Away From Home Yet At Home
Many visitors to the United States assume that places such as Washington, New York, Las Vegas, and Hollywood are the only few places to visit. But, this can only be the view of a person who has never visited the beautiful Big Bear Lake, which is situated in the southern part of California about 7000 feet above sea level and at a distance of 70 miles from Los Angeles.
This Southern California small town is one place on Earth where minds, hopes and souls are rejuvenated. It is also said to be the place where everyone can be happy! Thanks to the sheer warmth of the enthusiastic people here. Big Bear is well known Holiday spot especially for the skiing enthusiasts who indulge in great skiing and schussing from the skiing lifts located at the top of San Bernardino Mountain. There are also 2 snowboarding resorts here and snowboarders can have a gala time here.
The skiing and snowboarding resorts draws visitors from several parts of the globe and the town stands as a big wind break for the long lake (the Big Bear Lake). This lake attracts boating and kayaking lovers from all over the world.
Big Bear has almost everything for everyone and the shopping freaks too can indulge in some shopping here. The town is so wonderfully designed and maintained that hearts of visitors are often lost while just wandering in this place.
The San Bernardino Natural Forest offers lovely camping sites and although there are some restrictions on campfires, they are a common sight and stag parties in the forest are very common. The celebrations and enthusiasm during this part of the year coupled with wonderful people surely make Big Bear a complete package for a hitchhiker. Accommodation here is available for the generous spender as well as the careful spender including the vacation resorts, hotels, cabins, cottages, motels, sail boats, vacation rental homes and vacation tourist homes.
Accommodations in all of these are priced such a way that they are affordable for those on shoe string budget too. Many visitors enjoy the warm evening breeze from the lake that gives a soothing feeling and helps to drive away the city-bred fatigue.
The town is well connected with almost all of the major venues and destinations in the United States, closest being Los Angeles. The food joints, shopping arcades are the add-ons to gratify the beauty of this place enough to capture the hearts of shopping and food freaks. The warmth of the Big Bear further bolstered its claims to become the Big Daddy of vacations in Southern California region in the United States.
The onset of chilling winter calls for coming prepared to face the chilling days and nights. These days Jacuzzis are also present in some exclusive vacation accommodations. Center fireplaces are though common in most of the places.