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.

this has got to be the ultimate destination for water sports and desert recreation. we have alot of different events that bring in the crowds by the truck loads. everyone that visits havasu always come back for more!
Reviewed by wildbill
on September 17, 2012
I came to Lake havasu 12 years ago, It is by far the nicest resort town I have ever experienced
Reviewed by Sandvold
on September 17, 2012
I retired here 2 years ago from CA. I love the people and a zillion activities. I am always busy planning and playing. Everybody is friendly!!!!
Reviewed by Barriault
on September 17, 2012
Prior to me buying a business in Lake Havasu in the summer of 2008, I had only heard of this town. When I got here and started interacting with local and business I was amazed on how helpful and friendly they were.
Reviewed by jcstone
on September 17, 2012
Havasu has the best people!
Reviewed by GinaGutierrez
on September 17, 2012
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