Okayama is a prefecture in the Chugoku region. Okayama University is one of the well-known national universities of Japan. On a map you can see that the Great Seto Bridge connects from the city Kurashiki in Okayama to the Shikoku region over the Seto Island Sea. Kurashiki is a very historical city posessing several refined cultural museums, so you shouldn't miss it. There are lots of hotels for visitors available in the area as well.