9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

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9 days in U.S. Virgin Islands Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
— 2 nights
Fly:  45​min
2
St. Croix
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Cruz Bay, St. John
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): kick back and relax at Coki Point Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Ballerina Jewelers, then admire all the interesting features of Drake's Seat, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte Amalie trip itinerary planning site .

New York City, USA to Charlotte Amalie is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to Charlotte Amalie due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in February; daily highs in Charlotte Amalie reach 84°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Croix.

Things to do in Charlotte Amalie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

East End, St. Thomas, Magens Bay
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Drake's Seat ©
Drake's Seat
Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
Coki Point Beach ©
Coki Point Beach

2
nights
St. Croix

St. Croix ©
The largest of the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fort Christiansvaern, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamarind Reef Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shoy Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Estate Whim Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, then get engrossed in the history at Fort Frederik, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Rhythms at Rainbow Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the St. Croix driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Charlotte Amalie to St. Croix in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or ride a ferry. February in St. Croix sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cruz Bay.

Things to do in St. Croix

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Shoy Beach ©
Shoy Beach
Rhythms at Rainbow Beach ©
Rhythms at Rainbow Beach
Fort Christiansvaern ©
Fort Christiansvaern

4
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.
Relax by the water at Scott Bay Beach and Trunk Bay. Coral Bay and St. John Experience Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cruz Bay: Virgin Islands National Park (Leinster Bay & Cinnamon Bay Archeology Museum & Lab). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Jumbie Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maho Beach, explore the activities along Francis Bay, and choose your vessel at Cruz Bay Watersports.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cruz Bay day trip site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and ferry from St. Croix to Cruz Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of car, flight, and ferry. February in Cruz Bay sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cruz Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. John, Virgin Islands National Park, Scott Bay Beach
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Trunk Bay ©
Trunk Bay
Scott Bay Beach ©
Scott Bay Beach
Francis Bay ©
Francis Bay

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