7 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

7 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
2
Sapporo
— 3 nights

2
nights
Hakodate

Hakodate ©
A gateway to the island, Hakodate has gained a reputation for its waterfront attractions, its proximity to some of the island's most popular natural sites, and its seafood.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): try to win big at Hakodate Horse Racetrack, take an in-depth tour of Hakodate City Northern Pacific Fishery's Document Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trappist Monasteries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Hakodate Morning Market, then look for gifts at Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, then wander the streets of Motomachi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.John's Church Hakodate.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hakodate online holiday planner.

Atlanta, USA to Hakodate is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Atlanta to Hakodate. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in July; daily highs in Hakodate reach 73°F and lows reach 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sapporo.

Things to do in Hakodate

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Trappist Monasteries
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Trappist Monasteries ©
Trappist Monasteries
Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Hakodate Horse Racetrack ©
Hakodate Horse Racetrack

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Hokkaido University Museum and Hokkaido Museum Morino Charenga. Get some historical perspective at Sapporo Clock Tower and Former Hokkaido Government Office Building. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sapporo: Royce' Chocolate World (in Chitose) and Nopporo Tondenheioku (in Ebetsu). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Sapporo Art Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Asahi Breweries Hokkaido Brewery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari Shrine, and get into the urban bustle at Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sapporo travel route planner.

You can fly from Hakodate to Sapporo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Sapporo, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Royce' Chocolate World, Nopporo Tondenheioku
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Royce' Chocolate World ©
Royce' Chocolate World
The Hokkaido University Museum ©
The Hokkaido University Museum
Sapporo Art Museum ©
Sapporo Art Museum

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