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

Make it your trip
Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 4 nights
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights


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. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Trunk Bay Beach, make a trip to Annaberg Sugar Plantation, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Maho Bay Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cruz Bay travel planning website.

Atlanta, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Cruz Bay is 1 hour. Traveling from Atlanta in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 79°F in Cruz Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel 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: stroll through Magens Bay, meet the residents at Coral World Ocean Park, stop by Imperial Dynasty Jewelers, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte Amalie online itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie in 1.5 hours. June in Charlotte Amalie sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 79°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

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.