Big Bear Vacation Rentals provide the perfect setting to escape to beautiful Big Bear Lake, California.

Big Bear Lake Vacation Rentals offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for the entire family all year long. Water sports, Hiking or Biking, Big Bear Lake Vacation Rental has 23 miles of shoreline with private beach and four beautiful marinas rent or book the tour of your choose from . Private boat permits are required and can be purchased at any one of the Big Bear Lake marinas. Southern California's largest recreation lake, it is about seven miles long and about one mile at its widest. The primary summer attraction in Big Bear was fishing and it still is one of the most common activity there. The most abundant types of fish are trout, bass and catfish. Hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding are also very popular. San Bernardino National Forest offers many trails in varying degrees of difficulty. During winter season Big Bear Lake becomes skiing and snowboarding destination for Southern California.

Spring / Summer / Fall:

Boating:  With more than 22 miles of shore line, the lake offers respite during the warmer summer months as well as the spring and fall. Usually lake related activities begin in May and run well into October and even November. Everything from small paddle boating to a pontoon boating can usually be rented at one of the marinas on the lake. In addition, some offer boating tours that give you guided tours on the history of the lake and facts about the lake.

 Fishing: Big Bear Lake offers one of the top rated fishing locations in all of Southern California. For trout and bass fishing, Big Bear Lake remains one of the best.  Fishing tours are available at any of the four marina at the lake.

Canoeing / Kayaking: New lightweight boats and gear are very manageable and easy to use, get a great workout while enjoying the scenery and wildlife whether you take your own canoe / kayak or rent one.

Wakingboarding / Waterskiing / Tubing: Whether ripiping  through wakes or bouncing along while tubing enjoy one of over 300 days of sunshine in beautiful Big Bear Lake. Whether you are a novice or a pro, you will love this adventure.

 WaveRunners: Rev up a Jet Ski or Waverunner and let 'er rip! Thrust the throttle til the wind whisks through your hair and feel the rush of adrenaline as you dart across Big Bear Lake.

Parasailing: If you're looking for something a little more extraordinary, Big Bear parasailing provides a breathtaking, bird's-eye-view flight over the lake. Flyers go about 600 feet out, and reach an altitude of 300 feet off the water.

Horseback Riding:  Enjoy horseback riding through various types of terrain all year around.  Take in the breathless views as you ride along the lakes and peaks in San Bernadino National Forest.

Biking: Mountain biking has become a summertime favorite of Big Bear Lake visitors. Whether you are just biking along the Alpine Pedal Path on North Shore or riding down the trails at Snow Summit, mountain biking can be an invigorating form of exercise as well as great way to see the valley. Ranging in difficulty from easy cruising to challenging, many professional mountain bikers make Big Bear their home

Hiking: Hiking is an activity that can be conquered most of the year. Big Bear offers many trails in varying degrees of difficulty. Bring a camera, because the view from up there will be so breathtaking, you'll want a picture of it to remember it by. The Ranger Station on the north shore can assist you with maps, as well as provide information on degrees of difficulty. In addition, the Big Bear Discovery Center (located near the Ranger Station) can also assist you with hiking maps and details. Trails can be reached via Sky Chair.

Horseback Riding:  saddle-up year-round for hourly, half-day, sunset and overnight rides and tours through National Forest areas. Your kids will also love the pony rides that are available. Also avaiable in the Winter

Golf: With gorgeous mountain scenery as a backdrop you can enjoy a 9-hole round of golf April through November on a regulation course; Polish up your woods and sharpen your skills at the driving range.  For family fun try a round of miniature golf that offers 18 exciting holes complete with breaking greens, water hazards and attractive landscaping.


Toboggen / Tubing:  The entire family can enjoy tubing & toboggen on natural snow and snowmaking systems that ensure there is always snow for an exhilarating ride.

Cross country skiing / Snoeshoeing: discover Big Bear's serene backcountry is via snowshoes or cross country skis.

Discover the serenity of winter in the mountains of Big Bear. Glide through pines heavy with snow and enjoy the uncrowded beauty of groomed cross-country ski trails. Or explore the backwoods on snowshoes.

Off Roading:  Big Bear has four beautiful seasons. Take advantage of our fully convertible Pinzgauers to explore the ridges, canyons, meadows, streams & rivers of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains! Visit historic community & gold rush sites. Travel the original wagon & truck roads. Delight in panoramic vistas of desert & mountains from cloud-scraper peaks. Schedule tours through Big Bear Off Road Adventures:  (909) 585-1036

More famly fun within walking distance:  In walking distance from The Village of Big Bear, you and your family can go bowling  head on over to the nearby movie theaters to catch the newest release.  Head over to Big Bear Funplex for a game of Laser Tag or Big Bear Historical Museum for a little time travel.



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