5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands vacation planner

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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
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Cruz Bay, St. John

— 2 nights

Love City

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 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Caneel Bay Beach and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Trunk Bay Beach, then steep yourself in history at Annaberg Sugar Plantation, and then explore the activities along Francis Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Cruz Bay trip maker tool.

Dallas, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cruz Bay can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 2 nights

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.
On the 5th (Sat), see majestic marine mammals with Seas the Day Charters and Tours, kick back and relax at Morningstar Beach, and then kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bluebeard's Beach, see the interesting displays at Pirates Treasure Museum, and then stop by Kay's Fine Jewelry.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Charlotte Amalie trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie in 1.5 hours. In June in Charlotte Amalie, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

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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.