Japan Drive Route Guide

Area
Northern Honshu(Tohoku)
Travel Period
-
Route
201
Overview
Start
Niigata
Goal
Niigata
Way
day_trip
Travel Pace
busy
Distance
100 km
Rank
Highway fee
¥ 0
About this route
It is a driving travel itinerary for a day trip for Niigata city and around. The driving distance is about 50-100km depends on how many spots you will visit. Although it is a day trip, you can travel not only the center part of Niigata city but also around the city area which has many attractive spots like the Yahiko area. The highlights of this route are "Northern Culture Museum", "SUWADA OPEN FACTORY", "Mt.Yahikoyama" and so on. Recommended food is the revolving sushi with fresh seafood and local ramens. In spring, you can enjoy tulips and cherry blossoms. And in autumn, you can enjoy amazing autumn colored leaves at many sightseeing spots. Our daily driving map will recommend you only the spots where is the best timing to visit.

Niigata

rental_car
32 877 520*46
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Niigata

rental_car
32 877 520*46
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Northern Culture Museum

sightseeing
32 588 292
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SUWADA OPEN FACTORY

sightseeing
58 532 444
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Mt.Yahikoyama

sightseeing
190 127 799*31
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Fukushimagata Lagoon Water Park

sightseeing
32 899 308*66
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Lake Hyoko

sightseeing
32 598 890*34
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Northern Culture Museum

sightseeing
32 588 292
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Niigata Chuo Wholesale Market

restaurant
32 765 829*53
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CoCoLo Niigata

sightseeing
32 878 031*24
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Nuttari Terrace Street

sightseeing
524 008 043*33
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Porto Cave d'Occi (Close)

restaurant
Close
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The Niigata Saito Villa

sightseeing
524 005 640*02
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Gelateria Popolo

restaurant
524 003 200*83
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kamado

restaurant
32 813 582*21
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Niigata Furusato Village

sightseeing
32 692 382*21
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Former Sasagawa Residence

sightseeing
32 361 649*88
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Shirone Kite Museum

sightseeing
32 303 515*68
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Roadside Station TsubameSanjo Regional Products Center

public_facility
58 832 556*66
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SUWADA OPEN FACTORY

sightseeing
58 532 444
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Uwasekigata Park

sightseeing
190 434 594
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Cave d'Occi Winery

restaurant
190 492 060
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Kakuda Misaki Lighthouse

sightseeing
190 429 780
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Mt.Yahikoyama

sightseeing
190 127 799*31
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Mt.Yahikoyama Ropeway

sightseeing
190 129 256*53
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Yahiko Shrine

sightseeing
190 129 256*53
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Yahiko Park & Omotenashi Hiroba

sightseeing
190 099 718*31
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Kokujoji Temple & Sengando Suspended Bridge

sightseeing
58 878 392
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Teradomari Street Market (Sakana no Ameyoko)

sightseeing
58 812 295*21
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Washima Tout Le Monde

restaurant
58 512 360*47
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Garden Cafe Ichishima

restaurant
157 370 813*44
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Miso Ramen Magokorotei

restaurant
32 818 344*55
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BAKE UP 1YAISM

restaurant
32 758 870*60
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Kojimaya Sohonten

restaurant
32 759 608*22
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Patisserie Remplir

restaurant
32 723 524*62
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Shirone Grapes Garden

sightseeing
32 575 450*00
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Gelateria Regalo

restaurant
190 221 739*77
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Koshu Hanten

restaurant
190 019 658*63
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Kaifutei Nihonkai

restaurant
58 781 269*11
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Sun Sun Cafe

restaurant
190 429 786*15
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Umi Cafe Nef

restaurant
190 838 311*52
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Uobei

restaurant
32 759 490*41
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Tonkatsu Ogawatei

restaurant
32 562 413*30
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Sorano Terrace

restaurant
190 467 401*88
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Komadori

restaurant
190 374 088*85
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Shusekian

restaurant
190 251 180*36
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KOKAJIYA

restaurant
190 250 239*52
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No name observatory(Yahiko)

sightseeing
190 127 032*25
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Cafe Winds&Banana Winds

restaurant
190 004 151*55
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Nippon Rent a Car Niigata Bandai

rental_car
32 877 520*46
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Nippon Rent a Car Niigata Station Shinkansen Exit

rental_car
32 847 745*24
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Nippon Rent a Car Niigata Airport

rental_car
524 103 266*62
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Day. 1Niigata to Niigata
This is a day trip itinerary for two consecutive stays in Niigata city. You can relax on this day because mileage is less than 100km. If you travel with children, let's enjoy rice clacker making experience at "Niigata Rice Cracker Kingdom(新潟せんべい王国)". For travelers who are interested in history and culture, "Northern Culture Museum(北方文化博物館)" huge traditional house with an amazing garden is worth visiting. Tsubame Sanjo city, world-famous for metal products is also unique. The "SUWADA OPEN FACTORY" is worth visiting and "Roadside Station TsubameSanjo Regional Products Center(道の駅 燕三条地場センター)" is the best place to buy the best quality cutleries. The best highlight on this day is "Mt.Yahikoyama(弥彦山)" and around. From the top of Mt.Yahikoyama, you can see breathtaking scenery for both Niigata plain side and seaside. It is also a good idea to see the sunset too. Along this day's route, there are many spots where are famous for flowers like cherry blossom, rape blossom, tulips, Sunflowers, and autumn colored leaves. Only the spots which are in good timing to visit during your travel will appear. If you find these seasonal spots on your map, it is recommended to visit.
Rent a car at Niigata
If you want to rent or return your car in Niigata, below branches are recommended. Please choose the one which is suitable for your itinerary. [1]Niigata Bandai branch-新潟万代営業所 There are two branch near Niigata Station. If you stay northside(Bandai-Exit(万代口)) of Niigata station, this branch is recommended. It is located 500m away from Niigata Station. [2]Niigata Station Shinkansen branch-新潟新幹線口 営業所 There are two branch near Niigata Station. If you stay southside(Shinkansen-Exit(新幹線口)) of Niigata station, this branch is recommended. It is located 200m away from Niigata Station. [3]Niigata Airport branch-新潟空港営業所 If you want to rent or return your car at Niigata Airport(KIJ), this "Niigata Airport" branch is recommended regardless of whether you take international flight or doemstic flight. From / to Niigata airport terminal, rental car company provides free shuttle bus. Normally, it takes 1-2min only. Niigata Airpot is located about 6km away from Niigata Station.

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Route numberStart cityGoal cityWayTravel PaceDistanceRankHighway feeDetail
1501Sado(Ryotsu)Sado(Ryotsu)day_tripbusy80 km¥ 0check
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