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If you’re looking for a relaxing day trip from Tokyo or Kanagawa, Lake Miyagase is the place to go. Less touristy than the better-known spots like Enoshima, Hakone and Mount Takao, Miyagase makes a great getaway for solo travelers and families alike.
Though it’s actually a man-made reservoir (which supplies drinking water to Yokohama and Tokyo), Lake Miyagase, or Miyagase Dam, is a beautiful body of water surrounded by mountains, with hiking trails and wide open spaces where you can just sit and chill while the kids run around. Here’s what you need to know to have a fun day out at the “lake”.
You can take a ferry cruise around Miyagase Dam for (kids pay half that). It takes about 30-40 minutes.
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