However you choose to do it, Tinian is most easily accessed from the neighboring island of Saipan, which has international and regional air connections available.
Tinian is served by propeller aircraft from Saipan every 30 minutes during the day ($65 r/t, Freedom Air, 670-433-3288).
There is a ferry making four daily roundtrips between Tinian and Saipan ($26 round trip, 670-328-2233).
Car rentals are available.
- Tinian's main attractions are the airstrips used by the US military during World War II. There is a monument at the north end of Tinian where the bomber Enola Gay took off for Hiroshima carrying the first atomic bomb.
- Tinian is home to the only remaining Shinto shrine in the Mariana Islands, an artifact from the days of Japanese colonization.
- Chief Taga's House is a traditional Micronesian island chief's house.
- Minako's Cafe, Broadway. Serves a mixture of Japanese, Filipino, Chamorro and American food at reasonable prices.
Tinian has few options besides Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino, but since the hotel suffers from low occupancy rates, deep discounts may be available.
There is an internet cafe on the first floor of the Tinian Dynasty.
This page was last edited at 21:38, on 27 November 2007 by Wikitravel user The Yeti. Based on work by Joichi Koizumi, Todd VerBeek and Jani Patokallio and Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.