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Big Bear, CA Travel and Vacation Getaways

WorldMark Big Bear Exterior Retreat to the mountains and enjoy a peaceful, scenic vacation in Big Bear Lake. As one of the top holiday destinations in a state full of natural beauty, the lake and its gorgeous valley provide an ideal setting for indulging in outdoor activities. Take the time to go skiing and snowboarding in the winter, or fishing and boating in the summer. Whether you are planning a fun family vacation, quick weekend escape with friends or romantic rendezvous, Big Bear Lake is a relaxing destination to slow down and savor life.

Big Bear Lake Vacation Destination

Skiing and snowboarding for every level are a short drive away at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. In the summer, enjoy trout and bass fishing or explore scenic trails around the lake. Ready to take a plunge? Leap off the granite boulders by China Island but don't forget to look first.

The Village at Big Bear Lake offers a unique mix of shopping and restaurants. Love to bowl? Don't miss the red-roofed Bowling Barn. Love to ride your bike? Take it along a scenic Grout Bay Trail offering a roller-coaster ride through some of the most spectacular scenery in Southern California.

Big Bear Travel Tips

  • Packing tip - Though close to Los Angeles, the temps here are quite a bit cooler, so bring a fleece even in the summertime.
  • Best Attraction - Live your childhood dream of being on a pirate ship aboard Time Bandit, a 1/3-sclae replica of a Spanish galleon, with a glass of rum in hand.
  • Best Time to Visit - Don't miss the Trout Derby in June as well as Oktoberfest

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 47°F
  • February: 47°F
  • March: 52°F
  • April: 59°F
  • May: 68°F
  • June: 76°F
  • July: 81°F
  • August: 80°F
  • September: 74°F
  • October: 64°F
  • November: 54°F
  • December: 48°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Highland, CA
  • Redlands, CA
  • Yucca Valley, CA
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • Loma Linda, CA

Nearby Airports

  • Ontario International Airport
  • Palm Springs International Airport
  • Los Angeles International Airport

Medical Facilities

  • Bear Valley Community Hospital
  • Bear Mountain Family Urgent Care