Shintoku is approximately 75 miles (121 kilometers) away from Sapporo, a an important city in Japan.
Discover why Hokkaido is so popular by travelers, by taking to the road and experiencing the wonderful natural and man-made attractions within easy traveling distance of Shintoku. Otofuke and Obihiro are just two of the many other places worth visiting while you're in Hokkaido.
When you are ready to head further afield beyond Shintoku, why not check out the nearest center. Obihiro lies 20 miles (32 kilometers) away and features attractions like Obihiro Zoo, Obihiro Wild Flower Garden and JICA Obihiro International Centre. Obihiro Racecourse and Obihiro Centennial Memorial Hall are some of the other attractions here that should be on everyone's to-do list.
Houses of the holy are the best places to experience a community's spiritual heart. The shrines around Shintoku are certainly no exception. Visit Hokkaido's nature museums, indoor markets and history museums. These are excellent spots to hang out, especially on inclement days.
Take your own gear or rent it on the spot, and get out onto the water. Boating is a good activity to try. Another is canoeing. Are you looking for a a completely different adventure while you are here. Try hot air ballooning; it's an experience you will never forget.
Everything must end sometime, but be rest assured, when you have to leave Hokkaido, you'll have many special photos and memories to remember your time here.