Plan Your Mammoth Mountain December Getaway

Mammoth Mountain has some of the finest skiing found anywhere in the world.  It’s little wonder that come ski season, our Mammoth vacation rental condos are so popular.  We offer units that are right on the slopes for a true ski-in/ski-out experience.   And while many of our guests will take advantage of the wonderful convenience of reaching the slopes mere moments after leaving their condo, there’s Mammoth also has lots of activities that will tempt you to spend some time off the slopes as well.

Beautiful and Luxurious – Adjacent to the Slopes

Our Juniper Springs units offer a wide array of great amenities:

  • Skiing – direct chairlift access and walk to Eagle Lodge next door (Dec. – April)
  • Mountain biking – direct trail access
  • Mammoth Lakes Public Trails out the front door
  • 2 heated pools heated to 84-88 degrees year-round
  • 6 hot tub spas
  • Large outdoor fire rings
  • 2 fitness centers
  • Purchase lift tickets, arrange adventures at front desk
  • We know you’re going to love the skiing, but  take a look at some of the great things to do outside the resort during your December stay:

    The Edison Theater is offering up a hilarious redo of Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol,” and you’re going to want to make time for this.  The theater is just a few minutes drive away from the resort, and the play is running Thursdays through Sundays all month long.  Some dates are starting to sell out, so be sure to contact the theater in advance to buy your tickets.  Call 760-934-6592 for reservations.

    If you’re in town on December 7th, be sure to head over to main street to enjoy the annual tree lighting.  You’ll enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies while everyone joins in to sing Christmas carols while the beautiful lights are switched on.  It’s a great outing for the entire family.  Click here for more details.

    December 8th and 9th the USASA Unbound Snowboard and Ski Unbound series comes to Mammoth Mountain on its international Half Pipe tour.  Registration is open to anyone, so this is your opportunity to share a run or slide on the pipe with some of the best.  Visit the USASA website for more details and entry information:  http://www.usasa.org/regions/western-region/unbound.html.

    The evening of the 8th and 9th offer an entirely different flavor of entertainment.  The Felici Piano Trio joins with the Eastern Sierra Chamber Orchestra & Choir to host an evening of beautiful classical music including some holiday favorites by Handel and others.   There is limited space available, and you can get more details and order tickets on their website: http://www.felicitrio.com/concertcalendar.html

    View our Mammoth vacation rentals on this page. Getting to Mammoth couldn’t be simpler.  Alaska Airlines has flights to Mammoth (MMH) departing from LAX several times a week.  And the drive up from Southern California has some amazingly beautiful stretches of road, so you may just want to load up and hit the road for  your getaway.  Either way, once you arrive you’ll be greeted by the quality and luxury all our guests come to expect from their Five Star Vacation Rentals.  We’re constantly working to make sure your precious vacation time is filled with comfort and enjoyment while you’re at one of our luxurious Five Star Vacation Rental properties.

    Call us at 310-780-3411, and we’ll be happy to help you plan your ski getaway to Mammoth Mountain.

     

    Dreaming of a White Christmas? That’s One of Our Specialties

    One of the great things about Southern California is the close proximity we have to so many diverse climates and activities.  We can travel east for a short time and quickly change from city living into the desert communities of Palm Springs and La Quinta.  We travel west and hit the amazing shoreline with beaches and fishing.  Just a short drive to the south, and we can enter Mexico, which we’re convinced offers the most authentic, um, Mexican food, on the planet.  And within just a couple hours drive of virtually anywhere in Los Angeles or Orange County, you can find yourself at some of the most popular theme parks and movie studios.  It’s really an amazing place, but perhaps even more so during the winter.

    Big Bear skiing awaits

    Winter brings a new element to Southern California that is found in very few places on earth.  Within a single day and just a couple hours drive you can go from wearing short sleeves and shorts, to skiing down a mountainside covered with fresh powder snow.  There’s really nothing quite like it anywhere else.  And for many Southern Californians, the opportunity to spend some time in the snow is something they really look forward to.  We understand.  We feel the same way.

    The great thing about our Big Bear vacation rentals is the amazing amount of activities available for the family.  With the slopes at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, there’s enough skiing to keep even the most avid skier smiling for many days.  But in addition to the skiing, Big Bear has some of the best shopping you’ll find anywhere.  Local arts and crafts can be found in many of the Village shops.  There is a huge variety of local restaurants and other activities as well.  Take a look at our Big Bear vacation rentals on this page, or call us at 310-780-3411 to book your getaway.

    Our Mammoth Mountain condos are right on the slopes and offer some of the best skiing you’ll find anywhere in the world.  We offer ski-in/ski-out units, so that you can enjoy every last moment  your heart desires racing down the slopes.   Our units have shopping on-site and are the best home base possible for your next ski trip.  Click here to take a look at our vacation condos at Mammoth Mountain.

    Mammoth has miles and miles of ski runs

    We’re also pleased to offer a beautiful Park City condo right the base of Park City Mountain located next to the Three Kings, First Time, and Eagle chairlifts.  This luxury vacation rental has cathedral ceilings and a balcony overlooking the slopes.  So pack your skis and give us a call.  You’re certain to smile until your face hurts with this one.  Here’s the direct link to our Park City condo.

    We’ve got so many great choices for your snow vacation, it may seem a bit overwhelming.  Please give us a call at 310-780-3411, and we’ll be glad to help you choose the best vacation rental for your winter getaway.

     

    December Events in Big Bear

    December is one of the most magical months to visit Big Bear.  Most years we’ve had snow on and off for a few weeks, and the holidays are right around the corner.  We recommend you book your December getaway early to make sure you get the right cabin.  Here are a few things to look forward to during your Big Bear stay in one of our vacation rental cabins:

    Skiing.  Lots of Sking

    December usually has good skiing conditions at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. We’re often busiest on the weekends, so there can be shorter lift waits during the week.  We may also have a wider selection of cabins available during the week as well.  Give us a call a 310-780-3411 and we’ll help you pick out the best cabin for your getaway. There’s really nothing like having fun all day on the slopes and then have the pleasure arriving back at your luxurious cabin to relax and prepare to do it all again the next day.

    Gather Your Little Animal Lovers

    The Big Bear Alpine Zoo has some great events planned for December.  At noon each day one of the zoo keepers will bring out one of the animals to allow a closer look and provide more details.  It could be an owl, a raccoon, or even an eagle.  Then later at 3pm, you’ll have a chance to follow one of the zookeepers as they make their rounds feeding the animals.  It’s a great time to learn more about many of the animals and get a behind-the-scenes view of running the zoo.  There’s no extra charge for these activities, so you may want to head over at noon and stay past 3pm.  The zoo is centrally located to much of Big Bear.  Here’s a map to the zoo.

    Free Nature Walks at the Big Bear Discovery Center

    This is another great family outing.  The Discovery center hosts 30 minute walks each weekend that describe some of the plants, animals, and history of Big Bear.  The walks are great for families with kids of all ages.  The walks are not strenuous, so even the little ones can have a grand time exploring some forest trails.  For specific times and location, visit the Discovery Center’s website at www.bigbeardiscoverycenter.com, or give them a call at (909) 382-2790.

    Enjoy a Night Out With “Oliver”

    Big Bear’s community theater group has its holiday performances of “Oliver” playing the end of November through December 1st and 2nd. This is a real crowd-pleaser, and one that is designed to keep the entire family entertained.  Visit their website at http://BigBearTheater.org, or call the box office at (909) 866-4970.  If your kids have never had the fun of enjoying live theater, this can be an amazing treat performed by a group of local artists.

    Isn't it time to introduce your kids to Frosty?

    A White Christmas for Your Family

    Many of us in Southern California hardly ever see snow other than on TV.  But there is a real joy to be found in gathering with family and friends in the snowy mountains of Big Bear.  Even if you don’t plan on skiing, a Christmas in Big Bear may well be one that creates a lifetime of great memories for your family.  And if you book early enough, you may be able to get one of our larger cabins that will have room for up to 16 family members.   City kids will delight at being able to run outside and build their first snowman.  If their feet and noses start getting too cold, they can run back in and get warmed up in front of the fireplace.  When their friends ask them about their Christmas vacation, they’ll have lots of great memories to tell.

    Call us at 310-780-3411 to book your December getaway.  Winter is always our busiest time, so we encourage you to make your plans early for the best selection among our luxury cabins. Browse all of our Big Bear cabins on this page.  If you’re looking for a getaway someplace else, please be sure to look at our luxury rentals in  Park City,Palm Springs/La Quinta Southern California Beaches Mammoth Mountain, and  Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  Regardless of where you may go, you’ll have the confidence of knowing that Five Star Vacation Rentals is working to make your vacation relaxing and memorable.  We know that your vacation time is very special.

    Be sure to check back next week.  We’ll have more things to do during your December getaway to Big Bear.

    Welcome Our Newest Big Bear Vacation Rental Cabin

    At Five Star Vacation Rentals, we’re always on the lookout for distinctive properties we can offer to our guests.  We’re very choosy, so we can make sure you’ll find the finest quality and top notch luxury regardless of which of our properties you may choose,.  Our newest property is “Grand Lakefront,” and it meets our standards without any exception.

    Located right on the lake, this amazing property is nestled in Big Bear’s most exclusive neighborhood. It’s perched on a hill overlooking the lake and includes 250 feet of lake frontage.  As you walk through the front door, you’ll realize the genius of the architect’s attention to design.  The entire home is built to accentuate the amazing lake views.  The home is constructed of full-round lodgepole pine logs from Montana.  The builder fully assembled the home first in Montana to check for a perfect fit.  The home was then disassembled, transported, and reassembled on the present site.  It’s a very expensive way to build a home.  But when you’re concerned with getting every last detail absolutely correct, it starts to make sense.  As you spend time in this beautiful home, you’ll begin to notice all the details that showcase the craftsmanship required to build it.  See more information on our Grand Lakefront page.

    The home has 3 bedrooms and 3-1/2 bathrooms with room for 10 guests. Two of the bedrooms open onto the outdoor patio, so it’s perfect for large parties or two families to share, so they can stay up as late as they want or sleep late without disturbing the other guests.  And when you step out on the patio, you’ll be looking out over the lake and the colorful custom landscaping.  The home is professionally decorated to enhance the feeling that you’re in your own private mountain lodge.   The gourmet kitchen will be a delight to the chef in your family, and you can enjoy your meals out on the wonderful viewing patio while you enjoy the warmth of the massive outdoor stone fireplace.

    As the glow from the fire grows dim late in the evening, you can gather the kids for some star gazing.  Enjoy locating the constellations, and watch as a steady parade of shooting stars makes their appearance.  We’re convinced this will be a home you’ll want to visit again and again.  Here are some more details:

    Bedroom #1 King with viewing window and private bath.
    Bedroom #2 Queen with entrance to outdoor patio.
    Bedroom #3 2 Queen with entrance to outdoor patio.
    Large loft with 2 twin
    Queen pull out sofa in gathering room

    Lakefront
    Full round log home
    3.5 bathrooms
    Outdoor Jacuzzi
    Boat Dock
    Fully Equipped Kitchen
    2 large screen TV’s
    Surround Sound
    Stereo
    Outdoor Stereo Sound
    Wireless Internet
    Game Room with ping pong table, darts, pool table, and game table
    BBQ
    Walk in closets
    Beautiful furnishings
    Washer and Dryer
    Huge outdoor patio with fireplace off kitchen
    Huge patio with Jacuzzi off gathering room
    Large patio Lakeside
    BYOB Bar
    Beautiful Professionally Landscaped Grounds

    Give us a call at 310-780-3411 to book your stay at this lovely home.  If you’d like to view our other Big Bear vacation rental cabins, visit our Big Bear page at this link.  Planning a vacation somewhere else?  We’ve got luxury vacation rentals available in Park CityPalm Springs/La Quinta Southern California Beaches Mammoth Mountain, and  Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. We realize that you get very little vacation time each year, so we’re dedicated to insuring that your time spent in one of our luxury rentals will have you enjoying every possible moment.  Call us today, and we’ll help you plan the vacation of a lifetime.

    Planning Your Big Bear Ski Getaway With Five Star Vacation Rentals

    Well, the kids and their crazy costumes have come and gone.  The seasonal changing of our clocks is just a couple days away, and it’s time for serious skiers to get about planning their first big ski getaway for the season.  And we’re here to help you choose the best vacation rental for your getaway.

    Planning a Big Bear Ski Getaway

    It's time to teach the kids to ski!

    Big Bear is certainly our most popular winter getaway. People travel from all over the world to enjoy the amazing slopes each winter. And the community of Big Bear is one of the most desirable for the time you’ll spend off the slopes as well.

    When you’re hitting the slopes, you’ll find downhill runs catered for all skill levels. It’s a great opportunity for a family outing to spend time with your kids teaching them a hobby they’ll enjoy for the rest of their lives. Years from now, you’ll probably smile when your kids tell the story of the first time mom or dad took them skiing. For a parent, there are few memories more joyous than the excited giggles of your children tumbling in the snow as they try out skis for the first time. And no matter how cold and wet you may get, you can retreat to the warm luxury of your Five Star Vacation Rental just a few minutes away from the slopes. Cold toes and frozen noses will soon evaporate into the warmth of a roaring fire or a steaming hot tub. Early the next day the kids will likely wake you up by bouncing on your bed, begging for you to rush them back to the slopes again. These are the moments that make parenting worthwhile.

    We suggest choosing one of two approaches for your ski getaway.  If your vacation time is not flexible, call us today and we’ll work with you to find the best cabin for the size of your group and whatever amenities you’d prefer on the specific dates you wish.  If you have some flexibility and can getaway at the last moment, give us a call when you’re ready.  We’ll find whatever last-minute vacation rental cabins may be available for your stay.  Either way, we’ll work with you to get a great cabin at a great rate.

    The ride up is almost as much fun as the ride down.

    Snow Summit usually opens sometime during November.  The first runs last year started on about the 10th of November.  Watch the weather reports, and be sure to call us as soon as you get your dates.  Our cabins fill up fast once the skiing begins.   As the season progresses, we’ll be sure to blog details about all the winter fun available in Big Bear beyond the slopes.  Many of our winter guests in Big Bear have a wonderful time without ever putting on a pair of skis.

    And don’t forget that we have amazing luxury rentals available in several more locations as well.  If you’re planning your winter getaway somewhere other than Big Bear, we can help as well in the following areas:  Park City, Utah, Palm Springs/La Quinta Southern California Beaches Mammoth Mountain, and  Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. At Five Star Vacation Rentals we realize that your time away on vacation is important, and we treat it that way. We are constantly working to ensure that your stay in one of our luxury rentals is an experience you’ll always remember fondly and want to repeat often.

    Call us today at 310-780-3411 to book your next getaway.

    Winter Fun and Golfing in Palm Springs/La Quinta With a Five Star Vacation Rental

    Enjoy a golf vacation this year.

    We got a call this week from our old aunt Clarisse in Duluth.  She usually calls us this time of year to talk about the weather, so we were prepared. It seems the weather in Duluth has been unseasonable warm for this time of year.  It’s only dipped below freezing 4 days this week.  But even with this apparent proof of global warming, Aunt Clarisse calls us each November to let us know she’s packing away her Bermuda shorts for the winter, and pulling down her suitcases.  And is that spare bedroom of ours still available for Thanksgiving?

    Well that got us to thinking.  How wonderful would it be if when your own aunt Clarisse calls (or Laura, or Betty, or Norma, or Susan), you could inform her you’re handling things a bit differently this year.  Yes, she’s always welcome to come visit, but no, she won’t be in the guest bedroom.  And she should also delay packing away her overly-plaid shorts.  You see, this year, you’re having the entire family join you for a winter getaway to a Five Star Vacation rental in Palm Springs/La Quinta. We think you should seriously consider this.

    For many people, Thanksgiving and Christmas are days filled with both fun and meaning.  We get to spend time with friends and relatives we don’t see too often, and we’re also able to enjoy some relaxing time recounting our many blessings away from the holiday rush.  And if you want to enjoy this time along with some outdoor activities and nice weather, there’s really no better place than in a Five Star Vacation Rental in the La Quinta/Palm Springs area.

    No snow here! Just amazing golf course views.

    Consider this: While our dear dear aunt Clarisse lives in an area where even the ice cubes migrate to warmer climates, you can plan the holiday of a lifetime for your extended family in one of our luxurious Southern California desert vacation rentals.  The average winter temperatures in La Quinta rarely drop below 60 during the day, so while all the folks back home may be shopping for parkas and cutting firewood, your entire party can enjoy the holidays in shorts and a light jacket. And while much of the country must pack away their golf clubs for the winter, you can make sure yours continue to get a workout. That’s a much better option, don’t you think?

    We’ve got two amazing properties available.  Our Spacious Modern Perfection at PGA West sits right on the golf course.  Imagine the looks you’ll get  back home when you let them know you spent your holidays playing golf with folks who have never seen a snow shovel.  This home is right on the 4th fairway and has both a pool and spa to relax in at the end of the day.  Palm Springs is close by with great shopping and outlet stores for last-minute gifts.

    Let the folks back home build snowmen. You can enjoy this view instead.

    Our La Quinta Country Club Home is an absolute gem.  This luxury home overlooks the fairway and has panoramic mountain and lake views.  Plus, it comes with access to the Mountain View Country Club, so you can enjoy golfing and maybe even get in a bit of celebrity watching.  And we know you’re going to want to spend some quality time in the infinity pool to enjoy the fairway views while you wrinkle up smiling at the amazing comfort and quality of this finely-crafted home.

    Call us today at 310-780-3411 to book your winter getaway in one of our Palm Springs/La Quinta luxury vacation rentals.  And if you’d prefer some snow for your winter vacation, you can view our Big Bear cabins on this page.  Please be sure to also look at our other luxury rentals in Park CitySouthern California BeachesMammoth Mountain, and Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  As always, you can depend upon Five Star Vacation Rentals to ensure that any one of our vacation rental homes and cabins will meet and exceed your expectations.  We know that your vacation time is precious, and we are constantly working to make sure that your only regret will be that you couldn’t stay with us longer.

    Spotlight on Mammoth Mountain Vacation Rentals

    Grab your skis. It's time!

    California is the most amazing place to live, isn’t it? Your intrepid blogger is still turning on the air conditioning with our current heat wave, but he just glanced at the calendar of events and sees that the Mammoth Mountain ski season opens in just a few weeks.  Yes, that sound you hear coming from the garage is your skis whining for some attention.  You’re still running around in shorts and stopping for the occasional Slurpee on the way home, but pay no mind to these things.  Winter is here.  You may not feel it, and it may seem too soon, but it’s not.  Grab a rag, dust off your skis, then grab your credit card, and give us a call.  We’ve got some great Mammoth vacation rental condos that are just as eager to see you as you are to see them.

    Opening weekend at Mammoth is always an amazing event.  At 8:30 am on Thursday, November 8th, Mammoth kicks off a huge weekend of festivities.  The first chair goes up and the celebration begins.  This is one of the year’s biggest events in Mammoth.  Snowfest is celebrated with live music, movie premiers, and much more.  Visit their website for the full lineup of fun.

    If you’ve never been to Mammoth for a ski trip before, you’re really cheating yourself out of one of the great experiences in the life of a Southern California skier.  The quality of the skiing rivals that found in some of the top resorts around the world.  And the sheer number of runs available usually insures that you actually spend your time skiing rather than fighting downhill traffic.  Ski runs are available for all skill levels, with some amazingly long runs for intermediate and expert skiers that give  you outrageous amounts of downhill time.

    We’ve got ski-in/ski-out condos that are perfect for your getaway.  We have 2  Juniper Springs condos next door to each other, so you can put together a group of up to 8 people to share.

    Go Fishing!

    And for all our anglers out there, the “Ambush at the Lake” Convict Lake Fall Trout Derby is ongoing through the middle of November. This is a great annual event with thousands of dollars in prizes. Drop a line, hook some cash! The entry fee is only $15.00, and it can be some great family bonding time hanging out on the lake trying to stay warm. Visit this link for more details. Bring blankets, a Thermos of hot chocolate, and some old memories to help create a few new ones.

    Don’t forget that we also have Five Star Vacation Rentals available in Park CityPalm Springs/La Quinta,  Southern California Beaches,  and Big Bear.  Each of our destinations offers a huge variety of activities for the entire family, so call us to book your next vacation.  We’ll help you plan a vacation you’ll always remember and want to repeat.

     

     

    Plan Your Thanksgiving Big Bear Getaway

    Thanksgiving Morning Tradition

    The stifling heat of summer is just about gone, so our thoughts start to turn to our winter vacations.  Winter in Big Bear is a unique experience in Southern California.  You and your family can sit in the rustic luxury of one of our Big Bear vacation rental cabins, while within a couple hour’s drive millions of other Southern California residents labor away in traffic, smog, and crowded cities.   It’s the relaxing vacation getaway that your entire family will enjoy.  Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to plan a getaway for you and your extended family.

    Have a big family Thanksgiving.

    All of our Big Bear cabins have full kitchens and many are gourmet kitchens.   For many families, much of the closeness and intimacy of Thanksgiving revolves around the work in the kitchen.  If you’re cooking, it’s a day that starts early and quickly fills the cabin with the wonderful smells of the season.

    Let someone else cook this year

    How about Thanksgiving without cooking?

    Make this year the one that you finally get all the distant relatives to fly out and enjoy a family reunion for Thanksgiving.  This can be a wonderful opportunity to get caught up with family members from all parts of the country.  And to make sure you don’t miss a single moment of quality time with them, this may be a good year to let someone else do the Thanksgiving cooking.  Fortunately, in Big Bear you have some very tasty options.

    A number of good Big Bear restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving day, so you can load everybody up and head over one of these fine eateries.  Click here to see a list of local restaurants who have been open in years past, so we suggest that you contact them to confirm that they’ll be open again this year.

    For an even better experience, there are good catering options available in Big Bear as well.  One of our favorites is Denise Cavalli Catering. Denise is a local fixture in Big Bear, and she’ll work all day on Thanksgiving so that you don’t have to.  Visit her website for more details and to arrange for your professionally catered delicious dinner: http://www.bigbearcaterer.com/

    And apart from all the food options available in Big Bear, you’ll also have a dizzying variety of choices for how to spend your time away from the dinner table.  There’s our world-class skiing and shopping as well.  Call us today at 310-780-3411 to book your Big Bear Thanksgiving getaway.

    Call us and we’ll help you plan an amazing Thanksgiving in Big Bear.  Browse all of our Big Bear cabins on this page.  If you’re planning a getaway somewhere other than Big Bear, please be sure to look at our luxury rentals in  Park City,Palm Springs/La Quinta Southern California Beaches Mammoth Mountain, and  Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  Regardless of where you may go, you’ll have the confidence of knowing that Five Star Vacation Rentals is working to make your vacation relaxing and memorable.  Don’t risk your precious vacation time by booking anywhere else!

     

     

    Big Bear Fall Colors Getaway Time

    Big Bear Fall Colors

    Though it may vary a bit from year to year, we’re quickly coming upon the usual time when Big Bear starts showing its fall colors.  Living in Southern California, most of us miss the amazing variety of fall colors that explode in other areas of the country.  This may be your one chance to experience the amazing beauty of the changing of the seasons in Southern California.

    October is most often when the fall colors make their arrival, so please give us a call right away at 310-780-3411 to book your stay.  Most years the colors are in full display during the 2nd and 3rd week of October, so you may want to wait til the last moment to grab one of our available cabins.

    While you’re here, October is also one of the most active months of the year in Big Bear, so be sure to plan for lots of other activities as well.

    Oktoberfest continues till the end of the month.  This is one of Big Bear’s most popular events, and its easy to see why.  There are dozens of activities for all age ranges, and lots of exotic beers to sample for mom and dad as well.  You’ll be sure to have fun with the street fair that accompanies the festivities as well.

    After you have some fun at Oktoberfest, be sure to head over to the zoo on Saturday evenings during October for the Flashlight Safari Through Moonridge Animal Park.  This provides a rare opportunity to view the zoo’s nocturnal residents when they are most active.  Gates open 6:15 PM and close at 6:30 PM to start the tour.  Bring your flashlight and wear warm clothes. For more information call (909) 584-1299 or visit  www.moonridgezoo.org

    October Fun at Moonridge Zoo

    The zoo gets into the Halloween swing of things on October 27th with Boo In The Zoo. This starts in the  late afternoon and continues through the early evening with a truckload of fun including Tricks ‘n Treat–The Graveyard, Pumpkin Patch, Electric Dungeon of Doom, Witches Brew, Scarecrow Land, Witches Lair, and Goblins throughout the park.  Get the entire family into costume, and head over to the zoo to let the animals get a good look at you.  We’re sure they’ll be amused.

    And on Halloween evening, the 31st, be sure to dress warmly, but strangely, and visit the village where the local merchants all join in to fuel a cosmic sugar jolt for young and old alike.  The merchants will have candy and other fun things at the ready for every strangely dressed kid that comes along.  It’s an annual tradition, and you really should plan on being there.

    Call us at 310-780-3411 to book your October getaway.  Also, we’re starting to fill up our holiday reservations, so don’t delay your plans. Call us and we’ll help you plan a holiday in Big Bear that will bring joy to the entire family.  Browse all of our Big Bear cabins on this page.  If you’re planning a getaway somewhere other than Big Bear, please be sure to look at our luxury rentals in  Park City,Palm Springs/La Quinta Southern California Beaches Mammoth Mountain, and  Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  Regardless of where you may go, you’ll have the confidence of knowing that Five Star Vacation Rentals is working to make your vacation relaxing and memorable.  Don’t risk your precious vacation time by booking anywhere else!

     

     

     

    October in Big Bear Has Something For Everyone. Call Us to Book Your Vacation Rental Cabin

    Autumn in Big Bear is one of the most beautiful times of year to join us.  The nights start to get a bit cooler, and the mornings are greeted with wonderful refreshing cool breezes.  You’ll regret putting off your stay with us here while you roast in the stifling October heat that so frequently hits Los Angeles. Avoid regret.  Call us today to book your October vacation getaway in one of our Five Star Vacation Rental Big Bear cabins.  Here are some of the fun events waiting for you in October:

    Oktoberfest Kid's Costume Contest

    Oktoberfest continues its annual run weekends until the end of the month.  This is one of Big Bear’s most popular events, and there’s something for every member of the family.  This year introduces more fun for the little ones with the Kindermeister Party Pack.  The package includes admission, Kid’s Meal, Sports Cup (with half-priced refills during your visit), one non-alcoholic beverage and a singing chicken keychain.  Oktoberfest finishes its run this year on Saturday, October 27 with the annual costume contests for both adults and children. The adult contest this year will offer up to $1,000 in prizes. Adult costume contest at 9:00 p.m. and Children’s contest at 3:00 p.m. Children in costume get in FREE.  This final weekend is always a busy one for us, so be sure to book your cabin early, and bring something fun to wear!

    Since 2004, Western Outdoor News has sponsored the Big Bear Lake October Troutfest and it has proven to be a popular outing for all members of the family. Enjoy a weekend among your fellow anglers as you fish for fun and thousands of dollars in cash and prizes! Please visit the website at www.wonews.com or call Western Outdoor News at (949)366-0030.  You could actually fish and win money at it.  No, you’re not dreaming!  October 6th.

    Curious Owls Greet Nighttime Explorers!

    This one just sounds irresistible!  Join us on Saturday evenings during October for the Flashlight Safari Through Moonridge Animal Park.  This unique experience lets you enjoy Moonridge Animal Park’s nocturnal animals. Gates open 6:15 PM and close at 6:30 PM to start the tour.  Bring your flashlight and wear warm clothes. For more information call (909) 584-1299 or visit  www.moonridgezoo.org The fun culminates on Saturday, October 27th with Boo In The Zoo. This starts in the  late afternoon and continues through the early evening with a truckload of fun including Tricks ‘n Treat–The Graveyard, Pumpkin Patch, Electric Dungeon of Doom, Witches Brew, Scarecrow Land, Witches Lair, and Goblins throughout the park.  Dress up the kids, and spend the evening with some real animals!

    Kids, Costumes, Candy . . . Fun!

    Halloween in the Village is a fun and safe way for the whole family to enjoy Halloween.  Join us on the evening of October 31st and wander through the village in costume.  The kids will have a wonderful time as more than 50 of our merchants join in the fun with loads of candy for the kids.  Dress warmly and have the kids bring extra large goody bags.  This is going to be a Halloween to remember!

    Call us at 310-780-3411 to book your October getaway.  Also, we’re starting to fill up our holiday reservations, so don’t delay your plans. Call us and we’ll help you plan a holiday in Big Bear that will bring joy to the entire family.  Browse all of our Big Bear cabins on this page.  If you’re planning a getaway somewhere other than Big Bear, please be sure to look at our luxury rentals in  Park City,Palm Springs/La Quinta Southern California Beaches Mammoth Mountain, and  Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.  Regardless of where you may go, you’ll have the confidence of knowing that Five Star Vacation Rentals is working to make your vacation relaxing and memorable.  Don’t risk your precious vacation time by booking anywhere else!