Nanaimo, British Columbia
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A1 Moving & Storage
8035 N Fraser Way,
Crescent Moving and Storage, Ltd.
1490 Derwent Way,
Sweenie Moving Ltd.
100B - 1779 Sean Heights,
Greaves Moving & Storage
100B 1779 Sean Heights,
Greaves Moving & Storage
Bowes Pickfords Ltd.
8905 Nowell Street,
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18409 Cascade Ave S.,
20427 87th Ave. S.,
Air Van northAmerican
2105 51st Ave E
10610 32nd Ave., South,
661 W. Athabasca St.,
Nanaimo, British Columbia Moving Companies
North American Van Lines: The Best of Nanaimo Moving CompaniesNanaimo, which is about 84 kilometres from Vancouver, is nicknamed the “Hub City” of Vancouver Island as it serves as the central hub for the island. Nanaimo is also known for its bathtub racing and for being an industrial town that attracts people from all walks of life, though many retirees like to call this B.C. city home.
The city was first discovered in 1791 by Spanish voyagers, it began as a trading post in the early 19th century. Nanaimo is also known as the Harbour City because it provides residents with unbeatable views of the harbour. As of the 2011 Canadian Census, there were 98,021 people living in Nanaimo, which was an increase of a little more than 6 percent from 2006.
Nanaimo enjoys a temperate climate with dry summers and mild winters. In July, temperatures average around 23 degrees Celsius, and in December they hover around 6.3 degrees.
Attractions and Activities in Nanaimo
After settling in to your new home, you’ll want to check out a favourite pastime of Nanaimo residents: bathtub racing. Bathtub boats are small watercrafts designed around bathtubs and used for racing. You can catch neighbors and fellow Nanaimo residents engage in this unique sport in Nanaimo Harbour during the Nanaimo Marine Festival and International World Bathtub Race.
Learn more about your new city with a visit to the Nanaimo Museum that’s located on the waterfront in downtown Nanaimo. Here you can see a coal mining exhibit, learn about the history of the area from different perspectives including First Nations and European settlers and enjoy hands-on displays. You can also check out Piper’s Park, which is home to a miner’s cottage, a restored locomotive from the 1890s and more.
Moving to Nanaimo
When you’re ready to call this city home, you drive into Nanaimo via Highways 1, 19 and 19A, or you can fly into Nanaimo Airport, which is 13 kilometres from the city centre. If you choose to fly, you can take advantage of North American Van Lines’ vehicle transportation service and save yourself an extra trip.
This Nanaimo moving company will take care of everything with full-service packing, box and furniture inventory, high-value shipping and unpacking and clean-up services. No matter what you choose, you can rest assured that you’ll experience no hidden fees as northAmerican offers no surprise pricing.
northAmerican has operations in more than 40 countries around the globe with 500 agents across North America and another 380 internationally. We also offer free residence protection pads for corners, railings and doorways in addition to free carpet covers for high-traffic areas.