Where to go for fun in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, and Shanghai? Here are 6 recommended destinations for nearby trips

Where to go in Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai? Here are 6 great destinations for a secluded weekend getaway. A comprehensive guide with recommendations just for you.

Thousand Island Lake Longchuan Bay

"The Forest Oxygen Bar" is a great place to breathe fresh air and cleanse the lungs. Enjoy cycling and rafting around the lake with friends, appreciate nature, and don't miss the boat tour of the central lake islands, the romantic Moonlight Church, and more!"

Ling Mountain Town · Nianhua Bay

Known as "Little Kyoto", the entire town is filled with grand Tang-style architecture. The street and lane designs are beautiful, as though stepping back in time. In the evening, there are performances at Wudeng Lake. Inside, there are many charming and picturesque ancient-style homestays. Spend a night there and the next day, don't miss the highly effective Ling Mountain Buddha for a visit.

Ling'an Daming Mountain Scenic Tourist Area

Daming Mountain has been upgraded to a 4A scenic area. You can enjoy spring flowers, summer streams, autumn leaves, and winter snow. There are also attractions like a suspended glass skywalk, an extra-long kilometer-long slide, a hundred-meter waterfall, and a ten-thousand-meter cave. And you can also visit the Wind Valley, an outdoor amusement park only half an hour away from Daming Mountain.
If you want to go to a place with a light commercial atmosphere, choose Nanxun Ancient Town. You can relax during holidays in well-preserved late Qing dynasty houses and gardens. It is very tranquil and peaceful, with few people, unlike other ancient towns bustling with activity.

Hangzhou Moganshan

92% vegetation coverage, Hangzhou is a popular summer retreat and was listed by The New York Times as one of the 45 destinations worth visiting. The sea of green bamboo and clear and inexhaustible mountain springs are enchanting.

Longwu Town (Longwu Tea Farm)

Not many tourists, very niche, hidden on the outskirts of the city, there is a "thousand-year tea town" with endless fields of Longjing tea, a paradise away from the world, where you can spend a quiet afternoon with friends by the lake, brewing tea and reading.

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