Destination guide

The remote area of Gangneung awaits your stay

The area's festivals and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Gangneung. Renowned for its coffeehouses, fishing and zoo, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Gangneung

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Gangneung a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Daegwallyeong Samyang Ranch (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Heaven Ranch (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Daegwallyeong Donkey Ranch Don Quixote (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Jeongdongjin Sculpture Park (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gangneung

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gangneung is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gyeongpo Provincial Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Heo Gyun and Heo Nanseolheon Memorial Park (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Gyeongpoho Lake (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Gangmun Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Gyeongpo Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Anmok Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)

How to get to and around Gangneung

Fly into Gangneung (KAG), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Yangyang (YNY-Yangyang Intl.), which is 24.8 mi (40 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Jeongdongjin Station.

Where to stay around Gangneung-si?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 16 vacation rentals near Gangneung-si. From 7 Condos/Apartments to 5 Guest houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gangneung-si for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gangneung-si?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gangneung-si. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gyeongpo Beach: 16 vacation rentals
  • Charmsori Gramophone & Edison Science Museum: 16 vacation rentals
  • Gyeongpodae: 16 vacation rentals
  • Gyeongpo Provincial Park: 16 vacation rentals
  • Ojukheon Municipal Museum: 16 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gangneung-si listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Gangneung-si?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Condos/Apartments in Gangneung-si. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gangneung-si include:

  • Guest houses: 5 rentals available
  • Resorts: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gangneung-si?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Gangneung-si. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.