8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands travel route planner

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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Taxi to East End
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East End, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 4 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Fort Lauderdale

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East End, St. Thomas

— 3 nights
St.
East End is known for beaches, zoos & aquariums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay, don't miss a visit to St. Thomas Synagogue, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coki Point Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the East End trip app.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to East End is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Lauderdale to East End due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in January, things will get a bit warmer in East End: highs are around 84°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in East End

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Cruz Bay, St. John

— 4 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. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, stroll through Cinnamon Bay Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stop by Vibe Collection.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cruz Bay trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from East End to Cruz Bay takes an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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.