10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  27​h
1
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Onna-son
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Ishigaki is known for nature, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Kabira Bay, kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Maesedake Observation Site, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Find out how to plan Ishigaki trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Detroit, USA to Ishigaki is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Ishigaki is 14 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in May: highs in Ishigaki hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal ©
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
On the 14th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunayama Beach, then take in the views from Irabu Bridge, then snap pictures at Kurima Bridge, and finally stroll through Yonaha Maehama Beach. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Ikema Ohashi Bridge, make a trip to East Henna Cape, then visit a coastal fixture at Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Boraga Limestone Cave.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Ishigaki to Miyakojima takes 2 hours. May in Miyakojima sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach ©
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach

3
nights
Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Explore Onna-son's surroundings by going to Naha (Kokusaidori, Heiwadori, & more), Kouri Bridge (in Nakijin-son) and Motobu-cho (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Okichan Theater, & more). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and make a trip to Cape Manzamo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Onna-son trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Miyakojima to Onna-son takes 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Miyakojima in May since evenings lows in Onna-son dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Onna-son

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Naha, Motobu-cho, Kouri Ohashi
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling

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