5 days in Shandong Itinerary

5 days in Shandong Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Jinan
— 1 day
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Tai'an
— 1 night
3
Qingdao
— 3 nights

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Jinan

Jinan ©
A political, commercial, and cultural center of Shandong Province, Jinan serves as an important transit hub to other destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): walk around Baotu Spring Park, then stroll through Qianfoshan, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hongjialou Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jinan travel route site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Jinan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Tai'an.

Things to do in Jinan

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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Qianfoshan ©
Qianfoshan
Baotu Spring Park ©
Baotu Spring Park

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Tai'an

Tai'an ©
The city of Tai'an remains forever linked to the holy mountain it has grown next to.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Yueguan Peak, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tai, and then explore the stunning scenery at Taohuayu Canyon of Taian.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tai'an trip builder website.

Getting from Jinan to Tai'an by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Qingdao.

Things to do in Tai'an

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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Mount Tai ©
Mount Tai
Yueguan Peak ©
Yueguan Peak

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Qingdao

Qingdao ©
The city of Qingdao has become particularly well known for its clean streets, orderly layout, and blending of the old and the new.
Get in touch with nature at Golden Beach (Huang Dao) and Qingdao International Golf Course. There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Laoshan Scenic Area, visit Zhanqiao Pier, kick back and relax at Qingdao Second Beach, and walk around Qingdao Guanhai Mountain Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Qingdao day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Tai'an to Qingdao takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Qingdao sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Qingdao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Second Seawater Baths
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Laoshan Scenic Area ©
Laoshan Scenic Area
Golden Beach (Huang Dao) ©
Golden Beach (Huang Dao)
Qingdao Second Beach ©
Qingdao Second Beach