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hat’s better than lounging on your cabin’s deck, soaking up rays, feeding your nose with pine-scented aromas, and listening to the natural music of chirping birds? Not much. What’s better than being in your slippers and bathrobe, with a cup of hot java, curled up next to a crackling fire, reading the latest best-seller? Not much. What’s better than sitting in a steamy outdoor Jacuzzi cascading with bubbles, a glass of pinot noir in your hand and snowflakes gently falling on your head? Not much. When it comes to rest and relaxation in Big Bear Lake, there’s really not much to it. In today’s hectic world the best thing you can do is take a time out and just chill. The mountains are 180 degrees opposite to the city. This is a world of serenity, solitude and tranquility. Maybe you want to dip your toes in the lake, feed the ducks and watch the sailboats drift by. Maybe you want to take a boat onto the lake and go with the flow. Maybe an afternoon nap on the porch looking at the trees and clear skies is what you need. Make it simple and let the warmth of the sun and coolness of the freshwater lake blend together to soothe your mind and soul.
Autumn stroll © Greg Zook Photography Relax by the fire © Fotolia Zen Big Bear (facing page) © Tim Wolcott Granite (facing page) © Laura Patterson
Four Seasons to Unwind It doesn’t matter what time of year you visit Big Bear Lake because nature is always here to comfort you. In the spring brightly colored flowers blossom, the lake sparkles like an engagement ring, birds whistle beautiful songs, and sunsets glow. Summertime is like a Zen master that will teach you how to appreciate the finer things in life. Come autumn, you’ll find bliss being surrounded by fluttering golden and auburn leaves. Daytime temps are mild to moderately perfect for an afternoon walk in the woods, and at night there’s nothing like snuggling under a down comforter with your favorite warm beverage. In winter it’s a given that wood-burning fireplaces are the heart of cabins and lodges. Just peek outside, and you’ll see smoky chimneys up and down the street.
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Pine Knot Guest Ranch
Romantic Getaway or Family Vacation • Private and quiet • In-room Jacuzzis and fireplaces • Walk to Village and lake • Pet-friendly 908 PINE KNOT AVENUE BIG BEAR LAKE, CA
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