Things to do in Big Bear

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Big Bear: Scavenger Hunt & Trivia Digital Walking Tour

1. Big Bear: Scavenger Hunt & Trivia Digital Walking Tour

Explore the village of Big Bear, California, with a digital scavenger hunt full of riddles and trivia. Play right from your phone and follow the trail around the Big Bear Visitors Center, Pine Knot Park, Veteran’s Park, and more. Get tips on the best things to see and do while you solve fun puzzles. Grab your phone, some comfy shoes, and weather-ready gear and head to the starting location once you’ve accessed the game. Go through parks and wooded areas, along the shoreline of Big Bear Lake, and see famous local businesses like Teddy Bear Restaurant and Whiskey Dave's. Earn points and travel farther along the route with every riddle. Uncover clues and use your trivia knowledge and observation skills to discover all the area has to offer. Check out all the animal wood carvings along the way and see how many you can find. Each clue guides you through the village, pointing out historical fun facts, public artwork, and scenic views. Find recommendations for local things to do and places to relax with views of the lake and observatory. Complete the route to loop back and finish where you started and see your final score at the end. Games can take from 1 to 4 hours, depending on how much you stop and enjoy the sights along the way.

Big Bear Lake: 2-Hour Small Group Scavenger Hunt Game

2. Big Bear Lake: 2-Hour Small Group Scavenger Hunt Game

Turn your visit to Big Bear Lake into a giant board game. Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of The Amazing Race with a 3-hour sightseeing tour of Big Bear. Guided by a smartphone, groups make their way among well-known monuments and some often overlooked gems in this mountain town, solving clues and completing challenges. The adventure begins in the heart of Big Bear Village and takes you on a journey from the quaint shops, through the village center, and down to the water’s edge. You’ll learn a bit of the area’s history while having fun and working together to solve the unique puzzles. Using a smartphone as your guide allows you and your team to begin the Quest when you want and determine your own pace of play. Stop along the way for an ice cream or a hot chocolate – after all, you’re on your own schedule! The Quest is available at a fixed price per group rather than per-person pricing, making this adventure a great value if you’re on a budget. Points of Interest on your Quest: The Village Lakeside view Parks

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What people are saying about Big Bear

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Fantastic activity for families!

Great activity to do with family and friends, our kids had a lot of fun. I would definitely try this again especially when traveling. It's a great way to learn some fun little facts about a new city or town.