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Big Bear Lake, Big Bear Lake

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Discover an alpine resort in the heart of Southern California at Big Bear Lake. The lake is a destination for enjoying the peaceful natural setting and taking part in a variety of outdoor activities. The waters provide excellent fishing and sailing opportunities, while the surrounding area is great for hiking and cycling. In the wintertime the hills around the lake offer some of California's best skiing. The adjacent communities offer plenty of shopping, dining, and sightseeing, as well as numerous places to stay. Due to cold water and underwater obstacles, swimming in the lake is not recommended. A visit to Big Bear Lake represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Big Bear Lake online trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • My family and I started attending the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest several years ago. This event is a Fall tradition with a building built to look like a tent with authentic German bands, food, deserts.....  more
    My family and I started attending the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest several years ago. This event is a Fall tradition with a building built to look like a tent with authentic German bands, food, deserts.....  more »
  • In response to the person that wrote about locals being crazy drivers, tailgating, illegally passing extremely slow drivers on mountain roads. That doesn’t sound like locals at all. Local drivers... 
    In response to the person that wrote about locals being crazy drivers, tailgating, illegally passing extremely slow drivers on mountain roads. That doesn’t sound like locals at all. Local drivers...  more »

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