Cheap Flights to Northern Mariana Islands
Flights to Northern Mariana Islands
Officially known as the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, it is one among the five inhabited American overseas territories. The Northern Mariana Islands is one of the two territories with the “Commonwealth” status. The country is composed of fifteen islands located in the Pacific Ocean’s northwestern area. With Guam, it forms the Mariana Islands. It is located in the Micronesia region of the Pacific Ocean and situated between Japan, Palau and the Philippines.
The Northern Mariana Islands is a popular travel destination for people looking to get away from their winter seasons. It is a welcome escape to warmer climates where visitors can choose to sunbathe on the beautiful beaches, scuba dive in the Philippine Sea or play golf against the beautiful backdrop of the blue ocean.
When planning a holiday in the Northern Mariana Islands, there are many places to go, sights to see and activities to do when in the country. Here are just a few of the more popular tourist destinations in the Northern Mariana Islands:
Saipan – The largest island in the country, Saipan is the capital and political center, with the center of government located in the Capitol Hill village. The island is popular for its scuba diving and snorkeling. The island’s western area is lined with sandy beaches with coral reefs creating a large lagoon perfect for snorkeling. Meanwhile, the eastern side of the island consists mostly of rugged cliffs and a reef.
Tinian – One of the three main islands of the Northern Mariana Islands, Tinian is located around 9.3 kilometers from the southwest of Saipan – across the Saipan Channel. Along with Aguijan, its neighboring uninhabited island, Tinian forms the Tinian Municipality. Tinian is not only well-known for its excellent scuba diving and snorkeling, it is also popular for its casinos and gambling. When in Tinian, try to drop by the local attraction, the House of Taga. It is a latte stone site considered to be one of the largest latte stone structures in the Marianas. The stones in this site are quarried limestone that is, on average, 20 feet high. Only one of the twelve large Latte structures is left standing.
Garapan – Located in the west coast of Saipan, Garapan is the largest village and considered to be the center of tourism for the country. Many hotels are located here as well as the American Memorial Park, which commemorates the American soldiers who lost their lives during the Battle of Saipan. Garapan is also home to several of the country’s more popular tourist destinations including some beautiful lighthouses, the Paseo De Marianas and Kristo Rai Church.
Lake Susupe – Located in Susupe, a village on Saipan, Lake Susupe is the only lake in the island. Lake Susupe is home to several bird species that can only be found in the Marianas. The Mariana Common Moorhen is one of those species. It is an endangered species with only a population of 30 to 40. The lake is also visited by several Asian bird species who migrate during the winter.
Visit the Northern Mariana Islands now and relax along its sandy beaches or partake in its numerous marine activities. Start searching for the cheapest air tickets and budget fares to the Northern Mariana Islands on Skyscanner Philippines.
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