Tokyo, which is the national capital, is located 95 miles (153 kilometers) northeast of Yaizu, while Nagoya is 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the west.
Consider using Yaizu as a springboard for further adventures. This sought-after tourism region is home to a wealth of great attractions. Two places within a relatively short distance of Yaizu are Omaezaki, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Kakegawa, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
Shimoda, is another good spot to explore. It is 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Yaizu and offers a great selection of tourist attractions, including Mount Nesugatayama Observatory, Sotoura Beach and Shirahama Jinja Shrine. Cape Tsumeki, Tsumekizaki and Shimoda Aquarium are more interesting sights here that should be high on every visitor's to-do list.
Travelers to Shizuoka should go to the area's open-air exhibits, open-air museums and gardens. To get a real sense of a region, you need to return to the past. Shizuoka 's colorful historic bridges are a great place to start.
When the sun is shining, take the time to explore Shizuoka 's beautiful waterways. Wake boarding and fishing are just two of the most popular ways to get active here. Breathe in and let your worries melt away as you try out this region's gentler pursuits such as camping and bird watching.
When the time comes to leave Yaizu, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your yen on last-minute souvenirs, and bid a fond Sayōnara (farewell) to this unique holiday spot.