6 days in Akita Prefecture Itinerary

6 days in Akita Prefecture Itinerary

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Oga
— 1 night
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Happo-cho
— 2 nights
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Semboku
— 2 nights

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Oga

Oga ©
Oga is a city located in Akita Prefecture, Japan.As of May 2015, the city has an estimated population of 29,318, and a population density of 122 persons per km2. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Namahage Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Ogashinzan Traditional Museum. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Michi-no-Eki Akita Port, admire the natural beauty at Senshu Park, then step into the grandiose world of Kubota Castle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Akita Museum Of Art.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oga travel route builder tool.

Tokyo to Oga is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tokyo in August, with highs in Oga at 32°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Happo-cho.

Things to do in Oga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ogashinzan Traditional Museum ©
Ogashinzan Traditional Museum
Namahage Museum ©
Namahage Museum
Akita Museum Of Art ©
Akita Museum Of Art

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Happo-cho

Happo-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Michi-no-Eki Hachimori, then enjoy the sand and surf at Omagoshi Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Juniko. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Odaiko Hall, look for gifts at Michi-no-Eki Takanosu, then stop by Michi-no-Eki Futatsui, and finally don't miss a visit to Michi-no-Eki Minehama.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Happo-cho tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Oga to Happo-cho takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Semboku.

Things to do in Happo-cho

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lake Juniko ©
Lake Juniko

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Semboku

Semboku ©
Established in 2005 by the merging of several towns and villages, Semboku boasts an Old Japan atmosphere, punctuated by traditional onsen resorts, old samurai houses, and weeping cherry trees.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Tazawa, admire the striking features of Ishiguro Samurai House, then explore the galleries of Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Satake Museum of History and Culture, and finally visit Samurai District. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Dakigaeri Valley, then make a trip to Jyokoin, and then soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Semboku day trip planning website.

You can drive from Happo-cho to Semboku in 3 hours. In August in Semboku, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Semboku

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Samurai District ©
Samurai District
Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum ©
Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum
Ishiguro Samurai House
Ishiguro Samurai House