Winter Activities in Nanaimo

Beat the cold: stay warm and entertained with these winter activities in Nanaimo While we’re certainly not heralded as snow destination, the Harbour City gets its fair share of cold …

A Local’s Guide To The Abyss & Extension Ridge Trail

A huge, seemingly bottomless fissure in the earth, a fairy circle, sweeping views of the Salish Sea and peek-a-boo views…

Your Guide to Westwood Lake Park

Chris Istace here, aka the Mindful Explorer.  I was recently in Nanaimo for an all-day event on a Saturday and…

The Ultimate List Of Rainy Day Activities In Nanaimo

When you live on Vancouver Island, you learn to fully embrace the rain and when you visit Vancouver Island, you…

Gabriola Island: An Artists’ Haven On A Wild Coastline

Jordan Dyck Explores Gabriola Island ‘The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of…

5 Best Places To Watch The Sunset In Nanaimo

Thanks to its rolling mountains and easy access to beaches, Nanaimo offers plenty of viewpoints to capture memorable sunsets. Here…

Experience Adventure: Family Activities in Nanaimo

Give your family a dose of adventure with these family activities in Nanaimo. This family-friendly community has over 200 +…

Gabriola: A Day Exploring The Isle Of Arts

The clouds lay low, the breeze is sharp, and the sea is rolling as if to welcome us to the…

Locals Know Nanaimo

Aaramë from the Nanaimo Art Gallery What is there to do on a rainy day in Nanaimo? Brave the rain…

Bathtub Weekend 2018

July 20th-22nd It all started in 1967 when former mayor of Nanaimo, Frank Ney, famously donned a pirate costume, raised…

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Exploring the Trails of Nanaimo, BC

Read time: 4 mins Hike or bike the trails of and around Nanaimo to connect with other adventurers, or spend…