Tokyo Side Trips

Mount Fuji

2018-07-18T19:43:07+00:00

Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the view from the top of Mount Fuji has to be seen to be [...]

Mount Fuji2018-07-18T19:43:07+00:00

Mount Mitake

2018-08-08T09:46:28+00:00

Mt. Mitake (御岳山) is considered a sacred mountain by many Japanese, who frequently make a pilgrimage from Tokyo to the [...]

Mount Mitake2018-08-08T09:46:28+00:00

Izu Peninsula

2018-08-08T09:48:23+00:00

Izu Peninsula (伊豆半島) is a famous hot spring and sightseeing destination, and a popular side trip from Tokyo. While not that [...]

Izu Peninsula2018-08-08T09:48:23+00:00

Narita City

2018-07-09T12:22:29+00:00

Got some time to kill before or after a flight at Narita Airport? Narita City (成田) has a few things [...]

Narita City2018-07-09T12:22:29+00:00

Mount Oyama

2018-07-09T12:54:56+00:00

Along with Mount Takao, Mount Oyama (大山) is one of the best, and cheapest mountains to access near Tokyo. There [...]

Mount Oyama2018-07-09T12:54:56+00:00

Chichibu

2018-07-18T19:25:52+00:00

Chichibu is a quiet town in the mountains to the west of Tokyo, best known for it's festivals. During other [...]

Chichibu2018-07-18T19:25:52+00:00

Nikko

2018-07-18T20:18:30+00:00

One of Japan's many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Nikko is a great way to spend a few days away from [...]

Nikko2018-07-18T20:18:30+00:00

Hakone

2018-07-10T14:10:44+00:00

Hakone (箱根) is the most popular Tokyo side trip.  There is something for everyone here, such as hiking, walking, volcano [...]

Hakone2018-07-10T14:10:44+00:00

Kamakura

2018-07-10T14:24:44+00:00

Kamakura (鎌倉) makes for a great day trip from Tokyo, and when combined with the Enoshima Kamakura Freepass is a really [...]

Kamakura2018-07-10T14:24:44+00:00

Mount Takao

2018-07-10T14:24:53+00:00

The cheapest and easiest to access mountain in Tokyo.  It really is a  great deal, as the 1 hour train ride [...]

Mount Takao2018-07-10T14:24:53+00:00

Kawagoe

2018-07-01T14:05:03+00:00

Kawagoe (かわごえ/川越) is a beautiful traditional down less than an hour away from central Tokyo.  It features a famous authentic [...]

Kawagoe2018-07-01T14:05:03+00:00

Yokohama

2018-07-15T17:14:17+00:00

Yokohama (よこはま/横浜) is the second largest city in Japan and only 30 minutes from Tokyo.  The city has a rich [...]

Yokohama2018-07-15T17:14:17+00:00