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Japan’s pristine nature from mountains to beaches will leave you speechless.

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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Channel the Amazing Race on this unique mountain route.

Zao Onsen

Zao Onsen

Making stripping worthwhile since 110 A.D.

Jigokudani Monkey Park

These snow monkeys know how to relax.

Mount Iwate Morioka city scene with buildings and promenade at Katakami river with warm sunset light

Morioka

Oodles of noodles in this colorful Iwate city.

Fuji Five Lakes Shiraito Falls Shizuoka

TOP 10 JAPAN TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR 2021

The best places in Japan for culture, nature and escape.

Higashiyama Onsen Fukushima

Higashiyama Onsen

Ancient hot springs and geisha entertainment

Chureito Pagoda in Japan in Autumn

Autumn Leaves in Japan 2020

Discover the best spots to take in the colorful autumn scenery across Japan.

The Best Spots to See Autumn Leaves in Kanto

Discover the gardens and valleys of Kanto in Tokyo and beyond.

Nara Park

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.