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Save up to $986 | Book Flight + Hotel at the same time*
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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.

Top Big Bear Lake Hotels Deals

Motel 6 Big Bear $49
Motel 6 Big Bear

Motel 6 Big Bear

42899 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake, CA
  • Free Cancellation
 
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Big Bear Lake, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Community Arts Theater Society and within 3 mi (5 km) of Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. Juniper Point and Big Bear Alpine Zoo are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Lagonita Lodge $139
Lagonita Lodge

Lagonita Lodge

183 Lagonita Ln, Big Bear Lake, CA
     
    3.0 out of 5.0

    Situated in Big Bear Lake, this condo building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Aspen Glen Picnic Area, Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain, and Big Bear Marina. Snow Summit is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.

    Big Bear Frontier $70
    Big Bear Frontier

    Big Bear Frontier

    40472 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
       
      3.0 out of 5.0

      Located near the slopes, this Big Bear Lake hotel is in the mountains, within a 10-minute walk of Big Bear Marina and Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and snow tubing. Snow Summit is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) away.

      Holiday Inn Resort The Lodge At Big Bear Lake $120
      Holiday Inn Resort The Lodge At Big Bear Lake

      Holiday Inn Resort The Lodge At Big Bear Lake

      40650 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA
         
        3.5 out of 5.0

        Located near the slopes, this The Village hotel is in the mountains, within a 10-minute walk of Big Bear Visitor Center and Big Bear Marina, and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Snow Summit and Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain are also within 3 mi (5 km).

        Best Western Big Bear Chateau $97
        Best Western Big Bear Chateau

        Best Western Big Bear Chateau

        42200 Moon Ridge Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA
        • Free Cancellation
        • Reserve now, pay when you stay
         
        3.5 out of 5.0

        Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this hotel in Big Bear Lake is within 3 mi (5 km) of Snow Summit, Bear Mountain, and Big Bear Marina. Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away.

        Travelodge by Wyndham Big Bear Lake CA $42
        Travelodge by Wyndham Big Bear Lake CA

        Travelodge by Wyndham Big Bear Lake CA

        39471 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
        • Free Cancellation
        • Reserve now, pay when you stay
         
        2.0 out of 5.0

        Located near the slopes, this Big Bear Lake hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Boulder Bay Park and Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. Big Bear Marina is 1.8 mi (2.8 km) away.

        Marina Resort $111
        Marina Resort

        Marina Resort

        40770 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
        • Free Cancellation
        • Reserve now, pay when you stay
         
        3.0 out of 5.0

        Located near the slopes, this The Village hotel is in the mountains and within 1 mi (2 km) of Pine Knot Marina, Swim Beach, and Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain. Meadow Park and Snow Summit are also within 3 mi (5 km).

        Robinhood Resort $57
        Robinhood Resort

        Robinhood Resort

        540 Pine Knot Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA
        • Free Cancellation
        • Reserve now, pay when you stay
         
        3.0 out of 5.0

        Located near the slopes, this The Village hotel is in the mountains and within 1 mi (2 km) of Pine Knot Marina, Big Bear Marina, and Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain. Snow Summit is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) away.

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