What's the hold up? Big Bear Solar Observatory was made to be seen.
Big Bear Lake, roughly 390 miles (628 kilometers) outside of the capital of the state, Sacramento, is where you'll find it.
Just as significant as your sightseeing list is your choice of an accommodation. Fortunately for you, there are 36 posibilities within a short commute of Big Bear Solar Observatory. You might consider The Club At Big Bear Village or The Inn at Fawnskin, situated 1 mile (2 kilometers) and 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, respectively. Another great choice, the Knickerbocker Mansion Country Inn, is only 2 miles (3 kilometers) away.
Very close by, you'll be able to find hotels to fall within the most restrictive budgets. The Big Bear Lakefront Lodge and the Cozy Hollow Lodge are two such establishments. They're 1 mile (2 kilometers) and 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, respectively.
If you are in need of a top-rated hotel not too far away, check out the Bear Lassen Chalet, 4 miles (6 kilometers) away.