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Segway Tours Come To Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca, October 19, 2011, 3:00pm – There is a new tour business in town, and its opening its doors this weekend.  Action Segway Tours, which is connected with Action Zipline Tours will have its ribbon cutting and grand opening this weekend on Saturday, October 22nd.  The new tour company will allow people to experience Big Bear in a whole new way, while on a Segway.  Segway’s are electric personal transporters with two wheels that people stand on.  Tours are available for up to nine people, and will be on Segway X2 off road models, which will have larger tires.  Currently the company will offer tours on the Alpine Pedal path, and are looking at other options including tours through the village of Big Bear Lake.  The company has two certified tour guides, who have been trained by Segway.  The ribbon cutting will take place at 10:00am on Saturday, at their new office at 652 Pine Knot Ave in the Village.  For more information or to book a tour for this weekend, give them a call at 909...

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Miss Liberty Cruises Big Bear History

Big Bear Lake, Ca May 8, 2011 12:00 pm – The Miss Liberty paddlewheel tour boat is back on Big Bear Lake for the spring season.  The brightly painted red, white, and blue Skipperliner carries up to 125 passengers around the lake from Pine Knot Marina, at the foot of the Village.  During the tour, Captain Jack offers 90 minutes of Big Bear history, trivia, celebrity sightings, and facts about the lake. Refreshments can be purchased from the galley and restroom facilities are available on board.  Miss Liberty offers views of the surrounding mountains, the coves around the lake, and provides photo opportunities of areas unseen from the shore.  Public tours leave Pine Knot Marina several times a day each weekend and will be available during the week during the summer months.  Special events and information about private cruises is available on the Miss Liberty website at...

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Treats for Mothers this Weekend

Big Bear, CA May 7, 2011 12:00 pm – Mother’s Day is an annual reminder to acknowledge the women who give so much to our lives.  While a special brunch is the tradition in many families, in Big Bear, area businesses offer some unique treats.  The Village Spa & Wellness Center will be open Sunday 10 am to 1 pm.  This weekend, a relaxing one-hour massage includes a free goodie bag.  Elevations Day Spa recommends the 4-hour stress relief package for moms and will give 10% off any service.  Elevations will be open 9 am to 7 pm at both their Village and Fox Farm locations.  Mountain Mobile Massage will bring the 90 minute “Bliss Out” package right to Mom’s door for a special price this weekend, and the Little Green House Florist delivers beautiful gift baskets with chocolate, fruit, flowers, live plants, and other treats.  Or if your mom likes a bit more excitement, take her ziplining high over the trees on a 3 hour Action Zipline Tour, cruise the lake on the Miss Liberty boat tour, rent a kayak or boat from one of the local marinas, or take her off-roading with the Big Bear Discovery Center’s Holcomb Valley tour.  The Big Bear Valley offers many treats for your mom this Mother’s Day weekend. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30697.mp3|titles=Treats for Mothers in Big Bear this...

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Big Bear Discovery Center Offers Holcomb Valley Tours

Big Bear’s history includes cattle rustlers, movie stars, and several gold strikes.  In the mid 1800’s, Holcomb Valley was an area of extensive gold prospecting.  New towns sprang up overnight, and the population swelled to more than the rest of San Bernardino County.  To visit this historical area, the Big Bear Discovery Center offers guided 4 x 4 tours every weekend.  Spring is a wonderful time to see the valley’s spectacular views and wild flowers that grow nowhere else in the world.  The Holcomb Valley adventures leave the Big Bear Discovery Center at 10:00 am every Saturday and Sunday throughout the spring.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling 909-866-3437. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30619.mp3|titles=Big Bear Discovery Center Offers Holcomb Valley...

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