The man-made Big Bear Lake offers 22 miles of shoreline where families can swim, fish, hike, bike, or rent a boat or jet ski. Family vacation rentals at Big Bear Lake range from affordable to luxurious. Houses and lake cabins are mostly available vacation rentals and while they come in all shapes and sizes, there are several five- to nine-bedroom lake rentals for families. More hot tubs and fireplaces are featured in the Big Bear Lake vacation rentals rather than pools, but families can choose between lake or mountain views. Also known for it's skiing, boutiques, gift shops, restaurants and Big bear Lake Village in the commercial area.