From Mudan, the city of Kaohsiung is approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the north.
See firsthand why Taiwan is so loved by by travelers from all four corners of the globe, by renting a vehicle and setting off to explore the treasure-trove of man-made and natural attractions around Mudan. You may also wish to check out Fangliao, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Liuqiu 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast.
Approximately 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the north of Mudan is Kaohsiung, a regional center where you go see Kaohsiung Fisherman's Wharf, Heart of Love River and Shou Shan Zoo. Kaohsiung has much of interest for those happy to hang around a little longer. Golden Lion Lake Scenic Area, East Gate (Fenyi Gate) and Sanfong Temple are other sights guaranteed to delight.
Stimulate your mind by spending a few hours at Taiwan's great history museums and art museums.
If the weather is good while you are here, try some of the local water activities. Scuba diving and surfing are just two ways the locals like to cool off here. Sometimes, one of the most effective ways to truly dig below the veneer of a destination is by using the knowledge of the locals. The region offers a range of culinary tours and cycling tours.
When it's time to leave this special part of the world, say a fond Zàijiàn (farewell) to the characters you have met and the spots you've enjoyed.