North island of Japan with much of unspoiled nature, winter with lots of snowfall while summer isn’t so hot. As such, Hokkaido attracts many outdoor lovers, including skiers and snowboarders during winter and hikers, cyclists and campers from June to September. The gateway is Sapporo which is the key city, coupled with some key beautiful regions like Furano, Niseko, Otaru, Noboribetsu, Hakodate, Asahikawa, Abashiri and more. Additionally, there are many beautiful lake regions such as Lake Toya, Lake Akan etc.
Sapporo is the capitol of Hokkaido. In 1972, it hosted the winter Olympic game. Today it becoming the great place for food and beverages indulgence, many people come for its delicious fresh seafood, wagyu beef, cheese & agriculture products, sweets & savory, beers, sake and more. There is an annual snow festival hosted in February.