Hakone is a wonderful place to see and experience different activities. The history and culture of the area is a wonderful setting to discover much of Japan`s beauty. Many of the activities are cultural or take advantage of the natural beauty of the area. These are the best things to do in Hakone while you are here.
It is spring and time for cherry blossoms. Hakone has many wonderful sports to view the beauty of the cherry blossoms in 2019. The various altitudes in the Hakone area give you a longer window of time to see the beautiful flowers. From the traditional roads of Yumoto to the trees around Lake Ashi, Hakone has cherry blossoms throughout the area.
See and feel the history of the samurai age. The Hakone Sekishou is a reconstructed checkpoint used to control the flow of people and control Japan under the Tokugawa Shogunate.