9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands & San Juan Itinerary

9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands & San Juan Itinerary

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9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands & San Juan Itinerary

Start: Evansville, United States
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Virgin Islands National Park, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Magens Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
3
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Evansville, United States

1
night
Virgin Islands National Park, U.S. Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands National Park ©
The hills, valleys, and tropical rainforest of Virgin Islands National Park tell only half the story, with just as much (if not more) to be found under the sea.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Salt Pond Bay, contemplate the long history of Annaberg Sugar Plantation, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cinnamon Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail, kick back and relax at Trunk Bay, and then stroll through Jumbie Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Virgin Islands National Park trip planner .

Evansville, USA to Virgin Islands National Park is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Evansville to Virgin Islands National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Evansville in April, you will find days in Virgin Islands National Park are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are much hotter (76°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Magens Bay.

Things to do in Virgin Islands National Park

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Cinnamon Bay Beach ©
Cinnamon Bay Beach
Salt Pond Bay ©
Salt Pond Bay

1
night
Magens Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

Magens Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sapphire Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coki Point Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Magens Bay trip planner .

Getting from Virgin Islands National Park to Magens Bay by combination of car and ferry takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Magens Bay are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Magens Bay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

East End
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Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Coki Point Beach ©
Coki Point Beach
Sapphire Beach ©
Sapphire Beach

5
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old San Juan and San Juan National Historic Site. Step out of the city life by going to El Yunque Rain Forest and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Luquillo Beach in El Yunque National Forest (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Condado Beach, stroll the grounds of San Juan Cemetery, make a trip to Paseo de la Princesa, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Juan online attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Magens Bay to San Juan. April in San Juan sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F at night. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Luquillo Beach, El Yunque Rain Forest
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Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Luquillo Beach ©
Luquillo Beach

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