Seoul, the country's capital, is situated 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Yeoju, while Sokcho is 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northeast.
Don't miss the chance to see the Shilleuksa when you are in Yeoju.
To enjoy this region in all it's richness, set out to see the natural and cultural sights around Yeoju. Places in the vicinity of Yeoju are Yongin, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east, and Chungju, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest.
Organise your transportation and spend half a day in Seoul, a shopping and transport center for the region, situated some 40 miles (64 kilometers) away from Yeoju. This bigger city offers plenty of tourist attractions, including Gyeongbok Palace, Samsung Tower Palace and Goyang Stadium. Tapgol Park, Chongdong Theater and Seoul Museum of Art are also well-worth calling into while you are here.
Houses of the holy are great windows into a community's big beating heart. The shrines throughout Gyeonggi are no exception. History buffs will want to visit the region's fine old traditional villages, fortresses and old towns.
Bird watching and picnicking are just some of the great other activities in the Gyeonggi area. Hop into your snow gear and enjoy skiing or snowboarding. Both of these are great options for locals and tourists alike.
The closest major airport, Cheongju International Airport, is situated in Cheongju, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south of Yeoju, which is handy to remember when planning your trip.