croix.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Side Trips

St. Croix — 3 nights

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. George Village Botanical Garden and Fort Christiansvaern. You'll get in some beach time at Rainbow Beach and Cane Bay. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, hike along Carambola Tide Pools, look for gifts at Adorn, and explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Cove.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Croix online journey maker.

Getting from Cruz Bay to St. Croix by combination of ferry, flight, and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. December in St. Croix sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can fly to Charlotte Amalie.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Morningstar Beach and St. Thomas Synagogue. Visit Magens Bay and Sapphire Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bluebeard's Beach, walk around Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, head off the coast to Water Island, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Coral World Ocean Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Charlotte Amalie online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Croix to Charlotte Amalie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. December in Charlotte Amalie sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

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.