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 and thanking those for who you care. The 7th Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot will be taking place in 2019 for another exciting race. Participate in a variety of races including the 3-, 6-, and 9-mile races taking place on Thanksgiving morning. Participants are welcome to walk, jog, or run the entire course. Parents with newborns in strollers are encouraged to participate as well! This year’s event will have prizes for the best costumes and fastest runners for the race. This year’s 7th Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot will start at 9:00 AM for the 9-mile race, 9:15 AM for the 6-mile race, and 9:30 AM for the 3-mile race. Make sure you register beforehand for this popular Big Bear event! Call ahead to place your order at 909-6686-1786.
Dine Out on Thanksgiving
If you are not the kind of family to cook your own meal for Thanksgiving, there are a variety of restaurants that will be open. Visit these following restaurants for a delicious Thanksgiving in Big Bear meal without you having to worry about the cooking:
- The Pines Lakefront
- Nottinghams Restaurant
- Peppercorn Grille
- Bone Yard
- Royal Thai Café
- Masala Craft
- Oakside Restaurant
Head Out Skiing
Although it’s hard to predict when snow will arrive, the mountains surrounding Big Bear Lake are often prime for skiing and snowboarding over the Thanksgiving holiday. If the snow has indeed fallen, make sure to grab all your rental equipment from Goldsmith’s Boardhouse and Ski Rental for the best gear in town. Goldsmith even features an incredible Black Friday sale where you can find snow gear at unbelievable prices. Now that is how to vacation in Big Bear!