Where to stay around Big Bear Lake?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,711 holiday lettings near Big Bear Lake. From 1,713 Houses to 702 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Big Bear Lake is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Big Bear Lake?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Big Bear Lake:

  • Lower Moonridge: 938 holiday homes
  • Fox Farm: 830 holiday homes
  • Castle Glen Estates: 304 holiday homes
  • Moonridge: 1,051 holiday homes
  • Upper Moonridge: 763 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Big Bear Lake?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Big Bear Lake. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • United States Adaptive Recreation Center: 2,968 holiday lettings
  • Snow Summit Ski Resort: 3,134 holiday lettings
  • Bear Mountain: 2,967 holiday lettings
  • Meadow Park: 3,157 holiday lettings
  • Big Bear Lake: 3,161 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Big Bear Lake listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Big Bear Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,713 Houses in Big Bear Lake. Our other popular types of Big Bear Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 702 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 702 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 702 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I rent mountain rentals in Big Bear Lake?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 1,165 mountain rentals in Big Bear Lake. You have also many other possibilities in Big Bear Lake area, including:

  • Golf course rentals: 614 holiday rentals
  • Village rentals: 546 holiday rentals
  • Lake rentals: 344 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with private pool in Big Bear Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with private pool among our 6 holiday homes with private pool available in Big Bear Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental in Big Bear Lake, USA your home away from home

    Big Bear Lake is a water reservoir and popular holiday destination in California’s San Bernardino Mountains. It’s a year round destination, with ski and snowboarding on offer in the winter, and all kinds of outdoor recreation on offer close to Big Bear Lake holiday rentals in the summer.

    Things to do in Big Bear Lake, USA

    There are a great variety of outdoor activities on offer on holiday at self-catering accommodation in Big Bear Lake. The exceptional natural scenery can be explored on foot, by bike or on horseback via a number of trails. When it comes to biking there are a variety of companies in the area offering rentals, and its possible to obtain detailed information about the location and difficulty of routes in the area. In summer the lake’s main beach can be found at Meadow Park, which also features facilities for tennis, as well as picnic and barbecue areas.

    Big Bear Lake vacation accommodation is also ideal for anyone who enjoys water sports. There’s a great range of experiences available here, including sailing, jet-skiing, power boating and paddle boating. Around the lake’s 23-mile shoreline are a number of marinas where you’ll be able to rent all the equipment you’ll need.

    In the winter Big Bear Lake holiday accommodation is frequented by ski and snowboard enthusiasts. There are two main resorts to be found – Bear Mountains and Snow Summit, which together feature 75 runs and seven parks devoted exclusively to snowboarding. The ski runs are suitable mainly for intermediate skiers. At Big Bear Mountain you’ll get to take in some truly memorable views of Big Bear Lake and the surrounding landscape.

    Places to visit on holiday in Big Bear Lake, USA

    Palm Springs is within a comfortable drive of Big Bear Lake holiday rentals and would offer an interesting contrast to your holiday should you visit in winter. At this time of year Palm Springs offers a pleasantly warm climate, with a number of attractions, and is ideal for hiking. It’s also a popular destination for golf with some first class courses in the area.

    Weather in Big Bear Lake, USA

    With its high elevation, Big Bear Lake self-catering accommodation gets cold weather and a fair amount of snow in the winter months. Summers on the other hand are very warm, with average daily highs of around 27 degrees in July and August.

    Cheap flights to Big Bear Lake, USA

    Coming from the UK, the best way to get to holiday rentals in Big Bear Lake would be to fly to Los Angeles International (LAX) from London Heathrow with British Airways or Virgin, before making the two hour drive east to the lake in San Bernardino County.

    Activities and attractions in and around Big Bear Lake

    Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy Big Bear Lake for its skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Big Bear Lake a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Snow Summit (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Gold Mine Golf Course (3 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Bear Mountain (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Bear Mountain Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Big Bear Alpine Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Big Bear Lake

    Big Bear Lake is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, February, May or March, when snowfall averages 44.78 inches and temperatures average -6°F.

    Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Big Bear Lake

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Big Bear Lake is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Pine Knot Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Swim Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Meadow Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Aspen Glen Picnic Area (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • North Shore Recreation Area (1.3 mi / 2 km)
    • Big Bear Discovery Center (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)