57 days in Japan Itinerary

57 days in Japan Itinerary

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Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Hiji-machi
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Hiji-machi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Beppu
— Few hours
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Yufu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kokonoe-machi
— 1 night
Drive
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Miyazaki
— 2 nights
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Kanoya
— 1 night
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Kagoshima
— 2 nights
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Isahaya
— 1 night
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Nagasaki
— 1 night
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Nishisonogi-gun
— 1 night
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Saikai
— 1 night
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Sasebo
— 3 nights
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Saga
— 1 night
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Karatsu
— 2 nights
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Fukuoka
— 1 night
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Kitakyushu
— 3 nights
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Shimonoseki
— 3 nights
Train
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Hiroshima
— 2 nights
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Kure
— 2 nights
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Onomichi
— 2 nights
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Fukuyama
— 3 nights
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Kurashiki
— 1 night
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Okayama
— 2 nights
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Tokushima
— 2 nights
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Takamatsu
— 3 nights
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Sakaide
— 1 night
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Mitoyo
— 1 night
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— 2 nights
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— 2 nights
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— 3 nights
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Hiji-machi

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Honolulu, USA to Hiji-machi is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 19 hours traveling from Honolulu to Hiji-machi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in October: high temperatures in Hiji-machi hover around 72°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Beppu.

Things to do in Hiji-machi

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Harmony Land ©
Theme Park
Harmony Land
3.8

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Beppu

The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): walk around Beppu Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Beppu Tower, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Umi Jigoku, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Kamado Jigoku, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Shidakako Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Beppu trip itinerary planning site.

Beppu is just a stone's throw from Hiji-machi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yufu.

Things to do in Beppu

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Shidakako Lake ©
Water Body
Shidakako Lake
4.6
Umi Jigoku ©
Hot Spring
Umi Jigoku
4.0
Beppu Park ©
Park
Beppu Park
4.0

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Yufu

Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yufuin Area, Lake Kinrin, Yufuin Onsen, and other attractions you added.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yufu travel site.

You can drive from Beppu to Yufu in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October in Yufu, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kokonoe-machi.

Things to do in Yufu

Nature · Parks · Baths · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Lake Kinrin ©
Water Body
Lake Kinrin
3.2
Yufuin Area ©
Historic Walking Area
Yufuin Area
3.2

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Kokonoe-machi

Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Sendo Falls, take in the views from Kokonoe Yume Otsurihashi Bridge, then explore the striking landscape at Handa Highland, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tadewara Wetlands.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kokonoe-machi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yufu to Kokonoe-machi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miyazaki.

Things to do in Kokonoe-machi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Tadewara Wetlands ©
Wildlife Area
Tadewara Wetlands
4.6
Sendo Falls ©
Waterfall
Sendo Falls
3.4

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Miyazaki

Enjoying some of the warmest weather on Japan's main islands, Miyazaki thrived as a resort town in the 1980s, with hotels, beaches, and seafood restaurants galore.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Miyazaki Art Center, Miyzaki Science Center, Miyakoh Botanic Garden Aoshima, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Phoenix Seagaia Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Miyakoh Botanic Garden Aoshima, then engage your brain at Miyzaki Science Center, then get into the urban bustle at Miyazaki Art Center, and finally stop by AEON MALL Miyazaki.

Discover how to plan a Miyazaki trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kokonoe-machi to Miyazaki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Miyazaki can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kanoya.

Things to do in Miyazaki

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
Miyzaki Science Center ©
Science Museum
Miyzaki Science Center
4.1

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Kanoya

Kanoya is a city in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Kirishimagaoka Park, then admire the natural beauty at Kanoya Rose Garden, and then see the interesting displays at Kanoya Air Base Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kanoya trip builder.

Getting from Miyazaki to Kanoya by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daytime highs in Kanoya are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Kanoya

Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Kanoya Air Base Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kanoya Air Base Museum
4.3
Kirishimagaoka Park ©
Theme Park
Kirishimagaoka Park
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Kagoshima

Naples of the East

Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get impressive views of Sakurajima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Kagoshima Chuo Station, make a trip to Tenmonkan, then make a trip to Chiran Samurai Residence Garden, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Kagoshima City Aquarium, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at AMU PLAZA KAGOSHIMA.

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You can drive from Kanoya to Kagoshima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kanoya in October since evenings lows in Kagoshima dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Isahaya.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Sakurajima ©
Volcano
Sakurajima
4.3
Tenmonkan ©
Landmark
Tenmonkan
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Isahaya

Isahaya is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Isahaya online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kagoshima to Isahaya takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 63°F. On the 19th (Mon), you're off to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Isahaya

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Nagasaki

City of Peace

The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
On the 19th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Glover Garden, see the interesting displays at Dejima, explore the wide array of goods at Nagasaki Hamaya, then walk around Nakashimagawa Park, then examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nagasaki online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Isahaya to Nagasaki by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Nagasaki can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nishisonogi-gun.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Highlights from your trip
Glover Garden ©
Garden
Glover Garden
4.1

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Nishisonogi-gun

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at 26 Christian Martyrs Landing Site.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nishisonogi-gun day trip planner.

Nishisonogi-gun is just a short distance from Nagasaki. In October, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel to Saikai.
Highlights from your trip

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Saikai

On the 21st (Wed), Head underground at Nanatsugama Limestone Cave, then get to know the resident critters at Nagasaki Bio Park, and then take in the pleasant sights at Nagasaki Holland Village.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Saikai trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Nishisonogi-gun to Saikai takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Saikai sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sasebo.

Things to do in Saikai

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Nagasaki Holland Village ©
Scenic Walking Area
Nagasaki Holland Village
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Sasebo

With its U.S.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Maritime Self-Defense Force Sasebo Museum, Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara, Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tenkaiho, enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Yumiharidake Observation Deck, and pause for some serene contemplation at Miuracho Catholic Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sasebo road trip planner.

You can drive from Saikai to Sasebo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In October in Sasebo, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 63°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for Saga.

Things to do in Sasebo

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
Palace Huis Ten Bosch ©
Architectural Building
Palace Huis Ten Bosch
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Huis Ten Bosch ©
Theme Park
Huis Ten Bosch
3.6
Tenkaiho ©
Garden
Tenkaiho
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Saga

Saga is the capital city of Saga Prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu, Japan.Saga was the capital of Saga Domain in the Edo period, and largest city of former Hizen Province.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 234,453 and a population density of 543 persons per km². Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll through Yoshinogari Historical Park, take an in-depth tour of Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Mietsu Naval Dock.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saga trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sasebo to Saga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Saga can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Karatsu.

Things to do in Saga

Historic Sites · Classes · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Yoshinogari Historical Park ©
Historic Walking Area
Yoshinogari Historical Park
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Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum ©
Architectural Building
Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum
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Yanagawa Ohana ©
Historic Site
Yanagawa Ohana
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Karatsu

The coastal city of Karatsu has long held importance for trade with China and the Korean Peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Former Takatori House, then contemplate the long history of Nagoya Castle Ruins, and then explore the activities along Nanatsugama Caves. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Kagamiyama West Observation Deck, then make a trip to Nijino Matsubara, and then explore the historical opulence of Karatsu Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Karatsu trip builder website.

You can drive from Saga to Karatsu in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Saga in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 69°F in Karatsu. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Karatsu

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Nagoya Castle Ruins ©
Historic Site
Nagoya Castle Ruins
4.1
Karatsu Castle ©
Castle
Karatsu Castle
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Fukuoka

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower, go for a walk through Ohori Park, explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, then browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and finally admire the striking features of Hakata Station.

Plan trip to Fukuoka with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Karatsu to Fukuoka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Fukuoka when traveling from Karatsu in October, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Ohori Park ©
Scenic Walking Area
Ohori Park
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Hakata Station ©
Architectural Building
Hakata Station
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Kitakyushu

An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Kitakyushu is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Kokura Castle, make a trip to San Ki Ro, admire the landmark architecture of Kitakyushu International Friendship Memorial Library, and contemplate the long history of Old Mojimitsui Club.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kitakyushu day trip planning website.

Getting from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. October in Kitakyushu sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Shimonoseki.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip
Kokura Castle ©
Castle
Kokura Castle
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Mojiko Retro ©
Neighborhood
Mojiko Retro
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Shimonoseki

Fugu Capital

A bustling port town noted as the site of two major battles in Japan's history, Shimonoseki also attracts gourmands as the world capital of the potentially poisonous pufferfish, or fugu--prepared only by licensed chefs and considered a delicacy.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): visit Karato market, snap pictures at Kanmon Bridge, don't miss a visit to Kanmon Tunnel for Humans (Shimonoseki Side), then take in the history at The Site of Dannoura Battlefield, then stroll around Mimosusogawa Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Kaikyo Yume Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Akiyoshido, take in panoramic vistas at Akiyoshidai Karst Observatory, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kaikyokan.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shimonoseki day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kitakyushu to Shimonoseki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Shimonoseki are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Shimonoseki

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Akiyoshido ©
Cave
Akiyoshido
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Kaikyokan ©
Aquarium
Kaikyokan
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Hiroshima

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, appreciate the history behind Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima day trip app.

Traveling by train from Shimonoseki to Hiroshima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kure.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
World heritage site
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
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Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Must see
Atomic Bomb Dome
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Kure

The port city of Kure possesses a rich history of shipbuilding, and has served as a major naval base since the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Kure Shuo Dock Terminal, examine the collection at JMSDF Kure Museum, see the interesting displays at Yamato Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kameyama Shrine, then stroll around Areikarasukojima Park, and finally stroll around Ondonoseto Park. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daiganji Temple, observe the fascinating underwater world at Miyajima Public Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Mikasahama Beach, then snap pictures at Miyajima Port Sambashi Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reikado.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kure trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Hiroshima to Kure in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Kure are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Onomichi.

Things to do in Kure

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
JMSDF Kure Museum ©
Specialty Museum
JMSDF Kure Museum
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Yamato Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Yamato Museum
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Onomichi

A port city next to the inland sea, Onomichi maintains a small-town feel and a domestic reputation for well-preserved landmarks, quiet streets, and traditions.
On the 8th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Ikuchi Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kosanji Temple, admire the masterpieces at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Michi-no-Eki Tatara Shimanami Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oyamazumi Shrine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saikokuji Temple. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Tenneiji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishitsuchiyamakusari Shugyo, don't miss a visit to Neko no Hosomichi, then see the interesting displays at Commemorative Library, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Senkoji & Senkoji Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ushitora Shrine.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Onomichi tour site.

You can drive from Kure to Onomichi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Kure, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Onomichi, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Fukuyama.

Things to do in Onomichi

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Kosanji Temple ©
Religious Site
Kosanji Temple
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Fukuyama

City of Roses

A trip to Fukuyama, a riverside city known for its fragrant roses, is not complete without a visit to its main attraction, a quaint port village lined with old wooden houses and fishing boats.
Fukuyama is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tomo no Ura, contemplate the long history of Ota House, explore the historical opulence of Fukuyama Castle, and examine the collection at Fukuyama Auto & Clock Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fukuyama trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Onomichi to Fukuyama in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kurashiki.

Things to do in Fukuyama

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Tomo no Ura ©
Religious Site
Tomo no Ura
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Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Religious Site
Shinsho-ji Temple
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Kurashiki

A town once known for its industriousness, today Kurashiki enjoys a reputation for its architecture and art.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Ohara Museum of Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinkeien, examine the collection at Kurabo Memorial Hall, make a trip to Kurashiki Ivy Square, then contemplate the long history of Chugoku Bank Kurashiki Hommachi Branch Office, and finally revel in the low prices at Mitsui Outlet Park Kurashiki. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Bitchu Matsuyama Castle Onegoya Ruins, don't miss a visit to Bitchu Matsuyama Castle, snap pictures at Imabashi Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Achi Shrine, then look for gifts at Mamekichi Hompo, Kurashiki, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kurashiki driving holiday website.

Drive from Fukuyama to Kurashiki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Kurashiki are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Okayama.

Things to do in Kurashiki

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter ©
Historic Walking Area
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
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Ohara Museum of Art ©
Art Museum
Ohara Museum of Art
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Okayama

A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
On the 15th (Sun), walk around Ishiyama Park, admire the natural beauty at Okayama Korakuen Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Yumeji Art Museum (Yumeji-Kyodo Bijutsukan), then explore the historical opulence of Okayama Castle, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at AEON MALL Mall Okayama. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kibitsuhiko Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kibitsu Shrine, admire the natural beauty at RSK Bara Garden, then buy something for everyone on your list at Sun Station Terrace Okayama, then appreciate the history behind Momotaro Statue, and finally walk around Nishigawa Canal Park.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Okayama online holiday planner.

You can drive from Kurashiki to Okayama in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Okayama are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tokushima.

Things to do in Okayama

Highlights from your trip
AEON MALL Mall Okayama
Shopping Mall
AEON MALL Mall Okayama
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Okayama Castle ©
Castle
Okayama Castle
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Tokushima

Seemingly floating between the Inland Sea and surrounding mountains, Tokushima serves as the capital city of its prefecture.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): walk around Shinmachigawa Mizugiwa Park, make a trip to Zuiganji Temple, examine the collection at Awa Odori Hall, then make a trip to Tokushima Bizanten Shrine, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Bizan, and finally walk around Bizan Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Otsuka Museum of Art, take in the views from Onaruto Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Naruto Strait, then contemplate the waterfront views at Naruto Whirlpools, and finally contemplate the long history of Ruins of Tokushima Castle.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tokushima online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Okayama to Tokushima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Okayama in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 56°F in Tokushima. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Tokushima

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Mount Bizan ©
Mountain
Mount Bizan
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Otsuka Museum of Art ©
Art Museum
Otsuka Museum of Art
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Awa Odori Hall ©
Specialty Museum
Awa Odori Hall
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Takamatsu

Gateway to Shikoku

A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Get out of town with these interesting Takamatsu side-trips: Tonosho-cho (Angel Road & Hoshoin no Shimpaku), Naoshima-cho (Chichu Art Museum & Naoshima) and Shodoshima-cho (Inoue Seikoen Shodoshima Rashiq, Marukin Soysouce Memorial, &more). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Ritsurin Garden, admire the natural beauty at Tamamo Park, don't miss a visit to Takamatsu Marugamemachi Shopping Street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Yashima-ji Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Takamatsu trip maker website.

You can drive from Tokushima to Takamatsu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokushima in November, Takamatsu is little chillier at night with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sakaide.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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Ritsurin Garden
Scenic Walking Area
Ritsurin Garden
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Shikoku Mura Village ©
History Museum
Shikoku Mura Village
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Chichu Art Museum ©
Art Museum
Chichu Art Museum
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Sakaide

On the 22nd (Sun), admire the striking features of Sakaide Artificial Land.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sakaide travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Takamatsu to Sakaide in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mitoyo.

Things to do in Sakaide

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Shiromineji Temple ©
Religious Site
Shiromineji Temple
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Iino-yama ©
Mountain
Iino-yama
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Goshoji Temple ©
Religious Site
Goshoji Temple
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Mitoyo

On the 24th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iyadani-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zentsu-ji Temple, make a trip to Kompira Shrine Omotesando, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotohira-gu Shrine Asahi no Yashiro, then steep yourself in history at Kotohira-gu, and finally don't miss a visit to Tokiwa Shrine. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kannon-ji Jinne-in Temple, then make a trip to Kanei Tsuho Zenigata, then stroll around Kotohiki Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Motoyamaji temple.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mitoyo trip planner.

Mitoyo is just a short distance from Sakaide. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shikokuchuo.

Things to do in Mitoyo

Historic Sites · Parks

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Zentsu-ji Temple ©
Religious Site
Zentsu-ji Temple
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Kotohira-gu ©
Historic Site
Kotohira-gu
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Iyadani-ji Temple ©
Religious Site
Iyadani-ji Temple
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Shikokuchuo

On the 25th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sankaku Shrine. Keep things going the next day: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Besshi Copper Mine Memorial Museum, let little ones run wild at Minetopia Besshi, and then engage your brain at Ehime General Science Museum.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shikokuchuo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mitoyo to Shikokuchuo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In November, daily temperatures in Shikokuchuo can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tosashimizu.

Things to do in Shikokuchuo

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

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Tosashimizu

Tosashimizu is a city located in the southwest of Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. On the 28th (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, take in the views from Submersible Bridge of Sada, then meet the residents at Ashizuri Underwater Aquarium, then kick back and relax at Tatsukushi Coast, and finally make a trip to Minokoshikaigan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Hakusan Domon Lookout Manjiro Ashiyu, take some stellar pictures from Hakusan Domon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kongofukuji Temple, then take some stellar pictures from Cape Ashizuri, and finally don't miss a visit to John Manjiro Memorial Monument.

You can plan Tosashimizu trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Shikokuchuo to Tosashimizu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi.

Things to do in Tosashimizu

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Cape Ashizuri ©
Lookout
Cape Ashizuri
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Kongofukuji Temple ©
Religious Site
Kongofukuji Temple
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Kochi

The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Change things up with a short trip to Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture in Konan (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Kochi Castle, get engrossed in the history at Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum, kick back and relax at Katsura Hama, and walk around Godaisan Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kochi online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tosashimizu to Kochi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kochi can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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