Driving from Sendai for an hour, you will be welcomed by Miyagi Zao, one of the beautiful places in the Tohoku region. You can enjoy hot springs, traditional crafts, winter sport and snow monsters here.
Zao Machi Tourist Association http://www.zao-machi.com/
How to Get There http://www.zao-machi.com/198
Sendai Airport-[Airport Access Line]-Sendai Station – [ Tohoku Honsen Line or Shinkansen]- Shiroishi Zao
Take a shinkansen “MAX YAMABIKO” in Sendai and get off at Shiroishi Zao (15 min)
By train (Tohoku Honsen Line)
JR Sendai – Shiroishi (50 min)