Mark your calendar now as there is a long weekend ahead of us in May in Korea!

Long Weekend & Extra Holidays in May

※Children’s Day Weekend: May 4~6, 2024

Children’s Day falls on May 5th, followed by a substitute public holiday on May 6th (Monday), allowing you to enjoy a long 3-day weekend.

Now, if you still haven’t decided where to go and what to do over the long weekend in May, make sure to check out this cool travel idea below. Start exploring!

  1. Hassle-free 1-Day Tours
  2. Outdoor Activities
  3. Sea Life Aquarium
  4. BUSAN X the SKY
  5. Centum City Spaland
  6. Cooking Classes
  7. K-pop Tours & Events
  8. Gyeongju Tours

1. Have a Sand-sational Time in Busan!

Hassle-free Busan 3D2N Trip for Children's Day Weekend (May 5~7)
Haeundae Beach

How about a seaside escape to the vibrant southern port city of Busan, the country’s second-largest city? Offering a different atmosphere from the capital city of Seoul and incredibly diverse experiences to be had, Busan is a destination absolutely worth traveling to.

Surrounded by seven beaches, the city is an all-time favorite summer destination and the long weekend in May can be the perfect time to visit before the big summer rush begins!

Browse more photos of the main attractions in Busan and book hassle-free 1-day tours to explore these places!

Recommended Hassle-Free 1-Day Tours in Busan:

Hassle-free Busan 3D2N Trip for Children's Day Weekend (May 5~7)
Gwangan Bridge
Hassle-free Busan 3D2N Trip for Children's Day Weekend (May 5~7)
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
Gamcheon Culture Village
Haeundae Marine City
Songdo Skywalk

2. Enjoy Outdoor Adventures in Busan!

As a city known for its beautiful beaches, mountains, and other natural attractions, Busan is a great destination for outdoor adventures.

Here are some of the outdoor adventure activities you can do in Busan:

3. Visit Unique Attractions in Busan

Sea Life Aquarium and Running Man Theme Park & Poopoo Land are the two main indoor attractions in Busan you must visit! Sea Life Busan Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in Asia, which covers over 35,000 species of fish and aquatic animals.

Running Man Theme Park & Poopoo Land are two action-packed indoor attractions that will boost your energy. Running Man Theme Park is inspired by the popular Korean TV show, Running Man, and Poopoo Land is a poop-dedicated theme park with three zones – photo zone, digestive system, and poo-party zone.

4. Admire the Breathtaking Views of Busan

BUSAN X the SKY is located on the 98th, 99th, and 100th floors of Haeundae LCT Landmark Tower, Korea’s second tallest building. Enjoy the amazing view of Busan’s coastline from the observatory with a panoramic ocean view!

5. Relax at the Ultimate Urban Oasis

Spaland is located within Shinsegae Centum City, officially the world’s largest department store. It offers 22 spas, 13 uniquely themed jjimjilbang and saunas, and an open-air foot spa. Escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a range of facilities that will elevate your relaxation experience to the next level.

6. Join Cooking Classes & Market Tours in Busan

Busan has many local markets with delicious local foods, such as Jagalchi Fish Market, Bupyeong Kkangtong Market, and Gukje Market. Explore different local markets in Busan, learn about Korean food culture, and make Korea’s representative dishes with a chef who specializes in Korean cuisine.

You can also join a class where you can learn about Korean alcohol and the process of making makgeolli, Korean rice wine.

7. Explore Must-Visits for K-pop Fans

If you are a BTS fan, you must be already aware of the fact that Busan is Jimin and Jungkook’s hometown. This tour is carefully curated with the top places where Jimin and Jungkook spent their time before their debut as well as their favorite spots.

Also, if you are in Busan until June, don’t miss out on the 2024 Busan One Asia Festival (BOF) that will be held in Busan on June 8th. It’s a mega Hallyu event where you can enjoy various cultural programs including K-pop concerts, exhibitions, and fan meetings.

8. Visit Gyeongju While in Busan

Going on a day trip to Gyeongju from Busan is highly recommended especially if you are interested in history and cultural heritages. Gyeongju was the capital of the Silla Dynasty, which ruled Korea for almost a thousand years. As a result, Gyeongju is home to many historical and cultural sites, including UNESCO World Heritage sites like Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto. These sites offer a glimpse into Korea’s rich history and culture.

Recommended Hassle-Free 1-Day Tours to Gyeognu from Busan:

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