Yantai, a coastal city in East China's Shandong province has been ranked third among China's top 30 happiest cities in China, according to a list released by the China Institute of City Competitiveness on July 18.
Regions along the Yuniao River are embracing the most beautiful season of the year with blooming lotus blossoms adding beauty to landscapes.
Changdao county, located at the north end of China's Shandong province, is known for a row of islands called the Long Islands. There are 151 islands but only ten are inhabited by a few locals. As a result, the area is home to an abundance of wildlife.
Yantai saw a boom over the May Day holiday from May 1 to 4.
Yuejiaquan village attracts visitors with its blooming rape flowers.
The first Yantai Citizens cultural Festival is held on March 30, highlighting a wide range of distinctive local cultural performances.