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USA Top 3 Family Vacations Yahoo Travel awards
Posted: 30-Oct-20

Golden Bear Cottages in Big Bear Lake named to USA Top Family Vacation Resorts
for over 10th straight years! 
Vacation in Big Bear Lake California
Award Winner
USA Number 3. Big Bear Lake
East of Los Angeles, Big Bear is a popular Southern California vacation spot. The lake, itself, is a hot spot for wake boarding, jet skiing, and kayaking. Between Snow Summit and Bear Mountain there are 435 acres to ski in the winter or mountain bike in the summer.Off-road four-wheeler tours are also a popular way to explore the rugged terrain. And, in the summer, visitors descend on the lake for the summer concert series. See article at
Golden Bear Cottages resort vacation rentals are available for as few as two nights -- or for week-long getaways or vacations.
When you choose our vacation rentals at Golden Bear Cottages non-hotel, you get more space for less money than hotels in the region.

October 2020 News Release: The world famous Golden Bear Cottages resort was the only Big Bear Lake accommodations chosen to appear in the National Geographic Traveler magazine.  

Lake Vacations in the U.S. That Have Everyone Reaching for Their Swimwear and Skiwear

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Sure, the beach is great in the summer, full of the sand and the sun. But lakes offer a fresh, cool alternative with great swimming and boating options that aren't always available in the ocean. And, fortunately, there is a crystal clear lake surrounded by mountains and open space for you to play in Big Bear Lake and  Snow Summit and Bear Mountain have 435 acres to ski and snowboard in the longer winter from November through April. 

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Big Bear Lake California is the most searched Lake on Yahoo. Why not start planning a trip now?
Golden Bear Cottages, established in 1924-27, are nestled among majestic old growth pines on five acres in Big Bear Lake. Located just 1 block from Big Bear Lake and minutes away from Big Bear's ski resorts, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. Rustic resort cabin lodging at it's best: Golden Bear Cottages is an AAA approved; four season resort, certified clean by Rest Assured. Our historic real mountain vacation rental cabins are tastefully decorated with country mountain charm and range in size from studios to seven bedrooms. The perfect affordable rustic getaway for couples, families and groups of any size. Half of the cabins are pet friendly with fenced yards for your pets. The other half has indoor spa tubs or Jacuzzis. Golden Bear Cottages is truly an historic mountain property, not a five star hotel. If you are looking for a peaceful and quiet non hotel resort with Tempur-Pedic queen beds, a heated pool and spa, lots of indoor and outdoor activities and a family staff that truly appreciates you and your family, then this is the place for you! Our AAA approved award winning historic cabins have had families, retreats and groups returning year after year for over three quarters of a century.
Browse 28 AAA approved Big Bear Lake NON-hotel cabins & save money with our Best Price Guarantee. Read user reviews from many guests.
Feel the mountain breeze, see and hear the rustling of the tall pines. Enjoy a personal encounter with nature at Golden Bear Cottages, one of the Top 20 Rustic Resorts in the USA. It's a Big Bear tradition, a mountain experience that you will remember forever.  

Highly rated Big Bear Lake Vacation Property
Top Trip Advisor ratings as of Oct 30, 2020:
#2  Romantic Cabins in Big Bear Lake Region
#2  Top resorts / Hotels in Big Bear Lake Region
#2  Business Cottages in the Big Bear Lake Region
#2  Big Family Friendly Cabins in Big Bear Lake Region
#1 Family friendly AAA approved Cabins in Big Bear Lake
#1 Family friendly, AAA approved non hotel in Big Bear Lake
#1  Vacation Rental Cabins in Big Bear Lake with "Tempur-pedic beds"

Big Bear Lake non-hotel Vacations
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In 2004, it was nice to receive this award while celebrating our 80th anniversary. But, even better to receive it again for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. That means we are the only Big Bear Lake, California family vacation and resort cabin property to ever receive the Top 20 USA Vacation Award more than one year in a row! We have received many other awards over the years. Here are just a few: 1977-2019  AAA approved lodging facility. In 1999-2020 Diamond Rating from AAA. In 2000-2019 AAA Travel guide top rating. In 2004-2019 Best rating in Big Bear. In 2005, 2011 and 2019 Las Vegas Tribune's Top Travel award, and also in 2006, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2017 and again in 2020 Platinum lodging award from and the chamber's AAA rating. Golden Bear Cottages was also a founding member of the Big Bear Lake Resort Association and we have been a proud member of the Big Bear Lake Chamber of Commerce since 1990VIEW link for reviews and comments sent in by our returning guests over the years.
  Golden Bear Cottages is the only resort or vacation cabin rentals in Big Bear to be named to the USA Top 20 Rustic Resorts and   Top 20 Family Vacations list.   We are also the only Southern California Resort cabin property to make the Top Fishing Lodges and Top 20 Family Vacations award list: best family cabins, and best lodge for families in Big Bear.
News release  Golden Bear Cottages is the only Big Bear lake lodging resort to offer Tempur-Pedic queen beds for their guests

  We will continue to strive to provide our family of guests with the very best restored Big Bear lake historic vacation rental cabins. An affordable and economical way to getaway for a weekend or take a family vacation. Come and visit Golden Bear Cottages: California's only Top 20 Rustic Resorts and Top 20 Family Vacations destination. We give thanks to God for this fine award, and as a Christian family resort we are humbled to accept it. God bless all of your staff... and for more of the best deals on historic Big Bear resort cabins, see our"Specials Page" Golden Bear Cottages offers discounts for your getaways with any 2 day or longer mid-week lodging reservations. Golden Bear Cottages guests receive discounts on weekdays boat rentals at Pleasure Point Marina on boat and kayak rentals. The convenient marina is only one block from Golden Bear Cottages resort.
(minimum restrictions apply).
Best non-hotel in the Big Bear Lake: 2014-2019 Golden Bear Cottages

Have you ever dreamed about having your own mountain cabin or cottage for a getaway by the lake? You really need a relaxing vacation in the mountains, but don't want to buy property and for sure don't want to go through the hassle of purchasing a time share. Our Vacation Club is the answer for you! You don't need a big down payment or a loan. The price is only a small fraction of a time share. The one bedroom package is less than $3,500 an gets you a 5-day or longer vacation every year for up to 5 years. Members joining in 2015  get a FREE bonus week! Call our friendly Christian staff today at 1-800-461-1023 and get the bonus week in Big Bear added for free.

Cabin rental AAA approved vacation property description is provided by the Big Bear Lake Marketing Association

Golden Bear Cottages Resort resemble story-book cottages that are perfect for couples, and for small, medium and large size families or groups. The historic resort cabins at our AAA approved non hotel  lodging  property are easily identifiable as a group of free-standing vacation rental rental cabins at 39367 Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear Lake. Golden Bear Cottages can easily be recognized as its own quaint village. Come, bring your family or group and enjoy our outdoor spa, heated pool and recreation areas. Big Bear's ONLY Top 20 Family Vacations award winner.

Golden Bear Cottages BBB Business Review


Our resort cabins are the only Big Bear Lake lodging certified clean by the world famous Rest Assured Corporation light inspection system. Big Bear Cabins For Rent at Golden Bear Cottages Retreat:

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Visit today to see why this beautiful retreat; AAA approved rustic cottages that are very often the preferred vacation rental choice when you're staying in Big Bear Lake. Voted the best: #1 "non hotel" place to stay in Big Bear Lake.

Big Bear Lake is Southern California's only four-season resort, ... More than 6 million visitors recreate on the San Bernardino National Forest every year in Big Bear Lake. Over 25,000 of them choose to stay in a rustic mountain cabin at AAA approved Golden Bear Cottages Resort at 39367 Big Bear Blvd. only a block from Big Bear Lake.

Check AAA SPECIALS see family and group discounts. Call group reservations & information office 909-866-4507
Golden Bear Cottages family friendly resort: the best place to stay in Big Bear

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Las cabanas de oro del oso en Big Bear Lake nombraron a los recursos de las vacaciones de la familia de la tapa 20 de los E.E.U.U. de por el segundo ano recto! En 2006, era agradable recibir esta concesion mientras que celebraba nuestro 80.o aniversario. Pero, incluso mejore para recibirlo otra vez para 2012. Eso significa que somos las vacaciones de la cabana big.bear familia del lago, de California y caracteri­stica de la cabina del recurso para recibir siempre la concesion superior de las vacaciones de los 20 E.E.U.U. dos anos en una fila! Hemos recibido muchos otras concesiones sobre los anos: 1977 facilidad que se aloja aprobada AAA. En el grado 1999 del diamante del AAA. En el grado 2000 de la tapa de la gun­a del recorrido del AAA. En el mejor grado de 2004 en Big Bear. En la concesion superior 2005 del recorrido de Las Vegas Tribune, y tambien en el platino 2005 que aloja la concesion de y del grado del AAA de la oficina de un negocio mejor. Las cabanas de oro del oso son tambien un miembro fundador de la asociacion del recurso del lago big.bear y hemos sido un miembro orgulloso del lago big.bear de Comercio por muchas decadas. Las cabanas de oro del oso son el Anico recurso o las cabinas en Big Bear que se nombrar vacaciones superiores de esta a las 20 familia enumeran. Somos tambien la Anica caracteri­stica meridional de la cabina del recurso de California para hacer la lista superior de la concesion de 20 vacaciones de la familia. Continuaremos proveer de nuestra familia de huspedes las cabinas historicas muy lo mas mejor posible restauradas que podemos ofrecer posiblemente. Haciendo asi­ pues, puede ser que ganemos otra concesion, nosotros intentaremos ciertamente le agradecemos por esta concesion fina, nosotros nos humillamos para aceptarla. El dios bendice a todo su personal.
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  Please use the  'Previous Page'  link here or at the top of this page for Big Bear driving conditions, NEWS articles, Big Bear events, Cottage rental and group price list and discounts on boat rentals for our guests. Secure online reservations for family friendly lodging and group retreats at Golden Bear Cottages in Big Bear Lake is available on our Home page and Specials page.  Reservation Policy.

Golden Bear Cottages offers 25% off discount for your ski and snowboarding or boating trips with any 2 day or longer mid-week lodging reservations. (minimum restrictions apply).


Big Bear's pet friendliest cabin resort

Big Bear's ONLY top 20 family vacations award winner

Big Bear Lake's AAA top rated non-hotel vacation rentals
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#1 Family friendly, AAA approved "non hotel" in Big Bear Lake

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