12 days in Sapporo & Kitahiroshima Itinerary

12 days in Sapporo & Kitahiroshima Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sapporo
1
Sapporo
— 9 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Kitahiroshima
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Sapporo

9
nights
Sapporo

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Susukino Tennen Onsen Tokakyo. Popular historic sites such as The Site of Temiya Line and Hoheikan are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Hokkaido Museum Morino Charenga and Sapporo St. Michael's Church. Explore Sapporo's surroundings by going to Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath (in Noboribetsu), Campana Rokkatei (in Furano) and Otaru (Otaru-shi General Museum, Ransima Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Asahi Breweries Hokkaido Brewery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Honjin Tanukidaimyo Shrine, take an in-depth tour of Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura), and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Yotei.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sapporo vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are New Chitose Airport, Asahikawa Airport and Hakodate Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Sapporo can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Kitahiroshima.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Otaru, Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, White Isle Niseko, Campana Rokkatei, Mt. Yotei
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Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath
Campana Rokkatei ©
Campana Rokkatei
The Site of Temiya Line ©
The Site of Temiya Line

2
nights
Kitahiroshima

Kitahiroshima ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Shimamatsu Communication Station, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sapporo Hachimangu Shrine, and then get some fabulous bargains at Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kitahiroshima day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Sapporo to Kitahiroshima takes an hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kitahiroshima when traveling from Sapporo in November, with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Kitahiroshima

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima ©
Mitsui Outlet Park, Sapporo Kitahiroshima

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