When visiting Hokkaido, consider a destination more local and more enhanced such as Tomakomai which is only 20-30 minutes from the Airport and 45 minutes from Sapporo.
Tomakomai is known as the national centre for all things related to Ice such as Ice Skating, Ice Hockey and Ice Festivals.
The national training centres for such festivals are located here in this home town.
Whilst Niseko and Sapporo has it's own share of festivities and accolades, a more local feel and destination, alongside with it's eagerness to welcoming tourism, Tomakomai City is another go to place for your Hokkaido experience.
1. Tomakomai Skating Festival
2. Hokucho Ice Arena
3. Northern Horse Park
4. Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival
5. Shiraoi Smelt Fishing Experience
6. Nikappu Horse Riding Club
Each of these experiences are made to make your Hokkaido Trip much more memorable than ever before.
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