8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands holiday planner

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


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.
When in Cruz Bay, make a side trip to see Salt Pond Bay in Virgin Islands National Park, approximately Virgin Islands National Park away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reef Bay Trail, look for gifts at Just Beach St. John, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cruz Bay visit planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Cruz Bay due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in March: high temperatures in Cruz Bay hover around 84°F and lows are around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to East End.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

East End, St. Thomas

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll through Coki Point Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Coral World Ocean Park, and then stroll through Sapphire Beach. On your second day here, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Magens Bay, and then make a trip to St. Thomas Synagogue.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read East End attractions planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Cruz Bay to East End in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in East End can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in East End

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Croix

— 2 nights

Twin City

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, stroll through Buck Island Reef National Monument, and then head outdoors with St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures (SCUBA), Inc.. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge and then examine the collection at Estate Whim Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the St. Croix holiday maker tool.

Getting from East End to St. Croix by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 72°F. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in St. Croix

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · 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.