This warm abode of Shintotsukawa is a delightful place to visit in Japan. Shintotsukawa is located at a short trip away from Sapporo-shi a major city in Japan. Attractions in Sapporo-shi include Odori Park, Sapporo Underground Pedestrian Space, Clock Tower. Also, to reach Shintotsukawa, you'll have to take a flight to Sapporo-shi; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Shintotsukawa can generally be of 1-2 days.
Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!