8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands travel planner

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St. Croix
— 3 nights
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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Drive to Red Hook, St Thomas, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
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St. Croix

— 3 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kayaking & Canoeing, Isaac Bay and Point Udall. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Point Udall, steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern, then see the vivid underwater world at Buck Island Reef National Monument, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cane Bay, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Isaac Bay. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Beach, then stroll through Rhythms at Rainbow Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. Croix trip planner.

Dallas, USA to St. Croix is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to St. Croix is 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 76°F in St. Croix. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in St. Croix

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Cruz Bay, St. John

— 2 nights

Love City

The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
On the 11th (Tue), kick back and relax at Trunk Bay Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Caneel Bay Beach and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cruz Bay road trip planner.

Getting from St. Croix to Cruz Bay by combination of flight, car, and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on The VI Cat and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sapphire Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Charlotte Amalie trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May in Charlotte Amalie, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

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.