Japan’s Great Outdoors

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Shirakami Sanchi UNESCO World Heritage Site

Fujisato

Hiking, waterfalls, and tasty lamb. Did somebody say road trip?

Lake Inawashiro mount Bandai swans Fukushima

Aizu

History, wilderness, and great lakes.

Kamayahama Beach

Home to Akita’s premier sand sculpture festival.

Evening scenery of Lake Inawashiro in Fukushima, Japan

Lake Inawashiro

Lakeside breeze and fresh mountain air.

Shosenkyo Gorge

Shosenkyo Gorge

Take a scenic walk in Yamanashi and spot some awesome rock formations. Is that one shaped like a cat…?

Shiretoko National Park Mountain Hokkaido

Shiretoko Peninsula

Journey to the “end of the world” in Hokkaido’s far north for camping, trekking, and more.

Shodoshima Angel Road in Kagawa Prefecture Japan

Angel Road

A romantic and mysterious sandbar that can only be crossed at low tide.

The Tojinbo Cliffs in Fukui, Japan.

Tojinbo Cliffs

Mysterious cliffs off the Sea of Japan. Oh, and they may be haunted.

Niseko Ski Village in Hokkaido Japan

Niseko

World-class powder at Japan's most famous ski resort.

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Channel the Amazing Race on this unique mountain route.

Field of flowers stretching for miles. Taken in Biei, Japan.

Furano

So this is what they mean by frolicking.