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Pyeongchang
Travel Guide

Pyeongchang as well as a family

The host county for the 2018 Winter Olympics offers numerous outdoor cold-weather sports activities. Enjoy nature here in winter and throughout the year.

While Pyeongchang has been known among Asian skiers for its excellent ski resorts for some time, the rest of the world has learned about this area because of its role hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics. Come to see competitive races or ski on your own. Visit year-round to simply enjoy the fresh air and beautiful views.

Alpensia is the center of 2018 Olympic events, with the Olympic Village, stadium and numerous international hotels readied years in advance of the competition. Have spa treatments and water park fun at Ocean 700 or play golf at the area’s 45-hole course.

Ski and snowboard at Alpensia Ski Resort and bring the family to enjoy the long sledding run. See Alpensia’s Olympic facilities and watch competitive events in ski jumping, cross-country skiing, biathlon, luge, bobsled and skeleton. Nearby, the somewhat larger Yongpyong Ski Resort and Jeongseon Alpine Centre have challenging slopes used for slalom, downhill and other Olympic alpine events. Phoenix Park also offers excellent skiing and a large snowboard park.

Drive through some of the county’s valleys to see other attractions. See and smell the 13 theme gardens, galleries and ponds of Herbnara Farm in Gangwon. You can have food and drinks made from the 100 varieties of herbs grown on the farm and purchase teas and other products to take home.

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Bongpyeong-myeon and the Heungjeong Valley. Small waterfalls gurgle and gush along the briskly flowing stream. Watch for trout and other fish darting about in the cool, clear water.

Travel to Bongpyeong in September for the annual Hyoseok Cultural Festival. Tour the birthplace of author Lee Hyo-seok, author of When Buckwheat Flowers Bloom, and appreciate the natural beauty of the area that gave him unlimited inspiration.

Get to Pyeongchang in about 2.5 hours by car or bus from the airport in Seoul and 3.5 hours from Incheon. Come for winter skiing from November to March or enjoyment of the beautiful mountains and valleys year-round.

Phoenix Pyeongchang Resort
Phoenix Pyeongchang Resort
3.5 out of 5
174, Taegi-ro, Bongpyeong, Pyeongchang, Gangwon
The price is RM230 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Pyeongchang hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Phoenix Park Ski Resort, Phoenix Park - Golf Club and Phoenix ...
3.9/5Very Good! (463 reviews)
꼭 그린동으로 선택할 것
"블루동과 리모델링된 그린동 객실을 봤는데 차이가 많이 납니다. 그린동을 선택하려면 2만원을 추가로 부담해야 했ㅈ만 좋은 선택이었다고 생각합니다."

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2021

Phoenix Pyeongchang Resort
Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Gangwon Pyeongchang
Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Gangwon Pyeongchang
3.5 out of 5
245-36, Hoenggye-ri, Pyeongchang, Gangwon
The price is RM249 per night from 21 Jun to 21 Jun
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Yongpyong Ski Resort, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Yongpyeong Water Park and Daegwallyeong Sheep ...
4.3/5Excellent! (706 reviews)
"clean, nice place to stay really good sauna to use"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2021

Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Gangwon Pyeongchang
InterContinental Pyeongchang Resort Alpensia, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Pyeongchang Resort Alpensia, an IHG Hotel
4.5 out of 5
225-3 Yongsan-ri, Daegwallyeong, Pyeongchang, Gangwon
The price is RM355 per night from 4 Jul to 4 Jul
Conveniently located near to the ski slopes, this Pyeongchang hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ocean 700, Alpensia Ski Resort and Yongpyong Ski Resort. Alpensia ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (955 reviews)
"Location was excellent right next to the lift staff was friendly"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

InterContinental Pyeongchang Resort Alpensia, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Fairy tale Pension
Fairy tale Pension
2.5 out of 5
442-14 Deonjitgol-gil, Pyeongchang, Gangwon
The price is RM201 per night from 20 Jun to 20 Jun
Situated in Pyeongchang, this condo is within 20 mi (32 km) of Lee Hyo-Seok Memorial Hall, Pyeongchang Mooee Arts Center and Phoenix Park Ski Resort. Phoenix ...
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
"조용하게 쉬기 좋은 환경입니다. 다만 방음이 영~~"

Reviewed on 4 May 2020

Fairy tale Pension
Dreaming Garret Pension
Dreaming Garret Pension
3 out of 5
70-126, Anheungdong-gil, Bongpyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang, Gangwon
The price is RM336 per night from 13 Jun to 13 Jun
Situated in Pyeongchang, this condo is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Phoenix Park - Golf Club and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Phoenix Park Ski Resort. Phoenix Park - Blue Canyon ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
"날씨가 아주 추운 날이었음에도 불구하고, 숙소 안은 따뜻하고 좋았습니다. 잘 쉬고 왔습니다. 감사합니다."

Reviewed on 1 Feb 2021

Dreaming Garret Pension
WITH LAND
WITH LAND
3 out of 5
25-5 Anheungdong1-gil, Bongpyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang, Gangwon
Situated in Pyeongchang, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Phoenix Park - Golf Club and Phoenix Park Ski Resort. Phoenix Park - Blue Canyon and Pyeongchang ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (118 reviews)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"The front desk was very friendly and accommodating. Housekeeping provided exceptional services. The view was nice and the pension accommodated my earlier requests prior to arrival."

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2020

WITH LAND
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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