60 days in Akita Prefecture Itinerary

60 days in Akita Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Semboku
— 11 nights
2
Yokote
— 11 nights
3
Yurihonjo
— 11 nights
4
Odate
— 11 nights
5
Oga
— 12 nights

11
nights
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.
Explore Semboku's surroundings by going to Kitaakita (Kuma Kuma Farm, Matagi Shiryokan, &more) and Akita (The Satake Historical Material Museum, Masakichi Hirano Museum of Fine Art, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Samurai District, browse the exhibits of Ishiguro Samurai House, stop by Kakunodate, and get engrossed in the history at Kakunodate Samurai House Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Semboku trip itinerary site.

Windsor, Canada to Semboku is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 14 hour difference. In April in Semboku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yokote.

Things to do in Semboku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akita, Kitaakita
Highlights from your plan
Samurai District ©
Samurai District
Lake Tazawa
Lake Tazawa
Onsen Resorts

11
nights
Yokote

Yokote ©
Yokote is a city located in Akita Prefecture, Japan.As of June 2013, the city has an estimated population of 94,728, and a population density of 137 persons per kmĀ². Get out of town with these interesting Yokote side-trips: Daisen (Hanabi Um, Old Ikeda Garden, &more), Misato-cho (Meisui Market Yutaro & Rokugo Yusuigun) and Yuzawa (Fudotaki, Onsen Resorts, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Yokote Masuda Manga Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Yamayoshi Fertilizer Store, don't miss a visit to Masuda Classic Road, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Ishida Rikichi House.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yokote travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Semboku to Yokote in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Yokote are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yurihonjo.

Things to do in Yokote

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Yuzawa, Daisen, Misato-cho, Akita, Kurikoma Pass
Highlights from your plan
Omono River ©
Omono River
Onsen Resorts
Oyasukyo Daifunto ©
Oyasukyo Daifunto

11
nights
Yurihonjo

Yurihonjo ©
Get out of town with these interesting Yurihonjo side-trips: Nikaho (Nikaho City Kisakata Local Museum, Mototakifukuryusui, &more).

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yurihonjo trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Yokote to Yurihonjo in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for Odate on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Yurihonjo

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Nikaho
Highlights from your plan
Hottai Falls ©
Hottai Falls
TDK  Museum ©
TDK Museum
The Children's Ferrite and Science Museum ©

11
nights
Odate

Odate ©
Odate is a city in Akita Prefecture, Japan. Explore Odate's surroundings by going to Fujisato-machi (Dakedai Nature Observation Woods, Tanashiro Wetland, &more), Kosaka-machi (Hakka Pass Observatory, Shimeitei Observatory, &more) and Kitaakita (Moriyoshi Yasenchoju Center, Komata Valley, &more). The adventure continues: soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Site Osarizawa Mine, make a trip to Hachimori Kankoichi, and admire the natural beauty at Ishida Rose Garden.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Odate trip maker site.

You can drive from Yurihonjo to Odate in 2.5 hours. May in Odate sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Oga.

Things to do in Odate

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kosaka-machi, Kitaakita, Fujisato-machi, Happo-cho, Kazuno
Highlights from your plan
Kosaka Tetsudo Rail Park ©
Kosaka Tetsudo Rail Park
Onsen Resorts
Akitainu Hall ©
Akitainu Hall

12
nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Oga side-trips: Ogata-mura (The monument of latitude-longitude confluens, Mt. Ogata Fuji, &more), Kata No Uta Toban Hekiga Relief (in Hachirogata-machi) and Noshiro (Noshiro Basketball Library & Museum, Science Park Noshiro City Children's Hall, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Namahage Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Hachibodai, stop by Oga Peninsula, and make a trip to Photo Gallery Blue Hole.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Oga journey website.

You can drive from Odate to Oga in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Oga can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Oga

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Noshiro, Ogata-mura, Gojome-machi, Katagami, Nihon Kokkaen
Highlights from your plan
Oga Aquarium Gao ©
Oga Aquarium Gao
Namahage Museum ©
Namahage Museum
Nyudozaki ©
Nyudozaki

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