Oku-Aizu Area Day Trip
- Aizu Area
- All Year
- 5 destinations
- One Day
This one-day trip in Oku-Aizu departs from Aizu-Wakamatsu Station, and features a visit to the No.1 Tadami River Bridge View Point and Enzoji Temple, so you can enjoy a full day out in Oku-Aizu!
Take the 6:08 AM JR Tadami Line train departing from Aizu-Wakamatsu Sta. and get off at Aizu-Miyashita Sta. (arrival at 7:38). From Aizu-Miyashita Sta., take the 8:10 AM commuter bus to Michi-no-Eki Ozekaido Mishima-juku (The commuter bus doesn’t run on Sundays or Japanese National Holidays).View directions
The viewpoint is about a 10 min walk from Michi-no-Eki Ozekaido Mishima-juku.View directions
- Aizu Area
Return to Aizu-Miyashita Sta. from Michi-no-Eki Ozekaido Mishima-juku by reservable bus at 10:20 AM. From there, take a taxi to Enzoji Temple. Alternatively, take a taxi straight from Ozekaido Mishima-juku. Getting from Ozekaido Mishima-juku to Enzoji Temple takes between 15 and 30 min.View directions
- Aizu Area
It takes between 10 and 20 min to walk from Enzoji Temple to Tsukimigaoka Chomin Center.View directions
- Aizu Area
It takes 5 min to walk from Tsukimigaoka Chomin Center to Hot in Yanaizu.View directions
- Aizu Area
Depart from Aizu-Yanaizu Sta. (JR Tadami Line) at either 1:23 PM or 4:22 PM (depending on how much time you spend in the town) and head back to Aizu-Wakamatsu Sta. (this journey takes about 1 hour). Stay the night at Higashiyama Onsen or at a hotel in central Aizu-Wakamatsu City.View directions
Day Trip in Aizu-Wakamatsu City
This one-day trip around Aizu-Wakamatsu City includes everything your bucket list has: castles, sake breweries, temples, and onsen. Start with an Akabeko painting experience (1100 yen) at Tsurugajo Kaikan, before looking around the castle itself and enjoying a Japanese tea experience at the Rinkaku Tea Room.
Refreshing Fruits and Waters of Fukushima
It’s time to be refreshed by the fresh fruits and hot waters of Fukushima City. This one-day itinerary can be experienced any time of the year. Catch a taxi from Fukushima Station and head out to Marusei Orchard. Here you’ll be able to pick fresh, juicy fruit already ripe for the eating. Eat all you can, and fill up on Fukushima’s best fruits. After you’ve had your fill of fruit, take a taxi to Iizaka Onsen. This hot spring area is famous in Japan for being one of the best in the area. After dipping your feet in the foot bath at Kyu Horikiri-tei, head over to Hanamomo no Yu (Hotel Juraku's onsen facility), soak in the hot, hot waters, and let your stress just melt away. You’re definitely in for a treat at all of these wonderful places and you’ll leave full and satisfied, not to mention warm and relaxed. It’s truly a rejuvenation for mind and body!
Iwaki Area One Day Trip
Iwaki has plenty to offer families traveling in Japan! This area is well-known for its delicious seafood & its amazing interactive environmental aquarium Aquamarine Fukushima. Here’s a suggested day-trip for traveling by public transportation in Iwaki.
Relaxation in Tsuchiyu
You can enjoy this multi-day relaxation tour of Fukushima any time of year. But that’s not the only thing to make this trip so enticing. You’ll find something for everyone in the family or quiet spots of solitude to be enjoyed alone. Whether you’re traveling with someone or by yourself, this is the perfect way to enjoy Fukushima. Take a bus ride from Fukushima Station to Hotel Sansuiso. Enjoy a quiet room at this lovely hotel where you can soak away your worries in one of their many hot spring baths. Especially nice during winter are the outdoor baths, let the cool air wash over your exposed face while the waters keep you warm. After a day sequestered in baths, why not take a stroll about town and visit the famous shop Matsuya. See their own unique kokeshi dolls, which are popular toys around Japan with each area creating completely unique kokeshi dolls. After you’ve admired the curious little wooden dolls, try your hand at painting your own under the guidance of one of the shop’s staff. Take your very own kokeshi doll back with you as a unique souvenir and memory of your time in Fukushima Prefecture. Finally, explore the other hot spring baths that Tsuchiyu Onsen has to offer. Choose from public baths, baths in other ryokan, or a number of a foot baths dotted around the town. No matter where you turn, you’re sure to enjoy the calming and rejuvenating waters. When you’ve finished enjoying everything that the area has to offer, head back to Fukushima Station by bus.