8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands holiday maker
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 4 nights
Ferry to Red Hook, St Thomas, Fly to Seattle

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas — 3 nights

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 wildlife, shopping, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach, look for gifts at House of Rajah Jewelers, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Charlotte Amalie online day trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Seattle to Charlotte Amalie due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Charlotte Amalie to be much warmer, around 79°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 89°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cruz Bay.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Side Trips

Cruz Bay, St. John — 4 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: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hike along Reef Bay Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maho Bay Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at Coastal Retreat Studios & Wellness.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay online trip maker.

Traveling by ferry from Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Cruz Bay can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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.