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The Best Spots to See Autumn Leaves in Kansai

From Kyoto to Mie, the Kansai region is flourishing with colorful foliage.

Mifuneyama

The Best Spots to See Autumn Leaves in Kyushu

Leaves in Japan's sunny southern island are among the last to fall so you can take your sweet time to explore.

Autumn Colors of Oirase River, located in Aomori Prefecture Japan

The Best Spots to See Autumn Leaves in Tohoku

If you’re eager for a real autumn adventure, Tohoku’s oh-so poetic landscape is exactly where you’ll find one.

KamiKochi Autumn Leaves in Nagano Japan

The Best Spots to See Autumn Leaves in Chubu

Get your outdoorsy fix with hiking in the Japanese Alps and the real "castle in the sky" in central Japan.

Best spots to see autumn leaves in Chugoku in Mt Daisen

The Best Spots to See Autumn Leaves in Chugoku

Choose iconic Hiroshima or head over to Japan's least-visited prefectures. Either way, you'll encounter some seriously photogenic autumn vistas.

The Best Spots to See Autumn Leaves in Hokkaido

See the earliest autumn leaves in Japan at Hokkaido's billowing onsen towns and quiet parks.

The cable car to the onsen at Hotel Iya Onsen.

The Best Spots to See Autumn Leaves in Shikoku

Don't worry, Japan's smallest main island is big on stunning autumnal viewing spots.

Shirakami Sanchi UNESCO World Heritage Site

Fujisato

Hiking, waterfalls, and tasty lamb. Did somebody say road trip?

Shosenkyo Gorge

Shosenkyo Gorge

Take a scenic walk in Yamanashi and spot some awesome rock formations. Is that one shaped like a cat…?

Mount Mitake in Tokyo is great for hiking

Mount Mitake

A holy mountain with temple stays near Tokyo.

Top 10 Things To Do In Wakayama

Get away from it all in scenic Wakayama with a temple stay, hiking, or sacred fire festival.