From Utsunomiya to NIKKO

Discover the stunning nature, rich history, and vibrant culture of Nikko. Visit the Kinugawa Onsen, Kawaji Onsen, and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed shrines and temples of Nikko. Enjoy a cruise, where you can bask in the tranquil beauty of Lake Chuzenji, which is especially gorgeous during autumn foliage season.

From Utsunomiya to NASU

Visit the Nasu Kogen Highland, a famous royal resort area, where you can relax in one of Japan’s oldest onsens (opened in 630) or enjoy an array of activities such as dude ranches and amusement parks. This area is also blessed with an abundance of delicious food produced amid the rich natural surroundings including dairy products and highland vegetables.

From Utsunomiya to MASHIKO

Over two million visitors come to Mashiko each year to enjoy its traditional craft "Mashiko ware." Visit some of the 50 pottery shops and relax in the city’s small cafés. Don’t just watch the pottery being made, enjoy your own hands-on experience to create original pottery you can take home as a special souvenir.

From Utsunomiya to ASHIKAGA

Every time of year is a good time to visit Ashikaga. Various species of flowers bloom throughout the four seasons at Ashikaga Flower Park and the area is rich with cultural and historical sites. Visit Japan's oldest academic institution "Ashikaga Gakko," which was established during the Muromachi Period and contributes to Ashikaga’s atmospheric cityscape.