Northern Mariana Islands

Travel Guide
Photo provided by Photo by Takahiro Noguchi ⒸMarianas Visitors Authority

Popular cities in Northern Mariana Islands

Saipan featuring general coastal views, a sunset and landscape views
Saipan
Known for Beaches, Sea and Islands
Beaches, jungles, marine animals and shipwrecks make this western Pacific Ocean island a must-see destination.

Reasons to visit

  • Managaha Island
  • Lao Lao Bay Golf Resort
  • Micro Beach
Former Japanese Airfield captured by US Marines in July 1944. Seabee's worked 24hrs a day for 45 days to expand and repair the airfield for use by American heavy bombers. On August 6, 1945 a B-29 named Enola Gay departed Tinian and dropped the first atomic bomb (Little Boy) on Hiroshima. On August 9, 1945 a B-29 named Bokscar departed from North Field and dropped an atomic bomb (Fat Man) on Nagasaki.