Summer is slowly coming to an end and before we know it fall will be long past us. Plenty of vacationers make their way to Big Bear every year to enjoy summer, but the winter season is just as wonderful. If you’re looking for one last escape before the snow arrives, we have some great ideas for your trip to Big Bear. Here are some Big Bear activities to enjoy before the annual snow comes around:
Explore the Changing Colors
The late fall season is the perfect time of year to see the changing colors of the leaves. Our foliage will turn to a rich gold and crimson colors that must be seen in person. Take a walk around the many hiking trails in the area to see the big difference. Big Bear is extremely popular thanks to featuring some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in all of Southern California. Each trail gives you incredible views of the area including the San Bernardino National Forest. Make sure to bring a jacket as the lower temperatures can be a little chilly!
Try Your Hand at Fishing
Local fish know that when winter comes the food opportunities plummet. Take advantage of the fish biting by fishing in Big Bear Lake. The water is typically calm during the fall season, making it easy to rent a boat and spend hours on the water. Big Bear Lake is known for its rainbow trout and bass who will gobble up any Power Bait you throw in the water. Your kids will love a family getaway on the water!
Celebrate Big Bear Oktoberfest
One of the biggest celebrations in Big Bear before the snow each year is Oktoberfest. This yearly festival features the best of imported German beers, Bavarian bands, folk dances, and family-friendly competitions. The Big Bear Oktoberfest celebration is at the highest elevation for any Oktoberfest celebration in the country. Make sure to check out Oktoberfest each year during the months of September and October.
Celebrate in Big Bear Before the Snow This Year
While there is no wrong time to visit Big Bear, make sure to take advantage of the quiet season right before the snow comes in. Our vacation rentals will keep you warm and comfortable throughout your stay. Give our rental experts a call today and book your vacation rental for your next stay in Big Bear!