Day Trips from Tokyo
Other Day Trips
As well as Nikko, Kamakura and Yokohama, there are a number of other day trips which you might also find interesting:
A 75-minute train from Tokyo's central station, Odawara is well known for its castle, an excellent example of feudal Japanese military architecture. It also has several hot springs.
The most popular beach resort for Tokyo's residents, and only 70 minutes by train.
This is a great place to travel back in time to feudal Japan, as Kawagoe's nickname of Little Edo may suggest. Here you'll find traditional style buildings and fantastic food.
Known for its onsen eggs, hot springs, and teahouses, this is a nature lover's paradise, with three trails up the mountains it's one of the most popular excursions from the capital.