A hot spring resort that's easily accessible from Tokyo as a day trip
An introduction to hot springs for day visits
There are many different hot spring onsen to explore in the Hakone area. There are hot spring that are open to visitors not staying the evening Hakone. You can use these “day use” onsen without staying the night and even for just a few hours at a time. These hot spring give you the flexibility and opportunity to try and experience different onsen during your visit. Some of these places offer private bathing facilities, some allow tattoos, and all have their own appeal and beauty for you to explore.
Sengokuhara is the large highland valley near Lake Ashi. This area is famous for museums, resorts, golfing, and access to the Mt. Fuji area.
Hakone is one of the best and most popular places to enjoy hot springs in Japan. There are many wonderful hotels and ryokan with onsen to enjoy, but there are also many beautiful places to enjoy during a day trip or for those looking to get many different experiences during their time here.