Big Bear Lake is a Year Round Resort Vacation Destination
Big Bear Lake is a year-round, all season resort location for your next fun vacation. Only a few hours drive from San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and the surrounding areas. There are always things to do in Big Bear Lake… Summer, Winter, Spring and Fall, Big Bear Lake has it all! With over 300 days of sunshine every year, you can’t beat the weather here in Big Bear Lake… The weather is awesome all year around!
Spring… what an awesome time of year!
Big Bear is a terrific place to vacation in the spring. The snow is often wonderful and the days are sunny & bright! There’s a special warmth in the spring air when it snows in Big Bear Lake. So often, the next day the sun comes out and displays clear, beautiful blue skies.
It’s wonderful just to sit out on the outdoor deck of Snow Summit or Bear Mountain after spending an exhilarating morning boarding or skiing around the mountain. Soaking up the sun while enjoying lunch with friends and family, watching the skiers and boarders streaming down the mountain… breathing in the cool mountain air while you feel the warmth of the sun on your skin… Wow, Spring skiing and boarding at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit Mountain Resorts is the best!
Spring is also a great time of year to get away from it all and come relax in one of our beautiful Big Bear vacation rental and Big Bear cabin retreats. After a day of activities or just taking in the awesome magic of the Big Bear Lake area, you can rest your weary mind and body while you soak in the outdoor hot tub under the stars and towering pines. Most of
Big Bear Property Services’ vacation rental cabin retreats offer outdoor spas. This time of the year is often less busy than the winter time. So you can really take advantage of the peace and quiet in our wonderful mountains.
Plan your Summer vacation in Big Bear Lake
It’s a wonderful place to vacation in the summer! When most places are scorching from the heat of the summer… Big Bear Lake’s average daytime temperature is in the 70’s – 80’s, and in the evenings it cools to the 40’s – 50’s. You’ll enjoy the cool air, the pristine mountain lake surrounded by tall pines. Tons of summer activities and sports are offered in Big Bear Lake. The Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Resorts offer many special events for family fun. Mountain biking trails are abundant and the new Snow Summit Bike Park is not to be missed. Complete with a chair lift to ride up the mountain with your bike, and then you can bike down the many mountain bike trails. Also at the top of Snow Summit, you can enjoy a barbecue lunch at the top of the Sky Chair. After lunch, you can ride your bike or hike down the many trails offered at Snow Summit Resort.
Of course in the summer there is Big Bear’s most prized possession … Big Bear Lake!
It offers wonderful lake tours including the really fun pirate ship tour. There are several boat launch facilities around the lake to launch your boat. If you don’t own a boat, no problem… there are pontoon boats, fishing boats, and jet skis, for rent if you want to get out and enjoy the lake on your own.
Big Bear Lake offers a large variety of water sports like water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, parasailing, and there’s even a wakeboard park! Parks and beaches surround the lake for picnics and outdoor fun. You can bring your tennis racket for a game or two by the lake.
The Village is another wonderful place to visit in the summer and is in full bloom with lots of beautiful flowers and music that fills the air, Wow! What more can you ask for during those hot summer months!
In the Fall…
Big Bear Lake is a great place to take a relaxing vacation to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can get the rest and relaxation you need at one of our awesome Big Bear cabin rental and Big Bear home rentals. This time of year Big Bear offers the awesome splendor of the changing colors of the Autumn season. Enjoy taking a walk in the crisp chilly air in the evenings and coming back to your cabin for a cup of hot cocoa or a relax with a glass of wine. Cuddle up by the crackling fire in the fireplace at your private vacation cabin… A romantic atmosphere for sure!
You can always relax and soak in your hot tub while gazing at the sparkling stars after a long hike on the many beautiful hiking trails of Big Bear. And, don’t forget The Oktoberfest, one of the most popular Oktoberfest celebrations in southern California. Yes, Big Bear Lake is a wonderful place to get away in the Fall.
WINTER…. The Busiest season of the year!!
Then comes the Winter time… Big Bear Lake’s most popular season, and for good reason! The weather is awesome year round and the winter is no exception. When it snows, most often within the next day or two the sun comes out with clear, beautiful blue skies.
The two popular resorts, Snow Summit Mountain and Bear Mountain offer lots of winter sports activities and there are several snow play areas throughout the mountain. Snow Summit is a great family winter sports resort for the whole family. Bear Mountain Resort caters to snowboarders and offers its incredible snowboard park for beginner riders or for the professionals… they won’t be disappointed.
Skiing or snowboarding at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Resorts overlooking the breathtaking valley and lake is truly amazing! After a long day of skiing or snowboarding at our awesome resorts, The Village comes alive. Wonderful Christmas lights greet you and fire pits are scattered throughout the village streets to keep you warm as you stroll through The Village. When you get hungry, you can stop and have dinner at one of Big Bear’s wonderful restaurants. There are lots of choices for a large variety of cuisines from pizza places to gourmet dinner houses.
Later, enjoy music and drinks at several of Big Bear’s local taverns. Or gather around one of the fire pits while you sip hot coffee, or cocoa with the kids.
There is so much to do here in the winter time in Big Bear Lake. Big Bear Lake truly is a winter wonderland!
No matter what the season, Big Bear Lake has your favorite sports and activities right outside your door: Snow skiing and boarding, sledding, fishing, boating, wakeboarding
and water skiing, parasailing, golfing, hiking, birdwatching, mountain biking, zip lining and of course shopping in the wonderful Village just to name a few. Check out the Big Bear Zoo and the Big Bear Discovery Center for lots of family nature activities. There are music concerts in the summer at the outdoor amphitheater and the wonderful jazz concert on the lake. Music fills the air throughout the Village. Live Music is everywhere in Big Bear Lake!
The 4th of July fireworks over the lake is truly amazing! The best fireworks show in Southern California. Also, not to be missed is the torchlight parade where skiers ski down Summit Mountain with torch lights New Years Eve. It is a sight to behold and a unique, fun way to bring in the New Year!
For those of you who just need to get away from it all and get some rest and relaxation, there is no better place than the awesome mountains of Big Bear Lake!
Let us help you plan your next getaway for the best Big Bear vacation ever! You’ll love our Big Bear vacation rental cabin retreats!
Cabin Rental Activities
No matter what season you choose to visit, Big Bear Lake is ready to welcome you with open arms and a vast array of exciting activities. Visiting in the winter months? Have fun sledding with friends and family, skiing, snowboarding, and more. In the summertime, enjoy swimming in the beautiful lake, go hiking, biking, picnicking, boating, tubing, and much more. Whatever outdoor adventure you’re seeking – Big Bear Lake has the resources to provide it. Stay in one of our premiers Big Bear Vacation Rental Homes in Big Bear Lake and spend a day shopping, indulging in fine wine and fabulous food, or simply tanning alongside the large pristine lake. Whatever it is you enjoy, it can be found in the peaceful mountain air of Big Bear Lake, one of the most amazing lakes in Southern California.
While you are here you can enjoy:
- SANDY BEACHES
- BOAT CRUISES
- HORSEBACK RIDING
- LAKESIDE PARKS
And Much Much More!