8 days in British Virgin Islands Itinerary

8 days in British Virgin Islands Itinerary

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8 days in British Virgin Islands Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Road Town, Tortola
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Jost Van Dyke
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Virgin Gorda
— 3 nights
ferry + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Road Town, Tortola

Road Town ©
Road Town, located on Tortola, is the capital of the British Virgin Islands. Road Town is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Cane Garden Bay, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Callwood Distillery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sage Mountain National Park, and see the vivid underwater world at Smuggler's Cove.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Road Town trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Road Town is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in Road Town at 86°F and lows at 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jost Van Dyke.

Things to do in Road Town

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Tortola
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Cane Garden Bay ©
Cane Garden Bay
Smuggler's Cove ©
Smuggler's Cove
Brewers Bay ©
Brewers Bay

1
night
Jost Van Dyke

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 13th (Wed): explore the activities along The Bubbly Pool and then enjoy the sand and surf at White Bay.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Jost Van Dyke day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Road Town to Jost Van Dyke takes 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Jost Van Dyke can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Virgin Gorda.

Things to do in Jost Van Dyke

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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White Bay ©
White Bay

3
nights
Virgin Gorda

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.
Virgin Gorda is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at The Baths, enjoy the sand and surf at Spring Bay, go deep underground at Copper Mine Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Savannah Bay.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Virgin Gorda trip maker tool .

You can drive from Jost Van Dyke to Virgin Gorda in 7 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Virgin Gorda can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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