7 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

7 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands visit planner

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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
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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.
Take a break from Cruz Bay with a short trip to Salt Pond Bay in Virgin Islands National Park, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maho Bay Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Bajo El Sol Gallery, Art Bar & Rum Room, and kick back and relax at Caneel Bay Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cruz Bay trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Cruz Bay. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect Cruz Bay to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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: kick back and relax at Magens Bay, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Coral World Ocean Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Charlotte Amalie day trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Charlotte Amalie can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

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.