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Big Bear Lake Vacations

Prime opportunities for outdoor recreation draw visitors year-round to Big Bear Lake, a city at 6,750 feet in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. A Big Bear Lake vacation can mean skiing and snowboarding in winter, summer hikes in the national forest, fishing and boating on the lake, or doing little more than relaxing and enjoying the scenery.

Major Attractions

In winter, two ski resorts -- Bear Mountain and Snow Summit -- are the major attraction of Big Bear Lake packages. Spend days downhill skiing or snowboarding, or try snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Snow play areas are also available for sledding and tubing. In other seasons, the resorts offer hiking and mountain biking trails, and you can ride the scenic sky chair to the top of Snow Summit. The fishing season starts in April; take to the lake to catch trout, catfish, and largemouth bass. The lake also offers opportunities for boating, water skiing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. Visit the Big Bear Discovery Center to learn about forest stewardship and let the children connect with nature at the outdoor discovery zone. You can also arrange off-road Jeep tours at the center.

Recurring Festivals and Events

From June to September, the Music in the Mountains Summer Concert Series brings classic rock bands to the outdoor amphitheater at the Big Bear Discovery Center. Another big annual event is the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest, held on weekends from mid-September until the end of October. Entertainment and events, including live music, German food and beer, log-sawing contests, and other games, take place at the Convention Center, which is within walking distance of many Big Bear Lake hotels . In September, the town hosts the Big Bear International Film Festival, featuring outdoor film screenings and workshops.

Ready for the slopes, trails, and natural beauty of the mountains? Then it's time to book Big Bear Lake vacation packages through Travelocity and save up to $537. With Big Bear Lake car rentals , you can explore nearby attractions too, including a zip-line course and the Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge.

Tours and Activities in Big Bear Lake

Overwhelming locations, interesting people and unforgettable new experiences — that's what travel's all about. Excited about your next wonderful adventure?

Getaways give us an opportunity to embark on fun adventures. During your travels to Big Bear Lake, indulge in a Big Bear Lake Ziplining Adventure or a Big Bear Lake Segway Tour.

Frequently asked questions

How much are vacation packages to Big Bear Lake?
With Travelocity vacation packages, you can be living it up in Big Bear Lake for as low as $157. Hotels, flights and adventures — we’ve got you covered. You can save some cash just by bundling together your bookings. And with everything taken care of before leaving, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the adventure.
How long should my Big Bear Lake vacation be?
If you’re looking for some guidance, most visitors spend about 2 nights in Big Bear Lake. But to uncover the true spirit of this destination, stay a few extra nights. That way you can check off more attractions and really take in the local vibe.
Where can I get the best vacation package deals for Big Bear Lake?
For an affordable Big Bear Lake package deal, you can’t go past Travelocity. Select from 400 airlines and 665,000 properties worldwide to create your ultimate trip — simple as that.
Why should I purchase my Big Bear Lake vacation bundle with Travelocity?
Nothing tops the peace of mind knowing you’ve just scored the best deal in town — that’s our Price Match Guarantee. Add to that our inspiring range of magical destinations and 24/7 team of customer service professionals and you’ve got the formula for an unforgettable vacation.
Will I save money on my Big Bear Lake car rental if I bundle it with hotels and flights?
Combining your flight, car and hotel into a Big Bear Lake vacation package is a great way to score the best deal. Plus, having your own set of wheels gives you the freedom to find your way to all the landmarks you want to check out. Situated 62 mi from Big Bear Lake, Disneyland® is one attraction that should be on your itinerary. Put together a driving playlist and make a day trip of it.
What is the best time of year to go to Big Bear Lake?
If you’d rather avoid costly airfares, huge crowds and a lack of vacancy, plan your escape outside of January, February, March. The quietest time to travel to Big Bear Lake is September, November, October. You’ll find the highest hotel rates in December and the cheapest in October.
Which airport is best for Big Bear Lake?
One top option is Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.). From here, you’ll have to travel east for roughly 40 mi to reach inner Big Bear Lake. Another possibility is Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), which is 37 mi away from central Big Bear Lake.
What is there to do in Big Bear Lake?
Snow Summit deserves to be on your itinerary. After you’ve crossed off this top attraction, amble through the streets of Big Bear Lake and learn what really makes this vibrant destination tick.
Where should I stay when visiting Big Bear Lake?
You have a range of options, with The Village and Winter Park being the more well-liked areas among visitors. If the former better suits your Big Bear Lake adventures, check out the amenities and facilities at the Marina Resort (3.0 stars) and the Holiday Inn Resort The Lodge At Big Bear Lake (3.5 stars). If you go with the latter, we’d suggest the Best Western Big Bear Chateau (3.5 stars) or the Majestic Pines - 3 Br home by RedAwning (3.5 stars).

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Travelocity.com from 2019-04-01 - 2020-03-31 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.