Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Big Bear that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and fireplaces. Prices start at $150 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Big Bear. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Big Bear City

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Big Bear City. This city's mountain views, lake and snowboarding draw many 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.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Big Bear City

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Big Bear City a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bear Mountain Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Bear Mountain (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Snow Summit (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Snow Valley Mountain Resort (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • SkyPark at Santa's Village (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Gold Mine Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Big Bear City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Big Bear City is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meadow Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Big Bear Discovery Center (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Boulder Bay Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Snow Valley (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Yucaipa Regional Park (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Lake Arrowhead Village Lakefront (21.5 mi / 34.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Big Bear City

The nearest airport is in Palm Springs Intl. Airport (PSP), located 34.9 mi (56.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.), which is 27.2 mi (43.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Big Bear?

Whether you're searching for a cozy retreat for you and your love or someplace spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Big Bear. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like games and outdoor furniture at "Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, "just For 2". Located around 20 miles from Big Bear, this quality property has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • "Cabin - Romantic Hide - A - Way For Two In Our Secluded Canyon. Please See Our Reviews" also promises a memorable escape, offering 1 bedroom, water sports equipment, coffee and tea making facilities and more. It's around 30 miles from Big Bear.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Big Bear vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Big Bear?

For a unique vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Big Bear. A word of caution though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of these mini digs will be tough to resist!

  • Take a few days off to recharge at "New+private Cozy+tiny Home". Located in Big Bear, a nearby hospital and WiFi are a couple of amenities on offer here.
  • "Tiny House In The Mojave Desert Near Las Vegas" offers convenient extras like a firepit and pet-friendly services. Located in Sandy Valley, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed hideaway.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Big Bear?

Often set in the middle of nature, log cabins offer a charming retreat from the busyness of everyday life. If you're ready to switch off and unwind, have a look at these log cabins to rent in Big Bear:

  • If you'd like to be able to enjoy golf and skiing while you're staying in Big Bear, "Cozy Log Cabin, 3+2, Game Room" in Moonridge will be an excellent choice.
  • Another great choice is "Little Bear' Romantic, Cozy Log Cabin". With fun activities like windsurfing and fishing close by, this Big Bear hideaway will be perfect if you love the outdoors.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Big Bear?

There's nothing like a quick escape to blow away the cobwebs. Pack your overnight bag and take five at one of these sought-after weekend getaways in and around Big Bear:

  • Enjoy a refreshing change of scenery at "Sun And Fun @little Lodge/great Rates", which is around 8 miles to the west of central Big Bear. There's plenty of adventure and nature to keep you happy here. Try some skiing and cycling or simply explore the sights of Juniper Point and Penninsula Park Beach.
  • Alternatively, leave your stresses behind at "4000sf~large Kitchen~1000sf Game Rm". Stay in and enjoy its comforts, or be adventurous and try fishing and water skiing. When it's time to discover more of the area, plan a visit to Hesperia Golf and Country Club and Lake Gregory Regional Park. This attractive vacation rental is around 20 miles west of Big Bear.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Big Bear?

Typically compact, less expensive and well located, it's not hard to be impressed by a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these options and appreciate Big Bear up close:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, "just For 2". This property is a wonderful base for discovering the sights and comes with amenities including games and internet services.
  • Alternatively, get away to "Cabin - Romantic Hide - A - Way For Two In Our Secluded Canyon. Please See Our Reviews", which comes with conveniences including outdoor furniture and a living room.

When you're ready to step outside your studio apartment and explore, there's loads to keep you on the move around Big Bear. Interested in culture? Don't miss Tibbies Center Stage Theater and Community Arts Theater Society.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Big Bear?

Just because you only have a couple of days free doesn't mean you have to spend it in a bland hotel room. Take a vacation but still have the home comforts you need at one of these short-term rentals in or around Big Bear:

  • If you're eager to be close to the action, "Free Night Relaxing Tree House Vibes 1 Mile To Village And Lake" will be just the ticket. It's within easy reach of the center of Big Bear and a handy base to discover sights like National Orange Show Events Center and San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.
  • "Bungalow In The Boulders Bottlerock House" is another enticing option. Don't forget to add Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University to your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Big Bear?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Big Bear that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Put on some soft music and slow dance the nights away at "Burnt Mill Canyon Cottage, "just For 2". Around 20 miles from Big Bear, this property has everything you could want for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and a fireplace.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days canoodling and sipping Champagne at "Cabin - Romantic Hide - A - Way For Two In Our Secluded Canyon. Please See Our Reviews", around 30 miles from Big Bear. A fireplace and a firepit will help set the mood for romance.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Big Bear?

Whether you're arranging a wedding, a birthday party or an unforgettable vacation with your favorite people, we can help you find the perfect space to fit your group. Send invites out to your posse and explore these large vacation rentals in or around Big Bear:

  • "Shay Meadows Ranch And Resort By Big Bear Vacations": With 9 bedrooms accommodating up to 34 people, space is no problem at this sizable rental. A fireplace and a garden are a few of its many amenities.
  • "New Cheerful Cabin Near Hiking And Big Bear Lake": Get your squad's tick of approval at this property which comes with a fireplace and a kitchen. Offering 1 bedroom, up to 100 loved ones can stay and play here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Big Bear?

A pool is often a highlight of any unforgettable vacation. Enjoy hours of entertainment frolicking around or simply lazing by the water at one of these refreshing escapes in or near Big Bear:

  • Pack your swimming gear and enjoy a fun stay with your group at "Super Cool Cabin Relaxing Tree House Vibes 1 Mile To Village And Lake". Other amenities here include nearby birdwatching activities and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Another top-rated option is "Fresh And Inviting House, Barbecue And Comfortable Porch For Outdoor Dining - default-unit". There's lots to love about this vacation home apart from its pool, such as a dining table and a nearby coin laundry.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Big Bear?

No matter if your idea of the perfect escape is out in the country or by the ocean, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with family and friends. Consider one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Big Bear and bring the whole gang along:

  • Get everyone together at "Sun And Fun @little Lodge/great Rates", which has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 9 guests. This escape is around 8 miles to the west of Big Bear and comes with amenities such as childrens activities and free toiletries.
  • "4000sf~large Kitchen~1000sf Game Rm" also offers the space you need to reconnect with loved ones. This rental is around 20 miles to the west of central Big Bear and accommodates as many as 12 guests in its 4 bedrooms. Nearby birdwatching activities and a pool table will help keep everyone happy and comfortable.

If you're eager to sightsee, there are lots of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your itinerary. Victoria Gardens, SkyPark at Santa's Village and Splash Kingdom are excellent places to start.

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