8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands trip itinerary planner

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Trunk Bay Beach and Caneel Bay Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Maho Bay Beach and Francis Bay. The adventure continues: stroll through Oppenheimer Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Jumbie Beach, and trek along Reef Bay Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cruz Bay trip planner.

San Diego, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in June, things will get a bit warmer in Cruz Bay: highs are around 89°F and lows about 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Magens Bay and Morningstar Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Thomas Diving Club and Pirates Treasure Museum. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bluebeard's Beach, get great views at Drake's Seat, stop by Kay's Fine Jewelry, and step off the mainland to explore Water Island.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary maker.

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. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Parks · Outdoors · 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.