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Big Bear Lake Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Big Bear Lake Travel Guide

This lakeside village in Southern California sits just east of Los Angeles, but far enough that you'll forget there are any cities anywhere around.

Things to Do in Big Bear Lake

You can't go wrong with days along the water at Big Bear Lake. Sit along the water's edge or go for a boat ride or swim in the deep blue waters. Kids will love any of the waterside parks, like Meadow Park, Veterans Park, Rotary Pine Knot Park, or Boulder Bay Park. Hike up the nearby mountains or sit out by the lake and go fishing -- Big Bear Lake is the ideal vacation spot for the outdoorsman. Big Bear Alpine Zoo is another popular destination in town, as one of only two alpine zoos in the United States. In the winter, the town is a popular site for skiing and snowboarding at Snow Summit Ski Resort and Bear Mountain Ski Resort. Big Bear Lake is a family-friendly resort perfect for families with young kids. Locals in town are relaxed and friendly, and are used to visitors coming to explore their charming hamlet.

Best Time to Visit Big Bear Lake

Spring is when the lake is at its best. The weather is warm without being too hot, the flowers begin to bloom, and the village makes its transition from ski resort town to summer adventure town. Be sure to book a trip between April and June.

Cabins in Big Bear Lake

Located in Southern California and surrounding by the San Bernardino Mountains you’ll find the perfect Big Bear Lake cabin rentals. With amazing views and relaxing hot tubs, pet-friendly vacation rentals in Big Bear are a stone’s throw from Bear Mountain and family-friendly Snow Summit ski resort. Hit the ski slopes and enjoy beautiful mountain views near your vacation home. Big Bear Lake offers the perfect escape and selection for a variety of homes, cabins and vacation rentals.

Unwind by Big Bear Lake’s fish-filled banks or take in picture-perfect lake views from your Big Bear Lake cabin. Enjoy a thriving nightlife in downtown Big Bear. Just two hours east of Los Angeles, Big Bear Lake is the quintessential mountain town with shopping, dining and entertainment. Make the most of your stay in the Big Bear area no matter the season. Find your vacation home and plan your California adventure.

Price and Availability in Big Bear Lake

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Big Bear Lake is in December, while the cheapest month is in September. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Big Bear Lake is in the high season in December. Big Bear Lake has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Big Bear Lake tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Big Bear Lake tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Big Bear Lake

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Big Bear Lake. The warmest months in Big Bear Lake are May and July, when temperatures reach 87 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Big Bear Lake is March with 4.27 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.92 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Big Bear Lake

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, redawning and more. AllTheRooms has 13,421 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Big Bear Lake, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A typical accommodation in Big Bear Lake costs on average $219 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Big Bear Lake can pick from 3,957 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 94 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 395 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Big Bear Lake? Then choose one of the 3,861 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 466 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 1,407 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Big Bear Lake AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 10 providers, including 2,236 places to stay from Airbnb, 551 accommodations from VRBO and 551 places to stay from redawning.

4,138 of our places to stay in Big Bear Lake have been rated by previous guests. They rated 42% as excellent or good. 4,276 accommodations allow instant booking.

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