Check In Date
Check In Date
Adults
Kids
Promotional Code

SIGNUP NOW
You'll be able to:
View Reservation History
Pre-fill Booking Form
Receive Newsletter
Remember Me
HomeSpecialsCottagesGroup ServicesPhotosContact
News
Big Bear Lake news, weather and Big Bear driving directions View All News here or in the box below




BIG BEAR NEWS & RESERVATIONS CALL US TODAY 1-800-461-1023
View All News | Return to Home

Orange County Register Critic's Choice Award: Golden Bear Cottages
Posted: 24-Oct-11
Travel editor's choice, GARY A. WARNER, REGISTER TRAVEL EDITOR.  EDITED FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
 

Critic's Choice Award: Big Bear Lake and Golden Bear Cottages

800-461-1023  bigbearlodging.net- Find Big Bear on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VisitBigBear#!/pages/Big-Bear-Lake-California/108868459137644 or Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/Big_Bear_Resort

GARY A. WARNER, REGISTER TRAVEL EDITOR.  EDITED FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Golden%20Bear%20Cottages..Golden%20Bear%20Cottages


The lake's fortunes tend to rise and fall somewhat with the amount of snowfall the previous winter, so the bumper crop of flakes in the mountains above San Bernardino this year means Big Bear Lake is beautiful, fresh and full to the brim.

No sloppy, muddy beaches, though there's been the usual problems with algae blooms earlier in the year and weeds in the lake - it's part of the ecosystem of a man-made alpine lake that's over 200 years old.

Big%20Bear%20Lake

During the heat of the summer, you're almost guaranteed comfortable days and cool nights here at 7,000 feet above sea level.

Big Bear Lake is more low-key and affordable than neighboring Lake Arrowhead, which is just fine with me. There's every type of accommodation from lakefront lodges to rental vacation homes and cabins.

I usually stay at one of the rustic cabin-style historic properties like the Golden Bear Cottages Resort. Nothing fancy, but fun, clean and AAA approved.

The town has just over 5,000 full-time residents. The downtown still has an old-time feeling and you can stroll the length of the shopping district in a little over an hour. The real draw is to rent a canoe or a motorboat and get out on the blue expanse of the lake. Big Bear Lake has lots of eating choices.

Hint: Take Highway 330 for the shortest route or 38, the long way through Camp Angeles and down into Redlands. It's a beautiful mountain drive. Either way is a short drive to the best Big Bear Lake vacation.

Travel%20Editor%27s%20ChoiceSee more of the Best of Orange County.
See critics choice award Golden Bear Cottages, best of Orange County travel awards, Big Bear Lake best vacation getaway, best place to stay in Big Bear Lake with all the friendship your heart desires: our favorite family friendly mountain resort.


Discount rates big bear lake cabins for rent, best family vacation rentals, Clean historic mountain cabins, Group Retreat Lodging Accommodations, Big Bear vacation home lodging, Cozy mountain cabins lowest price, wide variety of cabins

Back to Top
Powered and Designed by Alternate Image Web Services