Lake Havasu City, Arizona


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

4 Votes - "Most Fun"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"


Also known as “Arizona’s Playground”, Lake Havasu City enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year. Those who relish the outdoors will have a great time at this adventurous hotspot, where fishing and hiking are everyday activities. Those looking to fish can expect to catch black (large and small-mouth) bass, striper, panfish and catfish.

Lake Havasu is a great waterfront experience for families. It offers beautiful sandy lake beaches and clean, clear, fresh water with little to no waves. Water temperatures are ideal for cooling off in the summer, and lukewarm into the fall. Beaches are dog--and boat--friendly. Recreation-wise, the city is also known for its off-road trails, sand dunes, canyons, and open desert for you to explore at your own pace. If you want a taste of all the city has to offer, try an Arizona Adventure Tour, where you’ll see amazing views and learn the stories behind them.

If you’re looking for gambling thrills in the Southwest without the chaos and hassle of Las Vegas, look no further than Lake Havasu City. It’s home to Havasu Landing Casino Lakeside Resort and Bluewater Resort and Casino. Casual gamers and serious gamblers can enjoy themselves here, with options from simple slots to card rooms with blackjack or poker.

For shoppers, Lake Havasu City has plenty of one-of-a-kind shops as well as bigger name chain stores. The Island Fashion Mall is unique in its location, with restaurants overlooking the Bridgewater Channel.

The first time I came to this town it was a great experience, for me and my family. There is so much to do all year round. from boating to offroading, fireworks in Feb. and hiking in Nov. boating in spring, summer, and fall! Fishing, and just relaxing!
Reviewed by debbie86404
on September 17, 2012
Lake Havasu city, AZ is the friendliest town in the USA.
Reviewed by Suzyqqq
on September 17, 2012
Love this town! Lived all over the country and this will always be my favorite place to live. People always stop to help you out if you need some assistance. Never walk into a store for a minute, turns out everyone wants to talk to you and just be friendly! Love it!!
Reviewed by laurasaldi
on September 17, 2012
Love this city. The lake is best!
Reviewed by brettarnold
on September 17, 2012
There are over 300 days of beautiful sunshine, over 400 miles of coastline to explore, shopping, golf, fine resteraunts, no matter what your looking for Lake Havasu City, this is the place!
Reviewed by gecko22000
on September 17, 2012
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