HOKKAIDO

北海道

Japan's last frontier, endowed with wide open plains covered in snow during the harsh winters or beautiful flowers in spring. From skiing and snowboarding in some of Japan's best winter resorts to hiking and cycling in green meadows, Hokkaido is a paradise for nature and outdoor's lovers.

Hokkaido Region HOKKAIDO北海道

Latest Articles from Hokkaido Region

Moerenuma Park – Natural Art & Artistic Nature

Not really seeing where the bus was going, and then awkwardly wandering into a parking space, trying to find Moerenuma park, I ended up...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Hokkaido

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Hokkaido  Hokkaido, the great landmass in the north of Japan, boasts sweeping natural landscapes and a variety of adventures...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Hokkaido (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Hokkaido 3 Akan (阿寒) in Kushiro [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d23171.340919024697!2d144.0871709711802!3d43.45187786211262!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x1e20e85de3c673b7!2z6Zi_5a-S5rmW!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1474605029625&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of September Color Peak: End of September until the beginning of...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Hokkaido (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Hokkaido 7 Shiretokogo Lake (知床五湖) in Shari [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2863.99922772795!2d145.07440301551304!3d44.124638079107996!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0xe9d29fb28248e53f!2z55-l5bqK5LqU5rmWIOS4gOa5luWxleacm-WPsA!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1474604323732&w=100%&h=100%]First colors: End of September Color Peak: Beginning of October until the middle...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Hokkaido (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Hokkaido 11 Sounkyo (Falling star・milky way waterfall) (層雲峡 (流星・銀河の滝 )) in Kamikawa [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2883.5902279899674!2d142.9749333154999!3d43.719064179119066!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x24b977a3660d12e9!2z5rWB5pif44O76YqA5rKz44Gu5rud!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1474601648315&w=100%&h=100%]First colors: Beginning of October Color Peak: Middle...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Hokkaido (5)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Hokkaido 15 Takino Suzuran Hillside National Government Park (国営滝野すずらん丘陵公園) in Sapporo   [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2922.0728485243617!2d141.38481861547393!3d42.91350457915357!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x14451085612e54a2!2sTakino+Suzuran+Hillside+National+Government+Park!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1474599936684&w=100%&h=100%]First colors: Beginning of October Color Peak: Middle of...

Hokkaido: Indulge in the Paradise of Gourmet Food

Known as the Kitchen of the North, Sapporo boasts an endless list of delicious local specialties from ramen and fresh sea food to all...

Scenic Food Spots: Shiretoko Kaigan Shokudo

Good food in a picturesque place is one of the best luxuries in life and Shiretoko Kaigan Shokudou in Shari, Hokkaido gives you exactly...

Lake Toya Hot Spring – The Lake View Toya Nonokaze Resort

  Private-use hot springs: Yes Rooms with private view spa: Yes With views of Nakajima Island and Mt. Yotei (also known as Hokkaido’s Mt. Fuji) across...

Noboribetsu Hot Spring – Takinoya

Private-use hot springs: No Rooms with open-air baths: Yes Surrounded by the lush greenery of Shikotsu-Toya National Park in southwestern Hokkaido, Noboribetsu is heralded as...

Sapporo Snow Festival

The festival, the biggest in scale of this kind, started in 1950, and has become one of the most popular events in winter for...

Abashiri Ice Breaker Cruise

Abashiri is a major tourist destination in winter. Its shores by the Okhotsk sea are the southernmost point where the ocean freezes. One of the...

Furano Ski Area

Blessed with the lightest and driest snow in Hokkaido, as well as great view of the Daisetsuzan Mountains, the Furano Ski Area attracts all...

Niseko Ski Resorts

Being called as the "St. Moritz of the Orient", Niseko has about 100 years of history as a ski town. The perfect powder snow and...