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Couples’ Activities in Big Bear

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If you need a getaway with your sweetie that includes the beauty of a lakefront village, fresh mountain air, and a slower pace, look no further than California and the quaint town of Big Bear. There are many things to do in Big Bear for couples. You and your sweetheart will find something to keep you busy when you’re not snuggled up together in your accommodations.

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Adventure Tours

Big Bear is full of adventure and excitement, from hiking and mountain biking to horseback riding and more. If that’s not enough for you and your sweetest, check out Big Bear’s Action Tours. The company offer tours on their zipline course – a nine-run mountain zipline that will have you speeding across beautiful mountain views at up to 35 miles per hour! When there’s snow on the ground, join them for a multi-terrain snowshoe tour through ponderosa pines and other mountain scenery. Another crowd pleaser is their Segway tour of the area that takes you through town and the surrounding forest on a guided tour. Tours are two hours or longer, depending on the activity you choose.

Couples Massage

You planned a vacation to Big Bear with relaxation in mind. Relax together with a couple’s massage – one of the most romantic things to do in Big Bear. There are several companies in the area that have a romantic couple’s massage package. It may include things like same-room massage for two, head massage, foot reflexology, aromatherapy, hot stones and more. Up the romance and a choose a company that offers custom packages or romantic touches like assorted chocolates or chocolate-covered strawberries, champagne, roses, and other little things to make your outing special.


Big Bear has beautiful outdoor scenery – it’s one of the reasons you came – including snow-capped mountains, pine forests, and wide-open spaces. You and your love can find many parks and trails to hike to see nature’s beauty together. Spot local wildlife in their natural habitat while you stretch your legs and get a breath of fresh air.

Helicopter Tour

Take your couple’s adventure to the skies with a private helicopter tour of the area. Take a daytime tour that can last up to 45 minutes and take you on a 65-mile tour of Big Bear and the surrounding area. For the ultimate romantic flight, choose a sunset tour.

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Horseback Ride

Adventure out into the beautiful mountain scenery together. Take a romantic private horseback ride during the day, or you can opt for the romantic views of Big Bear Valley at sunset. Baldwin Lake Stables offers these rides and others that will give you a tour of the area, including locales like the Big Bear Valley, Pacific Crest Trail, and parts of the vast Mojave Desert. For longer rides you can bring a lunch with you and stop to enjoy it before heading back home.

Romantic Dinner In

A romantic dinner in, no matter how you prepare the food or where you enjoy it can be as exciting as a night out on the town. Dim the lights and light some candles, pour some wine, and turn on some romantic music for a personalized romantic time only the two of you can provide for one another.

Romantic Dinner Out

There are many restaurants to get a good meal in Big Bear, and many of them provide a romantic atmosphere. Choose from seafood like lobster, grab, shrimp, the catch-of-the-day, and other dishes. If your taste is more shore-bound, try a restaurant featuring prime rib, filet mignon, New York strip, or chicken. Then treat yourselves to a decadent dessert like cheesecake, chocolate cake, or the restaurant’s special.

Wine Tasting

There are wineries and distilleries all throughout California that produce some of the best wines in the U.S., and Big Bear has one of them. Barrel 33 is located right in Big Bear and offers a full list of reds and whites, plus ales, hard cider, hard seltzer, and more. They also have a selection of food pairings. Come for a tasting and take your favorite or favorites back to your accommodations to pair with a romantic meal in.

Romantic Getaway to Big Bear

You and the one you love came to the area on a journey full of fun and exciting activities and attractions to escape the stresses of everyday life. Extend those feelings to your accommodations by booking a vacation rental with Big Bear Vacations. Make a romantic dinner for two and any of your daily meals or snacks in your unit’s fully equipped kitchen. Snuggle together on the couch and watch your favorite a movie or TV show together or spend some time outdoors – either on a private patio or deck or enjoying all the outdoor activities the area has to offer. Choose a cozy weekend vacation rental for you and your sweetest, or if you’re coming with multiple couples, book a five-bedroom home to keep everyone together! Our premium units include upgrades like stainless steel appliances, granite counters, hardwood floors, flat screen TVs and more!

Contact us to start planning your couple’s Big Bear adventure today!