It is a winter wonderland right now at Big Bear Lake. While we all enjoy snow-capped mountains and slopes full of slick snow, sometimes we may want to appreciate Big Bear Lake from the comfort of a warm spot indoors. Grab a cup of hot chocolate after you see the Big Bear snow forecast and we give you tips on staying warm at Big Bear Lake this winter.
Warm Up Before You Hit the Slopes
Start your day off right by getting a good breakfast. Eggs, bacon, hash browns, grits and more. Big Bear Lake has all the offerings you need to get moving and get warm. Check out our seven best breakfasts in Big Bear that are sure to wake you up.
Grab Some Coffee
Breakfast with a great cup of coffee is a daily ritual at Big Bear Lake. We have you covered with the three best coffee shops in Big Bear Lake and some great breakfast power meals that go along with them to keep you warm and energized for the slopes.
Visit the Big Bear Discovery Center
Head to the Big Bear Discovery Center to warm up for a bit and enjoy weekly exhibits and programs. Once you are warm, head out on an eco-tour and tour the mountain range with a professional guide. The discovery center is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and is open every other day of the week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Do Some Big Bear Lake Village Shopping
Shopping at Big Bear Lake Village is like stepping back in time to take a stroll through a quaint village from another time. It’s full of quaint, artistic, and funky shops where you can purchase one-of-a-kind items you can’t find anywhere else. Stay warm by doing some shopping and make sure you visit these six fun places to shop at Big Bear Lake.
Get a Home-Cooked Meal
Nothing can warm you up and sooth your soul better than a home-cooked meal. Big Bear Lake has some of the best home-cooked meal dishes around. We have the top 5 places to eat a home-cooked chicken dinner in Big Bear.
Head to the Pizza Parlors
Does a piping hot pizza after a day on the slopes sound delicious? You came to the right place. Big Bear Lake is home to some of the best pizza parlors in the area. Take your pick with our guide to the best places for Big Bear Lake Pizza.
Grab a Burger
A warm drink from the bar and a juicy burger with a plate of hot fries sounds like the perfect end to a chilly day at Big Bear Lake, doesn’t it? The area is home to some of the juiciest and most creative burger offerings around. Make sure you try the five best burgers of Big Bear this winter.
How to Handle the Big Bear Snow Season
When you do venture out in the snow to enjoy the winter wonderland that Big Bear Lake has to offer, traverse our guide on how to handle the Big Bear snow season to learn everything you need to know about the ski slopes, the snow reports and even whether you are required to have chains on your tires when you visit.
Book Your Cozy Big Bear Cabin Vacation Stay
Our last recommendation for staying warm and cozy in Big Bear Lake during the winter season is renting a warm cabin or a luxury hotel room at Big Bear Frontier. Come stay awhile and enjoy the snow and our warm and inviting cabins. Make your reservations today!