Long gone are the days of enduring endless drives with lackluster rest stops and sub-par toilets! Today’s highway rest areas in China have undergone a remarkable transformation, leaving weary road visitors in a state of disbelieving awe.

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On a recent trip across the Yangtze River Delta, from Shanghai to Zhejiang and Jiangsu, our guests were captivated by the diverse beauty and modern amenities of these roadside oases. From serene traditional gardens to immersive virtual reality zones, these stops redefine the road trip experience in China and beyond.

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A few specific examples: Yangchenghu RSA in Weiting Town seamlessly blends tradition and technology, boasting artificial pools and captivating live Kunqu Opera performances. While Changzhou City’s RSA takes travelers on a journey back in time with its Jurassic-themed marvels. The Gehu Service Area resembles a majestic castle, and the Meicun Service Area exudes the vibe of a bustling downtown mall.

More than mere pitstops, these rest areas are destinations in their own right, offering experiences and insights that entertain and inspire, driving forward China’s service economy.

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