Outdoors

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

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Yokohama is Tokyo's chic and cosmopolitan neighbor.

Yokohama

Yokohama is a quirky city with an ocean view and enough personality to make even it’s big brother Tokyo jealous.

Isuien and Yoshikien Gardens of Nara

Two peaceful oases in the middle of Nara.

Nikko

Autumn has never looked this good.

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Hitachi Seaside Park

Ibaraki’s horticultural highlight.

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Kuroyu Onsen

Ultimate peace of mind plus mixed-gender bathing in this respite of seclusion.

Mt. Yatsugatake

Yatsugatake Mountains

Hike. Onsen. Star gaze. Repeat.

Early in the morning, after a brief rain shower, a relaxing walk through the bamboo forest. A small road leads through the beautifully landscaped bamboo forest. Just a special place. Very few people are on the move.

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

A breath of still and otherworldly air.

Morioka Sansa Matsuri

Morioka

Oodles of noodles in this colorful Iwate city.

Odori Park

The coolest park in Sapporo, even when there's no snow!

Ryuoo Sora Terrace Observation Deck Kita Shiga Kogen

Ryuoo Sora Terrace Observation Deck

A heavenly view like no other.

Skiers on the Sora Terrace at Ryuoo Ski Park Kita Shiga Kogen

Kita Shiga Kogen

Witness the “sea of clouds” and hit the slopes in Nagano.