See You in September – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The air at Big Bear Lake is getting crisper, nights are getting a little longer, and you are soon going to see more runners and hikers on the trails. There is just something about being outside in the mountains of Southern California when the temperature is cooler, especially when you get a chance to explore …

Changing of the Seasons – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Any of you who are regulars at Big Bear Lake know that this place changes with each season. Spring, summer, fall, and winter all showcase a different facet of the area, which gives you a reason to come up and visit us 365 days a year. Labor Day not only gives those who have been …

Cycling Events for Bike Lovers in Big Bear

It's only natural that we talk a lot about boating, after all, we are on a lake. We realize, though, that not everyone has their sea legs. So, this week we're greasing up our bike chains and strapping on our helmets. Let's push some pedals... The weather this week will be great for bicycling! All …

Old Miners, New Music, and Much More – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The Fourth of July weekend is just the start of a series of promising events that will make Big Bear Lake THE place to be. We covered many, but not all, of the events going on this weekend in last week’s blog. This week we spent some time looking at the rest of the month, …

The Boys of Summer: The Old Miners Association – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake was the focus of several gold rushes during the height of the prospecting days of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There were three major players in the search for gold in the Big Bear area: Bill Holcomb, Elias (Lucky) Baldwin, and J.R. DeLaMar. All of them came looking for gold, …

Memorial Day 2013 And Summer Are Coming! – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The big question to ask about Memorial Day weekend: what is NOT going on at Big Bear Lake? This is the week the valley officially switches over to all of its summertime shenanigans. The Big Bear Mountain Golf Course will be opening the full course up for the weekend, the anglers will be out in …

Of Trout and Terror – What to do at Big Bear Lake

There are two lines in the story Knock by Fredrick Brown that have been identified as the shortest horror story ever written: “The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door.” We are still a long way off from Halloween, but the fear and the fun will …

Hiking through the Mountains – What to do at Big Bear Lake

We’re getting ready for the many outdoor events coming soon to Big Bear Lake. The lake is buzzing with activity as our friends and neighbors are getting ready for some spring and summer outdoor recreation. Nature is preparing too. The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and the flowers are peeking out …