Miyota is located approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) northwest of Yokohama and 80 miles (129 kilometers) northwest of Tokyo, the capital of Japan.
It comes as no surprise that Miyota is so popular with vacationers from across the globe; the surrounding region features numerous captivating cultural and natural attractions. If you have some extra time, head 5 miles (8 kilometers) to Karuizawa. Here you can enjoy the Kumoba Pond and Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza.
Rent a vehicle and head out to Nagano, a retail and transport hub for the region, situated some 30 miles (48 kilometers) away from Miyota. This regional center has plenty of points of interest, including Zenkoji, Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park and Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum. Nagano has plenty to offer travelers keen to hang around here a little longer. Hakuba Happoone Ski Area, Joshinetsu Kogen National Park and Jigokudani Monkey Park are some of the other attractions guaranteed to delight.
Learn something new at Nagano 's wonderfulaters, art museums and history museums. Sample a little culture, learning and lore amid the great outdoors at the region's fabulous open-air museums, farms and open-air markets.
Visiting new spots can encourage the wild side in people. If you're up for a challenge, have a go at paragliding. When the weather is fine, head to the region's beautiful waterways for a day of rafting or water skiing.
When it's time to leave this special place, say a fond Sayōnara (farewell) to the people you've met and the special places you have seen.