Big Bear Lake is a picturesque alpine town in California nestled deep in the San Bernardino National Forest next to the lake of the same name. This destination is particularly appealing to travelers who are interested in spending some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city and embracing the region’s natural splendor. Water sports are especially popular with more adventurous travelers, and local marinas can get you out on the water on a paddle board, kayak or full-size boat.

    Big Bear Lake offers much more than just the water when it comes to outdoor activities. This destination is also home to Big Bear Mountain, which is a big draw during the winter. The slopes here are great for skiing and snowboarding, and there’s a wide variety of slope difficulties suitable for beginners and experts alike. Of course, the summer and warmer months still offer fun activities like ziplining, golfing and a bungee trampoline.

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      Big Bear Lake is Southern California’s premier 4-season destination. The city offers majestic natural beauty, abundant outdoor recreation, and a laidback vibe. The region combines epic mountain scenery with 22 miles of shoreline. It’s just 2 hours from Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Summer activities take place on the lake, with water sports in abundance for adrenaline junkies. Hikers...

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