The city of Big Bear Lake is Southern California’s alpine mountain resort with altitudes range from 6,750 to 8,200 feet. Big Bear Lake offers 23 miles of accessible and sparkling shoreline with great conditions in both winter and Summer, which means it’s a large tourist draw all year long with many choices of things to do. Big Bear Mountain also offers golf and Snow Summit offers winter activities and snow skiing. In the downtown area of Big Bear Lake, you can walk around the area to shops, restaurants, bars, galleries, and antique stores. As the only mountainous area in Southern California, it draws visitors from the Los Angeles are, Orange County, and San Diego Country, so it’s a very busy tourist destination all year long.