60 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

60 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

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60 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Kusatsu-machi
— 19 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Minakami-machi
— 20 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Maebashi
— 20 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

19
nights
Kusatsu-machi

Bring the kids along to Onioshidashi Volcanic Park and Mt. Shirane. Get out of town with these interesting Kusatsu-machi side-trips: Naganohara-machi (Takeuchi Golf Tennis Court Blueberry Garden, aspara, & more), Nakanojo-machi (Oiwa Flower Garden, Tomizawa Family Residence, & more) and Tsumagoi-mura (Karuizawa Toy Kingdom, Tsutsujinoyu, & more).

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kusatsu-machi trip itinerary maker.

Manila, Philippines to Kusatsu-machi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manila to Kusatsu-machi due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Manila in July: highs in Kusatsu-machi hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 26°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Minakami-machi.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nakanojo-machi, Tsumagoi-mura, Higashiagatsuma-machi, Naganohara-machi, Rokuha Park Pool
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Onsen Resorts
Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Netsunoyu ©
Netsunoyu

20
nights
Minakami-machi

Minakami-machi ©
Perched beneath the foothills of several soaring mountains, the town of Minakami-machi provides a picturesque stepping stone from which to explore the dramatic surrounding scenery.
Take a break from the city and head to Fukiwarenotaki Fall and Oze National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minakami-machi: Kawaba-mura (Kabuto Falls, Kojyu Hotspring, & more), Gunma Astronomical Observatory (in Takayama-mura) and Numata (Otone Breweries, Thermal Spas, & more). On the 21st (Mon), spend a day of thorough relaxation at some of the top local onsens. Spend a day outdoors on the 26th (Sat) with I Love Outdoors Japan. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Takumi no Sato, hit the slopes at Fujiwara Snow&Spa Resort, delve into the lush surroundings at Okutone Suigennomori, and do a tasting at Okutone Winery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Minakami-machi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kusatsu-machi to Minakami-machi takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Minakami-machi can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maebashi.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Numata, Katashina-mura, Kawaba-mura, Showa-mura, Oze National Park
Find places to stay Aug 19 — Sep 8:
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Fukiwarenotaki Falls ©
Fukiwarenotaki Falls
Oze National Park ©
Oze National Park
I LOVE OUTDOORS JAPAN ©
I LOVE OUTDOORS JAPAN

20
nights
Maebashi

Maebashi ©
Maebashi is a city located in central Gunma Prefecture in the northern Kantō region (plain) of Japan. Get some cultural insight at Tomioka Silk Mill and Kanayama Castle Remains. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ikaho Green Farm and Gunma Safari Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maebashi: Chikyuya Haruna (in Shinto-mura), Takasaki (Lake Haruna, Haruna Shrine, & more) and Shibukawa (Kajikabashi, Onsen Resorts, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Kannamachi Dinosaurs Center, make a trip to Iwajuku , cool off at Caribbean Beach, and admire the striking features of Fuji Fureaikan.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Maebashi itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Minakami-machi to Maebashi takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Maebashi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Maebashi

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Takasaki, Shibukawa, Kiryu, Tatebayashi, Ota
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 28:
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Lake Haruna ©
Lake Haruna
Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps