With winter well on its way to being in full swing, many people begin to look forward to the winter break opportunities to come. If you’re a traveler with a heart for the great outdoors and have a passion for pursuing amazing landscapes, you’ll want to set your sights on Big Bear, California this year. With options to get out and get into nature as well as indoor activities that are sure to thrill, there’s something for everyone looking to spend an exciting winter break and snow sports in Southern California. Here are a few options to make sure to add to the winter break itinerary.

Enjoy the Big Bear Discovery Center

Located at 40971 North Shore Drive, the Big Bear Discovery Center is an amazing stop when you’re looking for winter break fun that’s engaging and educational too. The Discovery Center is open year-round and provides programming and tours that introduce guests to the mountains, ecosystems and incredible creatures that call this area home. The center is open daily from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.

Ski Snow Summit

Big Bear has long been an oasis of fun for those that love to ski and when you’re here for winter break, you’ll want to make the most of time spent at Snow Summit. This ski resort features a variety of slopes accommodating skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities. A snow play fun zone keeps little ones entertained while more experienced athletes can test their skills on the Olympic-level slopes this Big Bear winter.

Play at the Bowling Barn

When you’re ready to get out of the snow and into the warm, make time for an afternoon at the Bowling Barn during your Big Bear Lake winter break escape. Located at 40625 Big Bear Boulevard, the Bowling Barn is a family-fun stop where guests can enjoy everything from bowling and laser tag to arcade games, ice skating and even mini-golf!

Book a Helicopter Tour

Winter break is the perfect time to enjoy a new perspective on life in Big Bear. Helicopter Big Bear is here to help by offering year-round tours that take you to soaring heights over the San Bernardino National Forest. Tour length and direction can be customized according to preference. As you fly, your guide will point out amazing landmarks and offer up insightful history related to Big Bear.

Make the Most of Your Big Bear Winter Break

Savor every moment of our Big Bear winter break and book accommodations that keep you close to the fun! Contact our team today to learn more about our portfolio of rental properties across Big Bear. You’ll enjoy a stay that promises to exceed your every vacation expectation.