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

Make it your trip
Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Taxi to East End
East End, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 3 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Taxi to Charlotte Amalie, Fly to Christiansted
St. Croix
— 2 nights


East End, St. Thomas

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay, and then don't miss a visit to Main Street. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Coral World Ocean Park, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the East End trip builder.

Boise, USA to East End is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Boise to East End, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boise in September, you will find days in East End are somewhat warmer (89°F), and nights are warmer (79°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) 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

— 3 nights

Love City

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Trunk Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Caneel Bay Beach, stop by Bamboo Studio, and relax and rejuvenate at Coastal Retreat Studios & Wellness.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from East End to Cruz Bay takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Cruz Bay can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

St. Croix

— 2 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, then explore the gorgeous colors at Buck Island Reef National Monument, and then stroll through Rhythms at Rainbow Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Croix road trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight from Cruz Bay to St. Croix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

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.