Big Bear Vacations Blog

06/12/2019
Big Bear Things to Do

Glow Golf at Bear Mountain Golf Course

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You have not experienced the thrill of golfing until you have played a round of golf in the dark with Glow Golf at Bear Mountain Golf Course. This exciting event lets you try your hand at golf in a completely different experience. This is the kind of unique event that Big Bear is known for! Here is what you can expect from Glow Golf: All Skill Levels Welcome Golfing can be a bit intimidating to get into at first if you are inexperienced. Most golf resorts are often visited by

05/31/2019
Big Bear Holidays

Big Bear 4th of July

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Are you looking to plan for the perfect 4th of July celebration to usher in the summer season? If so, Big Bear, California has you covered with everything to make for the perfect American holiday getaway. Here is how you can spend your Big Bear 4th of July this year: Big Bear 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular Ask any local or frequent visitor of Big Bear what they remember most of each year’s 4th of July’s celebration in Big Bear and they will tell you the Fireworks Spectacular is the

04/29/2019
About Big Bear Lake

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

11/19/2018
Big Bear Things to Do

3 Big Bear Winter Events You Shouldn’t Miss

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There are countless opportunities that you do not want to miss while you are in Big Bear during the winter. Near the top of the list is snowshoeing, sledding, and of course, skiing and/or snowboarding. But with one visit to Big Bear, you will come to find that there are many awesome events and festivals that are sure to provide memories that you will never forget. The following are just three of these Big Bear winter events that you should not miss. Tree Lighting Ceremony As the holidays approach, Big

06/27/2018
Things happening in Big Bear

Where to Watch Big Bear 4th of July Fireworks

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As 4th of July comes around, millions of Americans are deciding how they should celebrate the freedoms of this country this year. A small portion of this group will decide to visit Big Bear, California, and they are likely to have the greatest experience of all of them. This is due to all of the fun summer activities and beauty in Big Bear, along with some amazing festivities and fireworks displays that will blow you away this year. The following are some of the best of these shows in Big

05/29/2018
About Big Bear Lake

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
About Big Bear Lake

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,

05/7/2018
Things happening in Big Bear

How to Spend Memorial Day in Big Bear

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As Memorial Day approaches, so too does summertime. Memorial Day is a momentous day that marks the coming of our favorite season, but it is also an important time to express gratitude for the freedoms that we enjoy and the brave men and women who have fought for those freedoms. Big Bear is the perfect place to celebrate because it offers countless opportunities to remember and to celebrate. Below you will find just a few of the great opportunities you have for this upcoming holiday. Grill & Chill This sounds

04/26/2018
Things happening in Big Bear

Upcoming Food Festivals in Big Bear

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Big Bear is home to endless opportunities. The first thing that comes to the minds of many visitors is the unparalleled opportunity for recreation that you have while here. This is true, but perhaps the greatest opportunity comes with the incredible food that you can find throughout this beautiful town. The community is not very big, but they sure make a lot of amazing food! This is on full display through some of the community’s wonderful food festivals coming up. Big Bear Grill and Chill This is one of the

03/16/2018
News

Pot of Gold Giveaway

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Will you be the LUCKY Winner?  Join us for Saint Patrick’s Day and your home might include a lucky pot of gold. Our little leprechaun will be visiting 10 homes prior to your arrival and placing pots of gold filled with gold coins and goodies.  One lucky guest will win a FREE two-night stay at Shore Acres Lodge. POT OF GOLD GIVEAWAY 10 Lucky homes include a POT OF GOLD Stay 2 nights over Saint Patrick’s Day weekend (3/16 – 3/18) and your home might include a POT OF GOLD One