» admin http://northwoodsresort.com Northwoods Resort, Big Bear Lake, California Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:20:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.6.1 Top Summer Activities in Big Bear Northwoods Resort http://northwoodsresort.com/top-summer-activities-big-bear-northwoods-resort/ http://northwoodsresort.com/top-summer-activities-big-bear-northwoods-resort/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:21:03 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=2107 Big Bear is a famous summer vacation destination because there are many fun activities to do around the area while the sun is out and the weather is just perfect. The top activities are: Fishing There is an abundant supply of different fishes in Big Bear Lake that makes fishing a favorite activity in the summer. The cool alpine lake is very accessible from the many resorts around the area...

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Big Bear is a famous summer vacation destination because there are many fun activities to do around the area while the sun is out and the weather is just perfect. The top activities are:

Fishing

There is an abundant supply of different fishes in Big Bear Lake that makes fishing a favorite activity in the summer. The cool alpine lake is very accessible from the many resorts around the area so you can come for a weekend, stay at a nice resort like Northwoods Resort and go up to the lake to enjoy a day of fishing. Catch a rainbow trout or find a largemouth bass. You can rent a boat at the marina or hire a licensed fishing guide to take you to the best fishing spots in the lake.

Hiking

Hiking and walking for all levels can be done in the trails surrounding Big Bear Lake. Experienced hikers can go for an adventure hike to get a view of the scenic backdrop from atop. If you’re hiking with kids, there are friendlier trails you can conquer. Hiking is a very popularactivity here and you should make sure to try it so you don’t miss some of the most beautiful spots that will take your breath away.

Boating and other watersports

When it comes to watersports and boating, Big Bear Lake has it all. From waterskiing to kayaking, parasailing to jet skiing, the 23 miles of shoreline offers a lot of space for water fun. Rent a motorboat or a yacht and spend a day at the lake relaxing, eating and drinking.

Biking

Professional bikers come to Big Bear to practice biking, but this doesn’t mean you can’t take on the trails if you’re not a pro. Rent a bike by the lake and choose a biking trail of your level to discover off the beaten path spots, challenging peaks and rolling scenes.

Zipline

Fly through the air like a bird stretching its wings to experience freedom and thrill. Ziplining in Big Bear is another famous activity, and not only during the summer. If you need an adventure rush, zipline across rocky canyons and over amazing landscapes for the thrill of your life. Surely, this will be an unforgettable experience of fun.

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Top 5 Upcoming Big Bear Events http://northwoodsresort.com/top-5-upcoming-big-bear-events/ http://northwoodsresort.com/top-5-upcoming-big-bear-events/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:10:42 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=2072 Half the year may be over, but Big Bear still has a lot of events to offer for both locals and tourists to enjoy. If the great outdoors and the surprises of nature are not enough to excite you, these top 5 upcoming Big Bear events will surely be an awesome addition to your vacation. Tour de Big Bear Happening on the 2nd of August is the 5th Annual Tour...

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Half the year may be over, but Big Bear still has a lot of events to offer for both locals and tourists to enjoy. If the great outdoors and the surprises of nature are not enough to excite you, these top 5 upcoming Big Bear events will surely be an awesome addition to your vacation.

Tour de Big Bear

Happening on the 2nd of August is the 5th Annual Tour de Big Bear. If you’re an adventurous cyclist, this is your chance to challenge yourself with varying altitudes while at the same time enjoying the scenic views along the Big Bear Lake. This is an event that Southern Californians have been taking part of for half a decade now and participants keep growing in number as the years pass. The excitement and the challenge that Tour de Big Bear presents to cycling enthusiasts make this event a must do in Big Bear. You can choose to do different mile stages and take advantage of many cycling conveniences. Registration opened back in February, but is still open until the day of the event.

Big Bear Lake International Film Festival

Watch talents of varying experiences showcase what they’ve got in this film festival. Independent film makers, screenwriters, actors and enthusiasts will come together on September 19 to 21, 2014 to grace this event designed to inspire the industry. This upcoming Big Bear event is actually one of the “Top 25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” as deemed by MovieMaker Magazine.

Blues for the Zoo Concert

This event is a concert for the benefit of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo Sanctuary. The Blues for the Zoo is a yearly music festival featuring different artists. This year, Janiva Magness, Bonne Musique Zydeco and Otis Taylor Band are among the top artists in the line up. Tickets bought in advance will cost $30 and if you purchase at the door, the ticket price will be $35.

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is big anywhere you go, but the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest ranks number 1 in Southern California. Different festivities and competitions happen every weekend starting on the 13th of September through the 25th of October at the Big Bear Convention Center. This is a great time to spend a weekend in the mountains away from all the worries in the world.

Halloween in the Village

Kids and adults alike can take part of one of the biggest Trick-or-Treat events in Southern California. Come in your best Halloween costume and visit over 50 places in the Village for treats.

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Northwood Resort Big Bear http://northwoodsresort.com/northwood-resort-big-bear/ http://northwoodsresort.com/northwood-resort-big-bear/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 06:42:53 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=2061 The Northwood Resort Big Bear, California is a great destination for your summer vacations. There is a lot to see and do for you. If you’ve planned your next trip to this wonderful land, let me tell you some fun things you can enjoy with your family there.

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The Northwood Resort Big Bear, California is a great destination for your summer vacations. There is a lot to see and do for you. If you’ve planned your next trip to this wonderful land, let me tell you some fun things you can enjoy with your family there.

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Stillwell’s Restaurant has the best burgers http://northwoodsresort.com/stillwells-restaurant-best-burgers/ http://northwoodsresort.com/stillwells-restaurant-best-burgers/#comments Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:40:04 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=2058 Stillwell’s Restaurant has the best burgers and sandwiches in town! Grilled Angus beef with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles and your choice of cheese, served on a toasted bun. Additional toppings of bacon, avocado, mushrooms are available for only $1.00!

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Stillwell’s Restaurant has the best burgers and sandwiches in town! Grilled Angus beef with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pickles and your choice of cheese, served on a toasted bun. Additional toppings of bacon, avocado, mushrooms are available for only $1.00!

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Northwood Resorts in the Big Bear Lake http://northwoodsresort.com/northwood-resorts-big-bear-lake/ http://northwoodsresort.com/northwood-resorts-big-bear-lake/#comments Sat, 05 Jul 2014 12:36:34 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=2055 Northwood Resorts in the Big Bear Lake! Fall is the season to be one with nature with all the beautiful trees full of amber to golden leaves and the magnificent sceneries.

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Northwood Resorts in the Big Bear Lake! Fall is the season to be one with nature with all the beautiful trees full of amber to golden leaves and the magnificent sceneries.

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Happy Fourth of July http://northwoodsresort.com/happy-fourth-july/ http://northwoodsresort.com/happy-fourth-july/#comments Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:53:40 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=2067 The post Happy Fourth of July appeared first on .

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Get To Know the Big Bear Alpine Zoo http://northwoodsresort.com/get-know-big-bear-alpine-zoo/ http://northwoodsresort.com/get-know-big-bear-alpine-zoo/#comments Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:07:43 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=2074 When traveling to Southern California, Big Bear is always a must-see attraction that offers all sorts of adventure, rest and recreation activities and lots of nature. The Big Bear Alpine Zoo is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the largest county in the US and this is because both adults and children alike are sure to find something of great interest in any one or all of the...

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When traveling to Southern California, Big Bear is always a must-see attraction that offers all sorts of adventure, rest and recreation activities and lots of nature. The Big Bear Alpine Zoo is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the largest county in the US and this is because both adults and children alike are sure to find something of great interest in any one or all of the 85 species of birds and animals in the zoo. This animal sanctuary is very accessible from Northwoods Resort, so it’s not hard to add visiting the place in your vacation itinerary.

Big Bear Alpine Zoo is also known formally as Moonridge Animal Park and is located in San Bernardino National Forest. It has been established over fifty years ago as a rehabilitation facility for injured animals. As years passed, the need to keep some of the animals permanently within the care of the zoo has grown because some animals were no longer able to survive out in the wild on their own.

The first animals in the zoo’s care were two bobcats and a black bear. Now, it is home to black bears, grizzly bears, eagles, mountain lions and wolves among others. This safe shelter provides rehabilitation and care for these animals until they are ready to go back to their natural environment. If the animals are no longer able to live on their own, or if they have already imprinted too well on human care, they stay at the zoo, where young and old visitors can enjoy watching them.

Two years ago, the Big Bear Zoo rescued a naughty black bear and named him Pooh. Some of the other bars are Hollybeary, the female bear, Zuni, the oldest bear and Hucklebeary, the three-legged bear who loves cookies. You will also find other animals like badgers, kestrel, owls, chuckwallas, coyotes, deer, snow leopards and mountain lions.

The zoo offers guided tours without additional charge; you just need to pay the admission fee that will be used to benefit the animals and their caretakers. Bring everyone with you and explore Big Bear, especially the zoo, this summer!

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Father Day Special http://northwoodsresort.com/father-day-special/ http://northwoodsresort.com/father-day-special/#comments Sun, 15 Jun 2014 17:56:18 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=2069 The post Father Day Special appeared first on .

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Three things you can enjoy while on vacation in Big Bear, California http://northwoodsresort.com/three-things-you-can-enjoy-while-on-vacation-in-big-bear-california/ http://northwoodsresort.com/three-things-you-can-enjoy-while-on-vacation-in-big-bear-california/#comments Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:03:02 +0000 admin http://northwoodsresort.com/?p=1945 The Big Bear, California is a great destination for your summer vacations. There is a lot to see and do for you. If you’ve planned your next trip to this wonderful land, let me tell you some fun things you can enjoy with your family there. Water Sports: Whoever visits the Big Bear Lake, definitely go for Water sports. It is among the favorite pastimes there including wake-boarding, boating, skiing...

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The Big Bear, California is a great destination for your summer vacations. There is a lot to see and do for you. If you’ve planned your next trip to this wonderful land, let me tell you some fun things you can enjoy with your family there.
Water Sports: Whoever visits the Big Bear Lake, definitely go for Water sports. It is among the favorite pastimes there including wake-boarding, boating, skiing and many more. The cooler atmosphere and chill water of the lake offers a great merriment to visitors.
Go Outdoors: There’re plentiful outdoor attractions and activities for the keen nature-lovers. Hiking is great in Big Bear. The lake and mountains provide a perfect setting to go away in the wilds and discover the splendor of California jungles. Big Bear is really a well-rounded outdoor utopia. Don’t forget visiting ‘Northwoods Resort ’. There you will get a full complement of outdoor Heated Pool & Spa.
Shopping: The little towns round the Big Bear region might not be called a shopping hub, but there’re many small-sized shops that are perfect to be taken back as a souvenir of your tour to California retreat. Just like with other popular areas, there’s a huge range of ‘mom & pop’ shops selling Lake Memorabilia, antique stores, cafeterias and many more.
Everybody can get there something of his choice. However, if you’re really in search of some specialty superstores, you should consider shopping at ‘The Christmas Mart’ or the ‘Yarn Designers Boutique’ while you’re in the town. You would not come across such shops too often.
No matter in what way you prefer passing your time at Big Bear, you are going to enjoy for sure. The splendor of this place is enough to thrill your senses.

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