From museums, theme parks to royal palaces, there are plenty of incredible things to see and do as a family in Seoul. But how about breaking away from the ordinary travel routine and make your family trip an ‘extraordinary‘ one this year?

Here we’ve got you 5 awesome ways that certainly will help you make your family vacation in Seoul even more epic.

1. Ski, Spa & Swim – All in One Place!

About 30~50 minutes away from Seoul is one of the largest leisure theme parks in South Korea called Woongjin Playdoci. Featuring ‘Snowdoci’, the largest indoor ski resort and ‘Waterdoci’, exciting water park & spa, you and your whole family can play with snow or ride water slides regardless of the weather.

If you cannot ski, try hitting the sledding hill at the Snowdoci, which offers super-fun rides. Or take a plunge into the pool at Waterdoci, which is consisted of a wave pool, infant pools for kids and various exciting water slides.

What’s more? There are different types of spa such as bathing pool, foot massage, waterfall bath and wet and dry saunas where you can relax your body and relieve your stress.

For more information and directions, click here.

Woongjin Playdoci Water/Snow Park Discount Ticket

2. Create one-and-only family rings together

How about making personalized family rings during your stay in Seoul?

It’s simple and easy! Choose the size and style of the ring and engrave the names of your children if you want and in just 2~3 hours, you can make your family rings right on site.

You can experience this unique activity at a special ring making workshop called Banji Market in Hongdae district in Seoul. Click here for directions and details.

Make Your Own Custom Ring in Hongdae

3. Learn how to cook Korean food in the most traditional neighborhood

If you and your family have a chance to visit Bukchon Hanok Village, one of the most traditional neighborhoods in the city of Seoul, try taking part in the Korean cooking class. For details and directions, click here. It can be a great opportunity for your whole family to learn about Korean food cultures and delicious dishes recipes like Bibimbab, Bulgogi and Haemul Pajeon (Seafood Pancake). Try making one and share your very own Korean dish on your Instagram! 😉

Korean Cooking Class in Bukchon Hanok Village

4. Watch the sunset over Han River on a cruise

Cruising through the Han River is the best way to enjoy the scenery of Seoul with your family. You can see some of the most famous landmarks on the cruise such as N Seoul Tower, the 63 Building, and Banpo Rainbow Bridge.

Since the boat ride is popular especially on weekends, booking in advance is strongly advised if you want to enjoy the ride without having to wait in line. Booking is available here.

Han River E-land Ferry Cruise (Day & Night) – from Yeouido

5. Take Beautiful Family Portrait in Korean Traditional Dress

Capture the special moments with your family in Seoul while you and your family are dressed up in stunning Korean traditional clothes. They will be a great keepsake of your family trip in South Korea! At Goguan Studio, you can pick a Korean traditional dress of your choice from a selection of 300 different Hanbok. You can even get makeup and hair done!

You are free to take photos with your own camera at the studio, but if you want, you can hire a professional photographer. For more information, click here.

Traditional Korean Hanbok Experience at Goguan Studio

Last but not least, don’t forget to check out, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop, and make most of your family trip!


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