Seoul— 11 nights
Jeonju— 6 nights
Busan— 7 nights
Jeju— 6 nights
Mon, Mar 15 - Thu, Apr 15
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One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.Do your shopping at Times Square Mall and Goguan Hanbok Photo Studio Myeongdong. Let the collections at Trickeye Museum Seoul and Seoul Arts Center capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Seoul side-trips: Singu Daehak Arboretum (in Seongnam), Mulhyanggi Arboretum (in Osan) and Siheung (Siheung Lotus Flower Theme Park & Hojobeol). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bukhansan National Park, make a trip to Bongeunsa Temple, admire the masterpieces at National Folk Museum of Korea, and pause for some serene contemplation at Myeong-dong Cathedral.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip maker app.
Indianapolis, USA to Seoul is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 14 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Seoul due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Seoul are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jeonju.
Things to do in Seoul
Siheung, Singu Daehak Arboretum, Bucheon Botanical Garden, Mulhyanggi Arboretum
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.Get a sense of the local culture at Gyeonggijeon Shrine and Buyeo Seogo. Shop till you drop at Daejeon Jungang Market and Jeong Gallery. Explore Jeonju's surroundings by going to Gunsan (Eunpa Lake Park & Gyeongamdong Railroad Town), Seongheung Sanseong Fortress (in Buyeo-gun) and Daejeon (Daedeok Science Cultural Center, Seongsajinggwan, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeondong Catholic Church, get engrossed in the history at Chonbuk National University Museum, see the interesting displays at Wanpanbon, and take in the exciting artwork at Jeonju Crafts Exhibition Hall.
For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Jeonju road trip planner.
Traveling by train from Seoul to Jeonju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Jeonju can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Busan.
Things to do in Jeonju
Daejeon, Gunsan, Buyeo-gun
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yeojwacheon Stream and Gwangalli Beach. Gyeongju Historic Area and Gyeongju National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Busan's surroundings by going to Gyeongju (석빙고(Seokbinggo Ice Storage House) & Cheonmachong Tomb) and Jinhaesiripbangmulgwan (in Changwon). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Songdo Beach, snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge, hunt for treasures at Bupyeong Kkangtong Market, and shop like a local with Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street.
To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Busan driving holiday planner.
You can drive from Jeonju to Busan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jeju.
Things to do in Busan
Island of the Gods
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.Escape the urban bustle at Dongmun Market and Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff. Explore hidden gems such as Hyeopjae Beach and Yakchunsa Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Seonim Bridge, Yongmeori Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Bijarim Forest, get outside with Gwakji Gwamul Beach, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Jeju trip itinerary website.
You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Jeju
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