Science Says an Ideal Vacation is This Long

Ask the average person how long the ideal vacation lasts and you’ll get a plethora of answers. Jokingly, some will say, “forever,” while others might be stingy and allow for “a weekend.” Interestingly, people have actually studied this topic to find out the best answer. Thank you Finland. It was a Finnish university that conducted… Read more »

Tips for Making a Scrapbook From a Family Vacation

Scrapbooks are a great way to remember a family vacation. They’re a unique way to put onto paper the many memories a family shares during a specific time at a certain place where, hopefully, there were plenty of smiles and good times. If you’re going to make a scrapbook of your family vacation to a… Read more »

Why Should Consider Incorporating Hiking Into Your Vacation

When you visit a place you most certainly could just stay in bed the whole time, reading and sleeping, but if you’re going to come to a place like Big Rock Resort, you should definitely consider spending time outdoors, exploring the area. What are some reasons to incorporate hiking into your vacation plans, especially at… Read more »

5 Signs That Indicate You Need a Vacation

People don’t vacation nearly enough these days. Life is not meant to be all work, work, work. Here are five signs that it’s time for you to take a vacation: 5) You work all the time. Seriously, you’re “always on.” Even when you’re not “at work,” you’re checking your phone about work. You’re emailing people… Read more »

Why Couples Should Consider a Romantic Getaway to June Lake

Has your relationship with your significant other been on auto-pilot lately? Does it seem like you two are going through the motions? Has life become a bit predictable and boring? Couples should consider a romantic getaway at June Lake’s Big Rock Resort for a number of reasons. First, today’s couples don’t spend enough time together…. Read more »

Why Cabins Are More Fun to Stay In Than Hotels

If you’ve been to one hotel, you’ve pretty much been to them all. They’re corporate. They’re similar. They’re sterile. Sure, hotels serve a purpose, but they’re not usually the kinds of places where you truly feel at home. With a cabin, it’s one-of-a-kind, and it’s pretty much a small version of a house. There are… Read more »

Here’s Why You Should Consider Taking a Vacation

What are some signs you might need to take a vacation? For starters, have you been feeling overworked, tired all the time, overwhelmed, and stressed out? Is your body begging you to slow down and relax but your mind just makes you go-go-go? If so, you might need a vacation. Next, when is the last… Read more »

The Science of Sunsets

There’s something special about watching the sunset. It’s not unusual for people to gather at certain places, like Big Rock Resort in June Lake, CA, to watch the sunset. Here’s a question, though: what makes a sunset so beautiful? What’s the “science” behind a great sunset? People tend to love colorful sunsets, where the sky… Read more »

A Christmas Gift You’ll Always Remember

We all need something to look forward to in life, and vacation time away from the routine of our daily lives is definitely a good thing. This holiday season, why not get your closest friends or family something a bit different than ties and gift cards to restaurants and stores? How about renting them a… Read more »

Spend New Year’s in the Eastern Sierras

New Year’s Eve, the last day of the year, falls on Thursday, December 31st, this year. Why not spend this New Year’s Eve in a cozy cabin in the Eastern Sierras at Big Rock Resort? What makes New Year’s Eve special? Well, it’s about the people you spend it with, including friends and family, and… Read more »