VirtualTourist.com will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you’d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

Travel Answers
Big Bear Lake

change location

Did you mean?

Try your search again
    Advanced Editor View Guidelines

    Be the First to Answer

    • Coronado Ferry to mainland for touring?

      San Diego Dec 23, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      Two young seniors spending 4 days in San Diego in February and staying on Coronado. Will have a car. Is it advisable to take the ferry back and forth to see (walk/ taxi) some of the mainland sites? Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, perhaps, Balboa Park (Zoo), etc.? How about if we want dinner on the mainland? Or should we drive to most places? Itinerary not set yet.
      Thanks.

      more
    • Specific Location

      Los Angeles Jan 6, 2017 at 6:48 AM

      Hi. I posted another question about where to stay but am now more specific with areas. We will be going to Universal one day, Warner Brothers tour, doing things near Hollywood Blvd area, and then exploring other tourist things.

      Which area/hotel is better...near Universal City (Studio City hotel) or Hollywood Blvd (Hollywood Celebrity hotel), near but off Hollywood Blvd a bit (Days Inn) or Thai Town (Dixie Hotel)? We will have a car but am thinking one of those.
      Have narrowed it down to one of those based on budget and not being too far from Universal and Hollywood Blvd area. We have Hollywood Celebrity booked (but we can cancel).

      more
    • Ginastar's Profile Photo

      Good hotels near to Alcatraz just a good location ?

      San Francisco Dec 31, 2016 at 1:49 PM

      Hey guys I'm travelling to San Fran for four days on my own In July
      First time ever so bit nervous but excited
      Have no idea what hotel to stay in that's near to Alcatraz and other areas to see
      I'm 27 from London
      Can any one help !!??? X

      more
    • Where to Stay?

      Los Angeles Jan 2, 2017 at 5:45 AM

      We'll be coming to Los Angeles in the summer with our kids and will have 4 days to do touristy things (Hollywood walk of fame and Hollywood Blvd area, Universal Studios, Warner Brother's Tour, Santa Monica Pier, La Brae Tar Pits, etc).

      I'm having trouble deciding on a hotel. We are on a budget since we'll need to keep money for LA plus 4 days at Disney. Anyone stayed at Days Inn near Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Celebrity, Comfort Inn...or hotels in Thai Town such as Dixie Hotel, Hollywood City Inn? We will most likely be renting a car for our LA days.

      more
    • Day trip from LA to Joshua Tree?

      Los Angeles Jan 4, 2017 at 1:48 PM

      Young senior couple staying in Santa Monica with a car for 10 days in late February and thinking of a day trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Is that feasible? And if so, can I add a stop in Palm Springs to the day trip?

      Thanks.

      more
    • StephanB's Profile Photo

      Where to camp.

      by StephanB Online Now Aug 5, 2015 at 6:24 PM

      anybody have campgrounds they love near Big bear lake? I know Serrano, but it seems more for RVs, and Pine Knot maybe OK, but it sounds too near the town, and also the slanted sites on the hill may an issue. I have 4 kids, so hiking inland is not an option at this point. We have 1 big tent and 1 car.
      i don't have to be on the lake, but it would be nice to be near some water. maybe there is another location near Big Bear, another Lake....
      I only live an hour away, so I could travel farther if needed.

      1 Answer Aug 5, 2015 at 8:59 PM
    • Peteward41's Profile Photo

      Christmas big bear

      by Peteward41 Online Now Sep 14, 2014 at 10:27 AM

      Hi can anyone recommend a good restaurant for Christmas dinner this year thanks

      6 Answers Sep 15, 2014 at 2:41 AM
    • Peteward41's Profile Photo

      Big bear lake

      by Peteward41 Online Now Sep 14, 2014 at 10:17 AM

      Weather in December

      2 Answers Sep 14, 2014 at 4:23 PM
    • JEKIE2's Profile Photo

      Snow in April

      by JEKIE2 Online Now Mar 17, 2014 at 9:34 AM

      Hello!

      Would like to ask about snow conditions in Big Bear 2nd week of April? Planning to go up with my fam on April8-10 we just want to have my 4 yr old experience snow and hopefully play/ snow tubing. I blame the movie Frozen because she's been asking for snow which is not possible here because we live in a tropical country :). Any info will be appreciated.

      Thanks!

      3 Answers Mar 17, 2014 at 10:42 AM
    • tour de una día

      by Badillajohn Online Now Nov 5, 2013 at 7:58 AM

      existen tour desde Anaheim, hasta big bear lake de 1 día

      15 Answers Nov 5, 2013 at 2:45 PM
    • jagheter's Profile Photo

      Camping & Boating near Big Bear

      by jagheter Online Now Aug 19, 2013 at 1:18 PM

      Can anyone recommend a campground (for car camping) in the Big Bear Lake area? And a place to rent kayaks or Canoes?

      1 Answer Aug 19, 2013 at 4:52 PM
    • Sienlu's Profile Photo

      Best thing to do in Big Bear Lake in Summer with kids

      by Sienlu Online Now Jul 27, 2011 at 10:37 AM

      We have rented a cabin with another couple in Big Bear Lake this weekend, what is the best thing you can do there in Summer with kids?

      2 Answers Jul 27, 2011 at 11:54 AM
    • Would you recommend a family vacation to big this summer?

      by duskus Online Now Jul 20, 2006 at 10:16 PM

      We just got back from a 5 night 6 day trip to Lake Tahoe. It was an absolutely gorgeous and we didn't want to leave. We are a family of four. 13 and 10 year old daughers. We were thinking of taking 3 nights 4 days to Big Bear for some enjoyment on big bear Lake like renting a boat. Would we be disapointed after being in magnificent Lake Tahoe? What is there to do in Big Bear for summer family fun there? Thank you kindly for your posts....

      3 Answers Jul 24, 2006 at 1:11 PM
    • where to buy chains

      by sdbear Online Now Jan 3, 2005 at 1:45 PM

      I was hoping that someone could tell me where to buy chains in San Diego. I live in Rancho Bernardo and am heading up to Big Bear on Wednesday. Thanks.

      2 Answers Jan 3, 2005 at 9:24 PM
    • Snow in Big Bear

      by suhb01 Online Now Nov 24, 2004 at 1:39 PM

      I reserved a cabin for late December/early Jan. Does anybody know when it snows a lot in Big Bear? Thanks!