California winter vacations are as close to perfect as you can imagine and when you decide to visit Big Bear, well, it gets even better! We’re not about beaches, bikinis, and sunny skies that only dim once the stars rise, though; a visit to Big Bear promises ski jumps and snowboarding, cozy nights spent cuddling in front of the fire, and afternoons spent building snowmen with the kids. Our mountain city offers a world of possibilities, some of which we will talk about in this guide to things you should try during your winter in Big Bear; others you will have the fun of discovering for yourself!
Chances are you have experienced the thrills of sledding down a big hill on the snowiest days of winter, and many of you have schussed down the big slopes at many ski resorts across the nation, but we’re guessing that not a lot of you have snowshoed through the wilderness under a dark sky with only the moon and the stars to illuminate your way! The SkiHaus at 41491 Big Bear Boulevard, rents snow shoes for those who like to do things on their own, or if you prefer, Action Tours California offers a variety of tours for all experience levels.
This is just one of five different ski events taking place at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit from December 16ththrough February 24thand is a part of the largest snowboarding and freestyling championships in the entire world. When you visit Big Bear on this date, you have the opportunity to watch the best skiers and snowboarders in the world show their stuff; their skills and talents will take your breath away!
Another fun winter Big Bear activity is ziplining; an activity usually only tried in the warmer seasons elsewhere, Action Zipline Tours offers this adventure all year long! Bundle up and prepare for the flight ofthe lifetime as you view Big Bear from 85 feet up in the air; offering 9 high speed ziplines where you can reach speeds of up to 45 miles per hour, your California winter adventure is sure to be the envy of all your friends and family!
And as if all of the above wasn’t enough to convince, your first step inside one of our Big Bear Cabins vacation escapes will seal the deal! Luxurious and comfortable and offering a warmth you won’t find in a hotel room, your stay with us will be the best decision you made this year! Reserve yours today!