The two-kilometer section between Geumjin Beach and Simgok Port is the highlight of Heonhwa-ro, boasting a picturesque landscape with magnificent coastal cliffs and blue skies.
Gangneung Tops 10 Hotel, located along the drive, has a hot spring, so it is suitable for relieving fatigue after a long drive.
Pyeonginilju-ro, located in Tongyeong, South Gyeongsang Province, has become more popular recently.
It is a coastal road about 4.1 kilometers long, and there are wide sidewalks and bicycle paths along the road. Observatories there offer the chance to enjoy the fresh sea breeze.
You can stop for a while and enjoy the scenery of Hallyeosudo, a group of islands and waterways off the southern coast.
The scenery of Hallyeosudo in Tongyeong, South Gyeongsang Province / Courtesy of HotelsCombined
At small cafes along the coastline, you can take the best pictures of your life as well.
Stanford Hotel Resort Tongyeong, located close to the road, is recommended for family stays. All rooms have nice views of the water and present beautiful sunset views.
Metasequoia Road in Gokseong, South Jeolla Province / Courtesy of HotelsCombined
Metasequoia Road in Gokseong County, South Jeolla Province, is located on the section of National Highway 17 that connects Gokseong and Gurye through the Seomjin River.
The road is a kilometer-long driving course located near the entrance to Gokseong County.
Although it is a relatively short road, metasequoia trees are planted along the roadside, creating a cool and magnificent landscape.
The road is also known as the filming location of “The Wailing,” a 2016 South Korean horror film directed by Na Hong-jin starring Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min and Chun Woo-hee.
There are many tourist destinations near the Seomjin River, such as the Seomjin River Fish Ecology Center, Great Forest Road, the Healing Ecological Trail and Train Village.
The Suite Hotel Namwon, located near Mount Jiri, is recommended, as it has private villas and a swimming pool, and is fully equipped to provide for a relaxing vacation.