8 days in Asheville & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in Asheville & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock tour itinerary builder

Make it your trip
1
Asheville, United States
— 1 night
Bus to Charlotte, Fly to Charlotte Amalie
2
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
Ferry
3
Caneel Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Taxi to Charlotte Amalie, Fly to Christiansted
4
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
Fly to Charlotte, Bus to Asheville

S M T W T F S
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22

Asheville, United States

— 1 night

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 9th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Cradle of Forestry, then admire the sheer force of Looking Glass Falls, and then take a stroll through Asheville Drum Circle.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Asheville online road trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Asheville Regional Airport, Greenville Spartanburg International Airport and Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Bluebeard's Beach, surround yourself with nature on The VI Cat, and then kick back and relax at Magens Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Coral World Ocean Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lindqvist Beach, and then stroll through Morningstar Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Asheville to Charlotte Amalie by combination of bus and flight takes about 10 hours. Traveling from Asheville to Charlotte Amalie, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Asheville, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Charlotte Amalie, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Caneel Bay.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Caneel Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

— 2 nights
Caneel Bay Set on a 170-acre peninsula in the Virgin Islands National Park, near seven picturesque beaches, the Resort is one of the vacation destinations in the Caribbean. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ram Head Trail, then enjoy the sand and surf at Salt Pond Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cinnamon Bay Beach. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Annaberg Sugar Plantation, then stroll through Trunk Bay Beach, and then kick back and relax at Hawksnest Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Caneel Bay vacation planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Caneel Bay takes 1.5 hours. In May in Caneel Bay, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Caneel Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

— 2 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, then explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Reef National Monument, and then stroll through Rhythms at Rainbow Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St. Croix driving holiday tool.

You can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight from Caneel Bay to St. Croix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

4.4
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.