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Big Bear Lake

Hwys 30, 330 & 18, CA 92315
+1 800-424-4232
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Nice place to visit for tourism. If you have enough time, i will suggest to stay one night there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
via mobile
A beautiful area of Southern California!

We love Big Bear Lake. This is our second visit. We were here last summer and are now enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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  • Average9%
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Hwys 30, 330 & 18, CA 92315
+1 800-424-4232
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit for tourism. If you have enough time, i will suggest to stay one night there... Those who loves snow activities, this place is heaven for them...

Thank MSMorshed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Big Bear Lake. This is our second visit. We were here last summer and are now enjoying the winter snow. This will be our vacation destination again next summer. Love it!

1  Thank execforkids1
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I will try to do this trip at least once a year! my family and me had an awesome time! there are a lot of activities snow bording, the zoo, and simply the snow is one of the best time of the year !

2  Thank Brenda L
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, really a accessible place. Everyone was friendly on each store we went in. Reasonably priced shops and restaurants

Thank ggglewis
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

A little warmer than expected but our son-in-law rented a beautiful home and we had a wonderful time.

Thank mloftheim
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Big Bear Lake is a nice town with too many people chasing your dollars. It has some good restaurants and a nice climate to walk around in the fall. The visitors center is well kept and very helpful. The lake is part of the San...More

Thank alberto927
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This town is not only beautiful in the summer, fall, winter and spring, it also offers many things to do in each season! Just a few are....Water & Snow Skiing, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Rock Climbing, Horseback Riding, Parasailing, Zip Lines, Ropes Course, Jeep...More

Thank Dionne O
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were looking for a place to start our road trip through Southern California and chose Big Bear Lake. It is a fascinating area with just about everything that holiday-makers might ever want. It was October and the weather was beautiful, but I would like...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We called Big Bear Getaways for a vacation rental, just 2 days before We had 041 a lovely cottage with 2 spacious bedrooms,2bathes. It had a homey feeling. Coming from LasVegas it took 4 hrs and worth the drive. Best rates midweek. This rental had...More

Thank ReneeGrandieri
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were here in the off-season, so not many people were visiting. We picnicked at the lake (picnic tables and grills just across from Serrano campground). You can walk along the lake or simply enjoy the view. Restrooms are open here during off-season. There's also...More

1  Thank KatWat39
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Pablo G
31 December 2017|
Response from OC-RaiderFan | Reviewed this property |
Not much it’s been too warm in So Cal But it’s raining and they may be making snow at ski resorts . Does get in 30s at night
Gerry G
29 September 2017|
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Response from dythomson | Reviewed this property |
There is supposed to be snow on Christmas day! Last year (2016), we got over 20 inches from the 23rd to the 24th of December, just over night. The Summit slopes are usually open after Thanksgiving even if they have to make... More
18 June 2017|
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Response from LBGrandBanks | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the weather (normally still mid to high 60's during the day, chilly at night). Try tent camping at Serrano Campground. Walk along the lake, then visit the Village and eat your meal there. Bring a tent, sleeping... More