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Lake Havasu City Travel Guide: 95 reviews and 208 photos

Winter resort and retirement center

Lake Havasu City, Arizona, is located on a 40 mile long reservoir on the Colorado River that forms the boundary between California and Arizona. In recent years, the town has grown from a small village to a bustling town. It is a mecca for retired people, many of whom live there all year round, in spite of the fierce summer heat. At the same time, it is a popular family destination - particularly on weekends. The area has also been a favorite of college students on spring break, and developed a reputation as a riotous party spot. Local officials have taken steps, however, to see that Lake Havasu remains a place where families can relax in the sun.

My only visit was brief, the purpose being to take my daughter to visit her future in-laws at their family vacation spot. So, I did not have an opportunity to try any restaurants, the local lodging, or to take many photos.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great lake, tourist amenities.
  • Cons:Hotter than blue blazes in summer.
  • In a nutshell:Great for water sports
  • Last visit to Lake Havasu City: Jun 2002
  • Intro Updated Feb 17, 2003
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  • St_Vincent's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2007 at 5:54 AM

    I wonder how many other people have done the bridge walking double.

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2006 at 8:18 AM

    So this is where London bridge ended up, i honestly did not know that and i only live 70 miles from London lol, all the best to you Cliff

  • JetlagCity's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2005 at 2:31 PM

    That is so cool that you've walked across the London Bridge in both locations! I took a weekend trip here once back when I lived in LA - hotter than blue blazes is right!

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