17 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

17 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fukuoka
— 6 nights
2
Yanagawa
— 3 nights
3
Toho-mura
— 1 night
4
Kitakyushu
— 5 nights

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Itoshima (Hirabaru Historical Park & Kobo Tottan), Dazaifu (Dazaifu Tenman-gu, Komyozen-ji Temple, &more) and Nanzoin (in Sasaguri-machi). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Ohori Park, head off the coast to Nokonoshima Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and admire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Fukuoka trip maker tool.

Newark, USA to Fukuoka is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 14 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in March, with highs in Fukuoka at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Yanagawa.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Itoshima, Nanzoin
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Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Fukuoka Tower ©
Fukuoka Tower

3
nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Yanagawa side-trips: Yame (Ishizumi Rice Terraces, Greenpia Yame, &more), Tsuzura Tanada (in Ukiha) and Kurume (Kyoho Winery, Kurume Tsubaki Park, &more). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in nature's colorful creations at Shoto Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu Temple, and make a trip to Nagata Kosenjo.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yanagawa driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Fukuoka to Yanagawa takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Yanagawa can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Toho-mura.

Things to do in Yanagawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kurume, Yame, Miyama, Tsuzura Tanada, Furogu
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Furogu ©
Furogu
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Shoto Garden ©
Shoto Garden

1
night
Toho-mura

Toho-mura ©
On the 2nd (Fri), make a trip to Hoshuyama Station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hikosan Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoheiden, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Hiko, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Takasumi Shrine, and finally make a trip to Koishiwara no Gyojasugi.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Toho-mura trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Yanagawa to Toho-mura takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Toho-mura

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Soeda-machi
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Takasumi Shrine ©
Takasumi Shrine
Mt. Hiko ©
Mt. Hiko

5
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.
Take a break from Kitakyushu with a short trip to Old Kurauchi Residence in Chikujo-gun, about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Mojiko Retro, get a new perspective on nature at Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History, admire the striking features of Old Moji Zeikan, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hiraodai.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kitakyushu trip builder site.

You can drive from Toho-mura to Kitakyushu in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Toho-mura in April, expect nights in Kitakyushu to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Kurauchi Residence
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Mojiko Retro ©
Mojiko Retro
Kyushu Railway History Museum ©
Kyushu Railway History Museum

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