This warm abode of Yufutsu District is a delightful place to visit in Japan. After your splendid visit to Yufutsu District, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Sapporo-shi. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Sapporo-shi for its bountiful attractions like Odori Park, Sapporo Underground Pedestrian Space, Clock Tower on your trip to Yufutsu District. Also, to reach Yufutsu District, 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. To explore Yufutsu District, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!
Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!