Our Favorites in Bermuda Dunes

Restaurants & Dining The best way to find local business, directions and open hours are on Yelp. I have attached a few of our favorite yelp links for your connivence Breakfast & Brunch- Just Java Coffee, Cups Cafe, Broken Yolk Cafe, Melange, La Quinta Baking Company Lunch- The Wrap Shack, Fishermans Market & Grill, In […]

Big Bear in Fall

Make the Most of Your Trip to Big Bear Lake Crisp mountain air, towering pine trees, and the gorgeous snow-fed lake make Big Bear Lake one of the world’s best destinations for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers alike. Thanks to its unique location, this mountainous area is also home to some of the most incredible […]

Winner of the 2022 Best of Big Bear Awards 

WE ARE SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE Rather Be Mountain Getaway has been awardedWinner of the 2022 Best of Big Bear Awards in the category of Serviced Accommodation A huge thank you to our amazing guests that nominated our cabin,Rather Be Mountain Getaway  Winter is just around the corner, if you are looking for a perfect, cozy, cabin just […]

Southern California’s Best Hiking

Snow Summit’s Hiking Trails are Listed as Big Bear Local’s Favorite Things to Do Big Bear Mountain Resort is home to some of Southern California’s best hiking, from leisurely mountaintop laps with picturesque lake views to an extensive network of Forest Service trails that are easily accessible from the Snow Summit and Bear Mountain base […]

Big Bear Summer

With clear blue skies and crisp mountain air, summer in Big Bear is the top choice for a SoCal mountain lake escape. Cool forest trails and a seven-mile lake brimming with activity create the ideal setting for your summer alpine playground. From June through August, average daytime temperatures are around 78 degrees and drop down to about 50 degrees […]

Bachelorette Party Guide to Eating in Palm Springs

As a married mom of two, I am well past my bachelorette party days. But I do love to get away with my girlfriends and relax a little. I designed our “Rather Be Desert Oasis” with bachelorette parties and girls’ weekends at the top of my mind. For everyone getting ready for an ultimate girls’ […]

Girlfriends Guide to Palm Springs

The Californian desert city of Palm Springs has been one of the hottest getaway destinations for those looking for a little break from the big cities for over half a century. The city is within easy reach of Los Angeles, San Diego and San Bernardino, and is surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. The desert climate […]