Tokyo, the national capital, is located 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast of Nagaizumi, while Yokohama is 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northeast.
From much-loved, tourist hotspots to still-undiscovered gems, the area around Nagaizumi is wonderfully endowed with things to do and see. To explore the area in even greater depth, head 17 miles (27 kilometers) to Ito. Here you can spend an hour or two visiting the Mt. Omuroyama and Izu Glass and Glasswork Museum.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not visit the nearest center. Shimoda lies 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and features attractions including Shimoda Aquarium, Tsumekizaki and Mount Nesugatayama Observatory. Cape Tsumeki, Sotoura Beach and Shirahama Jinja Shrine are also good to visit.
Each place contains a special history and this area has its own fair share of stories to tell. The old towns in these parts are well worth visiting. If you ask residents their favorite spots around Nagaizumi, they'll often point you in the direction of the region's fascinating gardens, farms and open-air exhibits.
Why don't you check out some winter activities while you are in this interesting region? Skiing is an idea. Another one is snowboarding. Shizuoka offers plenty of activities for visitors who enjoy water. Rafting and swimming are just two of the ways to have fun upon the water here.
When you have to put away your camera and say "Sayōnara", you'll have loads of memories to take with you.