The region's three prefectures each have an anchoring city with population in the 2.5 to 3 million range.
- 1 Mount Wuyi — a scenic area famous for its tea, with mountains, rivers and historic buildings
- 2 Taining Town — a UNESCO Global Geo park near Sanming
- 3 Fujian Tulou — fascinating, centuries-old earth buildings located in Yongding County and Nanjing County
Getting around within this area is generally done by bus.
The area is well-connected to other parts of Fujian (Southern Coast (Fujian) or Northern Coast (Fujian)), in particular to the major cities Xiamen and Fuzhou. From some areas, it is also possible to head further inland (West) into Jiangxi province, South into Guangdong or North to Zhejiang.