Seoul is one of the most popular travel destinations in Spring for its beautiful cherry blossom trees in full bloom. However, many travelers are not aware of other places in Korea that have more picturesque views of Spring. If you are concerned about the hassles of arranging transportation and accommodation for places outside Seoul, there is no need to worry anymore! Here are the best places for a spring day trip where you can conveniently travel from Seoul in only 1 day!

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1. Gwangyang


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  • For flower & architecture lovers
  • Gwangayng Maehwa Festival is unfortunately canceled this year, however, Gwangyang Maehwa Village tours are operated. 

Gwangyang is a small town famous for its beautiful Maehwa (plum blossom). There are four kinds of additional tours offered for this package tour. You can also visit Jeonju Hanok Village where you can explore the amazing Korean traditional house and try authentic Korean food. 


2. Jinhae


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  • For cherry blossom lovers
  • Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival is unfortunately canceled this year. 

If your main purpose of traveling to Korea in Spring is cherry blossom, Jinhae is a must-visit place. Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival is the largest cherry blossom festival in Korea. Also, it’s the most popular destination for a spring day trip. You will see the stunning view of cherry blossom trees endlessly stretching alongside the railroad.

3. Incheon


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  • For theme park & beach lovers

Incheon is usually known as a city that has Incheon International Airport, but it’s also a great day-trip destination from Seoul. Along with appreciating beautiful cherry blossoms, there are a variety of things to enjoy, such as Wolmi Island, Wolmi Theme Park, Masian Beach, and many more.


4. Hwagae & Ssanggyesa Temple

  • For cherry blossom & temple lovers
  • Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival is unfortunately canceled this year, however, Hwagae Cherry Blossom Tours operated. 

Hadong is famous for Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival and walking the 4km Simini (10-ri) Cherry BLossom Road lined with cherry blossom trees is a must. Also, visit Ssanggyesa Temple, a Buddhist temple with more than 1,300 years of history.


5. Nami Island

  • For cherry blossoms & photo spots lovers

Nami Island is one of the most popular day trip destinations from Seoul and it’s exceptionally beautiful all year round. If you visit in Spring, you will get to see cute pink cherry blossoms and take a lot of Instagrammable pictures. Also, you can visit nearby destinations, such as Gangchon Rail Bike, Petite France, and Garden of Morning Calm!


6. Seoraksan National Park


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  • For nature & mountain lovers

Seoraksan Mountain is one of the most visited mountains in Korea for both locals and tourists. It’s stunning all year round and you can see the fantastic cherry blossom road on the way to Seoraksan National Park. If you enjoy hiking and appreciating nature, it’s definitely recommended as a spring day trip destination from Seoul!


7. Suwon Hwaseong Fortress


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  • For history & theme park lovers

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress is a great destination to enjoy cherry blossoms. Walk along the fortress wall and take pictures on the flower-lined road. In addition, head to Everland, the largest theme park in Korea, and take thrilling rides!


8. Goryeosan Mountain


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  • For purple flower & hiking lovers
  • Gwangayng Maehwa Festival is unfortunately canceled this year

If you are looking for a day tour to enjoy all spring fun in Korea, this is the one! First, join the Goryeosan Azalea Festival in Ganghwa Island and admire the view of Goryeosan Mountain covered with purple azalea flowers. It will be a nice wee hiking time, feeling the warm and cozy spring breeze.

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