60 days in South Korea Itinerary

60 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Busan
— 7 nights
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Gyeongju
— 5 nights
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 16 nights
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Buan-gun
— 4 nights
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Cheongju
— 3 nights
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Anseong
— 2 nights
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Jeongseon-gun
— 3 nights
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Sokcho
— 5 nights
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Chuncheon
— 5 nights
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Incheon
— 1 night
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Seoul
— 6 nights

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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for shopping, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yongdusan Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Busan route planner.

New York City, USA to Busan is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Busan, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. June in Busan sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

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Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©

Museum Without Walls

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Venture out of the city with trips to Daegu (Sanghwa Yi's Old House, Seomun Market, &more) and Ulsan (Ulsan Theme Botanic Garden & Seoknamsa Temple). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple, see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond, and contemplate the long history of Cheomseongdae Observatory.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gyeongju journey planner.

Traveling by car from Busan to Gyeongju takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Busan in June: highs in Gyeongju hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

16
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Bunker de Lumieres, &more). Spend the 21st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, examine the collection at Jeju National Museum, whizz through the canopy at Zipline Jeju, and step off the mainland to explore Udo.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jeju road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Gyeongju to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Buan-gun.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

4
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Buan-gun

Buan-gun ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buan-gun: Gangcheonsan County Park (in Sunchang-gun), Naejangsa Temple (in Jeongeup) and Gwanghallu Pavilion (in Namwon).

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Buan-gun online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jeju to Buan-gun. In June, daytime highs in Buan-gun are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cheongju.

Things to do in Buan-gun

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Naesosa Temple ©
Naesosa Temple
Gwanghallu Pavilion ©
Gwanghallu Pavilion
Gochangeupseong Fortress ©
Gochangeupseong Fortress

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Cheongju

Cheongju ©
Cheongju is the capital and largest city of North Chungcheong Province in South Korea.HistoryCheongju has been an important provincial town since ancient times.During Hideyoshi's Invasions of Korea, Cheongju was the site of the Battle of Chongju, during which the Korean forces re-took the city from the Japanese forces in an important early victory.The government of the province relocated here from Chungju in 1908.The opening of the Chungbuk-line in 1926 sparked regional development. Venture out of the city with trips to Beopjusa Temple (in Boeun-gun) and Gongju (Muryeong Wangreung Exhibition Hall, Gongsanseong, &more). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Sangdangsanseong Fortress, have fun and explore at Cheongju National Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Suamgol Observatory, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dugguhbi Saengtae Munhwagwan.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cheongju travel route planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Buan-gun to Cheongju. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Anseong.

Things to do in Cheongju

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sangdangsanseong Fortress ©
Sangdangsanseong Fortress
Beopjusa Temple ©
Beopjusa Temple
Cheongju National Museum ©
Cheongju National Museum

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Anseong

Anseong
Anseong is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, 80km south of Seoul. On the 8th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mirinae Holy Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Gosam Lake, and then gain insight at Anseong Namsadang Training Center. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at Icheon Termeden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Anseong trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheongju to Anseong. July in Anseong sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jeongseon-gun.

Things to do in Anseong

Theme Parks · Spas · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
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Jeongseon-gun

Jeongseon-gun ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Jeongseon-gun: Buseoksa Temple (in Yeongju), Yeongwol-gun (Jangneung & Byeolmaro Observatory) and Guinsa Temple (in Danyang-gun).

Plan my day in Jeongseon-gun using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Anseong to Jeongseon-gun. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sokcho.

Things to do in Jeongseon-gun

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Buseoksa Temple ©
Buseoksa Temple
Guinsa Temple ©
Guinsa Temple
Hwanseongul Cave ©
Hwanseongul Cave

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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Get out of town with these interesting Sokcho side-trips: Baekdamsa Temple (in Inje-gun) and Yangyang-gun (Naksansa Temple & Naksan Beach). Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Seoraksan National Park. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Ulsanbawi Rock, cool off at Seorak Waterpia, get great views at Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinheungsa Temple.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Sokcho trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Jeongseon-gun to Sokcho with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock

5
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Chuncheon

Chuncheon ©
The capital of the country's northernmost province, the city of Chuncheon acts a gateway to the wilder sights of the rural region.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chuncheon: Vivaldi Park Ocean World (in Hongcheon-gun) and Gapyeong-gun (Monument for the Participation of Canada in the Korean War, The Garden of Morning Calm, &more). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Nami Island, get in on the family fun at Gangchon Rail Park, examine the collection at Chuncheon Art Gallery, and visit Chuncheon Myeongdong Street.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chuncheon trip planner.

You can drive from Sokcho to Chuncheon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Incheon.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Cheongpyeongsa ©
Cheongpyeongsa
The Garden of Morning Calm ©
The Garden of Morning Calm

1
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Incheon

Incheon ©
The third-largest city in the country, Incheon combines history and culture in an interesting whole.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll around Songdo Central Park, then make a trip to Chinatown, then take in the views from Incheon Bridge, and finally hunt for treasures at Sinpo International Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Incheon road trip planner.

You can drive from Chuncheon to Incheon in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In July, daily temperatures in Incheon can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Seoul.

Things to do in Incheon

Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sinpo International Market ©
Sinpo International Market
Incheon Bridge ©
Incheon Bridge
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

6
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Seoul

Seoul ©
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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, don't miss a visit to N Seoul Tower, wander the streets of Insadong, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Seoul route maker website.

Seoul is just a stone's throw from Incheon. In July, daytime highs in Seoul are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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