8 days in St. Thomas & St. John Itinerary

8 days in St. Thomas & St. John Itinerary

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8 days in St. Thomas & St. John Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
East End
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  30​min
2
Virgin Islands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
Cruz Bay
— 3 nights
+4
ferry + Drive + Fly + taxi + bus:  16​h 30​min
End: Springfield

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East End

East End ©
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On the 16th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, then kick back and relax at Magens Bay, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Sapphire Beach, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Coral World Ocean Park, and then kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our East End tour planner.

Springfield, USA to East End is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Springfield to East End, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Springfield in December; daily highs in East End reach 85°F and lows reach 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Virgin Islands National Park.

Things to do in East End

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden, Magens Bay
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Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Coki Point Beach ©
Coki Point Beach
Sapphire Beach ©
Sapphire Beach

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night
Virgin Islands National Park

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.
On the 18th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Cinnamon Bay Beach and then stroll through Trunk Bay.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Virgin Islands National Park travel itinerary planner .

Virgin Islands National Park is just a short distance from East End. In December, daily temperatures in Virgin Islands National Park can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Virgin Islands National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Cinnamon Bay Beach ©
Cinnamon Bay Beach

3
nights
Cruz Bay

Cruz Bay ©
The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
You've now added Love City Excursions to your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Honeymoon Beach and Maho Beach. There's lots more to do: choose your vessel at Cruz Bay Watersports, kick back and relax at Scott Bay Beach, shop like a local with St. John Experience Gallery, and take a tour by water with St. John Yacht Charters Survivan.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cruz Bay holiday tool .

Cruz Bay is just a stone's throw from Virgin Islands National Park. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Caneel Bay, St. John Experience Gallery
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Scott Bay Beach ©
Scott Bay Beach
Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach
Cruz Bay Watersports ©
Cruz Bay Watersports