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Just because summer is over doesn’t mean the adventures need to stop! FALL in love all over again with Chemainus this season. 


Start with a visit to the cozy Nic’s Café where you will find yourself surrounded by books and the familiar smell of freshly brewed coffee. Stay and enjoy the intimate café vibes while you read your favourite novel and sip on your handcrafted beverage. Then, take a self-guided tour through old town to see the murals and architecture. As you stroll through the town head towards the foot of Maple Street where you will find yourself arriving at Kin Beach Park. Despite the fall weather, this is still a great place to sit and watch the tide roll in and let the kids burn off some steam on the playground! Kin Beach Park is a picturesque way to end your morning adventure in Chemainus. 



We value and understand the importance of pets here in Chemainus. Pets are always welcome in our community and have places they are able to explore as well! 


Chemainus Lake is a great place to take your furry friend for a walk. This 2.4km novice loop is great exercise for you and your pet! Bonus: you are also able to let your dog off-leash here for a fun romp in the park! 


Kin Beach Park is yet another place for you and your pet to spend some time! Dogs are allowed off-leash here from October 1 – June 15 annually. This area is a shared space so proper supervision of your pup is very important so that everyone can have a great experience! 


Looking to stay in town and bring your pet along for the trip? No problem! Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn has pet-friendly rooms available for your convenience. Call and book your stay today! 


Need pet supplies while you are in town? Chemainus has it covered! Stop in to Puppycats Pet Emporium just off Chemainus Road. There you will be able to find all of the food, treats, and gear your pet could possibly need, and lovely staff will be able to help you with any of your inquires.


We can’t wait to see you and your furry friend on your next trip to Chemainus! 



A winding road off the highway takes you down to the coastal community of Chemainus. As you drive down the main street you will take notice of the unique architecture of the Chemainus Theatre and boutique shops like Silvermine, La Petit Auction House, and Calypso Jewelry which line the road. 


To truly experience Chemainus the trip should begin in the heart of the town at Waterwheel Park. There, is a park for the kids, and a labyrinth for you to walk through. Take a moment of peace beneath the canopying trees. A trip to the visitor’s center is next, just to your right of the park. Chemainus Visitors Center has all the updated information, attractions, and maps that you may need. 


Stroll the streets of the town, taking time to stop at the plethora of antique stores, like Willow Street Antique Mall. Don’t forget to stop in at one of the world-class eateries in town; whether you are stopping at Pho Triple 7, Archies Diner, or one of the many other establishments, you are sure to get exquisite food and service. 


What trip to Chemainus is complete without a scenic walk? Chemainus Lake Trail is a stunning 2.4km loop that is stroller accessible and has a beautiful dock! 


So come one, come all and experience Chemainus today. 

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