Experience / Training / Vehicle Spots in Akita Area

  • Rest Village Nyuto Onsenkyo
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    4.0
    122 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Sembokushi Tazawakobonai Komagatake 2-1
    Rest Village Nyuto Onsenkyo offers a taste of Akita home style cooking in the midst of a wide beech forest. It offers a wide variety of activities to try while enjoying the changing beauty of the seasons. Come experience truly memorable nature with one of the many memorable activities, including Akita Komagatake nature observation climbing in Akita Komagatake mountains, star and moon watching with astronomical telescopes, making a flower vase from Akita cedar or other wood as well as beech forest walking, and more. They also have hot spring baths with two different water types.

    This is a lovely, well kept hotel, which is perfect to use as a base for Nyuto area exploration and onsen hopping. Staff is fantastic, and very helpful. Breakfast and dinners are buffet style and are...

  • Yuri Kogen Railway
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    35 Reviews
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    Akita Yurihonjo-shi Yashimamachi Nanokamachi Hane Zaka 21-2
    "This tourist railway was born as a civic entity in order to take over the Japan National Railways Yashima Line in 1985. Extending from Yashima Station to Ugo-Honjo Station in Yurihonjo City, Akita Prefecture, the railway line is 23 kilometers long. Trains can be chartered or and there's also a ""cycle train"" service which you can bring your bicycle onto. (Be aware that ""cycle trains"" operate in fixed areas and at fixed times.) The railway operates an abundant variety of trains; customers rave in particular about the children's space on the Nakayoshi Koyoshi train."

    A slight not to be missed. Recommended to all visitors. People are very helpful when lost in this place. There are not shy to help even with their limited English. Clean, orderly and well maintained.

  • Tsuchida Ranch
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Nikahoshi Baba Toushiyama 4-6
    This guest ranch is located in Nikaho Highland at the foot of Mt. Chokai. About 180 Jersey cattle graze in the wide sweep of the pasture. The adjoining “Midori no Milk House” offers fresh Jersey cow milk, ice cream, toast with cheese, and other delectable treats. At the “St. Bernard House,” you can also interact with St. Bernards, huskies, goats, rabbits, and other animals.

    残念ながら牛を見ることはできませんが、ヤギや馬、羊などいろいろな動物と触れ合えます。飲むヨーグルトやソフトクリーム、あとフランクフルトが美味しかったです。 一面空と山なので、天気のいい日はとてもいい景色を堪能できます。のんびりゆっくりしたいときにおススメです!

  • Kita Akita City Kumakuma Park
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Kitakitashi Aniutsutou Chen Location 1-39
    This is a bear-only zoo in Aza-Jinba, Aniutto, Kitaakita City. You can get up close to the brown bears and Asian black bears raised in the park. In addition to feeding and other activities, they have baby bear petting events. Tours are reservation-only from December to March.

    初代場長(園長)は有名なマタギ鈴木松治氏が行っていました。現在は、専門知識を持った北秋田市職員が園長さんです。ツキノワグマがオスとメスに分かれ飼育され、子熊もその年齢によって飼育スペースが異なっています。八幡平の熊牧場で2012年に事故があり、そのヒグマたちを引き取った先がこのくまくま園です。ヒグマは温厚でのんびり水浴びしながら暮らしています。ゴールデンウィーク期間中や夏休み、ハロウィンイベントな...

  • Lake Tazawa Excursion Ship
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    11 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Sembokushi Tazawakotazawa Haruyama 148
    The Lake Tazawa Excursion Ship takes visitors on a ride over Japan’s deepest lake to see its Gozaishi stone, the Tatsuko Statue, and more sights. The 25 minute cruise departs from Katajiri and runs April 26–November 5. The legend of Princess Tatsuko is played onboard during the trip to add to the Lake Tazawa’s mythical atmosphere. It’s about 11 minutes’ drive from JR Tazawako Station.

    It costs 1200-yen for this 40-minute ride around the lake. There are lots of fishes at pier side. You can purchase a bag of fishfood for 100-yen at a small un-manned stand. The boat slows down for...

  • Gono Line Resort Shirakami
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    Akita prefecture (Akita station) - Aomori prefecture (Hirosaki station/Aomori station)
    All seats are reserved seats on this resort train that passes between Akita and Aomori. Not only can you enjoy the views of the Shirakami Mountains on the Gono Line connecting Aomori’s Kawabe Station to Akita’s Higashi-Noshiro Station, you can enjoy sightseeing while testing out the local cuisine at each station. Each train is worth seeing, as they have decorations befitting their names— “beech”, “blue pond”, and “black woodpecker” —on the interior and exterior.
  • Kagaya Farm
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    1 Reviews
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    Akita Katagami-shi Tenno Bonumadai 254-2
    A fruit farm located in Bonuma-dai, Tenno, Katagami City. The farm cultivates grapes, Japanese pears, and European pears. Open from late August through early November, visitors can enjoy picking a variety of seasonal fruits. The farm also sells its fruits direct via an adjoining farm stand.

    やはり秋の天王町と言えばナシですよね。子供のころからこの農園から購入しています。ブドウ狩りのようなサービスもやってますので、この行楽シーズンは農園内がにぎわっています。

  • Oku Cherry Farm
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Akita Yokote Jumonjimachi Jugonoshinden Bozusawa 86
  • Kagaya Orchard
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    Akita Katagami-shi Tenno Shimode To 1-1
    An orchard in Shimodeto, Tenno, Katagami City. The orchard is open from late August to late November and depending on season you can enjoy picking grapes, Asian pears, apples, or kiwi fruits. Located within the orchard is a shop that sells fruit as well as vegetables and rice.
  • Sanroku-en Orchard
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    Akita Kazuno-shi
    An apple orchard along National Route 103 in Shirasawa, Towada-oyu, Kazuno City. From late September to early November you can enjoy apple picking with all sorts of varieties of apples available. The orchard also features a fishing pond where you can catch fish such as char.
  • Jinguji Tourist Orchard
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    Akita Daisen-shi Jinguji Fukushima 48-1
    A fruit farm situated on Prefectural Route 67 in Fukushima, Jinguji, Daisen City. The farm offers fruit picking and farm-direct sales of cherries from the beginning of June to early August as well as blueberries, grapes, and other fruits when in season. The farm also has chestnut gathering, mushroom hunting, and edible wild plant hunting activities.
  • Oga Glass Bottom Boat Cruises
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    Akita Oga-shi Kitauranyudozaki Konbu Ura 2
    These glass bottom boat tours leave from the beach under the Nyudozaki Lighthouse on the northwestern tip of the Oga Peninsula. A fun and easy way to see the Oga seafloor, the 30-minute roundtrip tours visit the reefs offshore as well as Mizu Island. Customers rave about the up-close views you can enjoy of the plants and fish found here. The best time to come is in the summer when the waters are at their clearest.
  • Taihei Lake Pleasure Boat
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    Akita Kita-akita-shi
    A pleasure boat cruise that runs from June 1st to October 31st. Taihei Lake, created by the completion of Moriyoshi Dam, is an artificial lake with a circumference of 30 kilometers, an area of 195 hectares, and a depth of 58 meters. While in season between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. you can take one hour guided trips to the hidden Komata Gorge. You can enjoy the spectacular scenery especially as the leaves change in the autumn.
  • Yuri Kogen Fureai Nojo
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    1 Reviews
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    Akita Yurihonjo-shi

    雨が小雪に変わり、さすがは秋田と思いながら、にかほに行く途中、ピンクの桜を見かけたので立ち寄りました。 牧草の緑と白い柵と桜並木がよく似合います。

  • Moribayashi Crafts Museum
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    Akita Senboku-shi
  • Kyunosukekurien
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Akita Pref. Sembokushi Nishikichoukoyamada Takano 6
  • Sasaki Kuri En
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Akita Senboku Nishikicho
  • Akakura Kuri En
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Akita Senboku Nishikicho
  • ICHINOSAI
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yuzawashi Maemori 4-2-12
  • Kadunofurusatogakusha
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Kadunoshi Towadaoyu Shirasawa 45-1

Akita Areas

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Famed for its sake and samurai, Akita prefecture offers quintessential Japanese culture in a non-touristy setting. Alongside the celebrated rice paddies and historical sites of the region lies dramatic natural scenery in the form of the rugged coastline of the Oga Peninsula and the Dakigaeri Gorge, best visited in autumn, when the leaves begin to change color.

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