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 …

Fourth of July 2013 and More – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Can you imagine Fourth of July fireworks up here in the mountain air, with Big Bear Lake reflecting all of the beauty in the sky? Over the 237 years we have been celebrating this holiday, we have come close to perfecting it. The holiday often begins with inviting up family and friends, and making burgers …

Running At New Heights – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The great outdoors! There are many reasons to come up to Big Bear Lake for the weekend, and getting out into nature is one of them. Fitness is a big hobby here in the mountain air. Athletes have been coming up here for years for either the benefits of high altitude training and running where …

Even More to do in June! – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Our blog last week was chock full of things to do around Big Bear Lake for the first half of the month. This week we continue our look at all of the major events going on in June. And this is just the big stuff! Here’s what to expect from the weather this week. Big …

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, …

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 …

Eating Fresh and Feeling Good – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Warm weather, beautiful skies, and a glistening lake…Big Bear is ready for all of our warm weather sports and event enthusiasts to come up to the mountains. Many of the Big Bear Lake summer attractions and events  will open around Memorial Day weekend with the first burst of summer tourists. One thing happening right now …

A Bicycle, A Trail, and You – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The Big Bear Lake region is filled with amazing activities. There is always something for you to do any time you come up and visit, no matter the season. The weather has been consistently warm this spring, and that is bringing out the beautiful side of nature we have not seen for a while. While …

The Sweet Air of April – What to do at Big Bear Lake

April has arrived, and it is a big month for transitions here at Big Bear Lake! Bear Mountain and Snow Summit announced this week that the last day for skiing and snowboarding for the 2012-2013 season will be this Sunday. If you have been putting getting to the mountains to the last minute… this is …

Hiking 101, Part 1: Gathering the Right Gear – What to do at Big Bear Lake

We welcomed spring in Big Bear on Wednesday with semi-open arms. While we miss the snow, the changing of seasons means the mountains become ready for other activities, fishing on a boat in the lake is a little closer, and that bike that has been sitting in the garage will be getting a good dusting …