[New Chitose Airport] is located in southern Hokkaido and extends over the two cities of Chitose and Tomakomai. This is the largest airport in Hokkaido, and used by tourists and business men as the air gateway.
Many tourists use rental cars from New Chitose Airport while travelling Hokkaido. It is recommended because you will be able to make your own travel plan if you have a rental car. Shikotsuko (Lake Shikotsu) is approximately 40 minutes from the airport. This is one of the best tourism spots in Chitose city and it is ideal for the drive. It is one of the most beautiful lakes in Japan. The lake is surrounded by over 1000 meters of beautiful nature such as mountains and natural forest. Including Shikotsuko Onsen, there are plenty of onsen and activity facilities.
Hokkaido Hakone Bokujo (Farm) is approximately half an hour from the airport. There are a variety of Experience Plans including making raw caramel, cheese and others, milking experience or riding a horse. All ages, from children to adults can enjoy the facility. There is [Airport Onsen Manyonoyu] inside the airport, so you can relax, be healed and recover from the tiredness of travel in your free time between the departure and the arrival.