Nanaimo RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Nanaimo, British Columbia

Check out Nanaimo for the best in RV campgrounds, events, attractions, dining and more.

Hiking in Nanaimo, BC

Trip planner: Everything you need to know before RVing or camping in Nanaimo, BC

Information on camping in Nanaimo, BC, including tourist attractions, visitor information, sani-dumps, RV campgrounds and more.

Adventure getaway in Nanaimo, BC

Explore the beach, fish while you eat, dangle over a gorge and take award-winning photographs—all in one day in Nanaimo, B.C.

A photo of a man and 2 boys crossing a river on a log.

From mountains to beach Nanaimo offers photographers great shots

Nanaimo is nestled against the Pacific Ocean, its rolling topography offering beautiful photo opportunities from the tallest peaks down to the oceanside.

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History galore in Nanaimo

Mining heritage, a military past, a unique native culture—The city of Nanaimo serves up a rich history.


A delicious family-friendly destination

Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island, is known as the Harbour City as well as the source of a deliciously decadent dessert.


Nanaimo: a romantic destination

Cradled between the Gulf Islands and beautiful mountain peaks, the stage is set for adventure and discovery in Vancouver Island’s Harbour City.

The Dinghy Dock Marine Pub & Bistro
is one of the must-see restaurants in Nanaimo, B.C.

Best restaurants in Nanaimo

Nanaimo, B.C., has its share of culinary delights that are sure to entice you.

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The best of both worlds

A permanent home in Nanaimo, B.C., and periodic contract work around the province keep this RVing couple grounded. North America is Mike and Donna Mitchell's playground.


The water’s fine in Nanaimo

In a place nicknamed the Harbour City, it is not difficult to find something fun to do on the water. Swim, snorkel, kayak, water-ski or boat the days away on the ocean or on one of the many beautiful inland lakes near Nanaimo, the Harbour City.


Explore the many facets of Nanaimo

From a historic coal town to a bustling metropolis, Nanaimo takes visitors on a flavourful journey through the years.

oceanfront view in Nanaimo, BC

Oceanfront ambience

From snorkelling with the seals, to relaxing at the pubs, Nanaimo is blessed with attractions to please any visitor.


Weaving wonderful tales

Literary Luminaries, an annual event, gathers authors to share their writing as a way to wrap up Nanaimo's Historical Week at the Nanaimo Museum.

by Lisa Crane
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Vancouver Island’s hub city

Whether staying put or perusing Vancouver Island, Nanaimo offers the amenities and atmosphere for a comfortable stay or a great place to call home base.

People holding plates of food.

Taste the Island’s best

The Bite of Nanaimo brings some of Vancouver Island's best food aficionados together to show off their creations and engage in a little competition.

by Glynis Fediuk
Remains of a concrete above ground mine.

Preserving a piece of the past

Friends of the Morden Mine is a non profit society dedicated to preserving the remains of the Morden Mine.
by Lisa Crane
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Definitely ducky

Buttertubs Marsh Bird Sanctuary on Vancouver Island is a shelter for great blue herons, Canada geese and many other species of birds.
by Kali Love
A man and a woman are dancing together.

An island of intrigue

During the summer months, Nanaimo is bustling with events and festivals.
by Kali Love

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