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Oarai

Oarai Town is the perfect day trip from Tokyo if you love the seaside! Try the local seafood and sake or go surfing and enjoy the beach.


Mashiko

Mashiko town is a popular destination for travelers looking for an authentic Japanese countryside experience. Famous for Mashiko pottery.


Tochigi

Tochigi City is a popular destination to visit on their way to Nikko. Visitors can enjoy many Edo period traditional activities.


Nasu Town

Nasu town is an area 2 hours from Tokyo that includes volcanic mountains, hot springs, numerous outdoor activities, and many small museums.


Utsunomiya

Utsunomiya City is an undiscovered destination located between Tokyo and Nikko. Famous for Night life, Gyoza, Jazz, Cocktails and more.


Sano

At 1.5 hours from Tokyo, Sano city is a useful hub for traveling around by car. It's known for Ramen (Sano Ramen), outlet mall and Halal food.


Mibu

Mibu town is a popular destination for anime fans who come to visit Bandai Museum to see the real size Gandam.

 

Kiryu

Kiryu city is a popular destination for travelers interesting in the Kimono and Silk culture as well as riding the Watarase keikoku railway.

 

Akagi

Akagi area is a mountainous destination near Mt. Akagi. Great for travelers who like hiking, cycling, camping as well as unwinding in nature.


Ashikaga

Travelers to Ashikaga city enjoy visiting Ashikaga Flower Park, the historical Ashikaga Gakko & Bannaji temple, and Coco farm winery.


Oyama

Oyama city is 40min from Tokyo with a history of Yuki silk making (UNESCO heritage) for Kimono. Visitors can enjoy silk weaving activities.

Chichibu Area

Chichibu area is has Chichibu town in the south and Nagatoro in the north and is activity and nature packed.

Daigo

Daigo town is an area in northern Ibaraki 2.5 hours from Tokyo. It is known for Fukuroda falls, but also has a lot of nature to explore.


Itako

Itako city is town with many historical waterways close to Narita Int Airport. The popular Suigo Itako Iris Festival is not to be missed.

Mito

Mito City is the capital of Ibaraki pref. 70 min by train from Tokyo. Known for its Edo period histories, such as Kodokan school, Kairakuen garden, Tokugawa Museum, and Mito castle gate.

Central Nikko

Central Nikko is a well known  destination in Japan. It is most famous for its UNESCO Heritage shrines and temples and there is many things to see and do. Youmeimon gate, Shinkyo Bridge, Kanmangafuchi, Yuba restaurants, Nikko Bori, Sake Breweries are just a few.


Hitachinaka

Hitachinaka, is a coastal city famous for the Hitachi Seaside Park, where visitors enjoy the Nemophila flowers in spring and Kochia in autumn. Nakaminato fish market offers good seafood restaurants in the morning.

Nasu-Karasuyama

Nasu-Karasuyama, is a countryside town know for its ‘UNESCO World Heritage’ festival called Yamaage. It is also home to a traditional Washi paper industry and a fascinating sake brewery.

Numata

Numata, is a countryside city know for its Tengu festival (Numata Festival) and Fireworks. It also has a large lavender park, camping sites, and great views of mountains.

Kawagoe

Kawagoe City is a charming city 30min from Tokyo. Known as “Little Edo”, Kawagoe offers rich historical heritage from the Edo era. It's a captivating destination for travelers seeking an authentic Japanese experience.

Tomioka

Tomioka City is 2hrs from Tokyo. It is home to the iconic Tomioka Silk Mill, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where visitors can learn how Japan modernized herself in the late 1800s.

Oku-Nikko

Oku-Nikko is 3hrs from Tokyo. Experience the untouched wilderness, ancient forests, pristine lakes, beautiful waterfalls, and awe-inspiring mountains...

Minakami

Minakami Town, just 1 hour from Tokyo is known for stunning landscapes and thrilling activities. Enjoy canyoning, rafting, skiing & snowboarding,  hiking, and onsens.

Nakagawa (Town)

Nakagawa Town, is a beautiful riverside town 2.5 hours north of Tokyo, offering authentic countryside experiences, ukiyo-e museum and pottery.

Kinugawa & Kawaji Onsen

An area popular as an Onsen (hot spring) retreat and fun attractions in the mountains of Nikko.

Maebashi

Maebashi city, is a city quickly becoming known as the art city as well as home to Mt. Akagi where visitors can enjoy nature activities.

Takasaki

Takasaki city, is a useful travel hub in the center of Gunma prefecture, which includes Mt Haruna and Lake Haruna.

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Oarai

Oarai Town is the perfect day trip from Tokyo if you love the seaside! Try the local seafood and sake or go surfing and enjoy the beach.


Mashiko

Mashiko town is a popular destination for travelers looking for an authentic Japanese countryside experience. Famous for Mashiko pottery.


Tochigi

Tochigi City is a popular destination to visit on their way to Nikko. Visitors can enjoy many Edo period traditional activities.


Nasu Town

Nasu town is an area 2 hours from Tokyo that includes volcanic mountains, hot springs, numerous outdoor activities, and many small museums.


Utsunomiya

Utsunomiya City is an undiscovered destination located between Tokyo and Nikko. Famous for Night life, Gyoza, Jazz, Cocktails and more.


Sano

At 1.5 hours from Tokyo, Sano city is a useful hub for traveling around by car. It's known for Ramen (Sano Ramen), outlet mall and Halal food.


Mibu

Mibu town is a popular destination for anime fans who come to visit Bandai Museum to see the real size Gandam.

 

Kiryu

Kiryu city is a popular destination for travelers interesting in the Kimono and Silk culture as well as riding the Watarase keikoku railway.

 

Akagi

Akagi area is a mountainous destination near Mt. Akagi. Great for travelers who like hiking, cycling, camping as well as unwinding in nature.


Ashikaga

Travelers to Ashikaga city enjoy visiting Ashikaga Flower Park, the historical Ashikaga Gakko & Bannaji temple, and Coco farm winery.


Oyama

Oyama city is 40min from Tokyo with a history of Yuki silk making (UNESCO heritage) for Kimono. Visitors can enjoy silk weaving activities.

Chichibu Area

Chichibu area is has Chichibu town in the south and Nagatoro in the north and is activity and nature packed.

Daigo

Daigo town is an area in northern Ibaraki 2.5 hours from Tokyo. It is known for Fukuroda falls, but also has a lot of nature to explore.


Itako

Itako city is town with many historical waterways close to Narita Int Airport. The popular Suigo Itako Iris Festival is not to be missed.


Mito

Mito City is the capital of Ibaraki pref. 70 min by train from Tokyo. Known for its Edo period histories, such as Kodokan school, Kairakuen garden, Tokugawa Museum, and Mito castle gate.

Central Nikko

Central Nikko is a well known  destination in Japan. It is most famous for its UNESCO Heritage shrines and temples and there is many things to see and do. Youmeimon gate, Shinkyo Bridge, Kanmangafuchi, Yuba restaurants, Nikko Bori, Sake Breweries are just a few.

Hitachinaka

Hitachinaka, is a coastal city famous for the Hitachi Seaside Park, where visitors enjoy the Nemophila flowers in spring and Kochia in autumn. Nakaminato fish market offers good seafood restaurants in the morning.

Nasu-Karasuyama

Nasu-Karasuyama, is a countryside town know for its ‘UNESCO World Heritage’ festival called Yamaage. It is also known for traditional Washi making and sake brewering.

Numata

Numata, is a countryside city know for its Tengu festival (Numata Festival) and Fireworks. It also has a large lavender park, camping sites, and great views of mountains.

Kawagoe

Kawagoe City is a charming city 30min from Tokyo. Known as “Little Edo”, Kawagoe offers rich historical heritage from the Edo era. It's a captivating destination for travelers seeking an authentic Japanese experience.

Tomioka

Tomioka City is 2hrs from Tokyo. It is home to the iconic Tomioka Silk Mill, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where visitors can learn how Japan modernized herself in the late 1800s.

Oku-Nikko

Oku-Nikko is 3hrs from Tokyo. Experience the untouched wilderness, ancient forests, pristine lakes, beautiful waterfalls, and awe-inspiring mountains...

Minakami

Minakami Town, just 1 hour from Tokyo is known for stunning landscapes and thrilling activities. Enjoy canyoning, rafting, skiing & snowboarding,  hiking, and onsens.

Nakagawa (Town)

Nakagawa Town, is a beautiful riverside town 2.5 hours north of Tokyo, offering authentic countryside experiences, ukiyo-e museum and pottery.

Maebashi

Maebashi city, is a city quickly becoming known as the art city as well as home to Mt. Akagi where visitors can enjoy nature activities.

Kinugawa & Kawaji Onsen

A popular Onsen (hot spring) retreat area with fun attractions and Nikko's World Heritage shrines nearby.

Takasaki

Takasaki city, is a useful travel hub in the center of Gunma prefecture, which includes Mt Haruna and Lake Haruna.

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