5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock U.S. Virgin Islands holiday planner

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Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Ferry to Cruz Bay
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Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
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Cruz Bay, St. John

— 2 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay Beach, explore the activities along Hawksnest Beach, stop by Vibe Collection, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cruz Bay trip planner.

Charlotte, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, Cruz Bay is somewhat warmer than Charlotte - with highs of 87°F and lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Coral World Ocean Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coki Point Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Magens Bay and then stop by Imperial Dynasty Jewelers.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.