Take time to explore what's on offer from Big Bear Lake's local merchants. You'll never be disappointed in what you find. Sure there's plenty of that rustic mountain motif going on, but you may be surprised to discover the variety and quality of fashion, craftsmanship, art, and cuisine in the Valley.

If you haven't hit the hub - The Village at Big Bear Lake - you're going to want to fit that into your visit or regular shopping routine!

In The Village

There's little you won't find among The Village's shops and emporiums. Searching for fun souvenir gifts for friends and family? Brown Bear Gift Shop, Shirt Shanty, and Bear Essentials specialize in the outrageous and the truly 'Big Bear-ian'.

Looking to satisfy a more creative or spiritual taste? Earth's Elements and The Art Garden are set to fit your fancy. Wanting to gift a little something to your neighborhood birds and critters?

Stop by Chirp Nature Center for expert advice and wildlife feed. How about home and small-business networking? NetworkIT is covering this niche - and needed - community service.

Admire custom wine barrels from Barrel 33 while you enjoy their menu of fine wines and food pairings.

Around The Valley

Explore handmade and seasonal goods from Mountain Witch Tea Co. and minerals and gems from Gold Rush Mining Co.

Stock up on fishing tackle at Big Bear Sporting Goods, or get your seasonal sporting equipment dialed in at Goldsmith's Sports and Bear Valley Bikes.

Satisfy your sweet tooth - and supply your snacks for the road - at Sister My Sister Bake Shop, and find quality yarn and stitching tools at Yarn Designers' Boutique.