9 days in Grand Forks & Nanaimo Itinerary

9 days in Grand Forks & Nanaimo Itinerary

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9 days in Grand Forks & Nanaimo Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Grand Forks
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Nanaimo
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Calgary

1
night
Grand Forks

Grand Forks ©
Grand Forks, population 4,049, is a city in the Boundary Country of the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. Planning Grand Forks trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Calgary to Grand Forks is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Calgary to Grand Forks. Traveling from Calgary in June, you will find days in Grand Forks are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Nanaimo.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Parks Nature Museums
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Alpine Taxidermy & Wildlife Museum ©
Alpine Taxidermy & Wildlife Museum

6
nights
Nanaimo

Nanaimo ©
Widely regarded as one of Canada's most livable cities, Nanaimo remains both an industrial center and a tourist hub on Vancouver Island.
Step off the beaten path and head to French Beach Provincial Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get outdoors at Sooke Potholes Provincial Park and Cathedral Grove. Explore Nanaimo's surroundings by going to Qualicum Beach (Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park & Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park), The Raptors (in Duncan) and Peninsula Gallery (in Sidney). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Botanical Beach Provincial Park, walk around Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, make a trip to Chemainus Festival Of Murals Society, and take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nanaimo tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Forks to Nanaimo. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Forks in June: highs in Nanaimo hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nanaimo

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Qualicum Beach, Chemainus, Sooke, Parksville, Cathedral Grove
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Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park ©
Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park
French Beach Provincial Park ©
French Beach Provincial Park
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park ©

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