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08/20/2019
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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,

04/29/2019
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Let’s All Go Chasn’ Waterfalls

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It’s officially Springtime here at Big Bear Vacations and with the amazing winter we had everyone is out on the trails looking for the best waterfall hike in Big Bear! Normally I’m a huge advocate of “flip flop” hikes like the Woodland Interpretive Trail on the N.Shore of BB. An easy hike with great views…that you can do in about 45min in your flip flops. However, it’s starting to warm up on the mountain and the snow melt is creating some spectacular waterfalls all over the forest! So it’s time

07/17/2018
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Big Bear

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On the surface, it is easy to see why people love travelling to Big Bear. A massive lake affords endless recreational opportunities, while endless beauty makes it a place of incredible relaxation. But there are also so many things that are not as obvious, but go just as far in making it a one of a kind place. The following are five things that you probably did not know about Big Bear. Many People Have Enjoyed the Area Before You Big Bear has a rich history of human inhabitants that

06/15/2018
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Best Farmers’ Markets in Big Bear

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If you are planning a trip to big bear, it is likely in order to take advantage of the incredible beauty that the area provides. Once you arrive though, you will find endless other things to fall in love with. Many of these things are facilitated by the natural landscape, but many others are provided by a vibrant community. Incredible farmers’ markets throughout the week are a great example of this. The following are a couple of the best farmers’ markets in town. High Desert Farmers’ Market For 25 years,

05/29/2018
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Best Attractions Not to Miss in Big Bear

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People travel to Big Bear from all over the world for a wide variety of reasons, the most predominant of which is the beautiful area in which the town sits. A massive lake, towering mountains, endless wilderness, and much more highlight the sights of Big Bear. There is plenty to see, but there is also plenty to do on any Big Bear vacation. The area is home to many attractions that you will not want to miss during your time in Big Bear. Big Bear Discovery Center The Big Bear

05/9/2018
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Mother’s Day in Big Bear

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Unsung Hero When we are very small we are cared for and protected. As we grow the food is on the table and the home decorated special for Birthdays and Holidays. Photos are taken at school functions and hung on the refrigerator. Tears as first after first is recorded and shared – first steps, first Christmas, first dance, first car, first day of college. Remember your Mother this weekend and take her for a wonderful mountain adventure. A Peaceful Getaway on Mother’s Day  Allow mom to rest, relax, explore, shop,

03/16/2018
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Where to Get the Best Views in Big Bear

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Big Bear, California is one of the most visited alpine lakes in the country. This is due to some of the best lake leisure around, great skiing, and endless other activities. But it is also because this is one of the most beautiful places in the country. The following are a couple places throughout the Big Bear area that provide the very best views of that beauty. Castle Rock Trail You can find beauty throughout this 1.5-mile trail, but the real prize lies at the end of the hike. It

02/19/2018
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Experience Wildlife in Big Bear

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The Wilds are Closer Than You Think Big Bear is a land of four seasons and life changing experiences. Many come up the mountain for snow adventure and even our summer concert series Music in the Mountains, however there is so much more! Bear Valley is a photography mecca with opportunities to take high altitude photos of San Gorgonio or Snow Summit, wildlife, people, events, music, lake life, and of course sunsets (we think we have the best!). Come to Big Bear and enjoy the more hidden gems with us

02/7/2018
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Big Bear for Valentine’s Day

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With the holidays but a memory, February finds us itching for a reason to do something special. Take Valentine’s Day as your excuse to visit Big Bear, California! The mountain town is more romantic than some people give it credit-full of excitement, beauty, and relaxation, it’s perfect for a trip for two! Thrill of the Mountains Snow Summit and Bear Mountain are both in full operations during the month of February, and if you don’t think anything can up your heart-rate like the sight of your special someone, try taking

02/2/2018
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Bear Necessities Surprise Visitor

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One Stop Shop for Fun and Friends Bear Necessities is our newest addition to Big Bear Vacations check in experience. You will receive $5 Credit to use for a minimum ten dollar purchase at check in. This is a GREAT start to getting all your family souvenirs or even some basics like Firewood. Avoid the lines in the Village or the big stores and get truly unique high quality gifts and Big Bear Gear.

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