8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands trip planner
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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 3 nights
Ferry
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East End, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
Taxi to St Thomas SPB, Fly to St. Croix
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St. Croix
— 2 nights
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Cruz Bay, St. John — 3 nights

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
Cruz Bay is known for adventure, beaches, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Trunk Bay Beach, contemplate the long history of Annaberg Sugar Plantation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maho Bay Beach, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cruz Bay tour planner.

Birmingham, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Birmingham to Cruz Bay due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in May; daily highs in Cruz Bay reach 87°F and lows reach 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to East End.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure
Side Trips

East End, St. Thomas — 2 nights

St.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Coral World Ocean Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sapphire Beach.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to East End fast, fun, and easy.

You can ride a ferry from Cruz Bay to East End in an hour. In May, daytime highs in East End are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Croix.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Side Trips

St. Croix — 2 nights

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern, explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Reef National Monument, and then examine the collection at Estate Whim Museum. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Fort Frederik and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos and more tourist information, read our St. Croix online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from East End to St. Croix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in St. Croix can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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.