7 days in Minneapolis & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

7 days in Minneapolis & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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7 days in Minneapolis & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis, United States
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Minneapolis, United States
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Virgin Islands National Park, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis, United States

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Minneapolis, United States

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 24th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Minneapolis City Hall, explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, get engrossed in the history at American Swedish Institute, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Russian Art, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of St. Mary.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Minneapolis day trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport, Rochester International Airport and Duluth International Airport. In March in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 24°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums Historic Sites
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American Swedish Institute ©
American Swedish Institute
The Museum of Russian Art ©
The Museum of Russian Art
Basilica of St. Mary ©
Basilica of St. Mary

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Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Carson Company Antiques, tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bluebeard's Beach. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to St. Thomas Synagogue, stop by Ballerina Jewelers, then kick back and relax at Sapphire Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte Amalie trip builder website .

Fly from Minneapolis to Charlotte Amalie in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in March, things will get much warmer in Charlotte Amalie: highs are around 84°F and lows about 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Virgin Islands National Park.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

East End, Magens Bay, Ballerina Jewelers
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Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Coki Point Beach ©
Coki Point Beach
Sapphire Beach ©
Sapphire Beach

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Virgin Islands National Park, U.S. Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands National Park ©
The hills, valleys, and tropical rainforest of Virgin Islands National Park tell only half the story, with just as much (if not more) to be found under the sea.
Relax by the water at Little Lameshur Bay and Jumbie Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Coral Bay and Ram Head Trail. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay, stroll through Francis Bay, see the interesting displays at Cinnamon Bay Archeology Museum & Lab, and contemplate the long history of Annaberg Sugar Plantation.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Virgin Islands National Park visit app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Virgin Islands National Park takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virgin Islands National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. John
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Reef Bay Trail ©
Reef Bay Trail
Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Francis Bay ©
Francis Bay

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