- Our list of the best things to do in Big Bear Lake, California, features the top 111 nearby activities — including 43 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Big Bear Lake, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Big Bear Lake, CA , followed by 86 popular activities in nearby cities, including Redlands, San Bernardino, Yucaipa, Apple Valley, Hesperia, Beaumont, Banning, Moreno Valley and Highland
100% 4 votes
68-703 Perez Rd, Ste A -16, Cathedral City, CA 92234 MoreLess Info
Showcasing the work of a regional and international artists, The Leslie Jean Porter Gallery has a collection of art in regularly rotating exhibits. The gallery features contemporary art, such as sculptures, paintings, and more.
66% 56 votes
800 N. Archibald Avenue, Ontario, CA 91764 MoreLess Info
The Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park is a fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking and camping destination. The location also contains a swim complex with water slides and a zero depth water play park.
79% 24 votes
7484 Vineyard Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 MoreLess Info
Red Hill Community Park is a large park with a focus on fitness and exercise. The park contains a one mile trail with exercise areas, baseball fields, soccer fields, horseshoe pits, and shuffle board courts.
39% 31 votes
68510 E Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City, CA 92234 MoreLess Info
Formerly an IMAX theater, UltraStar's Desert Cinema no longer has IMAX but still retains the gigantic screens. They have a number of mounted speakers to blast their 11.1 surround system and they offer deals on concessions.
Palm Canyon is fifteen miles in length and provides many different activities for the mountain region. Outdoor attractions include hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking while visitors can also go to the Trading Post for purchasing Native American art.
Visitors of the Desert IMAX will be able to watch a variety of first-run movies in both the IMAX and 3D formats. The location also hosts film festivals, Baby's Night Out, and Parent Movie Morning events.
83% 92 votes
36850 Pickfair Street, Cathedral City, CA 92234 MoreLess Info
Named for classic screen icon Mary Pickford, the Mary Pickford Theater shows first run movies in pure digital video and sound. They have 14 separate auditoriums and stadium seating, and serve a variety of concessions, including ice cream.