A 35-minute ride on the JR Tokaido Line from Nagoya Station leads to Gamagori, a town facing Mikawa Bay famous for four hot springs resorts-Miya, Gamagori, Katahara, and Nishiura. Laguna Gamagori is a marine resort complex with a theme park, a shopping mall, restaurants, hot springs, and a thalassotherapy facility. Take-shima Island, a small island with a circumference of only 620 meters, has a confirmed 238 species of indigenous higher plants in some 65 families and is home to Takeshima Aquarium. The island itself has been designated a national natural treasure. Gamagori Orange Park is a citrus fruit park surrounded by mountains. At Boat Race Gamagori, races are held in the evening throughout the year. The largest fireworks (up to a diameter of 650 meters!) on the Pacific Ocean in Japan are launched here in summer at the fireworks festival. Gamagori is the only place where three such big fireworks are launched in one night.
The Atsumi Peninsula for fresh fruit, such as strawberries and melons sweetened by the mild, sunny weather.