8 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Aomori Prefecture holiday planner

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Route & dates

1
Hirosaki
— 2 nights
2
Fukaura-machi
— 1 night
3
Sotogahama-machi
— 1 night
4
Mutsu
— 1 night
5
Towada
— 2 nights

2
nights
Hirosaki

Hirosaki ©
A center of political power during the feudal era, Hirosaki today stands as a hub of culture and history in the north of the island.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jomon Jiyukan and Tsurunomai Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hirosaki: Aomori (Sannai-Maruyama Site, Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Hirosaki Food Market, Niji no Mart, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hirosaki Apple Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saishoin Temple, and explore the historical opulence of Hirosaki Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hirosaki visit planner.

Tokyo to Hirosaki is an approximately 5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tokyo in August, with highs in Hirosaki at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Fukaura-machi.

Things to do in Hirosaki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aomori, Tsurunomai Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Jomon Jiyukan ©
Jomon Jiyukan
Choshoji Temple ©
Choshoji Temple

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night
Fukaura-machi

Fukaura-machi ©
On the 4th (Sun), examine the collection at Juniko Eco Museum Center Kokyokan, thenexplore the activities along Blue Pond, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Juniko.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fukaura-machi trip app.

Getting from Hirosaki to Fukaura-machi by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Fukaura-machi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sotogahama-machi.

Things to do in Fukaura-machi

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

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night
Sotogahama-machi

Sotogahama-machi ©
On the 5th (Mon), make a trip to Stairs National Highway, thendon't miss a visit to Tappizaki Cape, thensee the interesting displays at Seikan Tunnel Museum, and finally cruise along Tatsudomari Line.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sotogahama-machi itinerary planning app.

Getting from Fukaura-machi to Sotogahama-machi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sotogahama-machi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mutsu.

Things to do in Sotogahama-machi

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
Seikan Tunnel Museum ©
Seikan Tunnel Museum
Stairs National Highway ©
Stairs National Highway

1
night
Mutsu

Mutsu ©
Mutsu is a city located in Aomori Prefecture, Japan., the city had an estimated population of 59,807, and a population density of 69.2 persons per kmĀ², in 29,304 households. On the 6th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Mt. Osore Sai no Kawara, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mt. Osore Bodaiji Temple, thenexplore the activities along Yagen River, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Usoriyama.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Mutsu online travel route planner.

You can drive from Sotogahama-machi to Mutsu in 3 hours. Traveling from Sotogahama-machi in August, you will find days in Mutsu are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Towada.

Things to do in Mutsu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Usoriyama ©
Lake Usoriyama

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nights
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 7th (Wed): engage your brain at Misawa Aviation & Science Museum, admire the masterpieces at Towada Art Center, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsutanonana Swamp. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Towada Shrine, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Oirase Mountain Stream, thenexplore the activities along Kumoi no Taki Waterfall, and finally take in the views from Deai-bashi Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Towada holiday maker app.

You can drive from Mutsu to Towada in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Towada

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Misawa Aviation & Science Museum
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Towada Shrine ©
Towada Shrine
Towada Art Center ©
Towada Art Center