Seoul, South Korea's capital, is located 190 miles (306 kilometers) to the northwest of Ulsan, while Busan is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southwest.
Ulsan is not the only place in South Korea worth experiencing; nomadic types should drive a little further out to experience the special qualities of the surrounding countryside, towns and cities. Yangsan, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast, while Gyeongju is situated 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south.
While you are on holiday in Ulsan, why don't you make a day trip to Gyeongju. Approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you can find Bunhwangsa Temple, Heavenly Horse Tomb (Cheonmachong) and Dabotap Pagoda. If you're still looking for things to do in the city centre, consider checking out Seokguram Grotto, Gyeongju National Museum and Cheomseongdae before heading back to Ulsan.
Watch popular sporting heroes, the Ulsan Hyundai FC, take on their rivals in the Munsu Cup Stadium. Munsu Cup Stadium is in Ulsan, 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the west of Ulsan. On weekends the stadium is filled with blue and white, as local soccer lovers come together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
The handiest major airport, Ulsan Airport, is located in Ulsan, 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the northeast of Ulsan, so take that into account when booking your holiday.