4 days in Virgin Gorda & Tortola Itinerary

4 days in Virgin Gorda & Tortola Itinerary

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Virgin Gorda
— 1 night
Road Town
— 2 nights
Ferry to Charlotte Amalie, Fly to New York JFK


Virgin Gorda

— 1 night
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 30th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sunchaser Scuba Ltd., then explore the activities along Savannah Bay, and then explore the striking landscape at The Baths.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Virgin Gorda route planner.

New York City, USA to Virgin Gorda is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Virgin Gorda, with lows of 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Road Town.

Things to do in Virgin Gorda

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Nature
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Road Town

— 2 nights
Road Town, located on Tortola, is the capital of the British Virgin Islands. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Brewers Bay, then see the vivid underwater world at Smuggler's Cove, and then explore the activities along Cane Garden Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Sage Mountain National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Road Town trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Virgin Gorda to Road Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Road Town can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Road Town

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Tortola travel guide

Bodies of Water · Water Sports · Islands
The largest and most populated of the islands in the archipelago, Tortola offers its own entertainment, as well as providing a comfortable and convenient base from which to explore the rest of the islands. Head to the island's beaches during your holiday in Tortola, with each sandy stretch of coastline having its own character, and offering experiences both restful and active. The lush green mountains of the interior deserve exploration, along with a number of historic sites dotted across the island, including local folk museums and colonial architecture.