Travelers will find there's only 1 accommodation option that are less than 6 miles from Yamagata's center, so consider booking a place to stay as far in advance as you can.
A terrific option if you would like to stay near the middle of Yamagata, is the APA Hotel Yamagata-Ekimaeodori.
Once you have got to know Yamagata, why not go a bit more of the area? The Tohoku area has a number of great the other cultural and scenic and cultural delights to offer. Nature lovers will appreciate Tohoku's forests. You should also head to a few of its ruins. Fun-loving visitors may enjoy snowboarding and skiing in this part of Japan.
If you enjoy sports and enjoy watching local games you could head to Miyagi Baseball Stadium, which is 30 miles to the west of Yamagata. Those sports fans wishing to find accommodation close to the action can choose from the Westin Sendai or the Hotel Metropolitan Sendai.
Yamagata features some great things to do and see; discover more by spending a little time at Expedia's informative Yamagata travel guide.