5 days in Tohoku Itinerary

5 days in Tohoku Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Sendai
— 1 night
2
Aomori
— 1 night
3
Nishimeya-mura
— 1 night
4
Towada
— 1 night

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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.
On the 6th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Sendai Station, take an in-depth tour of Zuihoden, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sendaijo Ato, and finally make a trip to Jozenji-dori Avenue. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zuiganji, go for a stroll along the water at Matsushima Bay, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Entsu-in Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Godaido, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sendai online day trip planner.

Tokyo to Sendai is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Tokyo in July, you will find days in Sendai are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Aomori.

Things to do in Sendai

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Matsushima-machi
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Sendaijo Ato ©
Sendaijo Ato
Entsu-in Temple ©
Entsu-in Temple
Sendai Station ©
Sendai Station

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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 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Jomon Jiyukan, explore the world behind art at Aomori Museum of Art, explore the ancient world of Sannai-Maruyama Site, examine the collection at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, and finally admire the striking features of Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Aomori sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Sendai to Aomori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Sendai in July, Aomori is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Nishimeya-mura.

Things to do in Aomori

Museums Historic Sites
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Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Sannai-Maruyama Site
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru ©
Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru

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Nishimeya-mura

Nishimeya-mura ©
Shirakami Sanchi has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), browse the fresh offerings at Bussan Center Beech Nishimeya, thensee human ingenuity at work at Tsugaru Dam, thentake in the awesome beauty at Shirakami Sanchi, and finally don't miss a visit to Mother Tree.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nishimeya-mura trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Aomori to Nishimeya-mura takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Towada.

Things to do in Nishimeya-mura

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Shirakami Sanchi
Highlights from your plan
Tsugaru Dam ©
Tsugaru Dam
Mother Tree ©
Mother Tree

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the views from Deai-bashi Bridge, admire the sheer force of Choshi Otaki Waterfall, explore the activities along Oirase Mountain Stream, thenexplore the activities along Kumoi no Taki Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Oirase River.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Towada road trip site.

Drive from Nishimeya-mura to Towada in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Nishimeya-mura, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Towada, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Towada

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Oirase River
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Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Choshi Otaki Waterfall ©
Choshi Otaki Waterfall
Oirase River ©
Oirase River