Drive 1 hour to "Little Bali"! 90% of locals don't know about these cool and affordable hidden gems

Many friends often ask for recommendations on weekend getaways near Guangzhou. Here, I will introduce 5 lesser-known oxygen-rich destinations around Guangzhou. These places not only have fewer crowds but are also great for family outings. It only takes 1-2 hours to drive from Guangzhou, making them perfect for weekend trips.

The National Forest Park of Liuxi River is called 'Guangzhou Little Jiuzhaigou'. Here, surrounded by mountains and rivers, with few people, fresh air and charming scenery, there are also lush forests, which are refreshing. There is sparkling lake water here, and you can take a leisurely walk around the lake; you can also walk through the quiet woods, go to Peacock Island and Monkey Island to see small animals, and have a beautiful encounter with nature.

Mount Xifeng Scenic Area

The English-Western peak forest is known as "Little Guilin", and you can see the unique karst landform in Yingde without leaving the province. The scenery here is beautiful, with thousands of limestone peaks, streams, and caves, which is very spectacular. How can you miss the Jiulong Town and Dongtian Fairyland from here! Jiulong Peak Forest Town is very suitable for taking photos. Starting from March every year, there is a large area of golden rapeseed flowers, which is very beautiful. Dongtian Fairyland is known as the "first tiankeng in South China" and is a typical karst landform with unique beautiful scenery of "clear, quiet, and strange". You can take a boat to tour the caves, as if you are in a fairyland on earth.

Nansha Water Bird World Ecological Park

Nansha Water Bird World Ecological Park is often referred to as "Little Bali". When you come here, it really feels like you are on vacation in Bali, with a strong Southeast Asian style. Every photo you take here can go viral on your social media. There are many green plants here, and you can also see hundreds of species of migratory birds. You can also see peacocks, swans, ostriches, and more, making it a perfect place for family trips. It's really comfortable to come here for a weekend getaway, with fresh air and fewer people. There are also many shaded resting areas. Nearby, there are also the Million Sunflower Garden and Nansha Wetland, so you won't feel bored even if you spend the whole day here.

Six Pieces Mountain

Six pieces of mountain is the backyard of climbers, known as the "blue tears of Guangzhou". It is right next to Baiyun Mountain, very niche, and many locals in Guangzhou do not know. There are two roads to go up the mountain. The gate goes straight to the fork in the road. The left side is a steeper mountain road, and it takes about 20 minutes to reach the top of the mountain; the right side is a gentle mountain road, and it takes about 40 minutes to reach the top of the mountain. When you reach the top of the mountain, you can see the beautiful "blue tears". It is recommended to come at 4 or 5 o'clock, you can also enjoy the super beautiful sunset, and you can take a lot of pictures in minutes!

Zhongshan Film and Television City Limited Company.

You don't have to go to Kiyomizu Temple in Japan to experience wearing Japanese kimono and feel the strong Japanese style. If you didn't know, you would think you had been to Japan. It is Zhongshan Film and Television City, which is the location for many TV dramas. In addition to the Japanese street, there are also British street, American street and Chinese street, each with its own unique features and very realistic. If you have time, you can spend a whole day here, experience wearing Hanfu and cheongsam, and it will be another kind of charm.