When it comes to a Big Bear vacation, the longer the better. This is because regardless of how long you are here, there is always something new and exciting to see and experience. While it will not allow you to see everything, one week is a great duration for a Big Bear vacation because you can really get to know this unique community and the one-of-a-kind beauty that surrounds. The following should be on everyone’s itinerary for a one-week Big Bear vacation.
As with any great vacation, your Big Bear journey should start with coffee and breakfast at a local favorite. The local favorite in almost all cases is The Grizzly Manor Café, which is known for epic portions of the best comfort food in town. You can also find amazing mountain breakfasts at the Teddy Bear Restaurant, Mountain Munchies, the Grind & Grill Café.
You will also find many awesome options for lunch throughout Big Bear. One of the most unique spots in town is a local favorite in the Himalayan Restaurant. Here you can find the best Tibetan and Indian cuisine in Big Bear and beyond. You will also love a quick bite at Amangela’s Sandwich & Bagel House, the best pizza in town at Saucy Mama’s Pizzeria, and more.
For dinner you will find many amazing restaurants providing any type of cuisine you could want. For starters, you need to get yourself a steak or North Atlantic Salmon at one of the best fine dining restaurants in town at Captain’s Anchorage. Find other delicious options like the Black Diamond Tavern, the Big Bear Lake Brewing Company, or The Peppercorn Grille.
Getting outside is one of the best ways to take advantage of time spent in Big Bear and one of the best ways to get outside is to go for a hike. You will find many wonderful hikes of all different types, whether you are looking for a light stroll or something challenging. For something very easy with a beautiful view check out the Alpine Pedal Path on the north side of the lake. For something a bit more difficult and just as beautiful, then Castle Rock Trail could be the one for you.
Of course, getting out on the lake is an absolute must, and there are enough opportunities to do this so there is something for you to do every day. When you visit the Big Bear Marina on the south shore of the lake, you will find rentals for kayaks, snorkeling gear, speed boats, standup paddle boards, and so much more. Any one of these ways of getting out on the water is sure to provide for some of your best Big Bear memories.
Another unique way to spend a day in Big Bear is to visit the Alpine Zoo. Here, you will find a day’s worth of Big Bear activities, specifically and seeing and learning about some amazing animals that call this place home. Find exotic animals throughout the zoo like bears, bobcats, eagles, and so much more.
This vacation will also give you plenty of time to live it up in one of the beautiful homes provided by Big Bear Cabins. The real estate throughout town is beautiful, and the selection offered by Big Bear Cabins represents the best of it all. Easily navigate through our listings to find mansions tucked away in the wilderness along with charming beach cottages right on the lake. Regardless of the size or location, these homes greet visitors with charming décor amidst a spacious floor plan, cozy furniture perfect for relaxing with friends and family, fully-equipped kitchens, and quality beds and bedding for when you need a good rest in between adventures. Find the perfect place to spend a week long Big Bear vacation in with Big Bear Cabins!