Karuizawa, Nagano is our favorite mountain resort getaway, and it`s only a 1 hr Shinkansen ride from Tokyo. Step off the train, take in the gorgeous mountain views, and enjoy the numerous activities Karuizawa has to offer from outdoor sports, onsens, shopping, play areas, food and more.
Winter in Kiso Valley can get quite cold, but make the most of it by trying some unique Winter activities like Ice Fishing for Smelt in Nagano.
Create the perfect getaway with these Kiso Valley day trip ideas. Forests, ancient trails and kayaking, deep in the Nagano mountains.
Our family trip to Hakuba was a great one month stay. Over the one month we were able to visit all the resorts, neighborhoods and more.
Hakuba Valley in Nagano Prefecture is home to 10 world-class snow resorts – and can also be your home away from the office this winter.
Free hot springs, historic shrines, handicrafts and local produce; there are plenty of great things to do in Nozawa Onsen village!
The Nagano Prefecture winter resort village of Nozawa Onsen has everything one would want: slopes, powder and hot springs.
Nozawa Onsen is one of our top family ski locations. Easy to access from Tokyo, great skiing and above average Japanese apre ski food and activities.