61 days in Japan Itinerary

61 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Asahikawa
— 1 night
2
Kushiro
— Few hours
3
Sapporo
— 7 nights
4
Hakodate
— 4 nights
5
Aomori
— 3 nights
6
Fukaura-machi
— 1 night
7
Tsuruoka
— 1 night
8
Obanazawa
— 2 nights
9
Sendai
— 2 nights
10
Fukushima
— 2 nights
11
Iwaki
— 4 nights
12
Aizuwakamatsu
— 2 nights
13
Nikko
— 2 nights
14
Takasaki
— 2 nights
15
Kumagaya
— 1 night
16
Saitama
— 2 nights
17
Tokorozawa
— 2 nights
18
Tokyo
— 21 nights

1
night
Asahikawa

Asahikawa ©
Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Asahikawa Ramen Village as well as Asahiyama Zoo. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Asahiyama Zoo, get in on the family fun at Asahikawa Ramen Village, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shikisai no Oka.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Asahikawa trip simple and quick.

Sapporo to Asahikawa is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. June in Asahikawa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kushiro.

Things to do in Asahikawa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Shikisai no Oka
Highlights from your plan
Shikisai no Oka ©
Shikisai no Oka
Asahiyama Zoo ©
Asahiyama Zoo
Asahikawa Ramen Village ©
Asahikawa Ramen Village

few
hours
Kushiro

Kushiro ©
Kushiro first developed as an industrial hub thanks to its relatively ice-free harbor, and has since also become known as a transport hub for journeys to the east of the island.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park as well as Akan International Crane Centre. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park and then identify plant and animal life at Akan International Crane Centre.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kushiro trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Asahikawa to Kushiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Asahikawa in June, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Kushiro. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Sapporo.

Things to do in Kushiro

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park ©
Kushiro City Tanchozuru Nature Park
Akan International Crane Centre ©
Akan International Crane Centre

7
nights
Sapporo

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park, Otaru Museum, Bank of Japan, Otaru Denuki Koji, and other attractions you added. Venture out of the city with trips to Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe (in Noboribetsu) and Otaru Canal (in Otaru). There's still lots to do: walk around Odori Park, get a sense of history and politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, shop like a local with Tanukikoji Shopping Street, and steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sapporo trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Kushiro to Sapporo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Kushiro in June, Sapporo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hakodate.

Things to do in Sapporo

Shopping Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Otaru, Rusutsu Resort Amusement Park, Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
Highlights from your plan
Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

4
nights
Hakodate

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hakodate Meiji-kan. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Hachimanzaka, steep yourself in history at The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, get engrossed in the history at Hakodate Museum of Northern Peoples, and hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hakodate route planning tool.

Getting from Sapporo to Hakodate by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Hakodate sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Aomori.

Things to do in Hakodate

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mount Hakodate
Highlights from your plan
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse ©
Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse
Mount Hakodate ©
Mount Hakodate
Goryokaku Tower ©
Goryokaku Tower

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aomori Port as well as A-FACTORY. Change things up with these side-trips from Aomori: Hirosaki (Hirosaki Park & Hirosaki Castle) and Oirase Mountain Stream (in Towada). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Aomori Museum of Art and admire the landmark architecture of Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Aomori online attractions planner.

Getting from Hakodate to Aomori by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. June in Aomori sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Fukaura-machi.

Things to do in Aomori

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hirosaki, Oirase Mountain Stream
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Hirosaki Castle ©
Hirosaki Castle
Aomori Museum of Art ©
Aomori Museum of Art

1
night
Fukaura-machi

Fukaura-machi ©
You've now added Lake Juniko to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Juniko and then explore the activities along Blue Pond.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fukaura-machi vacation app.

Traveling by car from Aomori to Fukaura-machi takes 2.5 hours. June in Fukaura-machi sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tsuruoka.

Things to do in Fukaura-machi

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Juniko ©
Lake Juniko
Blue Pond ©
Blue Pond

1
night
Tsuruoka

Tsuruoka ©
Tsuruoka, famous for its scenic surroundings, attracts tourists due to its proximity to the Dewa Sanzan, sacred mountains revered by the Shugendo religion.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tsuruoka trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Fukaura-machi to Tsuruoka takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tsuruoka when traveling from Fukaura-machi in June, with lows around °F. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Obanazawa.

Things to do in Tsuruoka

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sakata
Highlights from your plan
Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium ©
Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium
Ken Domon Museum of Photography ©
Ken Domon Museum of Photography
Sankyo Soko Storehouse ©
Sankyo Soko Storehouse

2
nights
Obanazawa

Obanazawa ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ginzan Onsen Waraku Ashinoyu as well as Ginzan Onsen. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Ginzan Onsen Waraku Ashinoyu.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Obanazawa road trip site.

Drive from Tsuruoka to Obanazawa in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Obanazawa can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sendai.

Things to do in Obanazawa

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ginzan Onsen ©
Ginzan Onsen
Ginzan Onsen Waraku Ashinoyu ©
Ginzan Onsen Waraku Ashinoyu

2
nights
Sendai

Sendai ©
Human history and nature combine seamlessly in Sendai, with the influence of each never far away in this green and storied city.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Miyagi Zao Fox Village, Tashiro Island, Ishinomori Manga Museum, and other attractions.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sendai trip maker.

Getting from Obanazawa to Sendai by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Obanazawa in June, expect nights in Sendai to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fukushima.

Things to do in Sendai

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ishinomaki, Fukuurajima, Miyagi Zao Fox Village
Highlights from your plan
Sendai Forus ©
Sendai Forus
Fukuurajima ©
Fukuurajima
Ishinomori Manga Museum ©
Ishinomori Manga Museum

2
nights
Fukushima

Fukushima ©
Fukushima is the capital city of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Iizaka Onsen Hanamomonosato has been added to your itinerary.

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

You can drive from Sendai to Fukushima in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sendai in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Fukushima, with lows around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Iwaki.

Things to do in Fukushima

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hanamiyama Park ©
Hanamiyama Park
Iizaka Onsen Hanamomonosato ©
Iizaka Onsen Hanamomonosato

4
nights
Iwaki

Iwaki ©
A coastal city in the southeastern Fukushima Prefecture, Iwaki boasts a high number of sunny days and appealing water attractions.
You've now added Spa Resort Hawaiians to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Iwaki: Tamura (Abukumado Limestone Cave & Irimizu Limestone Cave). It doesn't end there: meet the residents at Aquamarine Fukushima and stop by Iwaki La La Mew.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Iwaki trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fukushima to Iwaki in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for Aizuwakamatsu on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Iwaki

Theme Parks Spas Baths

Side Trip

Tamura
Highlights from your plan
Spa Resort Hawaiians ©
Spa Resort Hawaiians
Aquamarine Fukushima ©
Aquamarine Fukushima
Abukumado Limestone Cave ©
Abukumado Limestone Cave

2
nights
Aizuwakamatsu

Aizuwakamatsu ©
Rich in culture and history, Aizuwakamatsu has retained much of its traditional character from its days as a feudal capital.
Ouchijuku has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Ouchijuku and then make a trip to Tonohetsuri. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Aizu Hanjunnanreppu Monument, contemplate the long history of Sazaedo, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Iimoriyama, thenadmire the striking features of Aizu Old Samurai Residences, thenexplore the historical opulence of Tsuruga jo Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Nanokamachidori.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Aizuwakamatsu trip maker app.

You can drive from Iwaki to Aizuwakamatsu in 2.5 hours. June in Aizuwakamatsu sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nikko.

Things to do in Aizuwakamatsu

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Shimogo-machi
Highlights from your plan
Tsuruga jo Castle ©
Tsuruga jo Castle
Ouchijuku ©
Ouchijuku
Iimoriyama ©
Iimoriyama

2
nights
Nikko

Nikko ©
A gateway to a sprawling and diverse national park, a center of Shinto spiritualism and place of Buddhist worship, an emblem of the riches and dominance of the Tokugawa shogunate: Nikko means many things to many people.
On the 2nd (Mon), find something for the whole family at Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Tobu World Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nikko online visit planner.

Drive from Aizuwakamatsu to Nikko in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Nikko can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Takasaki.

Things to do in Nikko

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura ©
Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura
Tobu World Square ©
Tobu World Square

2
nights
Takasaki

Takasaki ©
Famous for its Daruma dolls, Takasaki serves as a great stopover town during a trip through Japan.
On the 4th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Fukiwarenotaki Falls and then get to know the fascinating history of Ikaho Stone Steps. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Tomioka Silk Mill and then see the interesting displays at Konnyaku Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Takasaki road trip planning site.

You can drive from Nikko to Takasaki in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Takasaki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kumagaya.

Things to do in Takasaki

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Tomioka Silk Mill, Konnyaku Park, Ikaho Stone Steps, Fukiwarenotaki Falls
Highlights from your plan
Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Fukiwarenotaki Falls ©
Fukiwarenotaki Falls
Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps

1
night
Kumagaya

Kumagaya ©
Kumagaya is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 198,440 and a population density of 1240 persons per km². On the 6th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Ashikaga Flower Park and then browse the different shops at Sano Premium Outlet.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kumagaya road trip app.

Traveling by car from Takasaki to Kumagaya takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saitama.

Things to do in Kumagaya

Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sano Premium Outlet, Ashikaga Flower Park
Highlights from your plan
Ashikaga Flower Park ©
Ashikaga Flower Park
Sano Premium Outlet ©
Sano Premium Outlet

2
nights
Saitama

Saitama ©
Though a fairly large city in its own right, Saitama has become known primarily for its proximity to the capital, Tokyo.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saitama Art Theater, Cocoon City, Tomix World, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama, take a stroll through Omiya Bonsai Village, and then walk around Saitama Prefecture Omiya Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: travel the rails with The Railway Museum, shop like a local with Tomix World, thenbrowse the different shops at Cocoon City, and finally see a show at Saitama Art Theater.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Saitama travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kumagaya to Saitama takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Saitama can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tokorozawa.

Things to do in Saitama

Museums Shopping Transportation
Highlights from your plan
The Railway Museum ©
The Railway Museum
Saitama Art Theater ©
Saitama Art Theater
Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama ©
Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama

2
nights
Tokorozawa

Tokorozawa ©
Tokorozawa is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 335,968 and a population density of 4660 persons per km². Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Seibuen Amusement Park. On the 9th (Mon), shop like a local with Atre Urawa and then get in on the family fun at Seibuen Amusement Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tokorozawa online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Saitama to Tokorozawa takes an hour. July in Tokorozawa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Tokyo on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Tokorozawa

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Atre Urawa
Highlights from your plan
Seibuen Amusement Park ©
Seibuen Amusement Park
Atre Urawa ©
Atre Urawa

21
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sunshine 60 Dori, Omotesando Hills, NHK Studio Park, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Shibuya Crossing and pause for some photo ops at Hachiko.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tokyo road trip website.

Traveling by car from Tokorozawa to Tokyo takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Shopping Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Sanrio Puroland
Highlights from your plan
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Skytree ©
Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings ©
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings

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