Paddle up and saddle up to experience everything the beautiful City of Nanaimo has to offer. With one of the longest shorelines in Canada on one side and an amazing forested mountain backdrop on the other, the city of Nanaimo is a classic West Coast community, offering natural beauty at every turn. Go from a fun, recreational wilderness to a unique urban experience in just minutes.
Nanaimo is a very age-friendly town, offering activities for families, adults and seniors! Take your family down to the beach, or have a picnic at one of the over 50 amazing parks Nanaimo has to offer. Have a date night at the City Centre and try one of the many culinary adventurous and delicious restaurants. And don’t forget about Dad on Father’s Day! Woodgrove Mall is your official stop for some amazing presents to tell dad how much you love him – and while you are there, make sure you pick up something for yourself!
Tourists and City-Folk alike flock to many of Nanaimo’s great festivals including the Great International World Championship Bathtub Race (July 26-28), the Maple Sugar Festival and The Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival! Teams from all over BC and the US come to Nanaimo for a weekend of competitive races and celebrations on Nanaimo’s waterfront, July 5th -7th. Did we forget to say, Admission is FREE!
Plan a couple of weekends to experience what Nanaimo has to offer, and that includes some amazing Bed and Breakfasts. Amazing hosts, great hospitality and beautiful places will continue when you stay at a Nanaimo Bed &Breakfast. Make your weekend even better by booking a package special at a couple of local B&Bs.
Hammond Bayside Executive Suite Inn
Long Lake Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
We look forward to seeing you in Nanaimo and an early “Happy Father’s Day” to all those Dads out there!