Hidden Gem in Autumn : Fall Foliage Sites in Gangwon
Dear all, happy Mid-Autumn Festival and Chuseok 🙂 Beside enjoying moon cake and rice cake, the biggest highlight in Autumn will be fall foliage. Let’s discover hidden fall foliage sites in Gangwon!
Of course you can take a look on top famous Fall foliage sites in Gangwon before hunting for hidden gem 🙂
Daegwallyeong Sky Ranch (Pyeongchang)
Daegwallyeong Skyranch in Pyeongchang is definitely the best place to see the clear Autumn sky. Ride on tractor to the top of the hill and enjoy the gentle Autumn breeze and beautiful scenery!
Established in 1974, the Daegwallyeong Sky Ranch has a 40-year-old history with a huge ranch size of 900 million square meters. Currently, about 400 Holstein cows are breeded along with one hundred Hanu (Korean cow) in an environmentally friendly way. The ranch boasts itself in producing 1,400 tons of first-class milk per year and top quality Korean beef. The environment is well preserved and most of the areas remain untouched by humans to bring you the best possible natural ranch experience.
- Address : 458-23, Kkotbadyangji-gil, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
- Operation Hour : Summer (Apr-Sep) 09:00-18:00/ Winter (Oct-Mar) 09:00-17:30
- Phone : 82-33-322-8061~3
Yongpyong Resort (Pyeongchang)
Let’s not stereotype that ski resorts are only for Winter season. Take a gondola or mountain coaster in Yongpyong Resort to see the amazing fall foliage in Balwangsan mountain, the 10th highest mountain in Korea!
Located in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do, Yongpyong Resort is nestled at the foot of Balwangsan Mountain (1,456m) is Korea’s first ski resort, opened in 1975 to develop Korean winter sports and resort culture. Located approximately 215km away from Seoul, it takes around 2 hours to reach traveling on Yeongdong Expressway.
- Address: 715, Olympic-ro, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
- Service Hour : Gondola (09:00 ~ 17:00), Mountain Coaster (09:00 ~ 17:30)
- Rate : Gondola (Adults 15,000 KRW / Child 11,000 KRW), Mountain Coaster (Adults 12,000 KRW / Child 10,000 KRW)
High 1 Resort (Jeongseon)
High 1 Resort in Jeongseon has a trekking course named Haneulgil (Sky Walk) or Untangodo (Highland with clouds spread like a carpet). This walk road located at Baekwoonsan mountain used to be a route for charcoal transporters in 1970-1980’s. It has 10 courses that you can enjoy Autumn view with your family or friends.
Taking the sightseeing gondola is a great experience. With its massive size and the beautiful surroundings of the majestic mountain range Baekdu-dae-gan, you will be amazed with maple trees. On your way down from the Hambacksan Peak where you were captivated by the authentic charm of the province, pay attention to the Alpine Coaster in front of the Mountain SkiHouse. Alpine Coaster, a kind of roller coaster in an amusement park, boasts of 2.2 km driving course, the longest in Korea.Running up and down the rail in the steep hills, you’ll hear thrilled shrieks and gasp in excitement.
High 1 Resort with a short history but with amazing facilities is one of the major ski resorts in Korea. High 1 resort is a big complex of accommodation, golf, themed park, ski and casino.
- Address : 500, High1-gil, Gohan-eup, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do
- Service Hour : Gondola (09:30 ~ 16:30), Alpine Coaster (10:00 ~ 17:30)
- Rate : Gondola (Adults 15,000 KRW / Child 12,000 KRW), Alpine Coaster (Adults 15,000 KRW / Child 12,000 KRW)
Chuncheon Chosunilbo Marathon
Runners, Legend of the Fall, Chuncheon Chosunilbo Marathon is coming! Come on over to check out Chuncheon Chosunilbo Marathon to be on 29 Oct this year.
Stay tune with us,