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Big Bear Lake, Big Bear Region

(4.2/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Discover an alpine resort in the heart of Southern California at Big Bear Lake. The lake is a destination for enjoying the peaceful natural setting and taking part in a variety of outdoor activities. The waters provide excellent fishing and sailing opportunities, while the surrounding area is great for hiking and cycling. In the wintertime the hills around the lake offer some of California's best skiing. The adjacent communities offer plenty of shopping, dining, and sightseeing, as well as numerous places to stay. Due to cold water and underwater obstacles, swimming in the lake is not recommended. A visit to Big Bear Lake represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Big Bear Region vacation trip planner to plot your vacation.
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TripAdvisor
  • There isn't much to do, people are not very nice and less friendly. The village is small and the road is narrow and dangerous at night.
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  • If you want to know the snow and not move great distances from the center of Los Angeles, California, is very nice. He bequeathed by excellent roads and on sunny days you can even go in a car. He visited the last week of December and there was ice everywhere... It is recommended to know as it will be the weather before the trip, to not encounter surprises of snowfalls. If you notice much visitation when time permits, since you can enjoy the snow, with the Sun to the fullest
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  • Boat a few hours with the family and played. Beautiful view, in the best weather, excellent family. Can't seem to just swim in the Lake.
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  • An excellent place to visit and relax, even just for a few hours, the view is great and the feeling is overwhelming, too bad the water is so low right now; otherwise, one of the best places in Southern California to visit and enjoy
  • I love Big Bear. One of my favorite places to visit and fish. Beautiful views and plenty of stores and restaurants to keep you busy all day long.
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