7 Days in Kyoto with Kids

A toddler feeds a monkey at Kyoto's Monkey Park Iwatayama

When we first began planning our 12-day Japan family vacation, we had originally planned to split our time equally between Tokyo and Kyoto. As we did more research, we were surprised to learn how incredible the Kyoto hiking is, so we eagerly decided to create a 7-day itinerary for Kyoto with kids.

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5 Tokyo Playgrounds for Visitors


Looking for things to do in Tokyo with kids? You’re in luck – there many Tokyo playgrounds near the major attractions. This way you can easily add some play time to your family trip to Tokyo.

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5 Easy Kyoto Hikes


Kyoto is rightfully famous for its beautiful temples and shrines. But, are you like us and get a little tired of seeing temple after temple? Thankfully, there are many easy Kyoto hikes you can enjoy with your family! Surrounded by lush, green mountains on all sides, Kyoto has many family-friendly hiking trails to keep you and your kids sane between all the temple visits.

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6 Best Kyoto Playgrounds for Visitors


Kyoto, Japan is an amazing place for a family vacation. You will have no difficulty finding many amazing things to do on your trip to Kyoto with kids. But always try to keep in mind, that no matter how amazing the temples are in Kyoto, your kids still need time to be kids. These 6 playgrounds in Kyoto are perfectly located for families visiting Kyoto with kids.

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