Tokyo, the national capital, is roughly 110 miles (177 kilometers) southeast of Chikuma, while Yokohama is 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the southeast.
See for yourself why Nagano is so beloved by tourists, by hitting the road and exploring the abundance of cultural and scenic attractions around Chikuma. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Shinano, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Azumino 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast.
When it's time to spread your wings, check out the nearest center. Nagano is approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions like Chubu-Sangaku National Park, Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum and Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park. Togakushi Shrine, Zenkoji and Nagano Olympic Stadium are just a few of the many other interesting attractions that await.
Travelers looking to discover quiet places of quiet contemplation, will love spending time in the area's shrines. Visitors in Nagano often spend time exploring the area's farms, open-air markets and gardens.
Have you often wondered how it would feel to go paragliding? This area is an awesome place to do it. The Nagano area provides those in the area with a wide range of relaxing pursuits, such as camping and bird watching.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend what's left of your yen on that last souvenir and bid a fond Sayōnara (farewell) to the locals you've met and the places you've spent time.