Things To Do In hokkaido

Special Things To Do to travel in hokkaido Prefecture that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.


Higashimokoto Sibazakura Park

A Hill Slope Is Tinged With Pink! One Hundred Thousand Square Meters Pink Carpet

Higashimokoto Sibazakura Park has a large hill slope tinged with deep pink and light pink. Sibazakura (moss pink) Festival is hold till May 6. The scenery seen from the top observatory is splendid! You can see the great panoramic view of moss pink.

Hokuryu-cho Himawari-no Sato (Sunflower Field)

No.1 In Japan! 1.5 Million Sunflowers In 23ha Hill

A huge hill of 23ha is covered with yellow. The scenery of 1.5 million sunflowers has become topic in Japan. Sunflower Festival is held until 8/20. Please come to the No.1 sunflower field in Japan!

Blue Pond

Japanese Larch Trees Standing On The Clear Sky Blue. A Miracle Pond Like A Gate To A Different Dimension Of Space

About 20 minutes from Biei Station by car. A solitary blue pond is miraculously made by human and nature. Water pooled in a disaster prevention dam and made this blue pond. The secret of it lies in the water ingredients.

Wind Garden

A Flower Garden With Flittering Butterfly

Wind Garden at New Furano Prince Hotel is a British garden that was used in a scene of TV drama. More than 400 kinds of flowers proudly bloom in each season. The gentle colors and the scenery of flittering butterflies and bees looks like a paradise!

Otaru Canal

A Beautiful Avenue Of Otaru Lighted By Candles

In the season of snow festival, the avenue leading to the Otaru Port is lighted beautifully by candles. These candles alight lovely at the roadsides make our hearts warm.

Gaslamps Lighting The Warehouses Are Nostalgic! Night Otaru Canal

Otaru Canal is popular as a tourist spot. At night, gas lamps burn and make a fantastic scene differ from the canal at daytime. Beautiful reflection of illuminated warehouses on the water. You can take a night walk on the well-kept path for walkers♪

Shikotsu Lake

Beautiful Snow Statues Shining Fantastically In Only Winter

Shikotsu Lake in Hokkaido, though the festival held a limited period between January and February, many people come to see it.

Goryokaku Park

1600 Cherry Trees Come Into Full Bloom! Night Cherry Blossom Viewing At Goryokaku Park

A famous cherry blossom spot, Goryokaku Park in Hakodate. Around 1600 trees of Someiyoshino are wonderful painters of the star shaped castle site. It's lightened up at night and you can enjoy night cherry blossom viewing♪

Lovely Collaboration With Snow Mountains! Cherry Blossoms In Full Bloom At Goryokaku Park

A famous cherry blossom spot, Goryokaku Park in Hakodate. Around 1600 trees of Someiyoshino wonderfully paint the whole park. The collaboration of mountain with the remaining of snow and cherry blossoms is also very beautiful.

Toyako Onsen Illumination Street

Illumination Tunnel of Four Hundred Thousand Lights Bulbs Shinning

A fantastic and shinning illumination tunnel. It's so romantic that it let me forget the cold.

Shiretoko Goko Lakes

A Bridge To The Sky! Panoramic View You Can Enjoy The Great Nature

An elevated wooden path to Ichi-ko Lake, one of the five lakes of Shiretoko. The 800 meters path seems to stretch beautifully to the sky, and the mountain range of Shiretoko and the Sea of Okhotsk are truly breathtaking scenery! Even small children use the path safely for it's barrier-free.

Go Into The World Heritage Virgin Forest! Ground Pathways To See The Beautiful Lakes & Wildlife

Shiretoko Goko Lakes is registered as a World Natural Heritage, and surrounded by the virgin forest. On sunny days, the beautiful Shiretoko mountain range is reflected on the lake surface! Many wildlife such as Yezo-deer, brown bears and birds live here, you can enjoy the nature on the ground pathways.

Rokka-tei 《Rokka Forest》

Rokka Forest Like An Open Wrapping Paper Of Rokka-tei!

Well, so beautiful… Rokka Forest is one of the Hokkaido Garden Path. The wrapping paper of Rokka-tei, the best souvenir of Hokkaido, is printed Tokachi Six Flowers drawn by Naoyuki Sakamoto. I took a deep breath in the lush forest with flowers surrounding the shop and museum.

Panoramic Flower Gardens Shikisai-no-oka

A Palette Of Earth Drawn By Flowers & Greens! Panoramic Flower Gardens

Shikisai-no Oka is a famous scenic place in Biei, Hokkaido. The scenery of farm products and flowers on a hill is beautiful and bright like a colorful paints on a palette. A cart you can drive in the garden is also exciting!

Mt Rishirizan

The Northernmost Mt.Fuji Full Of Expressions

Mt.Rishiri stands center of the Rishiri Island. It's selected one of the 100 beautiful mountains in Japan, people call it 'Rishiri Fuji' for the beautiful shape. As I drove around the island, Mt.Rishiri changed its expressions from one to another which I became attracted.

Oyunuma River Natural Footbath

Little Known Place In Noboribetsu! A Wild Natural Hot Spring River For Legs

A natural hot spring for legs at the side of the river flowing from Oyu Marsh. You can come with your hands empty because the cushions are prepared. It takes 15minutes on the path but be careful, it's like a mountain path.

Ikushina Flower Garden

The Calm Sea Without Waves. Silver World Of Drift Ice Spreading To The Whole Surface

2016, drift ice has arrived at Hokkaido. Drift ice run around the beach and the sea filled with pure white became calm without any sounds of waves.

Kamui Cape

Once The God's Land. A Cape Remains The Tragedy Of Prohibition Against Women Entry

Contrary to the sad tradition the cape remains, you can see the overwhelming beautiful view.

Tokachi Ranch

Appeared In TV Drama 'Massan', Beautiful White Birches Standing In A Straight For 1.3km

An entrance of Tokachi Farm. Here's well known as a low of white birches where Massan and Elly held their hands and run through in a scene of NHK's morning drama. Also it's acknowledged as a beautiful grove of Otofuke town.

Doritsu Yumenomori Park

Empty-Handed OK! A Park You Can Play with Snows

When the snow lies, they begin to lend sleighs and walking skis for free! On the Sunday noon, tube rafting is sometimes held. When it gets cold, let's warm in the arena like a spaceship.

Atsuta Park Observatory, Lovers Sanctuary

Scenic Spot Of The Grand Coastline Of Hokkaido! The Observatory At Atsuta Park

You can have a whole view of the coastline continuing to the distance and the Japan Sea from an observatory on a hill! And it's the first 'Lovers Sanctuary' that selected as one of the 100 best places for lovers to propose in Hokkaido♡ Nice to see the sunset, too.

Mt.Moiwa (Mountaintop Observatory)

Japan's New Three Best Night Views! Observatory Of Mt.Moiwa Offering A Whole View Of Sapporo

From an observatory on the mountain top, you can have a night landscape of Sapporo like many jewels and also a huge panoramic view of town and nature. It's romantic for lovers to ring a happy bell and promise the forever love♡

Rebunto Island

Noble Flowers In The Northernmost! Japanese Edelweiss Growing In Colonies

Rebun Island is the northernmost island where people live in Japan. An alpine plant indigenous to Hokkaido, Rebun Leontopodium (usuyuki-sou) grow in colonies. It's a kind of edelweiss seen in the Alps. By the way, I hear edelweiss means 'noble white'.