A trip to Big Bear Lake, California is best enjoyed on an extended schedule. With so much to see, do and explore you could stay well beyond your intended itinerary and still find more to discover. However, it is possible to plan a weekend getaway to this beautiful destination and 3-days can be transformed into unforgettable memories when you hit some of these Big Bear fun places and highlights.
The rugged landscape and lush foliage that encompass Big Bear Lake make this destination one that beckons to outdoor enthusiasts from near and far. When you’re here for three days, make sure to dedicate one of those days to a biking trip around Alpine Pedal Path. Hugging North Shore Drive, this path provides pristinely maintained paved roadway dedicated to bike and foot traffic. Opportunities to view the lake while making your way through towering trees alongside local wildlife make this the perfect destination for the entire family.
Once you’ve spent time admiring the water at Big Bear, it’s time to dedicate some time to the wildlife that calls this area home. Big Bear is teeming with incredible creatures and many of them are protected at Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Fowl Preserve. A stroll along the boardwalk offers up unsurpassed views of the natural marsh and the many birds that use this ecosystem for nesting. The preserve covers nearly 45-acres and provides a peaceful place to see nature thrive without the commotion of boats or swimmers nearby.
End your 3-day Big Bear getaway on a sweet note by booking tickets for a show at The Cave. This movie theater turned performance venue is a family-friendly establishment that features up and coming musicians on a regular basis. Two levels of seating and options to reserve VIP tickets make this destination a musical treat for everyone. Whether you’re into folk, disco or rock, The Cave on Village Drive is an excellent place to top off your Southern California vacation.
The team at Big Bear Vacations is happy to help you book the perfect vacation home for your 3-day stay in Big Bear, but we’re pretty sure one trip here will lead to another and we’ll see you again soon. No matter how many times you visit, we’ll be sure to have you settled in a Big Bear home away from home that makes you feel like family. Contact us today to start planning your Big bear getaway and visit the best Big Bear fun places!