Tourists in Nanaimo who are looking for accommodation in and around Parksville have plenty of options. Expedia's accommodation network has around 14 accommodations within easy driving distance from the town center.
If you would like accommodation within a half mile of central Parksville, check out the ever-popular Skylite Motel.
The The Beach Club Resort is 0.9 miles from the main part of Parksville. Or, alternatively, the Oceanside Village Resort can be found 2 miles away. Alternatively, check out the rates and amenities at the Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort or the Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort.
If you have time left, you should see more of the Vancouver Island region. Vancouver Island is known for forests. Popular Vancouver Island tourist destinations include old towns, history museums and open-air museums. Fun-loving visitors may enjoy snowboarding, skiing and cross-country skiing in this part of Canada.
Looking for things to do? Consider spending a day or two enjoying Alberni Valley Museum and Sproat Lake Petroglyphs, in Port Alberni, 25 miles to the west of Parksville. Should you wish to spend a few nights in Port Alberni, be sure to check out the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel and Hospitality Inn. 30 miles to the southeast of Parksville, you may also choose to stay at Ladysmith, home to the Beachside Garden B&B and Creekside B & B. Whether you're just passing through or staying in Ladysmith, a couple of places to add to your itinerary are the Frank Jameson Community Centre and Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery.
If sport is a favourite pastime, be sure to visit BC Place Stadium, which is 55 miles to the east of Parksville. Those wanting to find a bed nearby can make a choice from the Fairmont Pacific Rim or the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver.