Rest Spot Spots in Okayama Area

  • Roadside Station Kasaoka Bay Farm
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    4.0
    61 Reviews
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    245-5 Kabuto Minami-cho, Kasaoka-shi, Okayama-ken
    This roadside station is located along National Route 2 in the Kabuto Minamimachi area of Kasaoka City. Besides selling specialty products such as local fresh agricultural products and fresh fish, it also offers buffets using delicious land-based food and seafood of Kasaoka. There is also a snack corner and shop selling freshly baked bread. In addition, you can enjoy flowers throughout the year with the approximately one million sunflowers that bloom in flower fields on Kasaoka Bay’s reclaimed land.

    The area Bay Farm is in is a giant swath of reclaimed land (kantakuchi) created in the 60s for farmland. During different seasons they have fields of flowers that people come to look at. A giant...

  • Roadside Station Awakurando
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    4.0
    43 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Aidagunnishiawakurason Kageishi 418
    This roadside station is located along the Chizu Highway in the Kageishi area of Nishi-Awakura Village, Aida County. Including famous confectionary from Okayama and Tottori, it has stores that sell special products and handmade processed goods and a vegetable market. In the restaurant, they offer set meals, rice bowls, noodle dishes and desserts, as well as special menus for every season. In addition, there is also a snack corner with items such as the local burger “Awakura De Ai Burger.”

    岡山と鳥取との県境が近いので、両県の美味しい産品が沢山並んでいました。岡山のぶどうや鳥取の梨をはじめ、お菓子や特産品も豊富でした。 屋外には風車が沢山ディスプレイされていて、インスタ映えします。 裏には清流が流れていて気持ち良いロケーションです。

  • Roadside Station Hiruzen Kogen
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    3.0
    21 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Maniwashi Hiruzentomiyamane 694-129
    This roadside station is located along National Route 422 in the Hiruzen Tomiyamane area of Maniwa City. Besides a rest area and information corner, the restaurant inside the hotel “Hiruzen Hills” on the premises serves a lunch menu using Hiruzen ingredients such as Hiruzen Jersey beef curry. In addition, you can use the hotel’s public bath without being a guest. You can also rent a bicycle.

    You can drop in here to get inexpensive bike rentals for the Kogen Cycling Road, plus English language maps. The bikes are in decent shape:well-used for sure, but highly functional. The building...

  • Roadside Station Kaze no Ie
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    4.0
    21 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Maniwashi Hiruzenkamitokuyama 1380-6
    This roadside station is located along National Route 482 in the Hiruzen Kamitokuyama area of Maniwa City. It sells local fresh agricultural products, specialty products such as Hiruzen Jersey cattle dairy products and Hiruzen wine, and craft items. In the restaurant, they offer local inexpensive meals including Hiruzen yakisoba, Jersey beef ramen and curry. In addition, there is an adjoining shop that sells gelato and soft-serve ice cream.

    a cute little road station, with a large area for selling locally-grown produce (all with the names of who grew them printed on their labels) - including Jersey Ice-cream (so good!). toilets are...

  • Roadside Station Okutsu Onsen
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    4.0
    20 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Tomatagunkagaminochou Okutsu 463
    This roadside station is located along the Okutsu Bypass in the Okutsu area of Kagamino Town, Tomata County. It sells fresh local agricultural products, processed goods and specialty products such as specialty salt-grilled “hirame” (land-locked red-spotted trout). In addition, there is also a restaurant that serves a buffet of handmade country-style cooking using seasonal ingredients, and an authentic ramen noodle shop that uses store-made noodles and local miso.

    鳥取旅行の帰りに寄りました。年に何度かバイキングを食べに寄ります。今回はバイキングではなく、猪の肉を購入するために寄りました。切り落としがお買い得で、300グラムが確か750円でした。二パック購入し、その日に一パック野菜と炒めて食べました。子どもも、美味しいと沢山食べ、次の日も野菜と炒めて食べました。次回はもう少し多めに購入したいと思います。

  • Roadside Station Gaisenzakura Shinjoshuku
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    3.5
    16 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Maniwagunshinjouson 2190-1
    This roadside station is located along the Izumo Highway in the Hoda area of Shinjo Village, Maniwa County. It sells local specialty products such as round mochi rice cakes using the best variety of mochi rice called Himenomochi that is a local specialty, daifuku (red bean paste-filled mochi), okaki (rice crackers) and Junmai-shu (sake made without brewer’s alcohol). In the cafeteria, they offer menu items such as “Gyumochi-don” rice bowls combining mochi rice cakes and beef bowls.

    メルヘンの里から「がいせんざくら新庄宿」になりました。 国道の案内標識も変わっていました。 改装から日が浅く、トイレなど驚くほど広くて清潔です。 土産物の種類も多くて良いのですが、地元の農産物の販売にはもう少しだけ力を入れて欲しい。

  • Roadside Station Kamogawa Enjo
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    3.5
    18 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Kagagunkibichuouchou Uedanishi 2325-1
    This roadside station is located along National Route 429 in the Uedanishi area of Kibichuo Town, Kaga County. It has direct sales shops selling fresh local vegetables and a rest area. Besides offering menu items such as kimchi udon noodles using special Chinese cabbage, the cafeteria is where you can taste the local specialty of “Kusagina no Kakemeshi” (rice with young kusagina harlequin glorybower buds) with a reservation. In addition, the adjoining Shinanoya serves local cuisine using local ingredients, set meals and soba buckwheat noodles.

    地元でできた野菜が格安で売られています。食堂ではうどんがおいしかったです。ブルーベリーやはちみつの加工品もおいしくておすすめです。

  • Roadside Station Mt. Kuroi Green Park
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    3.5
    29 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Setouchishi Okuchoumushiage 5165-196
    Roadside Station Mt. Kuroi Green Park is located along the Okayama Blue Line in Mushiage, Oku-cho, Setouchi City. It offers a farmers’ market and a gallery, as well as direct outlet shops for Japan Agricultural Cooperatives and one that sells fresh fish. There is even a full-scale on-road course for radio-controlled car in this park. It is well known as a good place to view cherry blossoms, and in the summer, the children’s pool is open. From mid October to December, visitors can pick mikan (Mandarin oranges).

    If youre around here in autumn this is a fun thing to do with young kids. Going in November is the best time to pick sweet juicy mikan (aka tangerine or mandarin in other countries) although I...

  • Roadside Station Kumenan
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    3.5
    19 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Kumegunkumenanchou Shimonika 1367-1
    Kumenan Roadside Station is located along the Okayama Highway in the town of Kumenan in Kume County. The main building, Fureai no Yakata, contains a shop that sells local products, a restaurant, a cafe, an information desk, and a seminar room, but there are other facilities as well: a craft studio, a food processing plant that sells Mochi and rice crackers, and a park-like green space.

    国道53号線を岡山から津山に向かいました。途中トイレ休憩で立ち寄りましたが、トイレは道路を挟んで東の施設側と西側の両方にあります。国道で交通量が多いので道路を横断するときは車に注意が必要です。久米南町は河童伝説があるらしく施設には河童の像や土産物があります。小さなレストランがあり、「ゆず」を使ったメニューがあります。

  • Roadside Station Kume no sato
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    3.5
    9 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Tsuyamashi Miyao 563-1
    This roadside station is located along National Route 181 in the Miyao area of Tsuyama City. Besides selling agricultural products such as jumbo-size bell peppers and processed goods, the restaurant offers set meals, noodle dishes and rice bowls using local ingredients including Tsuyama offal udon noodles. On the premises, a seven-meter tall mobile suit made by a local resident is on display.

    単品で750円、ホルモンうどんの上に、地元の食材、ジャンボピーマンも乗っていました。 焼うどんにもホルモンの味が染みわたっててとても美味しいかった。

  • Sanyo Marunaka Honami Store
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Okayama Bizen Honami 2541-1
    This fish market is located along the Okayama Blue Line in Honami, Bizen City. Besides selling fresh seafood hauled into port from Ushimado, Hinase and other nearby locations, they have a dine-in space where you can taste seafood rice bowls. In addition, Sanyo Marunaka (Honami Store) is adjacent to the market.

    先日鮮魚を購入する際、買った商品を投げられるし、皮ひきをお願いしたら先に言えと言われました。気分最悪。

  • Umi no Eki Shioji
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
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    Okayama Pref. Bizenshi Hinasechouhinase 801-8
    Umi no Eki Shioji is a souvenir shop in Hinase, Hinase-cho in the city of Bizen. In addition to selling freshly processed local seafood, including the roasted conger eel for which the area is famous. The local fishing cooperative runs a restaurant where visitors can savor various kinds of seafood over rice. It is across the street from Gomi no Ichi, a market where the fishing cooperative sells its catch directly to consumers. There is even a barbecuing area where customers can cook their purchases immediately.

    バイクツーリングで寄りました。 日曜日の11:00過ぎに入店、待ちなく座れましたが、お店を出るときには待ち客がいたので、いいタイミングでした。 海鮮丼を食しましたが、今の季節ならカキ天丼が良かったかな。

  • Roadside Station Kayo
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    Okayama Pref. Kagagunkibichuouchou Kita 1974
    This roadside station is located along National Route 305 in the Kita area of Kibichuo Town, Kaga County. Besides shops with specialty processed goods and everyday items and a direct sales shop selling fresh local agricultural products and processed goods, there is a restaurant that has a free salad bar with local fresh vegetables as well as handmade soba buckwheat noodles and set meals. In addition, it also holds experiential learning workshops to make miso and soba buckwheat noodles (reservation required).
  • Roadside Station Daigo no Sato
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
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    Okayama Maniwa-shi Katsuta 391-1

    岡山県南部から蒜山方面に行く途中でトイレに立ち寄りました。 帰りにもトイレだけ借りました。 駐車場はそこそこ広くて、早朝でもトイレは使用できます。 日中は飲食店や農作物を中心とした物販もあります。 今回の立ち寄り時にはコロナの対策もあり、店内で弁当を食べている人が多かったように思います。 醍醐桜とは距離が離れていますが、真庭市への入り口的な立地にあってとても便利に使わせてもらっています。

  • Roadside Station Saisai Chaya
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    3.5
    14 Reviews
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    Okayama Mimasaka-shi Myoken 167

    湯郷温泉に一泊して、翌朝に訪れました。 JAの隣に関連のスーパーと、この施設があります。 桃、ぶどうの他新鮮な野菜が、お手頃な価格で売られており、たくさんお土産を買っちゃいました。

  • Roadside Station Koigakubo
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    3.5
    8 Reviews
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    Okayama Niimi-shi Tesseicho Yada 3585-1

    休憩所、レストラン、土産物屋、米粉パン屋さんが主な構成です。天気の良い日は裏の広場でウサギを放しているそうです。

  • Michinoeki ipponmatutemboen
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    Okayama Pref. Setouchishi Okuchoushirimi 3539
  • Ushimado Uminoeki
    Travel / Tourism
    Okayama Setouchi-shi Ushimadocho Ushimado 3900
  • O Ka Yama Setouchi Uminoeki
    Travel / Tourism
    Okayama Setouchi-shi Okucho Mushiake 1702-403
  • O Ka Yama Uminoeki (Miyaura Marina)
    Travel / Tourism
    Okayama Okayama-shi Minami-ku Miyaura Ohama 681-1

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Overshadowed by Hiroshima to the west and the Kansai region to the east, Okayama is an easy spot to miss but a nature-rich gem where the Seto Inland Sea laps at its toes and peach and grape farms complete its interior. One of Japan’s Three Great Gardens, Koraku-en in Okayama city is well worth a visit before progressing to Kurashiki, where preserved wooden Edo buildings line the picturesque canal.

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