How to Use Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Rest Areas)

There are 117 Michi-no-Eki (roadside rest areas) located along national highway throughout Hokkaido. These provide 24-hour toilet facilities and shops selling local products that also offer Wi-Fi services, which enable travelers to obtain road information in real time. Utilizing michi-no-eki effectively can double the enjoyment of your road trip.

For more information, check the Michi-no-Eki URL below.

http://www.hokkaido-michinoeki.jp/(Japanese)

http://www.hokkaido-michinoeki.jp/en/(English)

  • Three Functions of Michi-no-Eki

    • (1)Rest area

      There is free parking and toilets available 24 hours a day.
      They are also used as disaster-prevention facilities.

    • (2)Information

      You can get information on roads and tourism in various ways
      : from live footage, guides, and Wi-Fi.
      The hours depend on the location.

    • (3)Local products and food

      Enjoy specialties at dining areas.
      The hours depend on the location.

Locations of Michi-no-Eki SPOT in Hokkaido

At Michi-no-Eki Spots, various information on traffic, weather, disaster, and tourism highlights around the Michi-no-Eki are available.

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Live Cameras of National Highways in eastern Hokkaido