Geisha & Handicraft Experiences in Hakone
Looking for things to do around Hakone? If you want to get into traditional Japanese culture, two popular activities are geisha performances and traditional local handicrafts.
3 Definitive Accommodations in Hakone-Yumoto
Hakone Senkei offers three excitingly different hot spring inns at Hakone-Yumoto—including one with private, detached rooms like little thatch-roofed cottages!
Hakone Free Pass
If you're into hot springs, we've got details on the hottest discount ticket to Hakone!
Crack the Mystery of the Black Eggs
Join Grace and Ryosuke as they travel to Hakone and learn where the mystical eggs come from!
Savor a Vegetarian Banquet in Hakone
Okudo Saryo Rikyu-an is a Hakone inn offering healthy, vegetarian 'kaiseki' cuisine—along with a classic hot spring bath right in your room!
Yuko Oshima Wants You to Ride Her Train
Former AKB48 member Yuko Oshima finds romance on the Romance Car in this heartwarming 2016 film.
Huge Mural & Ancient Ceramics in Hakone
Marked by swanky design in the midst of Hakone's mountains, the Okada Museum of Art features an impressive collection of East Asian ceramics and varied Japanese art.
7 Great Shops & Inns Near Yugawara Station
Located just 90 minutes south of Tokyo, Yugawara is a great hot spring getaway. Here are seven stellar shops and inns where you can get the most out of the local flavor while you're in the area!
Hakone Tozan Railway Is Ready to Roll
Typhoon-hit Hakone Tozan Railway is preparing to resume operations. The railway was partially destroyed last October by Typhoon Hagibis. Operators had a successful test run on Wednesday.
A Relaxing Weekend Retreat in Yugawara
Put your wallet away and pay using only your finger in Yugawara!
Eating Their Way Through Hakone
The team at Texan in Tokyo took a trip to Hakone and they brought their appetites.
Be Dazzled at Hakone’s Glass Forest Museum
Take a glittering tour of one of Hakone’s classic museums.
3 Awesome Autumn Events in Yugawara Onsen
We're giving you the lowdown on where you can enjoy some amazing Japanese traditional events this fall around Yugawara Onsen!
Shop with the Touch of a Finger!
A brand-new payment system lets you make purchases with the touch of a finger. Great for tourists too!
Hakone's Venetian Glass Crystal Trees
Two crystal trees are wooing visitors at Hakone Glass no Mori Venetian Glass Museum, southwest of Tokyo.
4 Popular, Cozy & Tasteful Yugawara B&Bs
There are a number of family-oriented, affordable, yet stylish B&Bs to be found among the rich hot spring country of Yugawara.
Rent-a-Cat Rooms at This Ryokan are Purrfect!
A Twitter user caused a ker-'fluff'-le with adorable photos from her lodgings in Hakone, in Kanagawa Prefecture, where you can pick a cat to accompany you during your stay.
9 Classic Yugawara Ryokan with Private Baths
Traditional 'ryokan' (Japanese-style inns) are the epitome classical of Japan, and they're the backbone of the hot spring town of Yugawara. Here are nine great picks in Yugawara, each with a private bath!
Private Baths in Forest Groves
Wonderful for couples, savor a luxurious experience surrounded by nature at Kinnotake Tonosawa inn.
5 Places Too Perfect Not to Take a Picture!
You simply must check out our Top 5 picturesque 'ryokan' at Yugawara Onsen.