Set on the shores of a snow-fed lake, Big Bear offers four-seasons of adventure in the San Bernardino Mountains. Choose from skiing, sledding, hiking, fishing, boating, mountain biking, and more. Whether you want to stay in the village or escape to a forest cabin, self-contained vacation rentals in Big Bear make it easy to discover this pocket of the Golden State.

Big Bear cabins

At just over 100 miles from Los Angeles, Big Bear is popular with city dwellers in search of fresh air and mountain scenery. When looking for places to stay in Big Bear, you can find serious R&R with a secluded cabin surrounded by towering pines. When you're not hitting the slopes, spend your time soaking in the hot tub or sipping wine by the fireplace.

Pet-friendly rentals in Big Bear

California is a state of dog lovers which means you don't have to look far to find pet-friendly rentals in Big Bear. There are hundreds of properties that offer a warm welcome to four-legged friends, including luxury homes and lodges. Big Bear Marina even allows dogs on-board fishing boats to keep you company while you reel in bass and bluegills.

Lakefront vacation rentals in Big Bear, CA

Big Bear is named after its namesake lake, a glassy reservoir that hits depths of more than 70 feet. There's no shortage of waterfront real estate, with everything from modest cabins to luxury lodges lining the shoreline. In summer waterfront rentals make it easy to cool off in the lake, launch a kayak, or cast a line for rainbow trout.

Ski in/ski out vacation rentals in Big Bear, CA

Offering more than 50 runs, Big Bear Mountain Resorts attracts snow sports enthusiasts from across SoCal. Bear Mountain boasts 750 acres of skiable terrain, while Snow Summit is all about vertical drops and challenging trails. If maximizing your time on the slopes is a priority, you'll love ski in/ski out vacation rentals that put you within gliding distance of the lifts.

Big Bear rentals with Jacuzzis

When the snow is falling and the stars are twinkling, nothing feels quite as luxurious as sinking into a steaming Jacuzzi. Many Big Bear properties offer outdoor hot tubs, which are a surefire way to soothe your muscles after a day on the slopes. You don't need to splurge to enjoy a dip, with Jacuzzis often featured at modest cabins and chalets.

Rentals in Big Bear Village

It's hard to resist the buzz of Big Bear Village, the heart and soul of the resort's apres ski scene. Boutique shops and outdoor outfitters stock the latest puffy jackets, while upscale bars serve craft cocktails by crackling log fireplaces. You can dig into gourmet meals or retreat to your private condo for wine and cheese on the patio.

Family-size Big Bear houses

Planning a family vacation or group getaway to Southern California's favorite outdoor playground? With Big Bear rentals by owner you can secure homes that are large enough to house your whole clan. Keep things simple with an urban townhouse or check into a luxury property featuring a gourmet kitchen, games room, and private theater. Spacious living and dining areas provide an ideal setting for connecting with your loved ones.