14 Awesome Reasons To Head To Big Bear THIS Weekend

Technically, we should never complain about our warm L.A. weather (we're looking at you, polar vortex), but we are allowed to crave a bit of a winter, right? If you're ready to trade the beach for ski slopes, log cabins, and fresh mountain air, Big Bear is the place.
Located in the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear is only about a two-hour drive east of L.A., making it perfect for a day trip or easy weekend getaway. To help you make the most of your vacation, we've rounded up 14 can't-miss restos, shops, and activities. From a skier and snowboarder's paradise to a tranquil lakeside retreat, check out all the spots that made our list. Time to grab that furry vest!

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