7 days in Big Bear Lake & New Jersey Itinerary

7 days in Big Bear Lake & New Jersey Itinerary

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Big Bear Lake
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Drive to Palm Springs International Airport, Fly to Philadelphia International Airport, Drive to Wildwood
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Wildwood
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Drive to Philadelphia International Airport, Fly to Ontario International Airport, Drive to San Bernardino

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Big Bear Lake

— 1 night
Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. On the 22nd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge, then trek along Castle Rock Trail 1W03, and then hit the slopes at Big Bear Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Big Bear Lake road trip planner.

San Bernardino to Big Bear Lake is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from San Bernardino in September, things will get cooler in Big Bear Lake: highs are around 70°F and lows about 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wildwood.

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Wildwood

— 3 nights
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wildwood: Atlantic City (Caesars Atlantic City Casino, Borgata Casino, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach, stroll through Cape May City Beaches, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and explore the galleries of Cape May Lighthouse.

You can plan Wildwood trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Big Bear Lake to Wildwood. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Big Bear Lake in September: highs in Wildwood hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wildwood

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

New Jersey travel guide

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Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.