8 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Aomori Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Jogakura Stream in Aomori (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Oirase Mountain Stream, take in the views from Deai-bashi Bridge, admire the sheer force of Hakufu no Taki, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Towada Shrine.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Towada tour itinerary planner.

Hakodate to Towada is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July in Towada, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sotogahama-machi.

Things to do in Towada

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oirase River, Jogakura Stream
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Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Oirase River ©
Oirase River
Towada Shrine ©
Towada Shrine

1
night
Sotogahama-machi

Sotogahama-machi ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Seikan Tunnel Museum, make a trip to Tappizaki Cape, thentake a memorable drive along Tatsudomari Line, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gikeji Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sotogahama-machi driving holiday planner.

Getting from Towada to Sotogahama-machi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Hirosaki.

Things to do in Sotogahama-machi

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
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Seikan Tunnel Museum ©
Seikan Tunnel Museum

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hirosaki: Ajiga Sawa Sumo Museum Mainoumi Furusato Sajiki (in Ajigasawa-machi), Tachineputa No Yakata (in Goshogawara) and Josenji Temple (in Kuroishi). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, don't miss a visit to Neputa Display Hall, explore the ancient world of Sannai-Maruyama Site, and walk around Hirosaki Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hirosaki trip planner.

Drive from Sotogahama-machi to Hirosaki in 2 hours. July in Hirosaki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fukaura-machi.

Things to do in Hirosaki

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aomori, Kuroishi, Ajiga Sawa Sumo Museum Mainoumi Furusato Sajiki, Neputa Display Hall, Tachineputa No Yakata
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Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Sannai-Maruyama Site
Hirosaki Park ©
Hirosaki Park

1
night
Fukaura-machi

Fukaura-machi ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Koganezaki, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Juniko, and then examine the collection at Juniko Eco Museum Center Kokyokan.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fukaura-machi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hirosaki to Fukaura-machi takes 2.5 hours. In July in Fukaura-machi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukaura-machi

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Lake Juniko ©
Lake Juniko
Koganezaki ©
Koganezaki

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