37 days in Chungcheongbuk-do Itinerary

37 days in Chungcheongbuk-do Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Gimpo International Airport, Drive to Chungju
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Chungju
— 5 nights
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Jecheon
— 1 night
Drive
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Danyang-gun
— 8 nights
Drive
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Cheongju
— 7 nights
Drive
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Boeun-gun
— 8 nights
Drive
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Jincheon-gun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cheongwon-gun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Goesan-gun
— 1 night
Drive to Gimpo International Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Chungju — 5 nights

Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea. Kids will enjoy Tangeum Lake and Gyemyungsan Nature Recreation Forest. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Silleuksa Temple and Liquorium. Explore Chungju's surroundings by going to Yeoju-si (Yeoju World Ceramic Livingware Gallery, Birthplace of Empress Myeongseong, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Chungju Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Jodongri Seonsa Yoojeok Bakmoolgwan, and walk around Chungju World Martial Arts Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chungju day trip planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Chungju is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Brussels to Chungju due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in October, expect Chungju to be a bit warmer, temps between 63°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jecheon.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:

Jecheon — 1 night

Jecheon is a city in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeongbangsa Temple, explore the activities along Uirimji Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Semyung University.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jecheon online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chungju to Jecheon. October in Jecheon sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Danyang-gun.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:
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Danyang-gun — 8 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Sobaeksan National Park Samga and Byeolmaro Observatory. Family-friendly places like Gosu Cave and Andong Hahoe Folk Village will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Andong (Hahoe Mask Museum, Gyeongbuk Provincial Government Office, &more), Taebaek (Yongyeon Cave & Taebaek Coal Museum) and Gossi Cave (in Yeongwol-gun).

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Danyang-gun road trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Jecheon to Danyang-gun with the Route module. October in Danyang-gun sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Cheongju.
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Nature · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 23:

Cheongju — 7 nights

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dugguhbi Saengtae Munhwagwan and Chungbuk Provincial Office. Bring the kids along to Sangdangsanseong Fortress and Cheongju National Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Cheongju side-trips: Gongju (Magoksa Temple, Muryeong Wangreung Exhibition Hall, &more), Chusa House (Kim Jeong-hui House) (in Yesan-gun) and Seodong Park (in Buyeo-gun). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Cheongnamdae, examine the collection at Cheongju Early Printing Museum, walk around Chilgapsan Jangseung Park, and get a sense of history and politics at Cheongju City Hall.

Planning Cheongju trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Danyang-gun to Cheongju. When traveling from Danyang-gun in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cheongju, with highs around 69°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Boeun-gun.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
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Find places to stay Oct 23 — 30:

Boeun-gun — 8 nights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wolmyeongdong and Anguksa Temple. Explore Boeun-gun's surroundings by going to Sangju (Munjangdae Terrace & Sangju Gyeongcheondae), Muju-gun (Firefly Museum, Jeoksangsanseong Fortress, &more) and Mungyeong (Museum of Old Roads & Mungyeongsaejae Open Set). Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Songnisan National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boeun-gun road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheongju to Boeun-gun. While traveling from Cheongju, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Boeun-gun, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jincheon-gun.
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Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 7:

Jincheon-gun — 2 nights

On the 8th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mirinae Holy Site, pick up some new knowledge with Seoil Farm, then deepen your understanding at Anseong Namsadang Training Center, and finally snap pictures at Jincheon Nongdari Bridge.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jincheon-gun trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boeun-gun to Jincheon-gun. In November, daily temperatures in Jincheon-gun can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cheongwon-gun.
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Classes · Museums · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:

Cheongwon-gun — 2 nights

On your second day here, get lost in a book at National Library of Korea, Sejong, contemplate the waterfront views at Sejong Lake Park, and then go for a walk through Munui Cultural Heritage Complex.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cheongwon-gun journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Jincheon-gun to Cheongwon-gun with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Goesan-gun.
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Nature · Parks
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Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:

Goesan-gun — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chungminsa Shrine and then hike along Sanmagi Yetgil.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Goesan-gun trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Cheongwon-gun to Goesan-gun with the Route module. In November in Goesan-gun, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

Chungcheongbuk-do travel guide

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Caves · Landmarks · Mountains
North Chungcheong Province, officially Chungcheongbuk-do, is a province in the centre of South Korea. It was formed in 1896 from the northeastern half of the former Chungcheong province. The provincial capital is Cheongju.GeographyThe province is part of the Hoseo region, and is bounded on the west by Chungcheongnam-do province, on the north by Gyeonggi-do and Gangwon-do provinces, on the south by Jeollabuk-do province, and on the east by Gyeongsangbuk-do. Chungcheongbuk-do is the only land-locked province in South Korea. The province is mostly mountainous, dominated by the Noryeong Mountains to the north and the Sobaek Mountains to the east.ResourcesAgricultural products includes rice, barley, beans, and potatoes, but the province specializes in ginseng and tobacco. The tobacco was introduced from the US in 1912, transplanted from Virginia.

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