Big Bear Lake is a year-round travel destination in southern California that provides a variety of activities for families and friends. From picturesque mountain hikes, to exhilarating mountain biking, Big Bear has so many wonderful activities for the whole family. They also have friendly car shows, concerts and festivals.
Whether you go for a romantic lunch for two while enjoying the lush meadows or ride off into the sunset on horseback, there are plenty of reasons to visit Big Bear Lake this summer.
Here are just a few ideas of fun-filled summer activities for you and your families to enjoy:
Baldwin Lake Stables – Baldwin Lake Stables offers a variety of guided trips on horseback… a fun and exciting way to ride around the beautiful San Bernardino Mountain terrain. Amateur riders are well taken care of and kids must be at least four feet tall and around 7 years old to ride on the trail. The younger ones can enjoy hand-led pony rides on weekends which is about 15 to 20 minutes and cost around $10.
Bowling Barn – When you want some family fun, this 16-lane bowling alley in a big red barn is the place to be. Nothing fancy, just a place where you can relax and have a good time. There is a bar for your favorite cocktails for the adults and a snack bar for the kids too. Besides the bowling, you can also enjoy the arcade games that are available for a fun filled time with friends and family.
Miss Liberty – A paddle boat tour ride awaits everyone at the Miss Liberty, which is Big Bear Lake’s largest tour boat. The tour gives you an opportunity to see Big Bear from the lake view, and it is amazing! The beautiful blue water surrounded by awesome pines and towering boulders in Boulder Bay will surely delight you! The tour takes about one hour and a half and runs several times daily. It is available from spring through the Fall. It has a bar that offers snacks and refreshments.
Big Bear Pirate Ship Tours – There’s nothing quite like a pirate ship to explore Big Bear Lake! A replica of a Spanish galleon, the Time Bandit takes families and kids on a tour around Big Bear Lake. The entertaining tour guide informs everyone on the history of the area. Daily tours last for about 90 minutes and are offered at the following times: 10am, 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm. Kids 12 and under pay $14, and adults $22.
What better way to enjoy summer than having your friends and family join you for a memorable vacation in Big Bear Lake. Check out the list of Big Bear vacation rentals with Big Bear Property Services so you can book the perfect vacation cabin!
You’ll love the awesome summer days and nights and delight in the abundance of summer activities!