It goes without saying that skiing is a sport that depends on the weather. Japan`s snow resort are famous for heavy snowfall and sometimes you may encounter a blizzard during your trip. Sometimes the lifts operation in the ski resort is canceled. On such a day, we recommend you to change your mood and go on a trip. In this web site tourist spots near the major ski resort are introduced which can be accessed as a day trip. In these spots you can enjoy beautiful scenery, Japanese cultural experiences and delicious local foods.
Tourist spots in Matsumoto-city, Nagano-city are introduced which are accessible from Hakuba as a day trip.
Hakuba is one of the best place to enjoy Onsen(Hot spring). You can check recommended hot spring facility and related information.
Nozawa-Onsen is one of the famous historical Onsen (hot spring) town in Japan. Night life like restaurants and bars are also enjoyable.
Nagano has the largest number of ski resorts in Japan. Local gourmet foods of Nagano are introduced. Soba, Oyaki, Nozawa-na etc..
Gujyo area is a cluster of ski resort in Gifu prefecture. From there you can access to world famous tourist spots including "Shirakawa-village".
Ski resorts where you can enjoy deep powder snow and off piste are introduced.
Recommended ski resorts in Nagano that even beginners and children can fully enjoy.
Recommended ski resorts in Tohoku that even beginners and children can fully enjoy.