Kankalitala (5 km):
On the bank of the river Kopai is Kankalitala, it is one of the sacred Satipithas. A temple situated at the bank of River Kopai is the centre of attraction.
Nanoor (18 km):
Birthplace of Kabi Chandidas, famous for Vaishnava Padavalis. A temple dedicated to Devi Basuli or Bishalakshmi is like a stupa (mound). Bansuli Devi is one of the Mahavidyas according to the tantras. The image that is worshipped as Bansuli or Bishalakshmi Devi is really a Bagiswari image. Bagiswari and Saraswati are other Mahavidyas according to the tantras.
Joydev-Kenduli (30 km):
Birthplace of poet Joydev, author of the Geeta Govinda, a 12th century masterpiece in Sanskrit. A fair is held here on Makar Sankranti (mid-January). Baul songs are the principal attraction of this fair.
Lavpur-Fullara (30 km):
A Satipitha, one of the 51 such centres of pilgrimage.
Hetampur Rajbari (45km):
It is situated near Dubrajpur. It is famous for Rajbari, a historical heritage. Hetampur has a number of good tanks surrounded by tall palm trees.
Mama-Bhagne Rock (Dubrajpur):
50 kms from santiniketan after crossing suri.A small township, which having a number of Shiva temple. Numbers of gigantic rocks are found in the vicinity. Two remarkable of these rocks are known as Mama & Bhagne (Uncle & Nephew).
Sainthia (45 km):
This also is a Satipitha. Devi Nandeswari temple is situated here.
Bakreshwar (60 km):
Another Satipitha, a famous Bakranath Shiva temple is also there. There are a number of hot water springs with varying temperatures. The water coming out from the sulphurous hot springs has got therapeutic value.
Located in Dumka, Jharkhand, this is the site of a dam on river Mayurakshi amidst hilly landscape.
Tarapith (85 km):
Numerous pilgrims visit the Tara Devi temple, which is famous for Sadhak Bamakhaypa.
It is located on a small & beautiful hill, where another Sati Pith temple Nalateswari is situated. Besides the temple there is a tomb of Anna Pir Sahib, a Muslim saint.