5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands trip itinerary planner

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to New York City


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 27th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Coral World Ocean Park, kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sapphire Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary planning website.

New York City, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Charlotte Amalie, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Charlotte Amalie: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at Mango Bliss Spa of St.John, stroll through Maho Bay Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trunk Bay Beach, and finally stop by Pink Papaya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Bajo El Sol Gallery, Art Bar & Rum Room and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cruz Bay visit app.

Getting from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Cruz Bay can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

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.