Hiratsuka is located approximately 18 miles (29 kilometers) southwest of Yokohama and 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Tokyo, Japan's capital.
Vacationing in this popular part of the country can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so why don't you jump in the car and uncover a couple of the other cool natural and man-made attractions in the vicinity of Hiratsuka. Nango, lies roughly 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the west. Go there to visit the Obi Castle Remains and Nango Roadside Rest Stop.
About 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the east of Hiratsuka is Kamakura, a regional center where you'll find Tokeiji, Meigetsuin and Zaimokuza Beach. Yuigahama, Great Buddha and Hokokuji are other attractions here that should be high on every visitor's to-do list.
Travelers in Kanagawa often spend time exploring the area's gardens, open-air museums and open-air markets. If the weather forecast keeps you indoors, spend some time in Kanagawa 's indoor markets, art museums and art galleries.
Bird watching and camping are just some of the great low stress activities in the Kanagawa area. Take your own gear or rent it on the spot, and make the most of the region's water sports. Fishing is one great activity. Another good option is wind surfing.
As your sojourn comes to close, bid Kanagawa a teary "Sayōnara"