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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
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“This coffee company is so close. The menu is limited, but it has wonderful croissant sandwiches and pastries to accompany your coffee of choice. [0.6 miles from the cabin]”
  • 45 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“We went with 8 people and we all loved our food. Great service and cozy seating. Great specials on food and margaritas! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“California fare in a lodge-like space with a fireplace, a pub room & a buzzy patio with live music.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Store
“Rent a boat! They offer "the best mountain lake fishing and water sport adventures in Southern California." ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Health
“Enjoy a massage at the cabin! or at their wellness center (near Bear Mountain)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“ Helicopter Big Bear offers hours of excitment and a lifetime of memories for small or large groups. Take one of our scenic routes in the air ...”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Kid friendly Mexican food, that also has great margaritas and just enough big screen TVs to watch a game.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Trail
“This trial is just past the Discovery Center on the north shore. This trail leads to gorgeous views. [4.0 miles from the cabin]”
  • 19 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“A little hole in the wall with mostly outdoor seating but food is great. They bread their own zucchini fries and their chicken sandwiches. Good burgers too with lots of avocado. Their yelp fries are AMAZING!”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Upscale lakeside restaurant serving steak, seafood, pasta & wine in classic surroundings.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Only open for breakfast... fluffy pancakes, great biscuits, divine breakfast burritos. A local favorite!!!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Decent Indian food. Better than Himalayan restaurant based on my 2 visits to each. Samosas are good.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Perfect for canoeing, paddle boarding, or kayaking on the lake in the summer. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Authentic Himalayan and Indian flavors are a great comfort food year round. Friendly staff and lots of seating right in the heart of the Village.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“The center where you start the zip line experience is close by, but you take a van 15 miles to the actual tour. This is no sissy experience. Get ready for an adventure. It's high and a little scary! This is also where you start the Segway tour. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“CASH ONLY, they have an ATM in the doorway oh so conveniently. Breakfast is decent here. ”
  • 61 locals recommend