Leave your phone in the glove compartment and enjoy a break from the trappings of the modern world at Tanzawa Lake.
Some travelers like to stop by the national capital, Tokyo, beforehand. Once you're done there, it's 45 miles (72 kilometers) to Yamakita, where the attraction is to be found.
Despite the fact that you won't find any hotels in the immediate vicinity, there are a lot in the wider area. You can take your pick of 23 places to stay if you head to Atami, 25 miles (40 kilometers) away. The Furuya Ryokan, Resorpia Atami and Hotel Micuras are some you might like to think about.
You'll soon discover that 喫茶憩 (759-27 Kamioda, Yamakita), just 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away, is a regularly visited venue to enjoy a strong coffee and plan the day's itinerary. Require more than a snack? Find a seat, look over the menu and pick from a range of meals at 手打ち信玄そば あずまや (759-24 Kamioda, Yamakita).