I'm based in Yokosuka and would like to see the quieter side of the Japanese countryside. Do you have any recommendations where to go? I'm looking for day trips, maybe 3 hours away or so.
Welcome to the forum!
Yokosuka is already located on a small peninsula worth exploring. You could head down and explore the Muira peninsula, it's a beautiful drive along the coast with good views and then go even further down to Jogashima island.
Going a bit further afield, I highly recommend Shimoda, which is an amazing get-away from Tokyo, Yokohama and Yokosuka in that extent.
Yet another option is to take the ferry across Tokyo bay and go visit Nokogiri-yama, also a highly recommended visit.
Finally, I can recommend a visit to Hakone, it's a really nice 1-2 day(s) trip, especially when booked together with a good Ryokan.
Looking for more information? Search the forum
Can’t find the answer?
Learn from over 14895 questions about the Japan Rail Pass, or ask our Japan Rail travel expertsAsk Question
Get inspired for your visit to Japan by following us on Instagram and don't forget your own shots once you are there.