Whether it's skiing in winter or camping and mountain biking in the summer, Big Bear Lake, California is the ideal place to get outside and enjoy the active lifestyle. Big Bear Lake itself is located high up in the San Bernadino mountains at over 6,700 feet above sea level within the San Bernardino National Forest. A year-round resort and wilderness campground, it's got a full calendar of activities in all seasons.
Driving in and around Big Bear Lake
Getting to Big Bear Lake is really easy, and when you rent a car in Big Bear Lake, it's only 4.5 miles from Big Bear Airport to the center of town or any of the Big Bear Lake hotels and resorts. If it's more convenient in terms of flight schedules, you can also fly into the larger LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT), which is 57 miles outside of town. Simply search for flights to Ontario, CA. When you land, you can arrange a rental vehicle at the consolidated rental car facility on the airport's property (take a shuttle from your terminal). One of the really great things about Big Bear Lake is the location. From the center of town, you can easily drive to numerous cities, including San Bernardino, where you can take in a concert at the San Manuel Amphitheater. Looking to enjoy the great outdoors instead? Head to Silverwood Lake for fabulous fishing, then swing by Lucerne Valley, where you can howl as loud as you please at Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, one of the best places in the world to interact with wolves.
Exploring Big Bear Lake
Big Bear Lake is easy to navigate with Big Bear Lake car rentals. And with Travelocity's Price Match Guarantee, you don't have to worry about paying too much for Big Bear Lake rental cars. If you find a cheaper price elsewhere, we'll match it and refund the difference. You can see all that Big Bear Lake has to offer without breaking the bank.