Traveling to the East Side of Korea can be fantastic for your vacation. Yeongdong Highway and Seoul-Yangyang Highway connect Seoul to the scenic east coast. Yeongdong Highway ends at Gangneung and takes about three hours by car. Seoul-Yangyang Highway ends at Yangyang and takes about three hours by car. During weekend or holiday, it would take longer because of traffic. The combination of mountains and beaches makes the east side of Korea an ideal vacation spot. The small coastal towns as well as the deeply forested mountains of the area show historical sites and vibrant colors of life. In addition, the mountains offer exciting opportunities with some ski resorts in east side of South Korea. Here we introduce 14 places to visit in East Side of South Korea.