10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

10 days in Tohoku Itinerary

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Aizuwakamatsu
— 1 night
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Yamagata
— 1 night
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Akita
— 1 night
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Aomori
— 1 night
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Towada
— 1 night
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Sendai
— 3 nights

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Aizuwakamatsu

Aizuwakamatsu ©
Rich in culture and history, Aizuwakamatsu has retained much of its traditional character from its days as a feudal capital.
On the 3rd (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Tsuruga jo Castle, get engrossed in the history at Fukushima Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Oyakuen, then admire the striking features of Aizu Old Samurai Residences, and finally make a trip to Aizuhanshu Matsudaira Family Grave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Inawashiro, get engrossed in the history at Noguchi Hideyo Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of Iimoriyama, then contemplate the long history of Sazaedo, and finally don't miss a visit to Nanokamachidori.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Aizuwakamatsu day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Aizuwakamatsu is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Aizuwakamatsu due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Aizuwakamatsu at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yamagata.

Things to do in Aizuwakamatsu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
Tsuruga jo Castle
4.1
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Historic Site
Sazaedo
3.9
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Mountain
Iimoriyama
3.7

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Yamagata

Yamagata ©
The town of Yamagata and its surrounding prefecture have a wealth of attractions, both man-made and natural.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Risshaku-ji Temple, then admire the striking features of Bunshokan, and finally walk around Kajo Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yamagata trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aizuwakamatsu to Yamagata takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Akita.

Things to do in Yamagata

Parks · Spas · Historic Sites
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Park
Kajo Park
3.7
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Religious Site
Risshaku-ji Temple
4.4
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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
4.3

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Akita

Akita ©
The coastal city of Akita has gained a wider reputation for its Kanto Matsuri, or "pole lantern festival," where skilled performers balance long bamboo poles on their foreheads with glowing paper lanterns attached to the end.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the striking features of Michi-no-Eki Akita Port, then admire the masterpieces at Akita Museum Of Art, then see the interesting displays at Akita city Minzoku Geinou Densho-kan, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Senshu Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Akita online attractions planner.

Getting from Yamagata to Akita by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Aomori.

Things to do in Akita

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Akita Museum Of Art
3.7
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Garden
Senshu Park
3.9
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Architectural Building
Michi-no-Eki Akita Port
3.6

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Aomori

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Sannai-Maruyama Site, admire the masterpieces at Aomori Museum of Art, make a trip to Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, see the interesting displays at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru, then get advice or help at Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Manjufukashi.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Aomori road trip app.

Traveling by car from Akita to Aomori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Aomori sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Towada.

Things to do in Aomori

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Aomori Museum of Art
4.0
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Architectural Building
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
4.2

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Towada

Towada ©
Tucked away among the foothills of the Hakkoda mountain range, Towada tourism revolves around its eponymous lake and the surrounding national park.
On the 8th (Thu), explore the activities along Ashura no Nagare, then explore the activities along Oirase Mountain Stream, and then admire the sheer force of Choshi Otaki Waterfall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Towada holiday planning website.

You can take a train from Aomori to Towada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Towada, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sendai.

Things to do in Towada

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Sendaijo Ato, pause for some photo ops at Zuihoden, get outside with Tsukihama Beach, then go for a stroll along the water at Matsushima Bay, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Entsu-in Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Jozenji-dori Avenue, see where the action happens at Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi, make a trip to Sendai Station, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hirose River, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Osaki Hachiman Shrine.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sendai holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Towada to Sendai in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. August in Sendai sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sendai

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Marina
Matsushima Bay
3.9
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Castle
Sendaijo Ato
3.5
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Religious Site
Entsu-in Temple
4.4

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