Big Bear Vacations Blog

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,

05/8/2018
Restaurants in Big Bear

Best Breakfast Restaurants in Big Bear

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If you’re looking to get out and explore the natural beauty of the Big Bear area, you have to make sure to prepare with appropriate clothing, snug hiking boots, a camelback full of water, and most important of all, a hearty breakfast! In the Big Bear area there are a number of delicious local restaurants serving up tasty eats for breakfast each and every day. Here are the top three breakfast restaurants to check out the next time you’re in Big Bear. Teddy Bear Restaurant When you think of teddy

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