Where to stay around Big Bear?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 3,013 vacation rentals near Big Bear. From 1,794 Houses to 852 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Big Bear for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Big Bear?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Big Bear. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Big Bear Lake: 2,590 vacation rentals
  • Lake Arrowhead: 589 vacation rentals
  • Southern California: 38,831 vacation rentals
  • Big Bear Lake: 2,545 vacation rentals
  • Desert Hot Springs: 7,284 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Big Bear! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Big Bear?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Big Bear:

  • Big Bear Lake: 2,590 rentals
  • Lake Arrowhead: 589 rentals
  • Desert Hot Springs: 7,284 rentals
  • San Bernardino: 896 rentals
  • Crestline: 576 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Big Bear?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Big Bear are:

  • Big Bear City Airport (L35): 2,852 vacation rentals
  • Big Bear, CA (RBF): 2,779 vacation rentals
  • San Bernardino International Airport (SBD): 747 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Big Bear?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Big Bear. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Big Bear Lake: 2,545 rentals
  • Snow Summit Ski Resort: 3,047 rentals
  • Lake Arrowhead Village: 501 rentals
  • Bear Mountain: 2,342 rentals
  • Lake Gregory Regional Park: 880 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Big Bear listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Take in the lakeside beauty of Big Bear Lake

Enjoy the churches and other features of Big Bear Lake. Renowned for its lake, skiing and mountain views, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities and attractions in Big Bear Lake

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Travelers enjoy Big Bear Lake for its skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Big Bear Lake a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, May or March, when snowfall averages 17.63 inches and temperatures average 22°F.

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Big Bear Lake

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Big Bear Lake. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)