7 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

7 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
Taxi to Red Hook, St Thomas, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 3 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Philadelphia

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas — 3 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.
Charlotte Amalie is known for wildlife, shopping, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay, don't miss a visit to Main Street, stop by House of Rajah Jewelers, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Coral World Ocean Park.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte Amalie trip maker site.

Philadelphia, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, Charlotte Amalie is a bit warmer at night with lows of 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Cruz Bay.
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Cruz Bay, St. John — 3 nights

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: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Maho Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trunk Bay Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at Coastal Retreat Studios & Wellness.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cruz Bay trip itinerary builder app.

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. August in Cruz Bay sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time 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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