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Pretty, Fun, Family-Oriented Place

We spent a long weekend up in Big Bear at the beginning of August, 2015 and strolled around "the Village" for a bit on both Saturday and Sunday. The stores are fun, if a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Costa Mesa, California
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Upland, California
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

you have to check out the shops and decorations in the village. they have recently upgraded the village and the lights and firepits all very nice, especially in the winter!

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california
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Myriad tacky gift shops & "art" galleries with high prices. Stopped into an outdoor café for a beer & charged $6. Avoid this tourist trap & enjoy Mother Nature instead.

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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Such a cute, cute, cute restored downtown area in Big Bear Lake. Four or five streets of restaurants, great local clothing shops, coffee shop, Big Beat Brewing Company, candy store, etc... A great place to spend a few hours shopping and eating. I love the streets lined with flowers and hanging baskets.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

our entire family went to the village and shopped in the little shops and had an ice cream at the Fudge shop. What a neat little place to experience Big Bear!

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Silicon Valley, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It's a pedestrian-friendly tourist village with a variety of local shops. Some featured antique and gold-rush themes. The restaurants are very good but not cheap. Parking was easy even on a crowded Sunday.

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Costa Mesa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We spent a long weekend up in Big Bear at the beginning of August, 2015 and strolled around "the Village" for a bit on both Saturday and Sunday. The stores are fun, if a bit "kitschy" and the eatery's are both trendy and fun. The walk is definitely pleasant up and down Pine Knot Avenue as the landscaping is beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stayed in Big Bear (actually at Serrano Family Camping area) for a week, and kept finding ourselves coming back to the Village. Even in the middle of the week, parking was tight, however there are public parking lots only a block away. Shops are plentiful and we found it fun to stroll up and down Pine Knot. Don't miss... More 

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Parker, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Village had lots of shops. Lots of fun bars and restaurants. Was there during the big car show week-end. They closed the whole village and displayed over 500 cars. Was a lot of fun!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The village has a lot of interesting shops, bars, coffee shops and restaurants. There is something for everyone, casual and fine dining. We tried Indian restaurant, the coffee shops and other restaurants in the village during our stay. It was great. The village is beautiful and very safe. The parking can be tricky sometimes but leave your car somewhere else... More 

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CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The village has a lot of nice shops and restaurants. There is something for everyone, casual and fine dining.

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