There are many things to do in Hakone to make your visit memorable. Visit Hakone anytime of year to see and experience something special and different. There are the changing colors of nature, seasonal festivals and events, outdoors activities, tours, and much more. the most popular things to do in Hakone are enjoying the many hot springs, exploring the wonderful art museums, and just relaxing at one of the many historical accommodations in the area. Contact us directly to learn about seasonal things to do during your stay.
Japanese culture experience starts at Hakone Sekisho Tabimonogatari Kan.
The Hakone Open Air Museum covers over 70,000 square feet and has one of the most impressive collection of sculptures and works of Pablo Picasso in the world with a beautiful backdrop of the Hakone mountains.
Hakone`s Kosui Festival starts soon! Hakone has a week of festivities centered around Lake Ashi and the historic Hakone Shrine. The Hakone Summer Festival Week will be held from 7/31 to 8/5. This is a week full of festivities, fireworks, food stalls, and live performances. Each evening there will be a fireworks event on the shores of Lake Ashi.
Celebrate the festive time of year with beautiful winter illuminations throughout the Hakone area. There are different museums and locations where you can see the wonderful lights during the winter season.
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.