7 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

7 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands trip builder

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St. Croix
— 1 day
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to San Francisco


St. Croix

— 1 day

Twin City

The largest of the U.S.
On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Buck Island Reef National Monument, then steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern, and then stroll through Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our St. Croix journey app.

San Francisco, USA to St. Croix is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to St. Croix, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in St. Croix, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in St. Croix

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 3 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 shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay, get great views at Mountain Top, make a trip to Main Street, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindqvist Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte Amalie trip planner.

Getting from St. Croix to Charlotte Amalie by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel 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 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Maho Bay Beach, then stop by Bamboo Studio, and then paddle through the water with Cruz Bay Watersports.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cruz Bay trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Cruz Bay, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Transportation

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.