things to do in nanaimo, BC

Experience the local attractions and seasonal events

Nestled on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is one of British Columbia’s most unique destinations. “The Harbour City” is home to breathtaking natural landmarks and a thriving cultural scene – not to mention a year-round calendar of events, festivals and competitions. Explore Nanaimo Museum before spending the afternoon relaxing in Pipers Lagoon.

Learn the history behind the famous – and tasty – Nanaimo Bar dessert. Or explore one of the many seasonal and annual markets that spring up all over town. Need help deciding what attractions to see and things to do? Stop by the front desk and ask us. We’d be delighted to give you some pointers!



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