36 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

36 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Aomori Prefecture trip planner

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Route & dates

1
Aomori
— 9 nights
2
Ajigasawa-machi
— 4 nights
3
Fukaura-machi
— 6 nights
4
Mutsu
— 6 nights
5
Misawa
— 8 nights

9
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aomori: Hirosaki (Hirosaki Food Market, Niji no Mart, Hirosaki Castle, &more), Kuroishi (Josenji Temple & Kuroishi Fire Brigade 3rd Minute Fire Station) and Towada (Mt.Ohanabe Observatory, Itomuka no Irie, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, take in the waterfront activity at Aomori Port, head outdoors with Hakkoda Odake, and delve into the distant past at Sannai-Maruyama Site.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Aomori road trip app.

Minneapolis, USA to Aomori is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Aomori. May in Aomori sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Ajigasawa-machi.

Things to do in Aomori

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hirosaki, Towada, Goshogawara, Hirakawa, Kuroishi
Highlights from your plan
Hirosaki Castle ©
Hirosaki Castle
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Hirosaki Park ©
Hirosaki Park

4
nights
Ajigasawa-machi

Ajigasawa-machi ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ajigasawa-machi: Tsuruta-machi (Fujimi Lake Park, Tsurunomai Bridge, &more), Ammon Waterfall (in Nishimeya-mura) and Tsugaru (Tsugaru Earth Vellage, Takayamainari Shrine, &more).

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ajigasawa-machi road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Aomori to Ajigasawa-machi takes 1.5 hours. May in Ajigasawa-machi sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fukaura-machi.

Things to do in Ajigasawa-machi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tsuruta-machi, Tsugaru, Ammon Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Tsugaru Earth Vellage ©
Tsugaru Earth Vellage
Tsurunomai Bridge ©
Tsurunomai Bridge
Kurokuma Waterfall ©
Kurokuma Waterfall

6
nights
Fukaura-machi

Fukaura-machi ©
Fukaura-machi is known for nature, beaches, and baths. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Juniko, kick back and relax at Omagoshi Beach, make a trip to Kitakanegasawa no Oicho, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shunkozan Engakuji Temple.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fukaura-machi trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Ajigasawa-machi to Fukaura-machi in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Fukaura-machi can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You will leave for Mutsu on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Fukaura-machi

Nature Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lake Juniko ©
Lake Juniko
Senjyojiki Beach ©
Senjyojiki Beach
Blue Pond ©
Blue Pond

6
nights
Mutsu

Mutsu ©
Mutsu is a city located in Aomori Prefecture, Japan., the city had an estimated population of 59,807, and a population density of 69.2 persons per km², in 29,304 households. Change things up with these side-trips from Mutsu: Kazamaura-mura (Dream Oma Railroad Arch Bridge - Memorial Raod & Kazama-mura Squid Center), Higashidori-mura (Kandachi Horses and Their Habitats, Shiriyazaki, &more) and Oma-machi (Northernmost Honshu Monument, Omazaki Cape, &more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Osorezan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mt. Osore Bodaiji Temple, explore the activities along Lake Kawauchi, and take in panoramic vistas at Kamafuseyama Observatory.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mutsu visit planner.

Traveling by car from Fukaura-machi to Mutsu takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Fukaura-machi in May, you will find days in Mutsu are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Misawa.

Things to do in Mutsu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oma-machi, Sai-mura, Higashidori-mura, Kazamaura-mura, Mutsu Rosa Rugosa Line
Highlights from your plan
Lake Usoriyama ©
Lake Usoriyama
Osorezan ©
Osorezan
Omazaki  Cape ©
Omazaki Cape

8
nights
Misawa

Misawa ©
Misawa is a city located in Aomori Prefecture, Japan., the city had an estimated population of 39,649, and a population density of 331 persons per km². Get out of town with these interesting Misawa side-trips: Hachinohe (Yodo Pine Grove, Tanesashi Coast, &more) and Towada (Statue of Maidens, Towada Shrine, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Misawa Aviation & Science Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Aeon Mall Shimoda, steep yourself in history at Former Shibusawa Residence, and stroll around Misawa City Shiminnomori Park.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Misawa day trip planning website.

Drive from Mutsu to Misawa in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Misawa can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Misawa

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Hachinohe, Towada, Oirase-cho, Oirase River
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Misawa Aviation & Science Museum
Misawa Aviation & Science Museum
Towada Art Center ©
Towada Art Center