6 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

6 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

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6 days in Hokkaido Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Hakodate
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Shakotan-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Sapporo
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

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 16th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Motomachi, contemplate the long history of The Old Public Hall of Hakodate Ward, then make a trip to Hachimanzaka, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Onuma Park Walking Path. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hakodate, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trappist Monasteries, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Onuma Lake.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Hakodate trip itinerary maker site .

Honolulu, USA to Hakodate is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 19 hours traveling from Honolulu to Hakodate due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in May, expect Hakodate to be cooler, temps between 60°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shakotan-cho.

Things to do in Hakodate

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nanae-cho, Trappist Monasteries
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Motomachi ©
Motomachi
Onuma Park Walking Path ©
Onuma Park Walking Path
Trappist Monasteries ©
Trappist Monasteries

1
night
Shakotan-cho

Shakotan-cho ©
Shakotan-cho is a quiet coastal town with sandy beaches, viewing points, and an underwater observatory for spotting salmon and sea urchins.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Shimamu Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Kamui.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Shakotan-cho driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hakodate to Shakotan-cho takes 4.5 hours. May in Shakotan-cho sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sapporo.

Things to do in Shakotan-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Shimamu Beach ©
Shimamu Beach
Cape Kamui ©
Cape Kamui

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Clock Tower (Tokei-dai), then contemplate the long history of Hokkaido Jingu, then take some stellar pictures from Mt. Moiwa, and finally hit the slopes at Mt. Okura Observatory.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sapporo road trip tool .

You can drive from Shakotan-cho to Sapporo in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Sapporo are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Okurayama Lookout ©
Okurayama Lookout
Sapporo Clock Tower ©
Sapporo Clock Tower
Hokkaido Jingu ©
Hokkaido Jingu

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