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Big Bear Lake, Big Bear Lake

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#1 of 18 in Outdoors in Big Bear Region
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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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  • Overall very nice aera...... and the Big Bear is the Sister City of a village next to my home back in Austria. Nice vibe and all over friendly people..... plenty of shopping options.... great...  more »
  • Big Bear is a great destination for those who want to experience the snow. Going to give you a couple of helpful tips to be prepared & help out the locals a bit. First, be prepared! Most...  more »

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