Linyi is relatively easy to get to by air with multiple flights daily coming in from Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing. At the airport you can take a taxi into the city, be warned the local drivers will try to bargain. The airport is extremely close by Chinese standards, best bet is to point to the meter and pretend you don't know any Chinese.
Linyi is relatively well connected by train with daily train services to Beijing, Jinan and Qingdao. Expect to pay approximately ¥200 for a hard sleeper each way to Beijing.
Linyi has at least two inter-city bus stations, most locals see to "show up" at the bus stations as there is no pre-booking system.
Linyi Dam, it's the largest rubber dam in the world. There are small electric tour cars operating along the foreshore for a reasonable price.
Pingyi is a town that it is part of Linyi but is very distant to the north-west.
- 1 Tianyu Natural History Museum (天宇自然博物馆), Linyi, Pingyi, Lianhuashan Rd (平邑县城莲花山路西段), ☏ . Enormous museum of natural history across two large buildings. Built by a local billionaire to house his enormous personal collection of fossils and minerals. The museum holds the Guinness World Record for largest dinosaur museum in the world and there are numerous Guinness World Record awarded items inside, usually for being the largest. AAAA attraction. ¥80.
Try the "Shandong wrap" you pay per item you want wrapped inside the tough bread, expect to pay ¥3-6.