If you’re looking to get away and have a blast on a budget, there is no better place to visit than Big Bear in San Bernadino County, CA. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or just want to relax by the lake, Big Bear is the perfect spot for rest or recreation. Need some suggestions on what to do in Big Bear? Here are five of our favorite (free) activities in Big Bear:
Playing at Sugarloaf Park – Hoop it up on one of the park’s many basketball courts or grab your skateboard and head on over to the skate park. Located only about 15 minutes from Big Bear, Sugarloaf Park is a great place to have fun while you workout.
Hiking – Home to several wonderful trails, Big Bear is one of the best places to hike in Southern California. Whether you are looking for panoramic views (Castlerock), a challenging trek (Pineknot), or a place to walk your dog (Woodland), Big Bear has a trail for everyone.
Plan a Picnic by the Lake – Grab your family, some lunch, and a seat at one of the many picnic tables on the waterfront and enjoy the beautiful views and weather on Big Bear Lake.
Visit the Big Bear Historical Museum – Open weekends and Wednesdays, the Big Bear Historical Museum is curated by the local historical society and features an extensive collection of artifacts as well as exhibits from the Serrano Indians and the gold mining era. The museum also hosts historical tours and featured speakers.
Stargazing – After a long day of basketball, hiking, and picnicking, lie down on a blanket or sleeping bag and gaze up at the star-filled night sky that stretches above you. The views may be free, but the beauty is priceless.
Want to explore Big Bear on wheels? Take a ride on the back of a recreational vehicle from Fun Time ATV Rentals!
Committed to making your rental experience a good one, the folks at Fun Time ATV Rentals take pride in and enjoy what they do. Offering hourly and daily rentals and low prices, Fun Time ATV Rentals has a wide selection of dirt bikes, ATVs, and buggies for the whole family. In addition, Fun Time ATV Rentals offers group discounts, will deliver to your door or campsite, and provides everything you’ll need – helmets, goggles, etc. – to have a safe and enjoyable ride.