Things to do in Hakone include visiting stunning museums, peaceful and beautiful spiritual sites and scenic lakes, and enjoying outdoor adventures, spa treatments and family excursions. If you want history, it's everywhere you look at places like the Pola Museum of Art and the Hakone Open-Air Museum or the Hakone Venetian Glass Museum. If you're seeking meditative peace and serenity, find it at spots like the Hakone Shrine.

To capture gorgeous, scenic views of nature, head for the Hakone Ropeway, visit Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park or walk the shores of Lake Ashi. Looking to get pampered like royalty? It's hard to beat the Owakudani hot springs or the Hakone Kowakien Yunessun spa.

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