Pyeongchang-gun is located in South Korea’s Gangwon province, within the ranges of the Taebaek Mountains, just under 200 kilometers from the capital of Seoul. This city is the home of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Pyeongchang-gun is served by Wonju Airport, or accessible via bus from Seoul.
There are many mountains in this area, making Pyeongchang-gun a popular destination among mountain hikers, trekkers, and skiers. Among the many ski parks and resorts found around Pyeongchang-gun, Alepnsia Ski Resort was newly built in anticipation of the Winter Olympics, while Phoenix Park Ski Resort remains a favorite among visitors and locals. Phoenix Park Ski Resort is also connected to an amusement and water park, Ocean 700, which is a very popular attraction especially among those traveling with children. There are many hotels near Alpensia Ski Resort and Phoenix Park Ski Resort, ranging in size and budget from luxury properties to modest accommodations.
Seorak Sunrise Park is a beautiful public park with stunning views of the coastline, stretching for miles upon miles along the coast. It’s a great destination for spending a relaxing afternoon, as many locals and visitors often do.
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