9 days in British Virgin Islands & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

9 days in British Virgin Islands & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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9 days in British Virgin Islands & U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Start: Durham, United States
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  2​h
2
Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
— 1 night
+3
ferry + Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h
3
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + Drive + ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Caneel Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Durham, United States

1
night
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Virgin Gorda ©
Thankfully lacking some of the commercialism of other islands nearby, Virgin Gorda offers a relaxing place to holiday, and maintains a feeling of intimacy despite its reputation as an exclusive destination.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Devil's Bay National Park. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Savannah Bay, stroll through Spring Bay, and then explore the striking landscape at The Baths.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Virgin Gorda vacation planning site .

Durham, USA to Virgin Gorda is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durham to Virgin Gorda. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Durham in March; daily highs in Virgin Gorda reach 84°F and lows reach 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Virgin Gorda

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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The Baths ©
The Baths
Devil's Bay National Park ©
Devil's Bay National Park
Spring Bay ©
Spring Bay

1
night
Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

Jost Van Dyke ©
Home to fewer than 300 residents and encompassing just 8 sq km (3 sq mi), Jost Van Dyke represents the smallest of the four main British Virgin Islands.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): head off the coast to Sandy Cay and then tour the pleasant surroundings at White Bay.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jost Van Dyke planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, car, and ferry from Virgin Gorda to Jost Van Dyke takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Jost Van Dyke are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Jost Van Dyke

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Sandy Cay
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White Bay ©
White Bay
Sandy Cay ©
Sandy Cay

1
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St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

St. Croix ©
The largest of the U.S.
On the 12th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Fort Christiansvaern, then see the vivid underwater world at Buck Island Reef National Monument, and then explore the activities along Isaac Bay.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Croix trip planner .

Getting from Jost Van Dyke to St. Croix by combination of ferry, car, and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and car. In March, daytime highs in St. Croix are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Caneel Bay.

Things to do in St. Croix

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Isaac Bay ©
Isaac Bay
Buck Island Reef National Monument ©
Buck Island Reef National Monument
Fort Christiansvaern ©
Fort Christiansvaern

4
nights
Caneel Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

Caneel Bay ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Francis Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Caneel Bay side-trips: Charlotte Amalie (St. Thomas Synagogue, Cardow Jewelers, & more).

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Do a combination of car, flight, and ferry from St. Croix to Caneel 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. In March, daytime highs in Caneel Bay are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Caneel Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Charlotte Amalie, St. John, Virgin Islands National Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ram Head Trail ©
Ram Head Trail

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