5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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5 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
East End, St. Thomas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h
2
St. Croix
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: New York City

1
night
East End, St. Thomas

East End ©
St.
On the 6th (Sun), kick back and relax at Sapphire Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our East End trip builder tool .

New York City, USA to East End is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to East End due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, expect East End to be warmer, temps between 84°F and 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in East End

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Magens Bay
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Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coki Point Beach ©
Coki Point Beach

1
night
St. Croix

St. Croix ©
The largest of the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Estate Whim Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, then contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Buck Island Reef National Monument.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our St. Croix journey builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from East End to St. Croix in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in St. Croix are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in St. Croix

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Buck Island Reef National Monument ©
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
Fort Christiansvaern ©
Fort Christiansvaern

2
nights
Cruz Bay, St. John

Cruz Bay ©
The gateway to the island of Saint John, Cruz Bay represents the island's largest town, port, and commercial center.
On the 9th (Wed), tour the water at your own pace with Cruz Bay Watersports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Beach, and then stroll through Trunk Bay. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cinnamon Bay Beach, then make a trip to Annaberg Sugar Plantation, and then trek along Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cruz Bay driving holiday tool .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and ferry from St. Croix to Cruz Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of car, flight, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in January, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Virgin Islands National Park
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Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Cruz Bay Watersports ©
Cruz Bay Watersports
Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach

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