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Best Quiet Day Trips from Nagoya

We can all use some peace and quiet once in a while.

Sado Island in Niigata

Sado Island

A little nihonshu, nature and... De Niro? Plus taiko drums!

Ibusuki

Ibusuki

Beachy volcanic sand baths in Kyushu? Hell yes! 🏖️🌋

Kayabuki no Sato in Kyoto has farmhouses similar to Gokayama and Shirakawa-go.

Kayabuki no Sato

Gifu isn't the only one with a storybook thatched-roof village. Just wait til you see the water hose festival!

View over the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka, Japan at night

Izu Peninsula

A goldmine of beaches and hot springs with an enticing history to go along with it.

Momotaro Shrine in Aichi Japan

Momotaro Shrine

A visit to this quirky shrine based on the famous Japanese children’s tale will leave you feeling peachy.

Hirauchi Kaichu Onsen

Where to Find Mixed Gender Onsen in Japan

Intimate hot spring experiences.

Ueno Park Iga in Mie, Japan.

Iga City

Ninjas, a castle and a haiku poetry master—Iga is home to a whole host of traditional Japanese culture and history.

Nokogiriyama Hell View

10 Quiet Day Trips from Tokyo

We all need to escape to nature every once in a while.

Toyokawa Inari Shrine Aichi

Toyokawa Inari Shrine

Not to be outfoxed by her famous sister shrines, Aichi’s Toyokawa Inari shrine mesmerizes millions each year.

Nagoro Village

Nagoro Scarecrow Village

A mysterious village with more scarecrow residents than people.