Japan is a haven for winter activities of all sorts. The mountainous, snowy nation is known not only for skiing and snowboarding, but for a host of more unusual winter activities as well. These opportunities include walking on drift ice, feeling gusts of snow swept up from the ground, and fishing through a small hole in a frozen lake. Learn more about the many ways to experience the great outdoors in Japan's winter.
A snowplow ride is another way to have fun in the snow and a great winter activity for the family. O
Jifubuki, or ground blizzard, is a natural phenomenon unique to the snowy Tsugaru plains in Aomori P
Ice skating is a popular recreation in Japan, and you’ll find rinks all around the country. While
Hot air balloon
See the snow from above in a hot air balloon. Winter is the best time to take a balloon flight becau
For some laid back winter recreation, consider ice fishing for wakasagi. Wakasagi, or Japanese pond