If you’re looking for a cheap, chilled (see what we did there?) day out with the family, take them to Snowtown Yeti where they can ski, snowboard and throw cold white stuff at you to their hearts’ content, all while enjoying awesome views of Mt. Fuji.
We admit that Snowtown Yeti sounds like a questionable monster or a questionable movie about said monster, but we assure you, it’s legit. It’s a resort in Shizuoka, and it’s fully kitted out for families.
There are two very gentle slopes for beginners (and two much less gentle options for more intermediate snowsters), an area featuring bits of snow made to look like sweets (specially for the kids), a snowboarding park, and a snow stadium that offers tubing, sledding and whatnot. You can let your little ones go wild. Sort of. This is still Japan.
The ski resort is a two-hour train ride from Tokyo. This all-inclusive package (the only thing you need to bring is clothing, but surely that goes without saying) is a very economical way of making the day trip happen.
|Pricing info:||12,300 yen (all-inclusive package)|
|Address:||2428 Aza Fujiwara, Suyama, Susono-shi, Shizuoka Prefecture 410-1231|
|Business hours:||Weekdays 09:00-22:00 | Weekends and Holidays 08:00-22:00|
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