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12/22/2017
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Big Bear Christmas Events

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Big Bear is one of Southern California’s top skiing and snowboarding destinations for the winter season. Whether you are enjoying one of the community’s numerous ski resorts, the shops and restaurants of the Big Bear Lake Village, or exploring the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear offers something for everyone in the winter season. Planning Christmas for the family may seem like a scary task when on vacation, but here in Big Bear, finding the closest Christmas event is just as easy as being at home. Here are our top

11/17/2017
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Thanksgiving in Big Bear

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We all know the importance of a holiday does not necessarily come from where or how you celebrate it, but who you celebrate it with. Getting together with family is what many of us look forward to for Thanksgiving. With that being said, spending the holiday in an amazing place will go a long way in adding some excitement to the typical proceedings. One of the best places to spend a Thanksgiving in the United States is Big Bear, California. Activities to Celebrate There is always a reason to celebrate

11/10/2017
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Top Pizza Spots in Big Bear

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Big Bear has become the favorite vacation destination for thousands upon thousands of people. It is a one of a kind place that offers the feeling of a tropical paradise with its clear blue waters, mixed with an alpine escape from the towering mountains. While visitors may not necessarily come for the amazing pizza around the lake, they sure are delightfully surprised when they try some of the best pizza that Big Bear has to offer. Below are just a couple of the spots serving up the best pizza in

10/23/2017
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Top Tours in Big Bear

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You may think you do not need a tour to enjoy the incredible area that makes up and surrounds the city of Big Bear. And the truth is, you are right. This place is so amazing, it is nearly impossible to not have a memorable experience here. But if you want to experience the beauty, recreation, and community of Big Bear like never before, then you should consider taking one of the many fantastic tours provided here anyway. The following are just a few of the tours that provide a

10/9/2017
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5 Fun Facts About Big Bear

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Big Bear is a small city with a massive lake in California. It is one of the most popular alpine lakes in the country, and for good reason. Many people know of the great beauty here, but there is so much more to this incredible place. Here are a few fun facts that make it a great place to visit. Big Bear is a Manmade Lake The first dam was created in 1885. It was expanded upon in 1910, thus tripling the amount of water in the lake. The area

03/15/2017
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Spring Break in Big Bear Lake

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Spring Fever hits me every February, (yes I realize it’s now mid-March, but my fever hits early). It’s that cusp between full blown winter and hints of warmness. I think longingly of warm sunny days, crisp nights and the knowledge that summer is just around the corner.  I realize this is a bit hasty.  I mean, it’s still technically winter, but I cannot stop the daydreams of tank tops, shorts and longer days. Spring Break is a really great time to come to Big Bear Lake. We have so many

01/7/2017
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Where to eat in Big Bear

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Restaurants near Big Bear Mountain Resorts You’ll certainly work up quite the appetite after a long day of skiing or snowboarding in Big Bear. Some of the best shredding in Southern California calls for some of the best food. We believe choosing any of these restaurants after a successful day on the slopes will please your stomach. Big Bear Lake Brewing Company Big Bear Lake Brewing Company is quickly becoming one of the favorite spots in Big Bear. The gastro pub offers a large selection of beer that is brewed

12/22/2016
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Big Bear’s Best Cup of Joe

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Cap Off Your Big Bear Experience with a Great Cup of Joe! Whether you come to Big Bear for the brisk mountain air and the thrill of skiing in the wintertime or you come for the scenic hiking and pleasant days by Big Bear Lake during the summer, there’s nothing like starting off your day with an amazing cup of coffee in one of the quaint coffee shops in this charming alpine town. Before you hit the slopes or the water, check out our list below of the top local

10/13/2016
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Around Town with Ali – Fall Is Here

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FALL IS HERE!!!!!! Leaves are turning colors, nights are chilly but the days are sunny and warm. It is the perfect time to be in Big Bear Lake. Having recently moved here, I wasn’t sure what to expect in terms of the fall season – my biggest question – is there a fall season in southern California? Heck yes there is and I am not at all disappointed! So much to do, so much to see!!!! I recently attended Hot Dawgs and Handrails (an elite snowboarding event) – and while

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