15 days in Osaka & Sapporo Itinerary

15 days in Osaka & Sapporo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Osaka
— 7 nights
2
Sapporo
— 6 nights

7
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Umeda Sky Building and Koyasan Okunoin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Osaka: Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda (in Ikeda), Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Kyoto) and Kiseki no Hoshi Botanical Museum (in Awaji). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kids Plaza Osaka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nishinomiya Shrine, get your game on at Sunset Owl Cafe, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Osaka road trip planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Osaka is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 14 hours. In May, Osaka is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Awaji, Koyasan Okunoin, Nishinomiya Shrine, Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Kids Plaza Osaka ©
Kids Plaza Osaka
Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park ©
Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park

6
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.
You've now added Sapporo Beer Museum to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park and Historical Village of Hokkaido (Kaitaku-no Mura). Kids will appreciate attractions like Asahiyama Kinen Koen and Shiroi Koibito Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sapporo: Otaru (Otaru Aquarium & Otaru Canal), Niseko Hanazono Resort (in Kutchan-cho) and Campana Rokkatei (in Furano). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Hokkaido University Museum, steep yourself in history at Sapporo Clock Tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Soseigawa River, and don't miss a visit to Former Hokkaido Government Office Building.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sapporo travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Osaka to Sapporo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Osaka in May: high temperatures in Sapporo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Toyako-cho, Otaru, Niseko Hanazono Resort, Campana Rokkatei
Highlights from your plan
Kokuei Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park ©
Otaru  Aquarium ©
Otaru Aquarium
Niseko Hanazono Resort ©
Niseko Hanazono Resort

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