Big Bear Vacations Blog

09/13/2019
Blogs

Ghost Tours in Big Bear

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While it may be uncommon knowledge to those living outside of Big Bear, this vacation destination has a rich history which has led to several haunted locations in the area. You can explore the haunted history of Big Bear with several ghost tours available during your stay. Haunted Hayride in Big Bear The Halloween season in Big Bear is full of scary rides and ghost tours all season long. The Haunted Hayride tour in October is a scary yet thrilling experience for those who enjoy ghouls and frights. While the

09/10/2019
Big Bear Things to Do

3 Unusual Big Bear Activities & Attractions to Enjoy

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Everyone who has made the journey to Big Bear has probably tried their hand at relaxing on the beach, going skiing around the lake, and even found a few hiking trails to see the sights. All of these activities are extremely popular and for good reason. During your next Big Bear adventure, take a step off the well-traveled path and see some Big Bear activities that are not the usual fare. Here are some unusual activities you can enjoy in Big Bear: Explore the Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve Big Bear

08/29/2019
Big Bear Things to Do

All About Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

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Everyone’s favorite German holiday is almost upon us—we mean Oktoberfest, of course! Oktoberfest is one of the largest traditions celebrated around the world every year. Big Bear also joins in on the fun with their annual Big Bear Oktoberfest event that keeps getting bigger year after year. If you are planning on joining the festivities this year, you are in for the event of a lifetime. 49th Annual Oktoberfest Oktoberfest has been a long-standing tradition in Big Bear Lake; in fact, this year marks the 49th consecutive event to take

08/23/2019
About Big Bear Lake

Our Favorite New Restaurants in Big Bear

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If you have been to Big Bear, California, you know there is no limit to all of the delicious restaurants found about town. Each year new local restaurants pop up, offering their incredible cuisine for you to enjoy. Here are some of our new restaurants in Big Bear: Oakside If you are looking for a warm and rustic restaurant where you can find your favorite American dishes, you need to dine in at Oakside. This spacious local establishment features indoor and outdoor seating, letting you enjoy the beautiful Big Bear

08/20/2019
About Big Bear Lake

Halloween in Big Bear- 2019 Events in Big Bear

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It is never too early to start planning your spooky celebration for Halloween this year. While Halloween weekend may not be the busiest tourism time, it is a perfect opportunity to see all that Big Bear has to offer. Here is how to celebrate Halloween in Big Bear this year: Scarecrow Festival at the Village From the end of September to just after Halloween you will find Big Bear Village decorated with cute scarecrows all throughout the town. Local merchants and vendors will create and display their very own scarecrow,

08/7/2019
Big Bear Things to Do

Our Favorite Fall Activities in Big Bear

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If you are looking for an ideal time to visit Big Bear, California, we recommend the gorgeous fall season. You can avoid the bigger crowds of summer while enjoying some cooler temperatures when taking your vacation getaway to Big Bear later in the year. When planning for the perfect vacation, you will want to find the perfect activities to enjoy during your stay. Here are some of our favorite activities in Big Bear you can enjoy during the fall season: Go Hiking Big Bear is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground with

07/31/2019
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The 49th Annual Oktoberfest is held in Big Bear in October

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Celebrating Oktoberfest in Big Bear is not just fun for some, but also a way of life. Oktoberfest is one of the most popular events in the world and is celebrated in dozens of countries. The Big Bear community joins in the celebration each year with the Annual Oktoberfest event. Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest has become more well known for its unique traditions, old-world ambience, and celebrating this German festival with friends and family. This year the 49th annual event is scheduled to take place and will be one of

07/23/2019
Big Bear Holidays

Your Labor Day Weekend Vacation to Big Bear

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One of the most exciting times of the year to enjoy a weekend getaway in Big Bear, California is during Labor Day Weekend. This annual holiday features incredible events and attractions that will allow everyone in your family to have a blast. Here is how to spend your Labor Day Weekend in Big Bear: Java Morning Road Ride The weather is beautiful during the month of September, so why not get outdoors and spend it road biking? The Big Bear Cycling Association hosts their free Java Morning Road Ride every

07/11/2019
Big Bear Events

Big Bear Events: 5th Annual Crafts And Cranks Festival

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The biggest problem about planning a vacation can be choosing a spot that everyone in your family agrees on. Your wife, the avid mountain biker, may not appreciate the simple beauty of an intricately brewed craft beer, while you, the family brew connoisseur, may not dig the scent of bike grease and tire rubber! And when young children are involved, if the vacation doesn’t involve fun rides and mouse ears, they can spend the entire time cranky and crying, while your oldest ones only come to life when listening to

07/11/2019
Restaurants in Big Bear

Places to Eat in Big Bear for a Cool Treat to Beat the Summer Heat

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Nothing sounds better in the warm summer than an ice-cold treat to keep you cool! Check out these places to eat in Big Bear where you can find delicious treats to stave off the heat: Ben & Jerry’s Big Bear Ben & Jerry’s is not just an East Coast ice creamery, as you can find their delicious treats right in Big Bear. You can find scoops of all your favorite ice cream flavors such as Cherry Garcia and Half Baked. Grab a simple scoop or mix and match for a

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