Yumoto is the most popular starting point for the Hakone area. This is also the final destination on the Odakyu train line from Shinjuku/Odawara. The Yumoto area is compact in size, has many wonderful shops, places for sightseeing, and varied accommodation. Many guests make the Yumoto area their base for exploring Hakone further.
The streets around the station are lined with shops offering local specialties, gifts, and places to eat.