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, Akita Public Market, &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 15°C during the day and 6°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
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 13:
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Samurai District ©
Samurai District
Lake Tazawa
Lake Tazawa
Ishiguro Samurai House
Ishiguro Samurai House

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 km². Get out of town with these interesting Yokote side-trips: Yuzawa (Fudotaki, Onsen Resorts, &more), Daisen (Hanabi Um, Old Ikeda Garden, &more) and Akita (Omono River & Akita International Dahlia Gardens). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Yokote Masuda Manga Museum, contemplate the long history of Omonogawa Houses and Gardens of Kido Gorobei Village, make a trip to Sato Tazaburo House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Ishida Rikichi House.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Yokote vacation builder app.

You can drive from Semboku to Yokote in 1.5 hours. In April in Yokote, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yurihonjo.

Things to do in Yokote

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Yuzawa, Daisen, Misato-cho, Akita, Kurikoma Pass
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 24:
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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 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You'll set off for Odate on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Yurihonjo

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Nikaho
Find places to stay Apr 24 — May 5:
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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), Kitaakita (Moriyoshi Yasenchoju Center, Komata Valley, &more) and Kosaka-machi (Hakka Pass Observatory, Shimeitei Observatory, &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 22°C and lows of 14°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
Find places to stay May 5 — 16:
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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: Noshiro (Noshiro Basketball Library & Museum, Science Park Noshiro City Children's Hall, &more), Ogata-mura (The monument of latitude-longitude confluens, Mt. Ogata Fuji, &more) and Kata No Uta Toban Hekiga Relief (in Hachirogata-machi). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Namahage Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Hachibodai, take in the spiritual surroundings of Akagami Shrine Goshado, 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 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°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
Find places to stay May 16 — 28:
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Oga Aquarium Gao ©
Oga Aquarium Gao
Namahage Museum ©
Namahage Museum
Nyudozaki ©
Nyudozaki

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