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: Minneapolis
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  11​h 30​min
1
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
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 29th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Cinnamon Bay Beach, contemplate the long history of Annaberg Sugar Plantation, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trunk Bay. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Scott Bay Beach, then stroll through Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maho Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cruz Bay road trip tool .

Minneapolis, USA to Cruz Bay is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in September: highs in Cruz Bay hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Charlotte Amalie.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Virgin Islands National Park, Scott Bay Beach
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Annaberg Sugar Plantation ©
Annaberg Sugar Plantation
Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Maho Beach ©
Maho Beach

2
nights
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

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.
On the 1st (Tue), meet the residents at Coral World Ocean Park, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Blackbeard’s Castle, then kick back and relax at Magens Bay, and then stop by Kay's Fine Jewelry.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Charlotte Amalie tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Charlotte Amalie are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

East End, Magens Bay, Kay's Fine Jewelry
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Blackbeard’s Castle ©
Blackbeard’s Castle

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