Naruko-Kurihara (鳴子・栗原) area is the northern side of Miyagi prefecture. It is mostly surrounded by high mountains with many Onsen. Naruko is one of the best Onsen spot in Tohoku Region. There are over 300 Onsen hotels and everyone of them have own Onsen springs. Mt. Kurikoma that located in Kurihama is a beautiful mountains. It has also great Onsen spots around. They offers great nature with many Onsen.
Sendai area the central spots contains Sendai City, Matsushma, Zao, and Ishinomaki. Sendai city is the biggest city in Tohoku Region. It is also known as City of Forest "Morino Miyako," because there are many beautiful natures around the city and planted many trees in the city as well. For the Tohku Region, Sendai is the center of economy, fashion and entertainments. At the sea side, there are many fish ports which offers great seafood. Sendai area has great area which has natures of mountains and sea, and a huge city for Tohoku region.
Kesennuma (気仙沼) is a northern seaside area of Miyagi prefecture. Kesennuma and seaside of Iwate prefecture are called "Sanriku." Geologically, Sanriku is ria coast area, therefore fisheries industry are very strong in Kesennuma. Especially, Shark fin is very popular Kesennuma seafood delicacy. Also, ria coast creates very beautiful scenery. Tourism in Kesennuma is very popular in Sanriku region. In March 11, 2011, this area had been damaged seriously by Tsunami.