Gangwon Province on the shores of the Sea of Japan has island retreats, soaring peaks in stunning national parks, family resorts, museums, history and outdoor adventure. If you’re looking to enjoy family fun, Vivaldi Park Ocean World provides lots of waterslides and pools, while Pyeongchang Alpensia and High1 Ski Resort offer family-friendly sports and outdoor fun all year long. Long walks through Seoraksan National Park allow you to view native wildlife and climb a towering peak for panoramic views stretching for miles.

Nami Island is a verdant island getaway with wetlands, green space, scenic shores and cultural events. For arts and cultural adventures, Museum SAN is a modern art museum showcasing some of the most important modern artists from all over the world in wooded surroundings. You can visit historic temples at Woljeongsa Temple & Fir Tree Forest, Naksansa, Ojukheon and Sinheungsa Temple, which offer glimpses into thousands of years of history. Scenic shorelines can be found at Sokcho Beach, Yangyang Surfyy Beach and Anmok Beach.

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