Near Mt. Nakadake is Kusasenri, a grassy plain where visitors can see cows and horses graze.
Due to the city's volcanic activity, hot springs are aplenty and two towns, in particular, are popular among tourists. Uchinomaki Hot Spring and Kurokawa Onsen have traditional outdoor baths, and the latter is especially crowded with its traditional architecture and abundance of ryokans.
The Aso-Kuju National Park in Kyushu and the magnificent bowl-shaped caldera of Mount Aso is a spectacular sight to behold. Hiking..