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Record Breaking Heat Makes for Hot Summer Days

Our island has been enjoying a hot summer, making it easy to spend the day at the beach or at our pool. If you’ve thought this week has felt hotter than usual though, you are right! The [...]

Find the Famous Goats on the Roof in Coombs!

Are you looking for an easy afternoon of fun to fill a summer’s day? The small community of Coombs is just on the other side of Highway 19 from Parksville, and definitely worth a visit. The [...]

Take Advantage of BC Ferries Sunrise & Sunset Savings

Being on an island, getting to us isn’t quite as simple as hopping in your car for a quick road trip (unless you live here, that is). Taking the ferry is a common way to get to us, especially [...]

Take a Wine Tour Right Here on Vancouver Island

Did you know that Vancouver Island has similar growing conditions to parts of California and France? Because of this there are many wineries throughout the Cowichan Valley worth visiting for a [...]

Parksville’s Famous Beach Festival is Coming Soon!

This year’s Beach Festival kicks off in one month on July 12th with the sand sculpting competition from July 13-15th. Sculptors will be taking to the sand to come up with their most impressive [...]

Celebrate Canada Day with Ocean Trails

July 1st is always a fun day of activity, and here in Parksville we take the celebrations seriously. Despite being a smaller town on Vancouver Island, our Canada Day festivities are some of the [...]