17 days in South Korea Itinerary

17 days in South Korea Itinerary

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17 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Incheon
1
Incheon
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
2
Goyang
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Seoul
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Daegu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Busan
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Incheon
— 2 nights
End: Incheon

few
hours
Incheon

Incheon
The third-largest city in the country, Incheon combines history and culture in an interesting whole.
To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Incheon road trip website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Gimpo International Airport, Incheon International Airport and Cheongju International Airport/Cheongju Air Base (K-59/G-513). September in Incheon sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 66°F at night. On the 24th (Tue), you're off toGoyang.

Things to do in Incheon

Museums Shopping Parks
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1
night
Goyang

Goyang ©
A bright and modern city lying just north of the capital, Goyang offers a slower pace than its sprawling neighbor, with wide leafy boulevards and and lush city parks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lafesta as well as Ilsan Lake Park. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Ilsan Lake Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Goyang itinerary maker site .

Goyang is very close to Incheon. Traveling from Incheon in September, you will find days in Goyang are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Seoul.

Things to do in Goyang

Parks Nature Shopping
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Ilsan Lake Park ©
Ilsan Lake Park
Lafesta ©
Lafesta

5
nights
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.
You've added Gangnam Underground Shopping area, Kakao Friends Hongdae Flagship Store, Spa G Myeongdong, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: get great views at N Seoul Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market, get your game on at Seoul Rage Room - Hongdae, and explore the striking landscape of Bukhansan National Park.

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Seoul is very close to Goyang. September in Seoul sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 71°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Daegu.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Shopping Nature
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N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

4
nights
Daegu

Daegu
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palgongsan Provincial Park as well as Suseong Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Daegu: Upo Wetland (in Changnyeong-gun) and Goryeong-gun (Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site & Daegaya Museum). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Donghwasa, browse the eclectic array of goods at Seomun Market, walk around Daegu Duryu Park, and make a trip to 83 Tower.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Daegu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Seoul to Daegu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Seoul, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Daegu, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 64°F. You will leave for Busan on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Daegu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Goryeong-gun, Upo Wetland, Palgongsan Provincial Park
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Apsan Park
Apsan Park
Donghwasa ©
Donghwasa
Upo Wetland ©
Upo Wetland

4
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lotte Mall Dong Busan, Busan Cinema Centre, Shinsegae Dept. Store Centum City, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, make a trip to BIFF Square, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, and stroll through Gwangalli Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Busan trip planner.

You can drive from Daegu to Busan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Busan sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Incheon.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

2
nights
Incheon

Incheon ©
For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Incheon trip maker tool .

You can fly from Busan to Incheon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Incheon

Parks
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Incheon Bridge ©
Incheon Bridge

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