Xiaogan is situated in the northeast of Hubei province, close to the provincial capital Wuhan. The south of the region is mainly flat, while the north is surrounded by hills and mountains. The soil here is particularly fertile and the region produces a large amount of grain, cotton and oil. In ancient times, Xiaogan was at the center of the Zhou dynasty state of Chu. There are numerous ancient tombs and historical ruins such as the Yuwang and Chuwang Ruins. Other attractions include Shuangfeng Mountain, Tangchi Hot Spring Resort, Tianzi Lake and Guanyin Lake.
Tangchi Hot Spring Resort has a range of spa, leisure, and shopping facilities. There are a number of heated pools as well as a wave pool, water slide, water rafting, and Japanese-style hot springs.
Jinhui Manor is an ideal ecotourism manor for vacation. You can see dozens of oriental cherry varieties bloom here in the spring. There are recreational sites and facilities, such as the ancient street featuring rural customs, dining clubs, a gym and a barbecue area. As there are numerous flowers and plants and beautiful surroundings, as well as buildings like Maldives Beach View, Lawn Wedding Square and the Wedding Church, locals hold wedding ceremonies and take prewedding photos here.
Baizhaoshan Li Bai Cultural Tourism Area, located in the northwest of Anlu, Xiaogan, is where the poet Li Bai in the Tang dynasty dwelled for ten years. There are thousand-year ginkgo trees and wonderful springs. On the left there is a "reading desk"; on the right, the Pen Rack Mountain; and in the middle, the Peach Rock. Here, Li Bai wrote his classic poem, "I was asked why I stayed in the green mountain. With my mellow heart, I laughed and did not answer. Peach flowers run away like flowing creeks. It is a world nothing else on earth can surpass."
Tianzi Lake Ecological Holiday Resort is in the northern suburbs of Xiaogan. The resort is focused on the ecological environment. It is said that Tianzi Lake is where fairies descended to the world for bathing and Dong Yong and the Seventh Fairy dated. There is a beautiful environment, fresh air, spas, and various hot spring pools. It also has evening entertainment such as bonfire parties.