Wonju is located 70 miles (113 kilometers) southwest of Sokcho and about 55 miles (89 kilometers) east of Seoul, South Korea's capital.
When it's time to venture beyond Wonju, you'll soon find that the surrounding region is home to a number of attractions waiting to be explored. Jecheon, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and Jicheon lies 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Organise transportation and visit Seoul, a retail and transport hub for the region, situated about 55 miles (89 kilometers) away from Wonju. The city has a wide range of visitor attractions, including Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center, Ewha Woman's University and Seoul Museum of History. Be sure not to rush back to Wonju until you've spent a little time at Seoul's COEX Mall, Gyeonghuigung Palace and Jogyesa Temple.
Visitors longing for those special places for peace and reflection, will relish visiting the region's temples. If you're on the lookout for things to see that won't break the bank, take a tour of Gangwon's many outdoor popular open-air exhibits, street art and gardens.
Finding one of the city walking tours is a really useful way to get an understanding of Gangwon. If you are not the type of traveler to go on holiday simply to shuffle between the pool and the buffet, the area around Wonju offers plenty of high-energy pursuits like tobogganing and mountain climbing.
When planning your vacation to Wonju, it's handy to remember that the nearest major airport, Cheongju International Airport, is located in in Cheongju, 50 miles (80 kilometers) away.