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

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

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Denver, United States
— 3 nights
Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
Ferry
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East End, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 2 nights
Taxi to St Thomas SPB, Fly to St. Croix
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St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
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Denver, United States

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Estes Park (Brownfield's & Photography Tours), Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs) and Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Black Shirt Brewing.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Denver day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Denver International Airport and City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. In October, daytime highs in Denver are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

— 1 night

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
On the 30th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cruz Bay trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Denver to Cruz Bay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 12 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Denver to Cruz Bay due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in October, expect Cruz Bay to be much hotter, temps between 88°F and 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to East End.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

East End, U.S. Virgin Islands

— 2 nights
St.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Coral World Ocean Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sapphire Beach. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay, and then don't miss a visit to St. Thomas Synagogue.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the East End journey builder tool.

You can ride a ferry from Cruz Bay to East End in an hour. October in East End sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in East End

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

— 1 night

Twin City

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Croix trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from East End to St. Croix in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. November in St. Croix sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

4.5
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.

St. Thomas travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Scuba & Snorkeling
Plan a trip to St. Thomas for a holiday full of duty-free shopping, relaxing, and sightseeing. Although the most commercialized of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas is rich in culture and history. A popular cruise ship destination, the hilly island boasts idyllic beaches, upscale resorts, a lively nightlife, and a fine dining scene. Whether you're looking to visit churches and museums, laze on tropical beaches, or have an outdoor adventure, you won't run out of things to do on St. Thomas.