Enjoying time in scenic Big Bear, California is always a treat and when you get to make the most of time alongside your best girlfriends, it’s even better! The following is a great place to start when you’re excited to plan a Big Bear getaway you won’t soon forget.
Savor a Wine Tasting Outing with Your Best Friends
Big Bear is a destination packed with amazing scenery and access to fun. It’s also a place where your girl’s getaway can include a lot of amazing flavors! Consider adding a wine tasting experience to your getaway itinerary when travel plans next bring you this way. Barrel 33 is a popular stop in town among wine enthusiasts with good reason. It’s located in The Village at 40754 Village Drive and pairs an inviting setting with great wine tasting options and live music too. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy award-winning wines in a laid-back setting that comes complete with mouthwatering food pairing options as well. There’s even a charming gift shop on-site to check out before you go. This is a stop you and your best girlfriends are going to want to be sure to take advantage of during your Big Bear stay.
Make Time for On-the-Water Fun
A trip to Big Bear when the weather is warm is an opportunity to make the most of an amazing moment on the water. When you’re in town with your best girls at your side, there’s even more to look forward to! Make time during your getaway to head over to Captain John’s Fawn Harbor Marina. Here, you can rent stand-up paddleboards and enjoy a leisurely afternoon of paddling at your very own, preferred pace. Looking for something different? You and your crew can also rent canoes and kayaks or book a fishing charter from this one-stop destination. If you’re a group that loves time on the lake, there’s no better place to be.
Hit the Trails in Style
A great way to spend quality time with your friends in Big Bear is to lace up your hiking boots and hit the scenic trails in style. The good news is, that there are plenty of options to choose from when you’re looking to customize your route according to skill level and outing duration. Castle Rock Trail is a 2-mile loop that’s popular among hikers and can be accessed east of Big Bear Dam just off Highway 18. The trail is loved for its amazing views, gentle slopes, and options for wildlife watching along the way. Pine Knot Trail is the ideal option for groups who are looking for more of a challenge in good company. This route takes hikers 6 miles out and is considered intermediate in difficulty. It begins at the Aspen Glen Picnic Area on Mill Creek Road and views along the way include gorgeous white fir and Jeffrey pine as well as manzanita and oaks. Many hikers pack a picnic as this route takes about 3 hours for experienced hikers to complete. Do keep in mind you’ll need an Adventure Pass in hand to enjoy time on this trail!
Treat Yourself to a Spa Session
After all your outdoor adventure and fun, nothing is more refreshing or well-deserved than some time at the spa. Altitudes Massage & Spa is a great place to find yourself when relaxation is the priority, and you will appreciate being able to pick and choose from more than 18 massage types on their list of services! Head over to Hideaway Salon & Spa and you’ll find you’re in the right place to enjoy wraps, facials, and exfoliating treatments that will leave you looking and feeling your very best. At Elevations Spa, you can pair your pampering with flavor when you go for their Wine Down Massage option on-site. No matter where you land looking to rejuvenate, you really can’t go wrong.
Spend Some Quality Time Shopping
For a girl’s getaway with some retail therapy included, time in The Village has you covered. This part of town is packed with charming shops and eateries to explore whether you’re on the hunt for home goods, handcrafted items, apparel, or fun souvenirs for loved ones back home. From jewelry and art to clothing and beyond, there’s a good chance you’ll find everything you’re looking for and more on your shopping day out.
Enhance the View at Action Tours
There’s no reason not to infuse some adrenaline-pumping fun into your Big Bear girl’s getaway experience. It’s easy to do at Action Tours where you can enjoy zipping through forested terrain at 35 mph on a collection of nine ziplines! These offer up fun and amazing views while Action Tours also has knowledgeable and friendly experts on-site to help you get acquainted with the gear and ensure a fun, safe, and memorable experience with every visit.
Book Your Big Bear Getaway Today
Enjoy every moment of your girls’ getaway to Big Bear and make sure you have amazing accommodations to enjoy while you’re here as well by booking through Big Bear Cabins. Reach out today to learn more about our exciting options and to start planning!