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Otaru Canal

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"Make sure to visit Otaru Canal in the day and again in the evening when the kerosene lamps light up, creating a more romantic ambience perfect for an evening stroll after dinner."

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An efficient itinerary that packs in the best of Central and Eastern Hokkaido by car๐Ÿš™, taking advantage of the smooth roads and plentiful rest stops. Come see for yourself the beautiful pink moss and tulip fields ๐ŸŒท, stand in awe of the majestic Shiretoko pass ๐Ÿ”๏ธ, spot a pod of killer whales in the Rausu Sea ๐ŸŒŠ and make many more unforgettable memories. Includes: ๐Ÿ“ 7 locations, including Sapporo, Otaru, Shiretoko, and Lake Akan ๐ŸŒŸ 24 attractions ๐Ÿจ 6 Hotel recommendations ๐Ÿœ 19 Food recommendations ๐Ÿš™ Recommended rest stops (โ€œMichi-no-Ekiโ€) ๐Ÿ’ก Suggestions for how to tweak the itinerary for different seasons (this itinerary is ideal for May-July) I spent close to 100 hours doing thorough research on a driving route that would cover the usual tourist must-sees in Hokkaido as well as the less-traveled Shiretoko peninsula. It was not easy finding information on Eastern Hokkaido online so Iโ€™m so excited to share with you the guide I wish I had. Iโ€™m confident this guide will save hours of your precious time and help you travel with confidence in Central and Eastern Hokkaido. *Remember to download the Thatch app for easy access to this itinerary on the go! ๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿ’ฌWhy choose a paid guide? Time is precious to all of us - busy professionals, parents with young children, caregivers, anyone really - a comprehensive guide allows even the busiest of us to enjoy a well-deserved vacation without the stress of planning everything by yourself. You're also more assured that every recommendation is included because I genuinely believe in it and not for the commission. Only looking for hotel recommendations? Click on my name above ๐Ÿ”to check out my free guide 'Best hotels in Hokkaido' ๐Ÿจas well as other free resources for your trip to Hokkaido ๐Ÿงณ
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