There are three conveniently located airports near Kikugawa, in Nagoya (Central Air), Shizuoka, and Narita (Tokyo). By car or bus, it takes two hours from Nagoya, six hours from Narita, and 40 minutes from Shizuoka to arrive in Kikugawa.
Kikugawa is located on the Tokai JR train line. From Shizuoka, the train is 720 yen and takes 40 minutes. From Kakegawa, the nearest Shinkansen and major bus stop, it is 190 yen and takes 5 minutes.
The Kakegawa Shinkansen stop is on the Tokaido line. Only Kodama trains stop at this station; they run about once an hour. It is an hour and a half from Tokyo (7650 yen), an hour from Nagoya (5130 yen), and two hours from Shin-Osaka station (9950 yen). The Shinkansen is the fastest way to get to Kikugawa from many major cities.
There is a bus from Nagoya's international airport to Kakegawa, called the Entetsu E-Wing, which costs 3400 yen and takes about two hours. They leave about every half-hour except around lunch, when there is a bus every hour.
Hikoichijuku, Ogasa-gun Kikugawa-cho Tomita 2593, ☎0537-35-1751. They offer experiences in traditional Japanease life such as making buck wheat noodles, picking tea leaves, and splitting firewood.
Hitsurugi Mountain,, Tomita, ☎0537-35-0937. There are many activities at the top of this mountain including a fine view from the look-out point, walking courses, a 70-meter roller slide and a campground.
Kikugawa Sport Ground, Nishikata 898, ☎0537-35-0919. The sports ground houses a baseball stadium, sport facilities and various playground equipment. Various big tournaments are held here.
Kakegawa has a fine castle and a number of other attractions.
Oigawa Steam Locomotive, (from JR Kanaya Station, one stop east), . This old-fashioned steam locomotive travels up the scenic Oi River Valley to Lake Ikawa. There are two legs of the line; the stretch between Kanaya and Senzu runs 1810 each way, and the stretch between Senzu and Ikawa runs 1280 each way. From Senzu Station, another 860 will also get you a bus which runs to the famous Sumata Gorge Onsen, about 40 minutes away. The gorge has a unique and beautiful 90m-long suspension footbridge, and offers some excellent hiking opportunities.
Omaezaki, to the south, is a great place to hit the beach.
Shizuoka, the prefectural capital, is a short day trip, with plenty of shopping and restaurants.