HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon

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

Big Bear Lake is a holiday destination in California’s San Bernardino County, offering a wealth of outdoor activities and picturesque natural scenery. You could plan your visit to a Big Bear vacation rental for summer, when you can enjoy a variety of water based recreation, or on winter, when skiing is available at one of the two resorts nearby.

Things to do in Big Bear, USA

If you arrive at Big Bear self-catering accommodation between December and February you could enjoy Snow Summit or Bear Mountain, which are both set on the south shore of the lake. Snow Summit is an extensive ski and snowboard destination, offering 31 runs evenly weighted across all three ability levels. There are also 14 lifts here and 100 inches of snowfall, complemented by snowmaking facilities throughout.

Also close to Big Bear self-catering vacation accommodation is Bear Mountain, which boasts almost 200 skiable acres and 24 different runs, all spread across three different peaks. This resort played an important role in the development of snowboarding as an activity after it established the world’s first first freestyle park.

In the summer there are even more activities available close to Big Bear vacation rentals. On the lake you can go water-skiing, jet-skiing, take jet boat rides, go kayaking or canoeing, or try wake-boarding. Meanwhile on the lakeshore there are comprehensive facilities for sports like tennis, bowling and golf, with a crazy golf centre and nine-hole course in a spectacular upland setting. The scenery here is perfect for exploring on foot, by bike or on horsebak, with a host of trails guiding visitors through forests and over peaks.

Places to visit on holiday in Big Bear, USA

One way to get in touch with the considerable natural beauty in the county surrounding Big Bear self-catering holiday accommodation is to head for the San Bernardino National Forest home to spectacular natural features including waterfalls. At Bonita Falls you’ll find a set of waterfalls some 400 feet in height and best enjoyed in the winter months. Meanwhile Palm Springs is within a two-hour drive and boasts all kinds of outdoor recreation.

Weather in Big Bear, USA

At a Big Bear self-catering holiday villa you can expect pleasantly warm summer temperatures, with lots of sunshine. In fact there are some 320 days of sun a year here. Winters bring about 120 inches of snowfall and low temperatures from November to March.

Cheap flights to Big Bear, USA

Los Angeles International Airport sits just over two hours from Big Bear self-catering vacation rentals and offers flights to and from London-Heathrow (LHR) via Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines, British Airways, American Airlines and Air New Zealand.

  • Showing 1-50 of 300+
  View Map Map
Additional service fee may apply.
Favorite
    Viewed 93 times in the last 48 hours
    • 3 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Sleeps 8
    Favorite
      Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
      • 4 bedrooms
      • 2 bathrooms
      • Sleeps 12
      Favorite
        Viewed 83 times in the last 48 hours
        • 3 bedrooms
        • 3 bathrooms
        • Sleeps 10
        Favorite
          Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
          • 3 bedrooms
          • 2 bathrooms
          • Sleeps 8
          Favorite
            Viewed 107 times in the last 48 hours
            • 5 bedrooms
            • 4 bathrooms
            • Sleeps 20
            Favorite
              Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
              • 3 bedrooms
              • 2 bathrooms
              • Sleeps 8
              Favorite
                Viewed 107 times in the last 48 hours
                • 2 bedrooms
                • 1 bathroom
                • Sleeps 4
                Favorite
                  Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 4 bedrooms
                  • 3 bathrooms
                  • Sleeps 12
                  Favorite
                    Viewed 88 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 bedrooms
                    • 1 bathroom
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Favorite
                      Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 1 bedroom
                      • 1 bathroom
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Favorite
                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 4 bedrooms
                        • 2 bathrooms
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 12
                        Favorite
                          Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 3 bedrooms
                          • 2 bathrooms
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Favorite
                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 3 bedrooms
                            • 2 bathrooms
                            • Sleeps 9
                            Favorite
                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 bedrooms
                              • 1 bathroom
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Favorite
                                Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 8 bedrooms
                                • 7 bathrooms
                                • Separate Toilets
                                • Sleeps 24
                                Favorite
                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 3 bedrooms
                                  • 2 bathrooms
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  Favorite
                                    Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 4 bedrooms
                                    • 2 bathrooms
                                    • Separate Toilets
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    Favorite
                                      Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 4 bedrooms
                                      • 3 bathrooms
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 13
                                      Favorite
                                        Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 2 bedrooms
                                        • 2 bathrooms
                                        • Separate Toilets
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Favorite
                                          Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                          • 1 bathroom
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Favorite
                                            Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 2 bedrooms
                                            • 2 bathrooms
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Favorite
                                              Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 2 bedrooms
                                              • 2 bathrooms
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Favorite
                                                Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 2 bedrooms
                                                • 2 bathrooms
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                Favorite
                                                  Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 bedrooms
                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                  Favorite
                                                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 1 bedroom
                                                    • 1 bathroom
                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                    Favorite
                                                      Viewed 176 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 9 bedrooms
                                                      • 6 bathrooms
                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                      • Sleeps 16
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 2 bedrooms
                                                        • 2 bathrooms
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Favorite
                                                          Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 bedrooms
                                                          • 2 bathrooms
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          Favorite
                                                            Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 3 bedrooms
                                                            • 3 bathrooms
                                                            • Sleeps 9
                                                            Favorite
                                                              Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 3 bedrooms
                                                              • 2 bathrooms
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                              Favorite
                                                                Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 3 bedrooms
                                                                • 2 bathrooms
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 2 bedrooms
                                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 3 bedrooms
                                                                    • 1 bathroom
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 3 bedrooms
                                                                      • 2 bathrooms
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 1 bedroom
                                                                        • 1 bathroom
                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                                                          • 1 bathroom
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            Viewed 101 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 2 bedrooms
                                                                            • 1 bathroom
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 4 bedrooms
                                                                              • 3 bathrooms
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 5 bedrooms
                                                                                  • 5 bathrooms
                                                                                  • Sleeps 16
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                    • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                      • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        Viewed 149 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 4 bedrooms
                                                                                        • 3 bathrooms
                                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 1 bedroom
                                                                                          • 1 bathroom
                                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 1 bedroom
                                                                                            • 1 bathroom
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                              • 1 bathroom
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 1 bedroom
                                                                                                • 1 bathroom
                                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 4 bedrooms
                                                                                                  • 3 bathrooms
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 12
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                                    • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                                      • 1 bathroom
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+