4 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

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Hirosaki
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Aomori
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Towada
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Hirosaki

Hirosaki ©
A center of political power during the feudal era, Hirosaki today stands as a hub of culture and history in the north of the island.
On the 23rd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Former Hirosaki City Library. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Shayokan, then examine the collection at Tachineputa No Yakata, and then step into the grandiose world of Hirosaki Castle.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hirosaki day trip planner.

Tokyo to Hirosaki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tokyo in July, with highs in Hirosaki at 29°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Aomori.

Things to do in Hirosaki

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Hirosaki Castle ©
Hirosaki Castle
Tachineputa No Yakata ©
Tachineputa No Yakata
Shayokan ©
Shayokan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Sannai-Maruyama Site, explore the world behind art at Aomori Museum of Art, browse the different shops at A-FACTORY, then examine the collection at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru, and finally hunt for treasures at Auga Fresh Market.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Aomori trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Hirosaki to Aomori in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Aomori can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Towada.

Things to do in Aomori

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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A-FACTORY ©
A-FACTORY
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Sannai-Maruyama Site
Aomori Museum of Art ©
Aomori Museum of Art

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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 26th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Towada Art Center, indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, then take in the dramatic scenery at Choshi Otaki Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Oirase Mountain Stream, and finally explore the activities along Kumoi no Taki Waterfall.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Towada driving holiday planning tool.

You can take a train from Aomori to Towada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Towada

Parks · Nature · Museums · Spas
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Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Towada Art Center ©
Towada Art Center
Choshi Otaki Waterfall ©
Choshi Otaki Waterfall

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