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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Parksville, Canada your home away from home

Parksville is a fantastic place for a beach holiday that has many other interesting attractions as well. Parksville is on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island, which is just off the Canadian west coast. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, B&Bs and campgrounds.

Things to do on holiday to Parksville, Canada

This coastal village has some delightful beaches ideal for families with plenty of sand and warm water for swimming. Various watersports can be tried here too with kayaking and windsurfing particularly popular. Mountain biking is also available at Parksville at a couple of venues or BMX enthusiasts and skateboarders can tackle the skateboard park in the town.

Golfers have a choice of six scenic courses in the area and there are two miniature golf courses near the beach. Short trail rides and overnight horse riding excursions are available in the area and for those preferring to explore by foot, there are several trails they can follow. Many people enjoy fishing here and there are numerous caves to explore too.

A large number of retail stores, boutiques and grocery stores can be found in Parksville. Self catering holidaymakers can also buy fresh produce from the farmers markets, which are run between May and October. Visitors will find numerous restaurants, bars and cafes in Parksville with many types of food ranging from pub food to Asian cuisine.

Places to visit on holiday to Parksville, Canada

There are many historic buildings and museums to visit on Vancouver Island, many of which can be found at Craig Heritage Park, Museum and Archives. Visitors may also like to see St Anne’s Anglican Church, which was built in the late 19th century. Tourists are also welcome to visit the studios of the many artisans based on the island, or there are exhibits at places such as the People’s Gallery in downtown Parksville.

Paradise Fun Park is a nice place to visit with waterfalls, thousands of flowers and lots for the kids to do as well. Train excursions around the island are available as are boat trips with services taking passengers to the Canadian mainland.

Weather in Parksville, Canada

The warmest time of the year in this part of Canada is generally July and August when the average high temperature is around 23 degrees centigrade. In December and January the temperatures dip with an average high of only 5 degrees centigrade. The summer months of June to August will see only one to two inches of rain per month, but late in the year you might see as much as six to seven inches of rain especially in November and December.

Travel to Parksville, Canada

Vancouver International Airport is the nearest major airport to Vancouver Island with Air Canada the main airline operating here. They have flights to and from Beijing, Cancun, Hong Kong, London-Heathrow, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney and Tokyo as well as major U.S cities such as Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco and San Diego amongst others. Other airlines fly from other major cities around the world such as Auckland, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and London-Gatwick as well as many others during the holiday season. Passengers can get a connecting flight to Nanaimo Airport on Vancouver Island, where they can take a taxi or hire a car from one of the rental companies located at the airport. Parksville is approximately 50 kilometres from the airport.

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