6 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
Taxi to Red Hook, St Thomas, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 3 nights
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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.
Charlotte Amalie is known for wildlife, shopping, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Magens Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Coki Point Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and look for gifts at House of Rajah Jewelers.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Charlotte Amalie journey planner.

Chicago, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in February; daily highs in Charlotte Amalie reach 84°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cruz Bay.
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Cruz Bay, St. John — 3 nights

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Go for a jaunt from Cruz Bay to Virgin Islands National Park to see Salt Pond Bay about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at Cinnamon Bay Archeology Museum & Lab, stroll through Francis Bay Trail, and relax and rejuvenate at Coastal Retreat Studios & Wellness.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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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.
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