60 days in Japan Itinerary

60 days in Japan Itinerary

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Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  18 h
1
Takamatsu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Kanonji
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Mima
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Tsurugi-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Kochi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Shimanto-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Uwajima
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Matsuyama
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
9
Imabari
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Fukuyama
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
12
Kitakyushu
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
13
Fukuoka
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h
14
Goto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
15
Nagasaki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
16
Arita-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
17
Yanagawa
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
18
Yoshinogari-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
19
Kokonoe-machi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
20
Yufu
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
21
Oita
— 2 nights
Train:  15 min
22
Beppu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
23
Takachiho-cho
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
24
Kunigami-son
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
25
Nakijin-son
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
26
Motobu-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
27
Nago
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
28
Onna-son
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
29
Tomigusuku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
30
Kitanakagusuku-son
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h
End: Honolulu, Oahu


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4
nights
Takamatsu

Takamatsu ©
A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Aeon Mall Takamatsu, Ritsurin Garden, Marugamemachi GREEN, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum and Shikoku Mura Village.

Discover how to plan a Takamatsu trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Honolulu, USA to Takamatsu is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Honolulu to Takamatsu, you'll lose 19 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Takamatsu is slightly colder than Honolulu - with highs of 78°F and lows of 66°F. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Kanonji.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Shopping Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
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Marugamemachi GREEN ©
Marugamemachi GREEN
Shikoku Mura Village ©
Shikoku Mura Village
The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum ©
The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum

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Kanonji

Kanonji ©
Kan'onji is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.As of May 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 63,721, with 23,480 households and a population density of 542.44 persons per km². On the 8th (Sat), get all the information you need at Michi-no-Eki Mino, then browse the different shops at Aeon Mall Ayagawa, and then get in on the family fun at New Reoma World. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Kochi Castle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hirome Ichiba, admire the verdant scenery at Iyakei Valley, then take in the views from Iya Kazura Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Okuiya Niju Kazurabashi Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kanonji trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Takamatsu to Kanonji in an hour. September in Kanonji sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 66°F at night. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Mima.

Things to do in Kanonji

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miyoshi, Kochi, Aeon Mall Ayagawa, New Reoma World
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
New Reoma World ©
New Reoma World
Kochi Castle ©
Kochi Castle
Hirome Ichiba ©
Hirome Ichiba

1
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Mima

Mima ©
Mima is a city located in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan.The modern city of Mima was established on March 1, 2005, from the merger of the former towns of Mima, Anabuki and Waki, and the village of Koyadaira (all from Mima District).GeographyAs of 2016, the city has an estimated population of 30,062 and a population density of 82 persons per km². Your list of things to see and do now includes Otsuka Museum of Art, The Naruto German House, Uzu no Michi, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at The Naruto German House, make a trip to Uzu no Michi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Tsurugi, admire the masterpieces at Otsuka Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Yoshinogawa City Misato Firefly Center, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kotsu.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mima vacation planner.

Drive from Kanonji to Mima in 1.5 hours. In September in Mima, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tsurugi-cho.

Things to do in Mima

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Naruto, Yoshinogawa
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Otsuka Museum of Art ©
Otsuka Museum of Art
The Naruto German House ©
The Naruto German House
Mt. Tsurugi ©
Mt. Tsurugi

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Tsurugi-cho

Tsurugi-cho ©
Townscape of Houses with 2 Layers of Udatsu has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Orimotoya, then admire the sheer force of Naru Falls, then head outdoors with Dogama, and finally make a trip to Townscape of Houses with 2 Layers of Udatsu.

For other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Tsurugi-cho road trip planning app.

You can drive from Mima to Tsurugi-cho in an hour. September in Tsurugi-cho sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kochi.

Things to do in Tsurugi-cho

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Dogama ©
Dogama

1
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Kochi

Kochi ©
The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Katsura Hama.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Tsurugi-cho to Kochi takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kochi can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Shimanto-cho.

Things to do in Kochi

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Katsura Hama ©
Katsura Hama
Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum ©
Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum

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Shimanto-cho

Shimanto-cho ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stop by Kure Taisho-machi Market, then steep yourself in history at Yoshimura Torataro Residence, then examine the collection at Yusuhara Senhyakunen Monogatari Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Headwaters of Shimanto River.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Shimanto-cho day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kochi to Shimanto-cho takes 1.5 hours. In September in Shimanto-cho, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Uwajima.

Things to do in Shimanto-cho

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tsuno-cho, Kure Taisho-machi Market, Yusuhara Senhyakunen Monogatari Museum
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Kure Taisho-machi Market ©
Kure Taisho-machi Market

1
night
Uwajima

Uwajima ©
Uwajima is a city located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.As of October 1, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 86,631 and a population density of 184.53 persons per km². Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Uwajima Castle and then get great views at Uwajima.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Uwajima trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Shimanto-cho to Uwajima in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Uwajima

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Uwajima Castle ©
Uwajima Castle
Uwajima ©
Uwajima

1
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Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Okaido Shopping Street. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Shikido, don't miss a visit to Okaido Shopping Street, admire the striking features of Bansuiso, then explore the historical opulence of Matsuyama Castle, then stroll through Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle), and finally get engrossed in the history at Shiki Memorial Museum.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Matsuyama tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Uwajima to Matsuyama in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Matsuyama are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can take a train to Imabari.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Shiki Memorial Museum ©
Shiki Memorial Museum
Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle) ©
Dogo Park (Ruins of Yuzuki Castle)

1
night
Imabari

Imabari ©
The city of Imabari encompasses several islands in Japan's inland sea, and due to this strategic location it changed hands regularly during the feudal era.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mt. Kiro Observatory Park as well as Towel Museum. On the 16th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Towel Museum and then enjoy breathtaking views from Mt. Kiro Observatory Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Imabari tour itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Matsuyama to Imabari in an hour. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 70°F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fukuyama.

Things to do in Imabari

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Towel Museum ©
Towel Museum
Mt. Kiro Observatory Park ©
Mt. Kiro Observatory Park

2
nights
Fukuyama

Fukuyama ©
A trip to Fukuyama, a riverside city known for its fragrant roses, is not complete without a visit to its main attraction, a quaint port village lined with old wooden houses and fishing boats.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Ohara Museum of Art and then revel in the low prices at Mitsui Outlet Park Kurashiki.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fukuyama trip app.

Traveling by car from Imabari to Fukuyama takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Fukuyama can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Fukuyama

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Kurashiki
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Mitsui Outlet Park Kurashiki ©
Mitsui Outlet Park Kurashiki
Ohara Museum of Art ©
Ohara Museum of Art

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
You've added YouMe Town Hiroshima, LECT, The Outlets Hiroshima, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hiroshima itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Fukuyama to Hiroshima takes 1.5 hours. In September in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Shopping Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

3
nights
Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu ©
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Takatoyama Park, Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History, TOTO Museum, and other attractions you added. Step off the beaten path and head to Mojiko Retro and Kokura Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kitakyushu online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Hiroshima to Kitakyushu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Kitakyushu, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Shopping Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Riverwalk Kitakyushu ©
Riverwalk Kitakyushu
Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro

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nights
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Shintencho Shopping Street, Fukuoka Parco, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Fukuoka City Museum and Nishijin Shopping District. Explore hidden gems such as Marinoa City Fukuoka and Fukuoka Tower. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ohori Park, and head off the coast to Shika Island.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fukuoka online vacation builder.

You can drive from Kitakyushu to Fukuoka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Fukuoka are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. You will leave for Goto on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Kyushu National Museum
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Shika Island ©
Shika Island
Fukuoka City Museum ©
Fukuoka City Museum
Kyushu National Museum ©
Kyushu National Museum

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Goto

Goto ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dozaki Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Uragashira Catholic Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Fukue Catholic Church, and finally kick back and relax at Tontomari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Shironotake Observation Deck, step off the mainland to explore Hisakajima, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Egami Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kusuhara Church, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Osezaki Dangai.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Goto travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fukuoka to Goto. Traveling from Fukuoka in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Goto, with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Goto

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Fukue Catholic Church ©
Fukue Catholic Church
Dozaki Cathedral ©
Dozaki Cathedral
Egami Church ©
Egami Church

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nights
Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
On the 4th (Thu), stop by Tatematsuru, browse the different shops at Amu Plaza Nagasaki, then admire the masterpieces at Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Glover Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Urakami Cathedral, and then walk around Nagasaki Peace Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nagasaki online trip builder.

You can drive from Goto to Nagasaki in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nagasaki when traveling from Goto in October, with lows around 63°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Arita-cho.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Amu Plaza Nagasaki ©
Amu Plaza Nagasaki
Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum ©
Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

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Arita-cho

Arita-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Kyushu Ceramic Museum and then explore the activities along Imari Bay.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Arita-cho tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Nagasaki to Arita-cho takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Arita-cho are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yanagawa.

Things to do in Arita-cho

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Imari Bay
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Imari Bay ©
Imari Bay
The Kyushu Ceramic Museum ©
The Kyushu Ceramic Museum

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Yanagawa

Yanagawa ©
Yanagawa is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 71,848, with 24,507 households and a population density of 934.55 persons per km². On the 7th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Yanagawa Ohana.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yanagawa trip itinerary site.

Drive from Arita-cho to Yanagawa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yoshinogari-cho.

Things to do in Yanagawa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Yanagawa Ohana ©
Yanagawa Ohana

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Yoshinogari-cho

Yoshinogari-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Tosu Premium Outlets and then get to know the fascinating history of Yufuin Area.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yoshinogari-cho route planner.

Traveling by car from Yanagawa to Yoshinogari-cho takes an hour. Traveling from Yanagawa in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Yoshinogari-cho, with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kokonoe-machi.

Things to do in Yoshinogari-cho

Historic Sites Spas Baths

Side Trips

Yufuin Area, Tosu Premium Outlets
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Yufuin Area ©
Yufuin Area
Tosu Premium Outlets ©
Tosu Premium Outlets

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Kokonoe-machi

Kokonoe-machi ©
On the 9th (Tue), look for gifts at Guernsey Farm and then identify plant and animal life at Ogi Rice Terraces. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Mamedamachi Shopping Street, then examine the collection at Hita Gion Yamaboko Kaikan, and then get answers to all your questions at Chojabaru Visitor Center.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kokonoe-machi holiday maker site.

Drive from Yoshinogari-cho to Kokonoe-machi in 2 hours. Traveling from Yoshinogari-cho in October, Kokonoe-machi is little chillier at night with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yufu.

Things to do in Kokonoe-machi

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hita, Guernsey Farm, Ogi Rice Terraces
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Guernsey Farm ©
Guernsey Farm
Mamedamachi Shopping Street ©
Mamedamachi Shopping Street
Chojabaru Visitor Center ©
Chojabaru Visitor Center

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Yufu

Yufu ©
Discover widely renowned onsens on a tour of Yufu, a tranquil town overlooked by a two-peaked mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stop by Cheese Factory Yufuin and then take an in-depth tour of Iwashita Collection.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yufu online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kokonoe-machi to Yufu in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Yufu are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Oita.

Things to do in Yufu

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Iwashita Collection ©
Iwashita Collection
Cheese Factory Yufuin ©
Cheese Factory Yufuin

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Oita

Oita
The gateway to a wealth of dynamic landscapes and some of the country's most atmospheric religious and cultural sites, Oita, in touristic terms, acts primarily as a transport hub.
On the 12th (Fri), grab your bike and head to Oita Kemmin no Mori. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Takasakiyama Nature Zoo, look for gifts at Bungo Niwasaki Ichiba, and then don't miss a visit to Funai Castle Ruin.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oita road trip planner.

Oita is just a short distance from Yufu. October in Oita sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Beppu.

Things to do in Oita

Nature Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:

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Beppu

Beppu ©
The resort town of Beppu puts the geothermal nature of the region to good use.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stop by Port Station Beppu Traffic Center, then view the masterpieces at Beppu City Traditional Bamboo Crafts Center, and then learn about winemaking at Ajimu Budoushu Koubou. Keep things going the next day: get all the equipment you need at Angel Kimono Rental Beppu, contemplate the long history of Kitadai Bukeyashiki Ato, and then admire the sheer force of Higashi Shiya Falls.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Beppu attractions planning website.

Beppu is very close to Oita. In October in Beppu, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 63°F at night. You will leave for Takachiho-cho on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Beppu

Shopping Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Usa, Kitadai Bukeyashiki Ato
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Beppu City Traditional Bamboo Crafts Center ©
Beppu City Traditional Bamboo Crafts Center
Higashi Shiya Falls ©
Higashi Shiya Falls

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Takachiho-cho

Takachiho-cho ©
The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
On the 16th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Manai Falls and then explore the stunning scenery at Takachiho Gorge. On your second day here, head outdoors with Komezuka, then stop by Monzenmachi Shopping Street, and then browse the fresh offerings at Michi-no-Eki Kitakata Yotchimiroya.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Takachiho-cho visit planning website.

Drive from Beppu to Takachiho-cho in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Kunigami-son.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aso, Michi-no-Eki Kitakata Yotchimiroya
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Komezuka ©
Komezuka
Manai Falls ©
Manai Falls
Takachiho Gorge ©
Takachiho Gorge

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Kunigami-son

Kunigami-son
Although the village of Kunigami-son spreads across a large area, it remains sparsely populated, with lots of wild land protected from development.
To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kunigami-son trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Takachiho-cho to Kunigami-son. Traveling from Takachiho-cho in October, expect Kunigami-son to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 72°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Nakijin-son.

Things to do in Kunigami-son

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:

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Nakijin-son

Nakijin-son ©
Steeped in Ryukyuan history, Nakijin-son tourism centers around the ruins of an ancient stonewall castle.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Oceanic Culture Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Minna Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Nakijin Castle Ruins.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nakijin-son trip planning website.

Drive from Kunigami-son to Nakijin-son in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in October, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Nakijin-son

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Motobu-cho
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Minna Beach ©
Minna Beach
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Oceanic Culture Museum ©
Oceanic Culture Museum

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Motobu-cho

Motobu-cho ©
Formed by the gradual merging of several old fishing villages, today the island town of Motobu-cho boasts paradisal beaches of white sand, clear waters, and a rich array of wildlife.
On the 20th (Sat), look for gifts at Yaedake Bakery, take an in-depth tour of Native Okinawan Villege, and then get all the information you need at Igei Service Area Inbound.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Motobu-cho online itinerary planner.

Motobu-cho is very close to Nakijin-son. In October, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Nago.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Igei Service Area Inbound
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Yaedake Bakery ©
Yaedake Bakery
Igei Service Area Inbound ©
Igei Service Area Inbound

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Nago

Nago ©
Developed as an upper-middle class tourist town in the northern part of Okinawa Island, Nago offers a wide range of leisure activities from swimming to exploration of ruins and rainforests.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aeon Nago Shopping Center and Ordnance Tactical Okinawa. Escape the urban bustle at Busena Beach and Nago citizen Beach. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Farmer's Market Haisai! Yanbaru Market, see the interesting displays at Nago Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Nago City Hall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nago trip planning tool.

Nago is just a short distance from Motobu-cho. In October, daily temperatures in Nago can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Onna-son.

Things to do in Nago

Shopping Beaches Outdoors
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Farmer's Market Haisai! Yanbaru Market ©
Farmer's Market Haisai! Yanbaru Market
Busena Beach ©
Busena Beach
Nago Museum ©
Nago Museum

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Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Step out of the city life by going to Cape Manzamo and Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo. Step out of Onna-son to go to Naha and see Shurijo Castle, which is approximately 50 minutes away.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Onna-son vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a bus from Nago to Onna-son in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Onna-son, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel to Tomigusuku.

Things to do in Onna-son

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shurijo Castle, Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo
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Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo ©
Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

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Tomigusuku

Tomigusuku ©
You've now added Ashibina Outlet Mall to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Ashibina Outlet Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Himeyuri Peace Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, then steep yourself in history at Tamagusuku Castle Ruin, and finally head outdoors with Azama Sun Sun Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tomigusuku attractions planner.

You can drive from Onna-son to Tomigusuku in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. October in Tomigusuku sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kitanakagusuku-son.

Things to do in Tomigusuku

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Itoman, Nanjo, Okinawa Prefecture Karate Museum
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Azama Sun Sun Beach ©
Azama Sun Sun Beach
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park ©
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park
Himeyuri Peace Museum ©
Himeyuri Peace Museum

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Kitanakagusuku-son

Kitanakagusuku-son ©
You've now added AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nakagusuku Castle Ruins and Sakima Art Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kitanakagusuku-son trip planner.

Kitanakagusuku-son is just a short distance from Tomigusuku. In October in Kitanakagusuku-son, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 74°F at night. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kitanakagusuku-son

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sunset Beach, Sakima Art Museum
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AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM ©
AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins ©
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach

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