The year-end and New Year holidays are approaching, which means more opportunities to go out by car, such as on trips back home or on vacation. One of the most enjoyable parts of long car trips is stopping at expressway service areas along the way. For drivers, service areas and parking areas are essential spots for refreshment and fun along the way. Mie Prefecture, famous for its many sightseeing spots such as Ise Jingu Shrine and Kumano Kodo, has unique service areas and parking areas from north to south. In this issue, we will introduce three areas in the northern, central, and southern parts of Mie Prefecture recommended by Mie Prefecture residents.