Many tourists want to go on a day trip from Tokyo but do not know where to go. Here are my recommendations. Each city has a unique character for you to enjoy.
|No.||City/Sites||What to do / What to see||From Tokyo St.(Train)||From Shinjuku St.(Train)|
|1||Kawasaki||Doraemon Musium (Fujiko. F Fujio Musium), Lazona Kawasaki(Shopping Mall), Kawasaki Daishi (Temple)||0:25||0:39|
|2||Yokohama||Yokohama Chinatown, Sankeien Garden, Landmark tower, Yokohama Seabass(Tour Boat and Cruise)||0:27||0:29|
|3||Odawara||Odawara Catsle, Musium of Natural History, Odawara Wanpaku Land||0:35||1:09|
|4||Kamakura||Hasedera(Temple), Tsuruoka Hachimangu (Shrine), Great Buddha||0:36||0:56|
|5||Atami||Hot spring, Kinomiya Shrine, MOA(Musium of Art)||0:48||1:15|
|6||Takasaki||Byakue Daikannon, Lake Haruna, Haruna shrine||0:50||1:10|
|7||Kawagoe||Kawagoe old town, Kiwain (Temple), Hikawa(Shrine)||0:57||0:46|
|8||Hakone||Hot spring, Musiums, Lake Ashi, Hakone Shrine||0:58||1:27|
|9||Mt. Takao||Hiking (or Cable car), Yuki-ji(Temple)||1:22||0:44|
|10||Echigo Yuzawa||Hot spring, Fishing park, Summer park(Ski & Snow board)||1:24||1:35|
These are all within 1.5 hour train ride. Mt. Fuji and Nikko are the other options but they take longer to get to. Please send a request if you need a suggested route to a specific city.