6 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

6 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands tour planner
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St. Croix
— 1 night
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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
— 2 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Des Moines

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St. Croix — 1 night

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
On the 27th (Tue), explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Reef National Monument and then kick back and relax at Rhythms at Rainbow Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Croix trip planner.

Des Moines, USA to St. Croix is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Des Moines in September, things will get somewhat warmer in St. Croix: highs are around 89°F and lows about 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Charlotte Amalie.
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas — 2 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.
On the 28th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Coral World Ocean Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte Amalie day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from St. Croix to Charlotte Amalie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Charlotte Amalie are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cruz Bay.
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Cruz Bay, St. John — 2 nights

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 (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Bay Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the 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. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in September, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel 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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