Big Bear Vacations Blog

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

05/3/2018
Around Town

5 Activities to Help You Stay Fit During Your Big Bear Vacation

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Many people feel a certain disdain for exercise, but those feelings are bound to disappear when you travel to Big Bear, as it is one of the most fun places to exercise in the world. Here, you do not have to do intense weight training programs or intimidating classes; you can get a great work out and have some fun while doing it! This is because there are some great recreational opportunities and beautiful settings for everyone to enjoy. Swim in the Lake It is impossible to miss the area’s

04/27/2018
Around Town

Rejuvenate your soul with Yoga in Big Bear

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Many of us do yoga for a sense of retreat from the craziness of our daily schedules. Some go as far as trying to attain zen, while others are content with securing a free, uninterrupted hour for themselves. And while doing yoga in the confines of a studio is often enough to help you meet your objectives, nothing beats the feeling of doing yoga in nature – particularly a hiking trail and there are many beautiful trails in Big Bear to take you outside and into nature. A Big Bear

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

04/12/2018
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Dog Friendly Activities in Big Bear

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The year-round outdoor playground of Big Bear Lake is easily accessible from the crowded coasts of Southern California, so not bring the entire “family” and have Fido ride shotgun on your next visit? Boasting hundreds of miles of dog-friendly hiking trails, tranquil shorelines, and refreshing alpine likes, you and your dog will have an incredible adventure exploring Big Bear together. Alpine Pedal Path This 3.5-mile (one-way) paved path winds through the woods along the shores of Big Bear Lake and offers many side trails to explore. Perfect for walkers, joggers,

04/10/2018
Around Town

Big Bear Biking Trails

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Nestled high in the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear is well known as a haven for skiers and snowboarders. But as the weather warms, these high hills and mountain peaks welcome another group of outdoor enthusiasts: cyclists. While the adrenaline-pumping trail rides, switchback loops, and steep mountain descents of the backcountry immediately spring to mind (and rightfully so), there is a growing road biking community in Big Bear thanks to many incredible road routes, summit climbs, and scenic loops. Put the Pedal to the Path If you are new to

03/30/2018
Around Town

A Big Bear Vacations Staff Member is a Published Author

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We Have a Diverse Team When it comes to talent, we at Big Bear Vacations like to think we have it all. From our hard working property managers, housekeepers, front desk, and executive staff to our lake clean up and trail we adopted; our staff celebrate a positive culture in the work place and give back to our community. We Have Another Reason to Celebrate Recently, one of our Staff became a published author. Destiny Fay Carlton, our Front Desk Manager, has released in paperback and Kindle her first published

03/28/2018
Around Town

Views in Big Bear, CA

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As you watch the sunrise over the glittering waters of Big Bear Lake, the towering mountains wrapped around it like a protective blanket, it can be hard to believe that you are only 2 hours from one of the largest cities in the world. We think that is why so many people love it up here: You can quickly escape the everyday trials of city life and get lost in the natural beauty of these mountains and forests with ease. Of course, if you ask a local where the best

03/16/2018
About Big Bear Lake

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

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