11 days in Motobu-cho & Okinawa City Itinerary

11 days in Motobu-cho & Okinawa City Itinerary

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11 days in Motobu-cho & Okinawa City Itinerary

Start: Okinawa City
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Motobu-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Okinawa City
— 8 nights
End: Okinawa City

2
nights
Motobu-cho

Motobu-cho ©
Formed by the gradual merging of several old fishing villages, today the island town of Motobu-cho boasts paradisal beaches of white sand, clear waters, and a rich array of wildlife.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Minnajima Island. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Nakijin Castle Remains, head off the coast to Minnajima Island, and then stroll through Sesoko Beach. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Okuma Beach, step off the mainland to explore Kouri-jima Island, and then snap pictures at Kouri Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Motobu-cho day trip app .

Okinawa to Motobu-cho is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Motobu-cho can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Okinawa.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Okuma Beach
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Okuma Beach ©
Okuma Beach
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Minnajima Island ©
Minnajima Island

8
nights
Okinawa City

Okinawa City ©
Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, Okinawa World Bunka Okoku Gyokusendo, and other attractions you added. Visit Shurijo Castle and Sefa-Utaki for their historical value. You'll get in some beach time at Aharen Beach and Tropical Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Okinawa: Onna-son (Manza Beach, Cape Manzamo, & more), Naha (Kokusaidori, Arakaki Nuka, & more) and Furuzamami Beach (in Zamami-son). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nirai Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of Gangala, and take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Kiya.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Okinawa travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Motobu-cho to Okinawa in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Naha, Onna-son, Yomitan-son, Nanjo, Kitanakagusuku-son
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

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