Shizuoka Prefecture
Recommended drive course

Mt. Fuji

We introduce you sightseeing spots in Shizuoka Prefecture using a rental car!

Recommended drive course

  1. Going around the the landscapes of Mt. Fuji and flowers drive plan
  2. Enjoy Shizuoka! Crossing Shizuoka drive plan

Going around the the landscapes of Mt. Fuji and flowers drive plan Itinerary

  • Dep.Haneda airport
    About 120 minutes by car
  1. Day 1Atami plum garden
    About 15 minutes by car
  2. MOA Museum of Art
    About 70 minutes by car
  3. Izu Shaboten Zoo
    About 5 minutes by car
  4. Mt. Omuro
    About 37 minutes by car
  • Recommended Area for Accommodations (Shuzenji Onsen)
    About 40 minutes by car
  1. Day 2Machi Navi Yururi
    About 15 minutes by car
  2. Izunokuni Panorama Park
    About 45 minutes by car
  3. Toraya-kobo
    About 10 minutes by car
  4. Gotemba Premium Outlets®
    About 90 minutes by car
  • Shinjuku Sta.

Going around the the landscapes of Mt. Fuji and flowers drive plan Day 1

  • Atami plum garden
    Atami plum garden

    Atami plum garden opened in 1886. In the park, there is an old plum tree, which is over 100 years old, also, 59 varieties, 472 plum trees are in full bloom. "Atami plum garden plum festival" is held from the mid-January to mid-March every year.

  • MOA Museum of Art
    MOA Museum of Art

    Buildings are artistic beauty, such as huge automatic doors, which engaged by a living national treasure Kazumi Murose. Many artworks including national treasure are exhibited. "The café" with a great view and "Hanano-Chaya" are also popular.

  • Izu Shaboten Zoo
    Izu Shaboten Zoo

    The synonym of Winter "Capybara's open-air bath" is the original from the Izu Shaboten Zoo Park! It is held from November 18th to April 8th, 2018. Just looking at the Capybaras taking a bath, your stress is melting away. About 1,500 kinds of cactus and succulents are displayed in the park.

  • Mt. Omuro
    Mt. Omuro

    A landmark of Izu Heights is designated as a national natural treasure as a monogenetic volcano. Around 1 meter of the "Ohachi Meguri" which goes around the crater trace of the mountain, and you can enjoy a view of 360 degrees. There is also a lift to the top of the mountain, and it is accessible.

Recommended hotels! (Shuzenji Onsen)

  • Izu Nagaoka Saihou
    Izu Nagaoka Saihou
    Add:
    407, Kona, Izuno-kuni, Shizuoka
    MAPCODE
    116 428 096*17

    Enjoy the amazing view of Mt. Fuji from our guestroom with the open-air bath, and we guarantee that you will have an excellent stay here with us. Since we focus to create a private time, which suits the modern life style and feeling of each guest, we offer several unique facilities, such as three different types of open-air baths you can enjoy privately. We named our inn [Saihou] since we are perfectly located to overlook the greenish view of Amagi mountain range, Hakone mountain range, and Mt. Fuji. In our guestroom with the open-air bath and three kinds of open-air-baths, you can feel the richness of the hot spring . Also, we have the private dining area, which suits your modern life style and feeling to enjoy your private time. Have an unforgettable time at [Saihou] in Izu Nagaoka, where both the Japanese tradition and the modern co-exist.

  • Izu Shuzenji Onsen Katsuragawa
    Izu Shuzenji Onsen Katsuragawa
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    860, Shuzenji, Izu, Shizuoka
    MAPCODE
    116 187 156*17

    Izu Shuzenji Onsen Katsuragawa is a Japanese inn you can relax with the gentle stream of Katsuragawa, the signature hot spring in Shuzenji, various kinds of seafood and mountain food, and the great facilities. We also offer the guestrooms with the open-air bath, which you can enjoy gorgeous atmosphere. We are looking forward to seeing you with our great hospitality with smiles.

  • Yagyu-no-Sho
    Yagyu-no-Sho
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    1116-6, Shuzenji, Izu, Shizuoka
    MAPCODE
    116 185 055*88

    "Yagyu-no-Sho" was started with a Kyoto-kaiseki style restaurant, which opened in Shibashirokane, Tokyo in 1959.

Going around the the landscapes of Mt. Fuji and flowers drive plan Day 2

  • Machi Navi Yururi
    Machi Navi Yururi

    You can rent a yukata/kimono at the tourist information office of Shuzenji "Machi Navi Yururi". There are about 150 clothes with a wide variety. Of course, there are some options such as clogs and handbags. Also, there is a plan that you can rent it a whole day, also they have a storage service.

  • Izunokuni Panorama Park
    Izunokuni Panorama Park

    You can enjoy forest - bathing including a large panorama spreading from the observation deck and a boardwalk surrounded by trees. There are restaurants and free footbath, so you can heal your body!

  • Toraya-kobo
    Toraya-kobo

    Based on the concept of "Reproducing the origin of Japanese confectionery", it was built in Higashiyama Gotemba City. You can enjoy the Japanese sweets in a comfortable space with a temple gate, bamboo grove, Japanese garden, etc. which preserve vestiges of those days.

  • Gotemba Premium Outlets®
    Gotemba Premium Outlets®

    210 popular domestic and foreign brands shops are in two areas of EAST and WEST on a vast site of about 400,000m²! If the weather is good, you can see a magnificent view of Mt. Fuji. It is accessible from the Gotenba IC.

Recommended Tourist Spots

  • Izu Skyline
    Izu Skyline

    Izu Skyline, which connects 40.6km from Atami Pass to Amagi Heights without any signals, is popular not only for avoiding traffic jams but also for a drive route where you can enjoy a spectacular view. You can enjoy a beautiful scenery of Mt. Fuji, Suruga Bay, Izu Islands, etc. from parking lots in many places and delicious local dishes in "Touge Tea House" and service area.

  • Kawazu cherry blossoms Festival
    Kawazu cherry blossoms Festival

    Kawazu cherry blossoms are in full bloom in early March. Many street stalls and light-ups of the cherry blossoms at night (18:00 - 21:00) are held during the event and are crowded with many people.

  • Dogashima
    Dogashima

    The coast that you can see a view of Suruga Bay is Rias coastline, which is made of soft rocks called tuff, so they are susceptible to erosion of waves and form a complex topography. The cliffs and islands that were created over the years have become a scenic spot.

  • Lover's Cape
    Lover's Cape

    A scenic cape which can overlook Mt. Fuji and Suruga Bay along Nishi Izu Route 136. A promenade and a wooden deck are also maintained, and there is a "love call ball" which is said a love become accomplished if you call the name of your beloved person while ringing the bell three times.

Enjoy Shizuoka! Crossing Shizuoka drive plan Itinerary

  • Dep.Chubu International Airport Centrair
    About 110 minutes by car
  • Recommended Area for Accommodations (Hamanako Kanzanji Hot Spring)
    About 80 minutes by car
  1. Gyokuro no Sato
    About 30 minutes by car
  2. Kogawako Fisherman's Restaurant
    About 40 minutes by car
  3. Strawberry Field
    About 15 minutes by car
  4. S-Pulse Dream Plaza
    About 8 minutes by car
  • Recommended Area for Accommodations (Shimizu)
    About 15 minutes by car
  1. Day 3Mihonomatsubara
    About 20 minutes by car
  2. Nippondaira Hotel
    About 80 minutes by car
  3. Fuji Safari Park
    About 110 minutes by car
  • Shinjuku Sta.

Recommended hotels! (Hamanako Kanzanji Hot Spring)

  • Kanzanji Onsen, Lake Hamana Grand Hotel
    Kanzanji Onsen, Lake Hamana Grand Hotel
    Add:
    260-1, Kanzanji-cho, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka
    MAPCODE
    26 330 260*44

    We are proud of our heartful service and kaiseki meal with seasonal stuff from Lake Hamana. Great location for your leisure with a lot of attractions nearby such as excursion ship, zoo, and flower park.

  • APA Hotel - Hamamatsu Eki Minami
    APA Hotel - Hamamatsu Eki Minami
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    2-3-1, Ebizuka, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka
    MAPCODE
    26 103 606*80

    Parking available for 70 vehicles. All rooms have Cloudfit bed. Free internet access.

  • Hotel Select-Inn Hamamatsu Ekimae
    Hotel Select-Inn Hamamatsu Ekimae
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    335-14, Sunayama chou, Nakaku, Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka
    MAPCODE
    26 133 056*44

    The hotel is 3-min. walk from south exit of Hamamatsu station, 20-min. drive from Tomei Hamamatsu IC and 30-min. drive from Hamamatsu west IC. It is very convenient for business and sightseeing and also reasonable. Our hotel's unique points are:【Breakfast】The popular menu "Hamamatsu Gyoza". We offer the popular dumpling for breakfast 2 days a week, but they will sell out in a minute. Please try our Gyoza at Select Inn Hamamatsu Ekimae. All the rooms are equipped with WiFi. Coin laundry is located in the building. All-you-can watch room theater. We have selectable pillows at the front desk.

Going around the the landscapes of Mt. Fuji and flowers drive plan Day 1

  • Hamanako Kanzanji Hot Spring
    Hamanako Kanzanji Hot Spring

    Hamanako Kanzanji Hot Spring spreading along the coast of Lake Hamana, Shizuoka Prefecture, which is famous for eels. The origin of the name is from the temple called Kanzanji Temple on the north side of the hot spring town. It is said that chloride spring with high salinity has an effect on neuralgia and rheumatism.

  • Gyokuro no Sato
    Gyokuro no Sato

    The twenty-first "Okabe" of the fifty-three of Tokaido is one of the three major production areas of Gyokuro (High quality green tea). In the tea room located in the center of the Japanese garden, you can enjoy rare green tea or Gyokuro tea.

  • Kogawako Fisherman's Restaurant
    Kogawako Fisherman's Restaurant

    A restaurant operated by Uonaka Association. Let's enjoy having fresh seafood dishes from Yaizu with fishermen! It is reasonable and the volume is all the way up.

  • Strawberry Field
    Strawberry Field

    After enjoying strawberry picking until you are full, have a rest with a delicious dessert made of fully ripe fresh strawberries from the garden. Handmade strawberry jam is also perfect for souvenirs.

  • S-Pulse Dream Plaza
    S-Pulse Dream Plaza

    A commercial facility where more than 60 shops in the building. There is "Chibi Maruko Chan Land" (entrance fee: 600 yen) on the third floor, which reproduced the world of Chibi Maruko Chan is extremely popular for both kids and adults! There is a variety of local gourmet such as "Tairyo fishing market" where you can experience Nigirizushi in the facility!

Recommended hotels! (Shimizu)

  • Hotel Quest Shimizu
    Hotel Quest Shimizu
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    3-27, Masago-cho, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka
    MAPCODE
    25 688 325*41

    Not just sleep, but good sleep. We provide a good sleep environment to our guests. We offer Simmons beds which are used in high class hotels worldwide and the world top class RAL certified high quality linens. All rooms. are equipped with Air purifiers. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. Modern and good quality rooms are designed by top class designer. The main breakfast menu "morning curry" is well received. We welcome your arrival with our warmest hospitality.

Going around the the landscapes of Mt. Fuji and flowers drive plan Day 2

  • Mihonomatsubara
    Mihonomatsubara

    This is a place of scenic beauty that you can see a beautiful contrast of pine forest, whitecaps and a distant view of Mt. Fuji. In 2013, it was registered as one of the constituent heritage of world cultural heritage "Mt. Fuji - object of faith and source of art".

  • Nippondaira Hotel
    Nippondaira Hotel

    A hotel located in Nihondaira, a scenic spot that ranked No. 1 from 100 sightseeing spots in Japan. It is a great location that you can overlook Mt. Fuji which is beautiful like a painting. There are restaurants such as Japanese cuisine. You will see why this place called "landscape art museum".

  • Fuji Safari Park
    Fuji Safari Park

    Let's have an adventure in the wild zoo area with a jungle bus without windows. You can meet newborn animals and rare animals. Various impressions and experiences are waiting for you.

Recommended Tourist Spots

  • Okuooi kojo Station
    Okuooi kojo Station

    Oigawa Railway's "Southern Alps Aputo Line" is the only Abt - system railway in Japan. To the "Okuooi kojo Station" in the middle of Dam Lake, you can walk down the sidewalk along the iron bridge. To the photo shooting spot overlooking the station, a mountain road about 15 minutes on foot from the station. If you climb hard, a superb view is waiting for you!

  • Yume-no tsuribashi suspension bridge
    Yume-no tsuribashi suspension bridge

    A suspension bridge with a total length of 90 m and a height of 8 m. The beautiful color shining on the emerald green is due to the "Tyndall's phenomenon" caused by reflection of light in the water. It is said that if you pray for love in the middle of the suspension bridge, it will come true.

  • Suruga Bay Ferry
    Suruga Bay Ferry

    Suruga Bay Ferry (S-PULSE Dream Ferry) connecting from Shimizu Port to Toi Port for 65 minutes not only shortens the transportation time but also you can feel like you are traveling. If you are lucky, you can also encounter dolphins. The course of the ship is certified by the prefectural road No. 223.

  • Asagiri highland
    Asagiri highland

    A plateau spreading in the northern part of Fujinomiya City at an elevation of 700 to 1,000m. Even in summer, it has a cool climate, and outdoor sports such as paragliding and horseback riding are also popular. It is a famous spot to take photos of the majestic Mt. Fuji.