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Book flights to Big Bear

Big Bear Lake is a small resort town located in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. Big Bear Lake is the highest major resort area in Southern California, sitting at an elevation of over 6,700 feet! It's surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest, making it a great place for year-round outdoor activities like hiking, biking, fishing, and of course, skiing in the winter. The town itself has a variety of shops, restaurants, and resorts, making it a popular destination for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation.

Booking flights to Big Bear couldn't be easier with Alternative Airlines. Our quick and easy booking process lets you search for flights to Big Bear with over 600 airlines - the best part is you can secure these flights using one of the 40+ payment methods that we offer at checkout. Why not book your flights to Big Bear today and enjoy hassle-free travel with Alternative Airlines?

Airports near Big Bear

Reach Big Bear your way. You can easily travel to Big Bear using any of these 4 airports.

Ontario International Airport

Located approximately 60 miles southwest of Big Bear, Ontario International Airport is the closest commercial passenger airport. It offers a range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Palm Springs International Airport

Situated around 75 miles southeast of Big Bear, Palm Springs International Airport is another viable choice for travellers. It serves several major airlines and offers a variety of domestic flights.


Los Angeles International Airport

Although a bit further away, Los Angeles International Airport is a major international hub located approximately 100 miles southwest of Big Bear. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a popular choice for travellers from around the world.


San Diego International Airport

Located approximately 140 miles southwest of Big Bear, San Diego International Airport is another option for travellers. It serves numerous domestic and international airlines, providing convenient connections to various destinations.

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Things to do in Big Bear

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Big Bear Lake

Discover Big Bear Lake, a year-round paradise in the San Bernardino National Forest. Enjoy water sports in summer and snowboarding in winter. Explore forest trails for hiking and wildlife spotting. Perfect for nature lovers!

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Snow Summit

Big Bear's Snow Summit is a top winter attraction for skiing and snowboarding. With 31 trails for all skill levels, it's perfect for beginners and pros. Night skiing is available too. In summer, it becomes a mountain biking park with great downhill and cross-country trails.

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Big Bear Alpine Zoo

A unique attraction in Big Bear, the Alpine Zoo is a rehabilitation facility offering a second chance to injured, orphaned, or imprinted wild animals. Visitors can get up close and personal with a variety of animals, including grizzly bears, wolves, and bald eagles. The zoo's educational programs and feeding tours provide an engaging and informative experience for all ages.

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