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More August Reasons For Reserving Your Big Bear Vacation Rental Cabin

Summer is a perfect time to visit Big Bear. ¬†The weather is great and there are tons of activities for the entire family. ¬†In last week’s blog we covered some of the events coming up during the first half of August. ¬†This week we’re covering the highlights for the last half of August.

Calling All Cowboys!

This is one of our favorites. ¬†The 13th Annual Big Bear Cowboy Gathering will take place on August 16-19. The Gathering always features outstanding musicians, authors, storytellers and poets and this year looks to be the best. The fun kicks off Thursday night with a Ranch Dinner and Get-Together featuring many of the performers.¬† Evening shows are at the PAC on Friday and Saturday Night. Plus an outdoor mercantile and fun entertainment for the whole family Saturday afternoon and Sunday. On Sunday, you’ll find Cowboy Breakfast, Cowboy Church, and much more. Something for the cowboy in everyone! Check out the website for full details or call (909)380-1871. Tickets can be purchased at the PAC box office or on-line at¬†www.citybigbearlake.com. ¬†Visit their website for more details: http://www.bigbearcowboygathering.net/

All summer long the Big Bear Cycling Association is sponsoring rides for participants of all ages and skill levels. ¬†There’s really nothing like biking out in the fresh clean air of Big Bear. ¬†Call us today to book your Big Bear vacation cabin rental. ¬†Bike rentals are available, or pack your own. ¬†Either way, a biking getaway is a great adventure for the family, and it’s even more fun when you end the day back at one of our Five Star Vacation Rentals! ¬†Visit the Big Bear Cycling Association’s website for more details on scheduled rides: ¬†www.bigbearcycling.com

August 17-19 the Arts Council of Big Bear Valley presents its 13th Annual Fine Arts Festival; ‚ÄúArt on the Lake‚ÄĚwhich¬† kicks off Friday evening with an opening night reception set to take place from 7 pm to 9 pm. Saturday and Sunday hours will be 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and admission is FREE. Come out to enjoy the amazing talents of local photographers, painters, jewelers, and sculptors. There will be 50 artists from throughout Southern California exhibiting and selling their work.¬† All takes place¬† under the tent at the Marina Resort on the lake. For more details call (909)585-5916. ¬†See more info and details online at¬†¬†www.bigbearartscouncil.org

The Annual Renaissance Faire continues on the 18th and 19th. ¬†We have more information about this on last week’s blog.

The Mrs. Robinson Band Will Have You Dancing!

Mrs. Robinson is billed as the “Ultimate Tribute Band,” but we think they’re the world’s most talented chameleons. ¬†On August 18th come out to¬†¬†Bear Cave Event Center at the Bear Creek Resort to see this amazing band. Close your eyes during their performance, and you’ll be convinced you’re hearing classic Creedence, the B52’s, the Beatles, and more. General Admission seating is $15.00, Reserved $ 25.00. Doors open at 5:00 PM Concert starts at 6:30 PM. ¬†The band’s website has more details:¬†http://www.mrsrobinson.biz/ Be sure to pack your dancing shoes, ‘cuz you’re gonna need them!

On Sunday, August 19th, The Broadway Café at 1117 W. Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear City, will sponsor a summer evening of old-time silent movie shorts with the incredible Bob Salisbury on the theatre organ.  Adult tickets are $15 and $10 for kids under 18.   The all inclusive price includes the movies and entertainment, and either a burger or hot dog dinner. Info can be found on the CATS web site at www.bigbeartheater.org or at the Broadway Café at 909-585-7682.

Don’t let the summer get away from you without booking your Five Star Vacation Rentals cabin! ¬†Call us today 310-780-3411 and one of our friendly staff will help you plan the ideal Big Bear getaway. ¬†For more summer fun, we also have beach homes available for rent in Laguna Beach, Corona del Mar, Manhattan Beach, La Jolla, and Laguna Niguel. ¬†Visit our Southern California Beaches page to see all our available properties. We also have vacation rentals available in¬†Park City,¬†Palm Springs/La Quinta,¬†Mammoth Mountain, and¬†Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.

Our Newest Big Bear Luxury Cabin Rental Is Just Steps Away From Bear Mountain Skiing

We just posted Lassen’s Lodge, our newest Big Bear luxury cabin, and wanted our faithful blog followers to get all the details. ¬†This one is so new we haven’t had time to get the professional photography done yet. ¬†But you don’t need Ansel Adams to understand why we’re so excited about the newest member of our Five Star Vacation Rentals family. ¬†Take a look at the best part of this beauty:

That's Bear Mountain in the front yard

This is a view looking out from the front of the house. ¬†As you can see, the road is the only thing that stands between you and the Bear Mountain slopes. If you got any closer, you’d have to build an igloo. ¬†With this amazing cabin you can literally roll out of bed, strap on your skis, and hit the slopes. Well, maybe you should get dressed and eat breakfast first, but you get the idea. ¬†We’re anticipating that this one will be booked solid for the entire ski season, so we’re encouraging all our die-hard skiers to grab open slots while they’re available. ¬† We’re prepared to secure your ski vacation for anytime through next spring, so be sure to work out your plans and call us right away.

In addition to the great location, we’ve made sure the cabin will meet the level of comfort and luxury you expect from a Five Star Vacation Rental in Big Bear. ¬†The cabin has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and enough beds to sleep 12 with a maximum occupancy of 14. ¬†The living room has custom furniture with a rock carved fireplace. ¬†You may end up fighting over who gets to prepare dinner with the fully equipped kitchen that features beautiful granite countertops. ¬†And don’t worry about the kids. ¬†You can be sure they’ll be kept plenty busy with all the games we’ve packed in. ¬†It’s an impressive list: ¬†We have a Foosball table, a pinball machine, chess table, and plenty of other board games.

Relax in front of the fireplace
Relax in front of the fireplace

This Big Bear vacation rental is a perfect destination for all our sports fans too. ¬†You’ll surely want to take a break from the slopes to watch the game on the huge 60 inch plasma TV with its surround sound system. ¬† You’ll love the large dining room table for setting up snacks and pizza boxes to fuel your enjoyment of the game.

There’s also a gas barbecue on the deck and a hot tub with room for 6. ¬†Just imagine that amazing moment when you’re up to your neck in the warm water of the hot tub, and the air is filled with the sweet aroma of the steaks on the barbecue. It’s making our mouths water just thinking about it. ¬†After the first day, it will seem like it’s been months since you were in the city rushing off to work or spending all day on your cell phone.

And once the quiet of the evening comes and the kids are finally drifting off to sleep, you can retire to the wonderful master suite. ¬†It has a king size bed and is a great retreat for mom and dad. ¬†It has a fireplace and a plasma TV, so you can enjoy some time alone. ¬† We’re certain that the only regret you’ll have about your stay at Lassen’s Lodge is that you didn’t stay longer.

We’re accepting reservations immediately, so give us a call at 310-780-3411. ¬†You can view more photos and pricing on this page. We also have Five Star Vacation Rentals available¬†in¬†Park City,Palm Springs/La Quinta,¬†Southern California Beaches,¬†Mammoth Mountain, and¬†Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. ¬†Each of our destinations offers a wealth of activities for your entire family.