Big Bear Vacations Blog

10/21/2019
Best Views in Big Bear

How to Find the Most Scenic Big Bear Attractions

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During your travels it is important to take in the sights all around you. The same can be said during a trip to Big Bear, as it features some of the most gorgeous scenery in all of Southern California. We have highlighted the top three most scenic Big Bear attractions. Here is how to get to them: Boulder Bay Park Big Bear Lake is very picturesque on its own but there are incredible spots where the views are taken up a notch. Boulder Bay Park continues to be a local

10/16/2019
Big Bear Winter Activities

Big Bear Activities to Enjoy Before the Snow Arrives

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Summer is slowly coming to an end and before we know it fall will be long past us. Plenty of vacationers make their way to Big Bear every year to enjoy summer, but the winter season is just as wonderful. If you’re looking for one last escape before the snow arrives, we have some great ideas for your trip to Big Bear. Here are some Big Bear activities to enjoy before the annual snow comes around: Explore the Changing Colors The late fall season is the perfect time of year

10/12/2019
Big Bear Holidays

Plan a Thanksgiving 2019 Getaway to Big Bear

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One of the best times of the year to get away and explore the beauty of Big Bear is during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Sure, most families might spend this time with their loved ones back at home. Instead, take the whole family to the beautiful wilderness of Big Bear, California and let them experience a vacation like no other. Here are some ways to make your 2019 Thanksgiving in Big Bear one to remember: 7th Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot Thanksgiving is a holiday to think about giving back

10/8/2019
Big Bear Things to Do

The Best Big Bear Tours

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With so much to do in Big Bear it can be difficult to just settle on where to spend your well-deserved vacation time. Several vendors in Big Bear provide incredible tours that will help you see all the best spots in the area. Here are the best Big Bear tours you need to check out for yourself: Miss Liberty Paddlewheel Tour Boat Spend a relaxing 90-minute ride touring Big Bear Lake with the enjoyable cruises available through Miss Liberty Paddlewheel Tour Boat. Not only will you see some of the

09/25/2019
Blogs

Outdoor Adventures in Big Bear

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There is no wrong time to visit Big Bear, California, as this outdoor paradise can be enjoyed all year round. If you are looking to find the perfect fall getaway, we recommend visiting Big Bear before the snow sets in this winter. Here are some outdoor Big Bear adventures you can enjoy: Trek the Alpine Pedal Path Trail For an easier hike that anyone in the family can enjoy we recommend visiting the Alpine Pedal Path Trail found on the north rim of Big Bear Lake. This asphalt path can

09/13/2019
Blogs

Ghost Tours in Big Bear

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While it may be uncommon knowledge to those living outside of Big Bear, this vacation destination has a rich history which has led to several haunted locations in the area. You can explore the haunted history of Big Bear with several ghost tours available during your stay. Haunted Hayride in Big Bear The Halloween season in Big Bear is full of scary rides and ghost tours all season long. The Haunted Hayride tour in October is a scary yet thrilling experience for those who enjoy ghouls and frights. While the

09/10/2019
Big Bear Things to Do

3 Unusual Big Bear Activities & Attractions to Enjoy

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Everyone who has made the journey to Big Bear has probably tried their hand at relaxing on the beach, going skiing around the lake, and even found a few hiking trails to see the sights. All of these activities are extremely popular and for good reason. During your next Big Bear adventure, take a step off the well-traveled path and see some Big Bear activities that are not the usual fare. Here are some unusual activities you can enjoy in Big Bear: Explore the Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve Big Bear

08/29/2019
Big Bear Things to Do

All About Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

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Everyone’s favorite German holiday is almost upon us—we mean Oktoberfest, of course! Oktoberfest is one of the largest traditions celebrated around the world every year. Big Bear also joins in on the fun with their annual Big Bear Oktoberfest event that keeps getting bigger year after year. If you are planning on joining the festivities this year, you are in for the event of a lifetime. 49th Annual Oktoberfest Oktoberfest has been a long-standing tradition in Big Bear Lake; in fact, this year marks the 49th consecutive event to take

08/23/2019
About Big Bear Lake

Our Favorite New Restaurants in Big Bear

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If you have been to Big Bear, California, you know there is no limit to all of the delicious restaurants found about town. Each year new local restaurants pop up, offering their incredible cuisine for you to enjoy. Here are some of our new restaurants in Big Bear: Oakside If you are looking for a warm and rustic restaurant where you can find your favorite American dishes, you need to dine in at Oakside. This spacious local establishment features indoor and outdoor seating, letting you enjoy the beautiful Big Bear

08/20/2019
About Big Bear Lake

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,

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