TRAVEL

Lake Arrowhead, California Winter Day Trip

The winter is here in SoCal. After the Christmas and Holiday Celebrations we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. 

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

As an Amazon Associate and Affiliate of some other amazing brands and affiliate programs I earn from qualifying purchases. This page contains affiliate links to products I recommend. If you purchase something from this page, I may receive a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you.  For more details click here

That is why on January 1st after the Rose Parade in Pasadena, we decided start our winter day trips, taking to our little family to Lake Arrowhead, California. 

Lake Arrowhead is in the San Bernardino Mountains of San Bernardino County, California, by the San Bernardino National Forest, and surrounding the Lake Arrowhead Reservoir. It is widely known as “The Alps of Southern California,” and my new fave snow play for our toddler destinations. 

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

It is about 1.5 hours from Downtown L.A. and  has everything you would like for a weekend, holiday stay, or just for a day trip like we did.  

From the moment you go up the mountain, you get amazed with the spectacular views, excellent for the best photoshoots, ever.

Bride Tip: Check out this location for your wedding or engagement photoshoot, for amazing pictures.

As soon we arrived, we felt the Village give us a warming welcome. It was so charming that we immediately thought, “We need to come back next weekend.”

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

For any trip you plan: a day trip, a weekend or a vacation stay, you are covered. There is a shopping center with a Stater Brothers grocery store, dining for all tastes, fast food restaurants, and entertainment dining.

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

Of course in this season the special attraction is the snow play, snow activities, etc. But, the lake has little cruises to explore around. And, every season they have special events too.

We walked around the lake and fed the ducks. Yup, they sell duck food pretty cheap and that was so fun to do with a toddler.

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

They have a little play area with go-carts and carousel. However, during the snow season it is closed. But it us something you can have in mind if you plan to go in spring, which I am sure is going to have so much entertainment also.

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

The best part about the Village is we don’t need to drive around. We can park and find everything around us. It was so easy to walk the entire Village, take some pictures, feed the ducks, have lunch, and then find a snow play area for the best winter play day to start the new year. 

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

You are going to feel tempted to stop on the side the road and play in the snow on you way to the Village, which was more than we expected. However, I can tell you that if you drive a little more, not only will you find better parking in the Village, but everything is there. Even public restrooms, so you can change your wet clothes. There are a couple public restrooms around the Village area. 

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

If you are planing to stay the weekend, they have hotels, B&Bs, and Airbnb places at fantastic prices. As I said, they have a shopping center and a beautiful church, in case you go on the weekends. 

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

We got there early, so we came back before sunset. And let me tell you. The view coming down the mountain during sunset is magical. 

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.

If you like these pointers about our SoCal Adventures with family, or are planing to visit in the near future, don’t forget to suscribe below and follow us on Instagram for Live Videos and more.

The winter is here in SoCal and now we can finally plan trips to play in the snow. Lake Arrowhead was our first destination. Keep reading to find out how great a day trip was.


One Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *