Plan for peace of mind

Some properties allow cancellations up to 14 days before arrival. Check the policy before booking.

Destination guide

The artsy area of Big Bear City awaits your stay

The area's art galleries and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Big Bear City. Renowned for its mountain views, lake and snowboarding, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Big Bear City

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Big Bear City has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Snow Summit (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Gold Mine Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Big Bear Alpine Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Bear Mountain (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Bear Mountain Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Big Bear City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Big Bear City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gold Mountain Memorial Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Juniper Point (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Meadow Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Big Bear Discovery Center (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Swim Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • North Shore Recreation Area (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Big Bear City

The nearest airport is in San Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.), located 25.1 mi (40.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.), which is 44.3 mi (71.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Big Bear?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,461 house rentals around Big Bear. From 790 Cabins to 1,395 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Big Bear is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Peter Pan: 172 vacation rentals
  • Whispering Forest: 132 vacation rentals
  • Meadowbrook Estates: 100 vacation rentals
  • Summit Estates: 327 vacation rentals
  • Village Bay: 303 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Big Bear?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Juniper Point: 2,937 home rentals
  • North Shore Recreation Area: 2,936 home rentals
  • Gold Mountain Memorial Park: 2,519 home rentals
  • Big Bear Discovery Center: 2,934 home rentals
  • Green Canyon Group Camp: 2,542 home rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Big Bear?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 790 Cabins in Big Bear. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Big Bear include:

  • Houses: 1,395 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 790 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 19 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Lodges and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Big Bear?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 162 vacation homes with pool available in Big Bear.

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