Oku-Aizu Area Day Trip
- 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 6:03 AM train departing from Aizu-Wakamatsu Sta. and get off at Aizu-Miyashita Sta.. From Aizu-Miyashita Sta., take the 8:10 AM commuter bus to Michi-no-Eki Ozekaido Mishima-juku.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
Onsen and Relaxation Tour
Take a 2-day tour of relaxation, history, and culture on this trip you can enjoy by train or taxi. You’ll journey around Fukushima Prefecture to see some stunning sights and relax in some of the best springs. Begin your first day at Fukushima Station where you will travel to Iizaka Onsen by a quick bus ride. Iizaka Onsen has been a famous hot spring town of Japan for more than 1,000 years. Soak up the rejuvenating waters and history that has inspired countless artists and poets of the past before moving to Nakano Fudoson Temple. Founded some 800 years ago, this famous temple has three minor deities worshipped on the grounds. Find your own inner peace as you take in the cleansing atmosphere and breathe in the culture and history. From Nakano Fudoson Temple, visit Kyu Horikiri-tei, a former residence of the Horikiri family from the Edo Period. Enjoy soaking your feet in the foot bath and taking this calming scenery. You’ll enjoy your time by both relaxing and exploring the past.
Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City
Spend a day in Nihonmatsu City in Northern Fukushima, an area known for rich cultural traditions and specialities in sake and lacquerware. We recommend that you explore the city through our itinerary on foot or by taking short taxi rides. Access JR Nihonmatsu Station via the Tohoku Main Line.
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.
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.