6 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands trip planner
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
Taxi to Red Hook, St Thomas, Ferry to Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 3 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Charlotte


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: enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sapphire Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take an in-depth tour of St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte Amalie attractions planner.

Charlotte, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Charlotte Amalie due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Charlotte in August since evenings lows in Charlotte Amalie dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cruz Bay.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
Side Trips

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.
Cruz Bay is known for adventure, beaches, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Caneel Bay Beach, see the interesting displays at Cinnamon Bay Archeology Museum & Lab, and stroll through Maho Bay Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cruz Bay day trip planning app.

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 August, daytime highs in Cruz Bay are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · 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.