60 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

60 days in Gunma Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

Do some cultural sightseeing at Netsunoyu and Nakanojo Museum of Folk & History, Musee. Bring the kids along to Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane and Karuizawa Toy Kingdom. Explore Kusatsu-machi's surroundings by going to Nakanojo-machi (Oiwa Flower Garden, Tomizawa Family Residence, &more), Tsumagoi-mura (Aisai no Oka, Tsutsujinoyu, &more) and Naganohara-machi (Takeuchi Golf Tennis Court Blueberry Garden & aspara).

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Manila, Philippines to Kusatsu-machi is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Manila to Kusatsu-machi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manila, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kusatsu-machi, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive 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
Karuizawa Toy Kingdom ©
Karuizawa Toy Kingdom

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.
Visiting Tanigawadaketenjindaira Ski Area and Fukiwarenotaki Falls will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Tenichi Art Museum and Okutone Winery. 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). Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Oze National Park. On the 26th (Sat), spend a relaxing day on the river with I LOVE OUTDOORS JAPAN. There's still lots to do: indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at some of the top local onsens, make a trip to Takumi no Sato, get a new perspective on things with Forest & Water Minakami, and take in the awesome beauty at Mikuniyama Mountain.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Minakami-machi trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Kusatsu-machi to Minakami-machi in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Maebashi.

Things to do in Minakami-machi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Numata, Katashina-mura, Kawaba-mura, Showa-mura, Gunma Astronomical Observatory
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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. Popular historic sites such as Tomioka Silk Mill and Maebashi Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Konnyaku Park and Gunma Safari Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maebashi: Shibukawa (Kajikabashi, Onsen Resorts, &more), Takasaki (Lake Haruna, Haruna Shrine, &more) and Chikyuya Haruna (in Shinto-mura). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Nabewari, cool off at Caribbean Beach, examine the collection at Textile Museum Yukari, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Maebashi trip planner.

You can drive from Minakami-machi to Maebashi in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maebashi

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Takasaki, Shibukawa, Kiryu, Tatebayashi, Ota
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Lake Haruna ©
Lake Haruna
Tomioka Silk Mill ©
Tomioka Silk Mill
Ikaho Stone Steps ©
Ikaho Stone Steps