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
Towada
— 2 nights
3
Mutsu
— 1 night
4
Sai-mura
— 2 nights

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Aomori Spring Ski Resort and Hirosaki Food Market, Niji no Mart. Explore Hirosaki's surroundings by going to Ajigasawa-machi (Ajiga Sawa Sumo Museum Mainoumi Furusato Sajiki & Shirakami no Mori Trail). There's much more to do: trek along Mt. Iwaki Lifts, stroll around Hirosaki Apple Park, don't miss a visit to Apple Road, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fujita Memorial Japanese Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hirosaki trip planning site.

Aomori to Hirosaki is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In March, daytime highs in Hirosaki are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Towada.

Things to do in Hirosaki

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ajigasawa-machi
Highlights from your plan
Hirosaki Castle ©
Hirosaki Castle
Aomori Spring Ski Resort ©
Aomori Spring Ski Resort
Hirosaki Park ©
Hirosaki Park

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Towada

Towada ©
Tucked away among the foothills of the Hakkoda mountain range, Towada tourism revolves around its eponymous lake and the surrounding national park.
On the 21st (Sat), make a trip to Snow Corridor, appreciate the views at Tashirotai Heights, thenhead outdoors with Tsuta Numa, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Ashura no Nagare, and finally snap pictures at Deai-bashi Bridge. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Towada Art Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Oirase Mountain Stream, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Towada Shrine, thenexplore the activities along Itomuka no Irie, and finally make a trip to Statue of Maidens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Towada online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hirosaki to Towada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Towada when traveling from Hirosaki in March, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mutsu.

Things to do in Towada

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Aomori
Highlights from your plan
Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Oirase Mountain Stream
Towada Shrine ©
Towada Shrine
Towada Art Center ©
Towada Art Center

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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 23rd (Mon), head outdoors with Osorezan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mt. Osore Bodaiji Temple, take in the dramatic natural features at Mt. Osore Sai no Kawara, explore the activities along Lake Usoriyama, thendon't miss a visit to Former Ominato Water Supply Source Facility, and finally make a trip to Mutsusamaikan.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mutsu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Towada to Mutsu takes 2 hours. March in Mutsu sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sai-mura.

Things to do in Mutsu

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake Usoriyama ©
Lake Usoriyama
Osorezan ©
Osorezan

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Sai-mura

Sai-mura ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): head outdoors with Hotokegaura Parking, take in the dramatic natural features at Hotokegaura, take a memorable drive along Kaikyo Line, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally stroll around Gankake Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): look for gifts at Oma Tourist Souvenir Center, enjoy the sea views from Omasaki Lighthouse, thenappreciate the history behind Tuna Fishing Town Oma Monument, thenmake a trip to Omazaki Cape, and finally pause for some photo ops at Northernmost Honshu Monument.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sai-mura trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Mutsu to Sai-mura takes 1.5 hours. In March in Sai-mura, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sai-mura

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Oma-machi
Highlights from your plan
Hotokegaura Parking ©
Hotokegaura Parking
Gankake Park ©
Gankake Park
Omazaki  Cape ©
Omazaki Cape